Anaerobic pond treatment of pig farm effluent in New Zealand: exploring opportunities for enhanced performance (2020)
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The objective of this project is to explore ways to enhance the performance of covered anaerobic ponds to increase methane production, reduce odour emission, and improve digestate quality. The methane production and effluent quality of pond systems on two pig farms will be characterised and compared. One farm uses a fat-rich dairy by-product in the pig feed and reports anaerobic pond issues, while the other farm does not use the fat-rich dairy by-product and reports no issues.
CitationO'Sullivan A, Nilsson A, Bello Mendoza R, Masten S (2020). Anaerobic pond treatment of pig farm effluent in New Zealand: exploring opportunities for enhanced performance. Christchurch, New Zealand: Canterbury Postgraduate Waterways Conference. 11/11/2020.
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ANZSRC Fields of Research30 - Agricultural, veterinary and food sciences::3002 - Agriculture, land and farm management::300210 - Sustainable agricultural development
30 - Agricultural, veterinary and food sciences::3003 - Animal production::300302 - Animal management
30 - Agricultural, veterinary and food sciences::3002 - Agriculture, land and farm management::300201 - Agricultural hydrology
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