Pelleting Animal Manures
Author(s) Mahmoud A. Sharara, Horacio A. Aguirre-Villegas, Rebecca A. Larson, Joseph Sanford, Zong Liu, Linda Schott
This factsheet summarizes key technologies used to produce pellets from animal manures and the impact of process variables (temperature, pressure, moisture content) on the final product. The factsheet reviews key quality indices used to evaluate manure pellet quality. It also presents an overview of how scale, cost, and environmental benefits, and trade-offs impact technology adoption (4 pages; 2021).