ANDIG 3: Types of Anaerobic Digesters

Summary

This module provides information on the types of digesters, including suggestions on how to identify the appropriate digester for various farm conditions, uses and feedstock mixes.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the process of producing biogas for each digester.
  2. Describe the conditions best suited for biogas production for each digester.
  3. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of each digester.
  4. Understand how to use tools that enable farmers to determine what digester is most appropriate for their particular farm operation, and detail the pros and cons of potential options.