American Biogas Council Director Bryan Sievers testified at a hearing held by the U.S. Senate Committee, Nutrition and Forestry on Nov. 7 focused on implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill’s rural development and energy programs. Sievers, operates a family farm near Stockton, Iowa, that operates two complete-mix anaerobic digesters that produced biogas used to produce renewable electricity that is sold Alliant Energy. Reclaimed heat produced at the facility is used to heat the digesters and other buildings on the farm. He testified on the important of the farm bill’s rural development and energy programs and the role USDA can play in support of the Renewable Fuel Standard. More >>