Energy Production

Animal waste technology project unveiled in MD February 2017

Governor Larry Hogan and Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder recently toured the Murphy family’s Double Trouble Farm Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Digester makes MA dairy farm super sustainable January 2017

The 500 Holstein cows chewing in the Bar-Way Farms barn don’t seem to notice, but something exciting is happening with their manure. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

EPA honors CA creamery January 2017

Crystal Creamery has received a Food Recovery Challenge Innovation Award for its zero waste leadership. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WI wants to jump-start manure project January 2017

Gov. Scott Walker's administration is turning to a private initiative as a remedy to treat massive quantities of animal waste. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Working together, European style January 2017

In Europe, where intensive livestock production is common in countries like the Netherlands, Spain and Germany, concern has been raised about its environmental consequences, including runoff of excessively applied nitrate and phosphate contamination of surface water and soil. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Company angered over CO county's decision to shut down plant January 2017

A company that converts cow manure into gas energy has sued Weld County commissioners in federal court Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Operations at Heartland Biogas plant suspended December 2016

One of the country’s largest biogas plants will suspend operations. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Neighbors want CO biogas project shut down December 2016

The Heartland Biogas Project looks different from anything else you’d see in rural Weld County. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Carbon Cycle Energy breaks ground in NC December 2016

The largest utility-scale biogas facility in the U.S. broke ground recently near Warsaw, N.C. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WI governor orders agencies to apply AD tech to farms November 2016

Gov. Scott Walker has directed three Wisconsin agencies to come up with ideas on how dairy farms can use manure digesters to protect water quality. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

American Biogas Council announces 2016 award winners November 2016

At the American Biogas Council’s recent conference, the winners of the Biogas Industry Awards were announced. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

One hundred million pounds of power November 2016

Prestage AgEnergy of North Carolina didn’t set out originally to build the largest co-gen plant to run solely on turkey litter. As vice president Michael Pope says, sometimes these things just “kind of evolve.” Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WI may expand funding for dairy farm digesters October 2016

Wisconsin's utility regulator is planning to spend more money on energy projects, including a plan to help underwrite the use of anaerobic digesters Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Turning manure into energy in MA October 2016

A waste-to-energy digester that's been proposed for Crescent Farm in Bradford will actually reduce the cow manure odor Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Future forward September 2016

Dairy farms depend on the price of milk, but milk prices can fluctuate wildly. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

ME dairy sees future in food waste, cow manure September 2016

Maine has lost roughly 20 percent of its dairy farms since 2010. There are now fewer than 250 in operation. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

U.S. farmers’ bank on manure fueled trucks September 2016

To many farmers around the world, disposing of animal waste is part of the cost of doing business. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Diesel from Dairy September 2016

Sustainability in farming is a phrase that’s used a lot these days. In its simplest form, it’s about continual operation with minimal impact on the environment. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

MD project to tap power of chicken manure September 2016

The state of Maryland has been pouring millions of public dollars into private efforts to transform one of the Chesapeake Bay's biggest scourges — chicken waste Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

MD awards $1.7 million for manure management projects September 2016

The Maryland Department of Agriculture has awarded $1.7 million in grants for two animal waste management technology projects in Somerset & Anne Arundel counties Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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