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Manure management is an ever-increasing environmental impact problem within the U.S. livestock industry due to the trends in growing scale of operation of individual animal raising facilities. Anaerobic digestion, the fermentation of organic matter into a mixture of methane and carbon dioxide called biogas, offers the livestock industry a viable solution to this problem. When anaerobic digestion is combined with by-product recovery and biogas utilization, the integrated system can potentially solve manure handling issues while creating significant energy, environmental and economic opportunities. The overall objective of this project was to conduct a laboratory proof-of-concept evaluation to determine the potential energy ... continued below

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GTI July 1, 2003.

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Manure management is an ever-increasing environmental impact problem within the U.S. livestock industry due to the trends in growing scale of operation of individual animal raising facilities. Anaerobic digestion, the fermentation of organic matter into a mixture of methane and carbon dioxide called biogas, offers the livestock industry a viable solution to this problem. When anaerobic digestion is combined with by-product recovery and biogas utilization, the integrated system can potentially solve manure handling issues while creating significant energy, environmental and economic opportunities. The overall objective of this project was to conduct a laboratory proof-of-concept evaluation to determine the potential energy generation and pathogen control benefits of applying anaerobic digestion for the management of swine manure.

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  • Report No.: FC36-99GO10599
  • Grant Number: /GO/10599
  • DOI: 10.2172/815046 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 815046
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc736729

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GTI. GTI, report, July 1, 2003; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc736729/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.