Cleanout for Lagoons and Anaerobic Digesters

In this webinar, presenters share their expertise in sampling and cleanout for lagoons and anaerobic digesters and considerations in planning these operations. This presentation was originally broadcast on January 21, 2022.

If you have difficulties please see our webinar troubleshooting page. If you need to download a copy of a segment, submit a request. The embedded videos can be viewed full screen by clicking on the icon in the lower right corner.

ABCs of Sludge & Lagoon Maintenance

Mahmoud Sharara, North Carolina State University (18 minutes)

Presentation Slides

Lagoon Solids Removal, Lessons Learned

Teng Lim, University of Missouri (19 minutes)
Presentation Slides

Clean out of an Anaerobic Digester

Joe Harrison, Washington State University and Andy Werkhoven, Werkhoven Dairy Farm Inc (26 minutes)

Presentation Slides

Question & Answer

All Presenters (20 minutes)

More Information

Continuing Education Units


Certified Crop Advisers (CCA, CPAg, or CPSS)

View the archive and take the quiz (not available yet). Visit the CCA continuing education page for additional CEU opportunities.


American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS)

View the archive and report your attendance to ARPAS via their website. Visit the ARPAS continuing education page for additional CEU opportunities.