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Upcoming Events

AgSTAR 2014 National Workshop
April 7, 2014
San Diego, California
The AgSTAR 2014 National Workshop will be held in conjunction with BioCycle REFOR14 WEST in San Diego. This one-day meeting will explore strategies used by the leaders of the agricultural biogas industry to overcome challenges and maximize opportunities facing today’s projects.

BioCycle REFOR14 West Exit EPA Disclaimer
April 7-10, 2014
San Diego, California
Join us as BIOCYCLE REFOR14 goes WEST for the first time. This Conference is also BioCycle's 28th Annual West Coast Conference. Four tracks will feature presentations on food recovery and recycling, as well as renewable energy from municipal, agricultural, commercial, and industrial waste streams – with a primary focus on anaerobic digestion.

Bio Energy Business Conference Exit EPA Disclaimer
June 3, 2014
Madison, Wisconsin
Interested in innovative organic waste management technology solutions, recent and future market developments, and new business opportunities? Join high-ranking bio energy experts from both Germany and the United States to discuss market conditions and industry trends. This year’s topic is Turn Waste Streams into Revenue and the conference will explore the utilization of organic waste streams from farms, food processing facilities, municipalities, and wastewater treatment plants, among others.

Renewable Energy from Waste Conference Exit EPA Disclaimer
November 18–20, 2014
San Jose, California
This event brings together those operating in a wide range of waste conversion technologies, including gasification, anaerobic digestion, refuse-derived fuel and plastics to oil to discuss everything from the economics of waste conversion, operational advice and case studies to the legislative climate for conversion technologies. Visit the website for additional information and opportunities.

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AgSTAR: Past Events

2014 Agricultural Outlook Forum, The Changing Face of Agriculture Exit EPA Disclaimer
February 20-21, 2014
Arlington, Virginia

2013 AgSTAR National Conference
June 10-12, 2013
Indianapolis, Indiana

Got Manure? Enhancing Environmental and Economic Sustainability
March 27-29, 2012
Syracuse, New York

AgSTAR Session at the World Dairy Expo
October 6, 2011
Madison, Wisconsin
AgSTAR hosted Straight From Producers: The Real Story on Anaerobic Digestion Systems, which featured a panel of dairy producers and anaerobic digester system operators responding to audience questions about their experiences. Examples of questions addressed included:

Speaker who graciously volunteered their time to help address questions and share their experiences included:

AgSTAR Seminar at World Pork Expo
June 9, 2011
Des Moines, Iowa

2011 AgSTAR National Conference
May 10-12, 2011
Boise, Idaho
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AgSTAR - Penn State Cooperative Extension Anaerobic Digester Workshop
December 2, 2010
Lancaster, PA

California Dairy Digester Workshop
October 15, 2010
Elk Grove, California

2010 AgSTAR National Conference
April 27-28, 2010
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Methane to Markets Partnership Expo
March 2-5, 2010
New Delhi, India

2009 AgSTAR National Conference
February 24-25, 2009
Baltimore, Maryland

NE Digester Workshop
February 19, 2009
York, Nebraska

Agriculture Technology Transfer Workshop: Developing Anaerobic Digester Projects from Livestock and Food
Processing Wastes
January 27-29, 2009
Monterrey, Mexico

NW Digester Workshop
November 18, 2008
Sunnyside, Washington

NC Swine Manure Workshop
September 18, 2008
Clinton, North Carolina

2007 AgSTAR National Conference
November 27-28, 2007
Sacramento, California

Methane to Markets Partnership Expo
October 30-November 1, 2007
Beijing, China
The Methane to Markets Partnership Expo, held October 30-November 1, 2007, was the first international forum promoting methane recovery and use project opportunities and technologies.

2006 AgSTAR National Conference
April 25-26, 2006
Madison, Wisconsin

Farm Tour and Program: Castelanelli Bros. Dairy Digester System
Tuesday, April 26, 2005
401 W. Armstrong Road
Lodi, CA 95242

A one-day tour of the Castelanelli Bros. Dairy covered lagoon digester in Lodi, California. These systems were designed for dairy farms that handle flush manure from feedlanes or freestalls. The event was free. Complete details of the tour can be found in the invitation brochure (PDF) (2 pp, 422K, About PDF) and the agenda (PDF) (1 pg, 82K, About PDF).

2004 AgSTAR National Conference
March 24-25, 2004
St. Louis, Missouri

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