ID

442-881 (BSE-240P)

Authors as Published

Jactone Arogo Ogejo, Extension Specialist, Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech; John Ignosh, Extension Specialist, Biological Systems engineering; and Eric Bendfeldt, Extension Specialist, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

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This publication provides a general overview of anaerobic digestion process to produce biomethane and the current status of biomethane technology on livestock farms in the United States. The publication uses dairy manure as an example of feed stock for an anaerobic digester. Resources which provide more detailed information on anaerobic digesters are listed.


Virginia Cooperative Extension materials are available for public use, reprint, or citation without further permission, provided the use includes credit to the author and to Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, and Virginia State University.

Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

December 17, 2018