Environment / Natural Resources

UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County Natural Resources helps residents understand and act on natural resources issues including energy conservation, water conservation, green building, sustainable development, local ecosystems, wildlife, pond management, air quality and water quality.

Nature and Wildlife

Green Building

Keep Our Water Clean

Lighting and Human Health

Biodigesters

UF/IFAS PUBLICATIONS

Wilkie, A.C. (2005). Anaerobic digestion: biology and benefits. In: Dairy Manure Management: Treatment, Handling, and Community Relations. NRAES-176, p.63-72. Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

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, New York.

Wilkie, A.C. (2008). Biomethane from biomass, biowaste and biofuels. In: Bioenergy. p.195-205. J.D. Wall, C.S. Harwood and A. Demain (eds,). American Society for Microbiology Press, Washington, DC.

Wilkie, A.C., Smith, P.H. and Bordeaux, F.M. (2004). An economical bioreactor for evaluating biogas potential of particulate biomass. Bioresource Technology, 92(1):103-109.

Rishi Prasad, George Hochmuth, and Ann C. Wilkie. (2014). Anaerobic Digesters for Manure Management at Livestock Operations.

Russ Giesy, Ann C. Wilkie, Albert de Vries, and Roger A. Nordstedt. (2014). Economic Feasibility of Anaerobic Digestion To Produce Electricity on Florida Dairy Farms

Albert de Vries, Russ G. Giesy, Ann C. Wilkie, Roger A. Nordstedt (2015). Spreadsheet to Calculate the Economic Feasibility of Anaerobic Manure Digesters on Florida Dairy Farms.

Rishi Prasad and George Hochmuth (2015). Understanding Nitrogen Availability from Applications of Anaerobically Digested Beef-Cattle Manure in Florida Sandy Soil

Biogas 101 handout

UF/IFAS POSTERS

Energy and Nutrient Resources from Organic Wastes for Small Farms
2010 Soil and Water Science Department Forum
September 10, 2010

Anaerobic Digestion Potential of Organic Wastes from Small Farms
2011 Soil and Water Science Department Forum
September 9, 2011

Free Fuel for Remote Locations: Construction of a Biodigester
Daniel F. Culbert, Terry B. DelValle, Sheila O. Dunning, Eleanor C. Foerste, Susan R. Haddock,
Rebecca L. Jordi Teresa Olczyk and Kathleen C. Ruppert
2012 Florida Small Farms/Alternative Enterprises Conference
July 27 – 29, 2012

Waste or Resource? A Tabletop Anaerobic Digester Model
Bosques, J., Brew, M., Cohen, Fletcher, J., Fluke, A., Foerste, Gamble, S., Mudge, Mussoline, W.A., Popenoe, J., Sullivan, J., Walter, J. Wilkie, Zhuang, Y
2015 UF/IFAS Extension Central District Symposium
April 23, 2015

UF/IFAS PRESENTATIONS

Anaerobic Digestion: Sustainable Energy and Nutrients from Food Waste
2009 Florida Campus and Community Sustainability Conference
October 8, 2009

Biofertilizer Potential of Food Waste Anaerobic Digestion on Small Farms
2010 Joint Meeting of the Florida State Horticultural Society and the Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida Meeting
June 6-8, 2010

Anaerobic digestion and Algae Farming: Energy and Nutrients for Small Farms
2010 Florida Small Farms/Alternative Enterprises Conference
July 31-August 1, 2010

Diverting Food Waste for Bioenergy
2011 Southeast Bioenergy Conference
August 9-11, 2011

WEBPAGE

Bioenergy and Biofertilizer for Small Farm Enterprises

Hydrilla & Hygrophila Demonstration Project

 

 

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Cindy Rutherford

Administrative Secretary
Natural Resources/Horticulture
E-mail: crut@ufl.edu

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