Cold weather, complete mix digester (system’s green H2S scrubber to right) at pig farm in Pennsylvania.

East met West as Russian pig farmer from Voronezh visited and American pig farm in central Pennsylvania. On behalf of RCM Digesters Muir hosted and translated for the Russian farmer for two days – visiting various biogas facilities in the northeast.


Russian farmer examining genset for cold weather swine digester pictured at top of page.

Pig farmer/cosmonaut? Although managing pig manure was his focus, Anton Permyakov of Veronezh, Russia also visited a friend in New York who designed a suit for high altitude gliding, his hobby back home. Earlier Anton toured multiple anaerobic digesters in Pennsylvania. Muir hosted and translated.