Spreadsheet to Calculate the Economic Feasibility of Anaerobic Manure Digesters on Florida Dairy Farms
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de Vries, Albert, Russ G. Giesy, Ann C. Wilkie, and Roger A. Nordstedt. 2006. “Spreadsheet to Calculate the Economic Feasibility of Anaerobic Manure Digesters on Florida Dairy Farms: AN176/AN176, 9/2006”. EDIS 2006 (33). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-an176-2006.


AN176, a 2-page fact sheet by Albert de Vries, Russ G. Giesy, Ann C. Wilkie, Roger A. Nordstedt, describes a spreadsheet that evaluates the economic feasibility of investment in anaerobic manure digesters on Florida dairy farms that use hydraulic flushing systems for manure management. Includes a link to the spreadsheet and references. Published by the UF Animal Sciences Department, September 2006.

Minor revision January 2009. Retired from EDIS public site March 30, 2021



Giesy, Russ, Ann Wilkie, Albert De Vries, and Roger Nordstedt. 2005. Economic feasibility of anaerobic digestion to produce electricity on Florida dairy farms. Document AN159. Available at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/AN159

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. AgSTAR Program, Available at http://www.epa.gov/agstar/

Wilkie, A.C. 2005.. Anaerobic Digestion of Dairy Manure: Design and Process Considerations. In: Dairy Manure Management: Treatment, Handling, and Community Relations. NRAES-176, p.301-312. Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2005. Available at http://dairy.ifas.ufl.edu/2005/NRAES-176-March2005-p301-312.pdf