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March 18, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: University of Missouri digester generates energy, reduces odors
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Two CA dairies receive $8 million for manure-to-energy projects

Two California dairies will benefit from California Energy Commission (CEC) grants totaling $8 million for the development of manure-to-energy projects. The CEC recently announced that American Biogas Electric Company was awarded two grants of $4 million each for projects at Bakersfield's Lakeview Farms Dairy and Buttonwillow's West Star North Dairy. >> Read full article

Four Oregon dairies seeking expansion

Four Oregon confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) are looking to expand, and the public is invited to comment. >> Read full article

Grocery store, Prairieland Dairy form partnership

A Nebraska grocery chain that owns Super Saver and Russ's Market is partnering with Prairieland Dairy near Firth to turn tons of organic waste into beneficial compost. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 

University of Missouri digester generates energy, reduces odors

A flame flares from a torch near a greenhouse. It’s not there for light; it’s biogas from the anaerobic digester within the greenhouse.

The University of Missouri has built a small-scale anaerobic digestion system to produce biogas from pig manure.

“What we want to do is improve and fully utilize all the biogas for energy production,” says Teng Lim, University of Missouri associate extension professor of agricultural systems management. The burning torch is part of a system to flare off excess biogas. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Waste to Worth

March 30-April 3, 2015
Location: Westin Hotel, Seattle, Washington >> More Info

Dairy Environmental Systems & Climate Adaptation Conference and Tour

July 29-31, 2015
Location: The Statler Hotel, Ithaca, NY >> More Info