Authors and References

Author: 
M. Charles Gould, Extension Educator-Agricultural Bioenergy & Bioproducts and On-farm Energy Efficiency, Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute, Michigan State University

Peer Reviewers: 

David S. Liebl, Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center,
University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension

Jennifer L. Pronto, Biological and Environmental Engineering,
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University
References: 
Unit 2.1

[1] M.A. Moser. 1998. Anaerobic Digesters Control Odors, Reduce Pathogens, Improve Nutrient Manageability, Can be Cost Competitive with Lagoons, and Provide Energy Too! Resource Conservation Management, Inc., Berkeley, CA 94704. Available at:
http://epa.gov/agstar/documents/lib-man_man.pdf  verified 08/16/12

M.C Gould, Crook M.F. 2010. Michigan On-farm Anaerobic Digester Operator Handbook. Michigan State University Extension, East Lansing, MI.

P.L. McCarty. 1982. Anaerobic Digestion. Eds. Hughes, D.E. et al. 3-22. Elsevier Biomedical Press, Amsterdam, New York, Oxford.

Unit 2.2

[2] D. Kirk, Faivor L. 2012. Feedstocks for Biogas. Available at:
http://www.extension.org/pages/Feedstocks_for_Biogas  verified 08/16/12

[3] L.J. Fry. 1973. Methane Digesters for Fuel Gas and Fertilizer. Newsletter No. 3, Spring 1973.  The New Alchemy Institute, Box 432, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543. Available at:
http://www.thegreencenter.net  verified 9/17/12

Unit 2.3

[4] C. Fulhage, Sievers D., Fischer J. 1993. Generating Methane Gas from Manure, fact sheet G1881, University of Missouri Extension, Columbia, MO. Available at:

http://extension.missouri.edu/explore/agguides/agengin/g01881.htm

Unit 2.4

[5] A. C. Schlicht. 1999. Digester Mixing Systems: Can You Properly Mix With Too Little Power? Available at:
http://www.walker-process.com/pdf/99_DIGMIX.pdf  verified 08/16/12

[6] S. Kish. 2009. Making On-farm Waste Digestion Work. USDA CSREES NRI Report.

W. Kossman, Pönitz, U. (Undated). Biogas Digest Volume II: Biogas – Application and Product Development. Information and Advisory Service on Appropriate Technology, Eschborn

Federal Republic of Germany. Available at:
http://www.biores.eu/docs/BIOGASFUNDAMENTALS/biogasdigestvol2.pdf   verified 9/17/12

[7] Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. 2004. Digester Operator Training Handbook. Lansing, Mich.

Unit 2.5

[8] U. Marchaim. 1992. Biogas Process For Sustainable Development. FAO Agricultural Services Bulletin 95. Food and Agriculture organization of the United Nations.

Gould, M.C. 2012. Factors that Affect Manure Digestion. Module 2 in S. Lezberg, M.C. Gould and M. Jungwirth (eds.). Introduction to Anaerobic Digestion Course. On-line Curriculum. Bioenergy Training Center. http://fyi.uwex.edu/biotrainingcenter/