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    • 2.A. Antibiotic resistant bacteria - Prevalence in dairy manure 

      Oliver, Jason; Gooch, Curt (2018-07)
      Generally, less than 15% of tested bacterial isolates from US dairy manure samples are ARB, though for some bacterial species and antibiotics, higher prevalences have been reported. Resistance to tetracycline appears the ...
    • 2.B. Antibiotic resistant bacteria (ARB) - Measuring ARB in dairy manure 

      Oliver, Jason; Gooch, Curt (2018-07)
      ARB are bacteria that have the ability to resist the effects of an antibiotic. They are naturally occurring, and can be found in dairy manure (See Fact Sheet 2.A.). Phenotypic [i.e. by growth patterns] or genotypic [i.e. ...
    • 2006 NEDPA Conference Update on Air Emissions from Dairy Farms 

      Gooch, Curt (2006)
      A presentation created by the PRO-DAIRY DES Program for the 2006 NEDPA Conference on air emission from dairy farms. Ammonia Emissions, Emission Sources, National Air Emission Monitoring Study and more are discussed.
    • 3.A. Antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) - Prevalence in dairy manure 

      Oliver, Jason; Gooch, Curt (2018-08)
      More than 60 different ARGs have been found in cattle manure; tetracycline resistance genes may be the most common. A USDA-ARS study that sequenced the genome (See Fact Sheet 3.B.) of 160 antibiotic resistant E. coli and ...
    • 3.B. Antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) - Measuring ARGs in dairy manure 

      Oliver, Jason; Gooch, Curt (2018-08)
      In spite of these limitations, molecular data is revolutionizing the ability to study ARGs and provides an approach to monitor ARGs on farm, in the human medical clinics, and in the environment. Such surveillance will be ...
    • ACE Farm Poultry Waste Composting 

      Unknown author (2003-02)
      ACE Farm, in Monroe (Orange County), was founded in 1917 and specializes in growing egg-laying chickens. It is a family owned and operated enterprise that annually produces 130,000 laying hens are capable of laying 39 ...
    • AD Model: Improving a Model of On-Farm Anaerobic Digestion for Integration with Manure Processing 

      Unknown author (2020-11)
      Cornell PRO-DAIRY is part of a project funded by the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID) Manufacturing Institute, to evaluate the economic and technical feasibility of a system using biorefineries ...
    • AD Optimization: An Integrated Systems Model for Sustainably Managing Dairy and Food Waste 

      Unknown author (2020-11)
      With the potential increases in the value of biogas used for renewable natural gas (RNG) for transportation fuel and other uses as low carbon fuel, compared to the value for use for electricity production, there is a ...
    • AD Optimization: An Integrated Systems Model for Sustainably Managing Dairy and Food Wastes 

      Unknown author (2020-11)
      With the potential increases in the value of biogas used for renewable natural gas (RNG) for transportation fuel and other uses as low carbon fuel, compared to the value for use for electricity production, there is a ...
    • Agricultural Biogas Casebook Upper Midwest 

      Kramer, Joseph (2002-09)
      This casebook presents profiles of farms using anaerobic digesters for animal manures in the Great Lakes States: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. The purpose of this casebook is to provide ...
    • Agricultural Compost Marketing Project 

      Unknown author (2003-03)
    • Anaerobic Digester at EL-VI Farms 

      Wright, Peter (2004-01)
      EL-VI Farms Partnership, located close to the Village of Newark in Wayne County, is an 800- cow dairy managed by a partnership of Ted Peck, Allan Ruffalo, George Andrew, and Josh Peck. The farm also has a stock of 700 ...
    • Anaerobic Digester at Freund Dairy 

      Wright, Peter; Ma, Jianguo (2003-08)
      Freund Dairy, located in East Canaan, Connecticut, is operated by Matthew Freund. The farm owns a total of 600 acres of land, with a milking cow population of 250. Heifers are raised off the farm, and the milking herd is ...
    • Anaerobic Digester at Lamb Farms 

      Boerman, Michael; Pronto, Jennifer; Gooch, Curt (2014-05)
      Lamb Farms milks about 2,300 Holstein dairy cows (Figure 1) The farm is located outside the town of Oakfield, NY The onsite digester was commissioned at the beginning of 2010 Lambs milk on a Westfalia Surge 60-cow rotary ...
    • Anaerobic Digester at Spring Valley Dairy 

      Wright, Peter; Ma, Jianguo (2003-08)
      Edward Swartz, Jr operates Spring Valley Dairy, located in the town of Schodack, in Rensselaer County. There are 236 animals including 150 milkers, 50 heifers, and 36 calves on the 1800-acre farm. To address a variety of ...
    • Anaerobic Digester at Zuber Farms 

      Boerman, Michael; Pronto, Jennifer; Gooch, Curt (2014-05)
      Zuber Farms milk about 2,000 Holstein dairy cows (Figure 2.) The farm is located outside of the town of Byron, NY The on-site digester was commissioned in February of 2010 Zubers work about 3,600 acres of land
    • Anaerobic Digestion - Resources 

      Gooch, Curt; Belcher, David (2005)
      A presentation containing technical and financial resources for planning an anaerobic digestion system.
    • Anaerobic Digestion and Wetland Treatment Case Study: Comparing Two Manure Odor Control Systems for Dairy Farms 

      Wright, Peter (1998-07)
      A comparison of two existing odor control treatments on dairy farms in NY shows the costs and benefits of each system. On one dairy farm an anaerobic digester is used to stabilize the manure and collect methane for the ...
    • Anaerobic Digestion at AA Dairy 

      Gooch, Curt; Pronto, Jennifer (2008-02)
      AA Dairy is a 600-cow dairy operation located on 2,200 acres in the town of Candor in Tioga County, New York The dairy began operating in the summer of 1993. Odor issues began to cause local concern, and thus, the decision ...