Editor’s note
The following abstract describes a publication that is only available as a downloadable PDF.

CoverDeveloped by Montana State University Extension and the University of Wyoming
Adapted with permission

This guide is one in the Exploring Energy Efficiency and Alternatives (E3A): Anaerobic Digester Applications for the Farm or Ranch series. This one discusses the different anaerobic digester technologies and offers guidance on selecting one that is a good fit for your site.


  • Complete mix
  • Covered lagoon
  • Fixed film
  • Plug flow
  • Upflow sludge blanket


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