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Seventh AgSTAR National Conference
Wyndham Indianapolis West Hotel
June 10 - 12, 2013
Thank you for your interest in the Seventh AgSTAR National Conference.
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Site Tour – Monday, June 10, 2013
|8:00 am||Tour of Caterpillar Lafayette Engine Facility and Fair Oaks Farms
Approximately 100 participants joined AgSTAR for a daylong site tour that began with a visit to Caterpillar’s Lafayette Engine Facility. Here they saw the inner workings of an engine manufacturing facility and the modifications required for engines to run on biogas. Then participants visited the anaerobic digester and biogas upgrading facility at Fair Oaks Farms, which processes the manure from about 8,000 dairy cows and produces transportation fuel from the biogas.
Day One – Tuesday, June 11, 2013
|11:00 am||Biogas Beyond Electricity
|1:30 pm||International AD Applications
|Swine Farm Approaches
|3:45 pm||CA Carbon Market
Day Two – Wednesday, July 12, 2013
|9:00 am||Emerging Applications for Value Added Byproducts
|Codigestion of Organic Materials
|10:45 am||Expanding the Horizons for AD Systems
|Nutrient Recovery for AD Systems
|1:30 pm||Innovative Financing