Past Event

Webinar: Win-Win Potential of Anaerobic Digesters, Helping Farmers Invest in Projects that Protect the Environment


December 18, 2023 12:30 p.m. –
1:30 p.m. CT

This webinar is open to all and will focus on policy and funding opportunities that help expand the use of on-farm anaerobic digesters. Organized by the CSG Midwestern Legislative Conference Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee, and led by AgSTAR experts, this webinar will begin at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time/12:30 p.m. Central Time on Monday, Dec. 18.

Can anaerobic digesters (also known as manure digesters) really be a win for agriculture, a win for energy development, and a win for the environment? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S Department of Agriculture say β€œyes.”

AgSTAR is a collaborative program sponsored by the EPA and USDA that promotes the use of biogas recovery systems to reduce methane emissions from livestock waste. This Dec. 18 webinar will explore how digesters capture methane, produce energy for farmers and protect waterways β€” as well as focus on the role of state policy in helping tap into federal funding for on-farm digester projects.

Open to all, this event of the MLC Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee also is being co-sponsored by the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus and the MLC Energy and Environment Committee.