User's List -- Manure Presses
2011 Vermont Organics is awaiting a KP-16 which will be used in a traveling manure separation operation.
2011 Daisy Farm in Texas is awaiting a KP-10 which they have sourced through AgPro.
2011 Brandy Branch Dairy, with 1,500 head, is to test a Model FF-12 Fiber Filter for fine filtration of screened manure water.
2011 Brandy Branch Diary replaced an oversized KP-24 press with a KP-16 combined with a 6' sidehill screen.
2011 RUNI, our European distributor, purchased two KP-6 and one KP-10 for use on dairy manure.
2010 Maverick Energy is using a KP-16 to dewater swine manure from a Tyson Food processing plant.
2010 University of Georgia bought a Model CP-4 laboratory press for research work.
2010 EM Biogas in Texas took over operation of one of the largest biogas digesters in America. A KP-16 press is used to dewater the effluent. Prior to bankruptcy the digester was operated by Microgy.
2010 Classic Farm bought a Model FF-6 Fiber Filter for fine filtration of screened manure water.
2010 A KP-16 was installed at the Crave Brothers dairy in Wisconsin, replacing a KP-10. This was supplied through Pieper Electric, Clearwater Horizons.
2010 Domingo Begonia Dairy in Mexico traded up to a Model KP-10 from a KP-6.
2009 Wiegel's Riverside Dairy acquired a KP-10 through Badgerland in Wisconsin. A sidehill screen prethickens the flow to the press.
2009 Re-N Production in Denmark acquired a KP-10 which is used as part of their manure treatment and digestion system.
2008 University of Wisconsin. The Dairy Forage Research Center in Baraboo replaced their original KP-10 with a new version. Major improvement in throughput capacity was made by adding an open vent line at the inlet hopper of the press.
2008 Tru Shine Truck Wash in Minnesota acquired a KP-16 to dewater swine manure which comes from washing trucks used for live animal hauling. A pair of sidehill screens prethicken the flow to the press.
2008 IWR in Alberta acquired a KP-6 for use with their hog manure system. A sidehill screen prethickens the flow to the press. United Livestock acted as a dealer in the project.
2008 Wakarusa Nutritional purchased a KP-6 for use on the family farm.
2008 Global Separation in South Africa purchased a Model KP-6, three KP-10's, and two KP-16's for dairy manure. They also acquired a CP-4 for testing.
2008 Hormel Foods bought a KP-10 for dewatering paunch manure at their Farmer John's operation.
2008 Dairy Production Systems in Florida acquired a KP-10.
2008 Badgerland supplied a KP-10 to the Dairy Forage Research Station in Baraboo, Wisconsin.
2008 Hesprich Diary acquired a KP-10.
2007 Hillcrest Dairy bought a KP-10 through Integrity Ag Systems.
2007 Iowa State University in Ames purchased a KP-10 for their farm.
2007 Central Beef in Florida purchased a KP-16 for dewatering paunch manure.
2007 Ottinger Farm purchased a KP-10 through Tri City Equipment.
2006 Clearwater Horizons supplied a KP-10 for the showcase digester at Crave Bothers Farm in Wisconsin.
2006 Miedema Dairy in Ohio purchased a KP-16 through AgPro and Integrity Ag Systems.
2006 Inland Empire bought a KP-10 for a cooperative dairy manure digester in Chino, California.
2006 Van der Geest purchased a second KP-16 for their 3,400 head dairy.
2005 Van der Geest purchased a KP-16 to dewater manure ahead of their manure combustion system.
2005 Wright-Whitly farm purchased a KP-16 through AgPro. It is used with the biogas digester.
2005 Lochmead Farms acquired a KP-10.
2005 Zirbel's DenMar Acres in Wisconsin acquired a KP-10 through Hydro Engineering and Braun Electric.
2005 Auburn University acquired a KP10 through AgPro for a hog operation.
2005 Amos Brothers Dairy bought a KP-10 through AgPro.
2004 Ross Farm acquired a KP-10 through AgPro. Eduard Gaker got engaged at the farm during the start-up.
2004 Van Blarcom bought a KP-10 through Integrity Ag Systems for their dairy operation.
2004 Jon-De Farm in Wisconsin purchased a KP-16 through Hydro Engineering.
2004 Patterson Farms in New York purchased a KP-16, through Integrity Ag Systems, for their RCM Digesters biogas digester. A sidehill screen prethickens the flow to the press.
2004 Tri City Dairy bought a KP-10 through AgPro.
2004 New Flevo Dairy in Michigan acquired a KP-10 through AgPro.
2004 AgriClean (Mills Dairy) A KP-6 press was purchased for use with effluent from the biogas digester.
2004 Pecuaria Cora, in Ciudad Guzman, Mexico, purchased a KP-6 for use on pig manure.
2003 Auburn University purchased a Model KPO-6 for use at the model dairy farm.
2003 Leo Dickson Farm in Pennsylvania bought a KP-10 through AgPro.
2003 Holgerson Farm acquired a KP-10 through AgPro.
2003 Peck's El-Vi farm in Pennsylvania acquired a KP-10 through Penn Jersey. The press was used to dewater manure ahead of a biogas digester.
2002 DeHaan Dairy in Oregon acquired a KP-16 through AgPro.
2002 The City of Tillamook, Oregon acquired a KP-16 through RCM Digesters for their community dairy manure digester.
2002 Skyridge Dairy in Washington acquired a KP-16 through AgPro.
2002 Process Flow in western Ontario supplied a KP-10 for use on a biogas digester.
2002 Remington Tanner Dairy in Texas acquired a KP-16 through AgPro.
2002 Iowa State. A KP-6 has been started up on the biogas digester project of Iowa State University. The unit is located at NICC in Calmer, Iowa. The gas is used to heat water in a Perennial Energy system. The system was shut down many years ago.
