A series of ten webinars is planned for this winter starting with a December 4th webinar.
This series of webinars is open to the public but pre-registration is required. If you don’t have access to internet, check under the descriptions below to see if your local University Extension office is hosting it. The topics covered include crop operations, dairy, swine/poultry housing, greenhouses, grain drying, lighting and irrigation. The series will start with a presentation giving an overview of world, US and local energy use and how we might reduce our need from a macro...Read More
The story below features SARE grant recipients turning to alternative energy practices-despite the steep learning curve often involved.
Source: AgriView, Jane Fyksen, Crops Editor
High energy prices aren't going to go away. Concerned about the impact energy costs will have on the long-term sustainability of their operations, more producers are turning to alternative energy practices-despite the steep learning curve often involved.
While energy-efficiency measures are generally the fastest and cheapest way to reduce energy-related costs, many farmers are now turning...Read More