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AgSTAR: Biogas Recovery in the Agriculture Sector

AgSTAR: Biogas Recovery in the Agriculture Sector

EPA and USDAAgSTAR is a collaborative program sponsored by EPA and USDA that promotes the use of biogas recovery systems to reduce methane emissions from livestock waste. Learn more.


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Anaerobic Digester Projects in the U.S.

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The colors and sizes of the icons indicate the types and numbers of animals that feed the digester at each project. Click the button (>>) at the top left of the map to show the detailed legend.

Featured Resources

Check out the latest AgSTAR Project Development Handbook that includes new details about:

  • Co-digestion of various feedstocks
  • Numerous options for biogas utilization
  • Combining AD/biogas systems and nutrient recovery

AgSTAR PDHView a slideshow about community renewable energy in Goshen, Indiana
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Learn about the market potential for biogas energy projects in AgSTAR's Market Opportunities for Biogas Recovery Systems at U.S. Livestock Facilities

Explore over 250 technologies that have been rated by third party experts to meet your unique farm needs in NEWTRIENT's Technology Catalog Exit

Calculate the economic value of investment under a variety of technology and price scenarios for an AD system with Washington State University's Anaerobic Digester System Enterprise Budget Calculator Exit

Learn about biogas potential in the American Biogas Council's State Profiles Exit

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