Unit 3.6: Choosing a Digester

Background and Guiding Questions

A well designed and operated digester requires modest daily attention and maintenance. According to AgSTAR, the choice of which digester to use is driven by the existing (or planned) manure handling system at the farm. The digester must be designed to operate as a component of the farm’s operations.

Guiding Questions

  • What digester is most appropriate for a particular farm operation?

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