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Optimizing Irrigation Efficiency

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Scott Sanford

Delivery of irrigation water through farm irrigation systems from ground or surface water sources to the field requires the addition of energy. The amount of energy that must be added is affected by the type of irrigation delivery system, system pressure, elevation difference...

Energy Efficient Milk Production

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Scott Sanford

What is an energy efficient dairy farm? That will be answered along with how to trim energy costs from your dairy’s energy budget to get there. The presentation will cover refrigeration systems, milk cooling, water heating, heat recovery, the use of variable speed drives for...

Energy Efficient Grain Drying

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Ken Hellevang

Using energy efficient grain drying methods in the North Central Region has the potential to annually save about 200 million gallons of LP gas and 100 million kWh of electricity, with a value of about $308 million. This is based on a conservative energy efficiency improvement...

Managing Field Cropping to Lower Energy Costs

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 11:00 am EST

Presenter: Mark Hanna, Extension Agricultural Engineer, Iowa State University Reducing energy use in cropping operations involves good maintenance of equipment, reducing tillage operations, ballasting tractors properly, managing nitrogen and reducing grain drying energy use....

Irrigation Water Management

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Scott Sanford

Presenter: John Panuska, Ph.D., Natural Resources Ext. Specialist, University of Wisconsin With the drought of 2012 behind us, it’s time to review irrigation water management and look at how we can better manage water use in the future to get high yields and high quality crops...