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Robert McKinlay, Harcolm Farms

Robert, along with his family own and operate Harcolm Farms ltd, a dairy farm milking 70 cows near Woodstock Ontario.  Their small scale (20 kW) on-farm digester was installed in 2017.  The feedstock for the digester is sourced 100% from the dairy manure on farm.  He is active in the dairy industry serving as a local delegate for Dairy Farmers of Ontario and as a past chair of the Oxford County Dairy Producer Committee, as well as a delegate for GayLea Foods co-operative.  In addition to farming, Robert is a practicing Mechanical Engineer (P.Eng) and holds a Masters of Engineering from University of Waterloo.  He works with Pow Engineering in Ingersoll, Ontario where he leads the Advanced Mechanical Analysis group.  Robert is interested in continuing to promote on-farm biogas projects,  as a complementary partner with agriculture to bolster rural economies. Robert can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).