Bioenergy & Agricultural Energy Conservation
MSU Extension provides nonbiased, research-based expertise in the areas of bioenergy, bioproducts and energy conservation to the Michigan agricultural industry enabling them to be sustainable now and in the future. If you have bioenergy, bioproduct and energy conservation questions, please contact:
M. Charles Gould
Extension Educator-Agricultural Bioenergy and Energy Conservation
Office – (616) 994-4547
Fax – (616) 994-4579
MSU Extension’s bioenergy and bioproducts team assesses the needs of Michigan stakeholders in the broad bioeconomy industry by addressing issues through research and efforts to help the citizens of Michigan reach sustainable bioenergy and bioproduct goals.
Bioenergy Training Center
Provides educational and training resources for Extension and other community-based educators. Resources include curriculum, links to instructor-led trainings (webinars, videos), information about face-to face training programs, and assessment tools.
The details of the West Michigan regional anaerobic digester feasibility study.
Case studies on two sizes of anaerobic digester.
Product market factor descriptions and analysis.
Volumes of swine manure within a 10 and 20 mile radius of Autumn Hills Landfill.
Livestock Manure Processing
The Feasibility Study for a West Michigan Regional Liquid Livestock Manure Processing Center.
Feasibility Study Final Report
Regional Digesters Offer Seasonal Solutions