Combustion

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!

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!

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!

Pit foaming continues to endanger pork producers February 2016

Leon Sheets survived an explosion in his building less than two years ago, and the Northeast Iowa producer admits he was lucky. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cargill signs ‘poultry-manure-to-energy’ deal with BHSL August 2015

Cargill’s European poultry business has signed a 20-year agreement to convert poultry manure to energy with technology from BHSL. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

MDA awards $970,000 for new manure management tech November 2014

The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) recently awarded a $970,000 grant to Biomass Heating Solutions, Inc. (BHSL), for a manure-to-energy project Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure-burning power plant in limbo July 2014

Maryland officials are weighing giving Green Planet Power Solutions, the company chosen to build 13.4-megawatt plant, a nearly $35 million subsidy. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Annapolis firm spreading manure as energy solution October 2013

Annapolis firm Energy3 LLC sees a money-making opportunity in household garbage and chicken waste. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure + brewery waste could yield biofuel October 2013

Waste from dairy farms and beer breweries could provide the necessary ingredients to grow algae-based biofuels Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Chicken waste fuels conversation on thermal energy September 2013

The Gettysburg Nutrient and Recovery Facility plant turns chicken manure into fertilizer, feed supplements and energy for 2,500 homes. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Poultry litter a ‘gas’ November 2012

Like clockwork, South Carolina farmer Marc Marsh watched a manure broker cart away and market the poultry litter gleaned from cleaning out his 12 barns after his pullets matured or egg layers reached the end of their productive lives. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CT company turns horse manure into fuel November 2012

A Connecticut company is using manure from state horses to make bricks for heating and there is a growing demand for the product. Like this? Tweet it to your followers! 1 comments

Biogas and anaerobic digestion methods

A new book entitled focusing on biogas production and anaerobic digestion pretreatment by Ackmez Mudhoo has been added to Research and Markets. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Christiaens Group and Renergon International work together

Dutch Organic Waste specialist Christiaens Group and Swiss-German Renergon International AG, producer of Dry Anaerobic Digestion technology work together. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

On track: January February 2012 February 2012

As the U.S. biomass thermal and power industry continues to expand, new technologies reporting higher efficiency solutions are being introduced. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Perdue AgriBusiness and Fibrowatt Partner on Clean Bay Power Project December 2011

Perdue AgriBusiness Inc. and Fibrowatt LLC proposed a heat and power biomass boiler in Maryland from poltry litter, layer hen manure and wood chips. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Poultry manure gasifier to reduce nutrients flowing into Chesapeake Bay December 2011

The plan by a company called EnergyWorks to build a $30 million thermal gasification plant near Gettysburg, Penn., to process manure generated by the state’s largest egg producer is one of those ideas that seems to have “can’t miss” written all over it. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Wiese Brothers June 2011

Is burning your manure a better option than land applying or investing in anaerobic digestion? The technology now exists to combust manure to generate power. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Policy for renewable energy won't work for everyone June 2010

A New Brunswick beef farmer literally has tonnes of manure he'd like to burn for energy, but says the government won't pay him enough to do it. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure cover program introduced in Manitoba March 2010

The Alberta government joined with several counties and the local agriculture industry for a four-year project aimed at increasing liquid manure use. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

AgAnnex Events

Central Plains Dairy Expo Tue Mar 28, 2017 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
Manure Manager Events
Muck Crops Conference Wed Apr 12, 2017 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
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