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Manure digester summit January 13, but in Wisconsin December 29, 2008

Filed under: Biofuels,Farm/Ranch,Methane Digesters — nwrenewablenews @ 2:47 pm
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There has been a lot of interest as of late in manure digesters in the northwest. If your a ranch owner who wants to learn more about this, this just might be your best opportunity. Here is the info:

Whether you have less than a 100-head herd or a large herd, digesters can work for you. Come to the seminar to hear how Dane County and Richland County are using community digesters as well as how to implement a manure digester on a 50-head farm.Tuesday, January 13, 2009
9:30AM -3:00PM
Room B-30 West Square Building
505 Broadway
Baraboo, Wisconsin
Cost: $20.00 and includes lunch

PRESENTATIONS:
– OVERVIEW/FEASIBILITY OF MANURE DIGESTERS
John Reindl, former Dane County Recycling Coordinator; Larry Krom, Renewable Energy Manager for Focus on Energy
– FINANCIAL ASPECTS OF MANURE DIGESTER PROJECTS
Larry Krom, Renewable Energy Manager for Focus on Energy; Mike Dreischmeier, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Engineer; Tom Brennan, Bank of Prairie du Sac Agricultural Loan Officer
– REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS FOR MANURE DIGESTER PROJECTS
John Vosberg, Sauk County Land Conservation Department Engineer;
DNR Representative
– TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR MANURE DIGESTER PROJECTS
Vance Haugen, Crawford County UW-Extension Agriculture Agent; Michael Zander, President and CEO of Energies Direct, LLC, Sauk City;
Paul Soglin, CFO of Energies Direct, LLC, Sauk City;
Steve Dvorak, P.E., President of GHD, Inc.
– CASE STUDIES: HOW WE DID IT ON OUR FARMS
Charlie Crave, Crave Brothers Farm
Art Thelen, Wild Rose Dairy
Statz Brothers Farm

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