2002 Milk Unlimited Dairy Farms in Atlantic, Iowa purchased two KP-16 presses for their dairy, in 2002 and 2005. Kelly Cunningham, 712-769-2697, is the farm manager. They now have 3,400 cows, and he figures one KP-16 can take all the manure from 2,500 cows. They switched to sand bedding. They have a sand settling lane that does a good job of separating out the sand.
2002 Mason Dixon Farms bought a Model FF-12 Fiber Filter for fine filtration of press liquor from their FAN presses.
2001 Noblehurst Farms. Rob Noble (585-737-7116) of Noblehurst Farms in Linwood, NY has a KP-10 for his manure digester. This unit has operated successfully for many years, although it is present shut down due to digester fire having occurred.
2001 B&R Dairy in Chary, New York acquired a KP-16 through Penn Jersey.
2001 Porterdale Farms in Adams Center, New York acquired a CP-10 through Penn Jersey.
2001 Kelsey Farm acquired a KP-10 through AgPro, replacing two worn FAN presses.
2001 University of Tennessee bought a Model CP-4 laboratory press for research work.
2001 Matlink Farms. A KP-10 was used with the circulating type digester at Matlink in Clymer, New York. 660,000 gallons. The farm failed, and the new owners have sold the Vincent press.
2001 Steve Neahring Farm in Oregon acquired a KP-10 through AgPro.
2001 High Plains Dairy. A KP-16 has been sold through RCM Digesters to High Plains Dairy in Kansas. It has started as a flush barn, and it will switch to being a biogas digester sludge later on. 2200 head. Denton Blevins is the general manager, 620-563-9441. The digester has never been placed in service.
2001 Futura Dairy. A KP-6 is in service at Futura Dairy in Central City, Iowa. This unit dewaters sludge from a biogas digester. Start-up has been difficult, but things seems to be working fine now. We head that this farm failed years ago.
2000 Penn Jersey supplied a CP-10 which is used to dewater the waste water flow from a truck wash facility which is dedicated to vehicles used to haul live animals.
1999 Riverside Dairy acquired a KP-16 through KT Harvestore. We hear from very little is Don Hatcher, mobile 423-618-9116, farm 423-338-2780 at Riverside Dairy Farm in Benton, Tennessee. They have a KP-16 on 800 head, flush barn. I saw a good 800 gpm going through the machine. June 2001 we visited unannounced; the machine was in service, running fine, no signs of wear.
1999 Fairgrove Farms. The KP-10 machine at Fairgrove Farms pressed sludge from a granddaddy manure digester. Our Pressing News #1 2describes this biogas system for electricity generation. This was all shut down long ago under new owners when the digester was filled with sand.
1998 Ohio State University in Wooster, Ohio is running at 40 gpm press liquor from their KP-10. This is the machine in the video that Harvestore made. The new barn manager is Kevin Miller, 330-263-3924, Dairy Research Center Manager, Krauss Dairy Center. They have 120 cows, scrape barn, feeding our press. They run only 16 hours a week, making bedding. They put the press cake fresh into the stalls, without composting.
1998 Zorin Farm acquired a KP-10 from Penn Jersey for use on dairy manure.
1998 Farris Farm in Ohio acquired a KP-10 from Farmer's Service.
1998 - 2006 University of Tennessee. Our little KP-6's have a love/hate relationship at the University of Tennessee. They have 150 to 200 cows, scrape barn, and generally wish they had a larger press. At least three versions have been placed in service over the years as improvements were made.
1998 Hutterite Colony. United Livestock in Alberta, Canada sold a KP-10 to the Pibroch Colony, part of the Hutterite or Hutterian Brethren. The farm is north of Edmonton. George Walter is the Minister; Ely takes care of the manure system. They installed a tiny sidehill screen over the inlet to the press. The press liquor runs a good 60 gpm. They have 4,000 pigs in the finishing barns. They produce 22 tons per week of press cake. Years ago we heard that a digester was added to the system.
1998 Maxie House in Sri Lanka purchased a Model KP-6 screw press for use on their pig farm.
1997-1999 We have sold three KP-6's to pig farmers in Costa Rica. Since the sales came one year apart, we know the machines are working well. These farmers are bagging the cake and selling it as cattle and goat feed. The Cinta Azul farm has a digester. Concentrados de El General has a unit.
1997 Cushman Farm. As at Fairgrove Farms, a KP-10 is used on digester sludge on an A.O. Smith Harvestore dairy manure biogas system at Cushman Farm. The biogas is used as boiler fuel. Our contact is Dave Smith at 860-234-0285 and Nathen Cushman, 860-642-4711, 120 Kahn Road, North Franklin, CT 06254. The system has been shut down for a long time now.
1997 A good KP-16 installation was at McArthur Farms in Okeechobee, Florida. Ga-Fl Harvestore participated. They ran 1,500 cows in a flush barn. Their pump was limited to 600 gpm, and the press took it all easily. The contact would be Maintenance Manager Rick Amadon 863-763-8986. This farm has at least 5,000 head. The machine was taken out of service when they switched to sand bedding in 2001; however, they switched back temporarily with a new wastewater treatment system.
1996 The original KP-10 at the University of Wisconsin did great, but it was replaced with the same model in 2008. The original KP-10 processed 50 gpm of dairy manure, with a separation of 43 gpm of liquid. The inbound solids were split evenly, with 50% in the press liquid and 50% in the press cake. Press cake moisture content measured 72%. Scraped barn.