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SARE Farmer Grows Grants Webinar

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

9/28: SARE Farmer Grower Grants - The goal of the USDA Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Farmer Grant program is to help farmers explore sustainable and innovative production and marketing practices, often through an experiment, trial, or...

E3A Exploring Energy Efficiency & Alternatives

Friday, July 26, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by F. John Hay, Milton Geiger

Presented by Milton Geiger, University of Wyoming Extension E3A is an exciting new resource providing information for Farm, Ranch & Home. The E3A toolkit for Educators includes lesson plans and resources to help make teaching energy easy - right out of the box! ...

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...

Solar Photovoltaics - PV

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Milton Geiger

Convert sunlight to electricity - applications and considerations for installing solar PV systems. The webinar will be instructed by Milton Geiger, University of Wyoming Extension Energy Coordinator. It is part of the E3A: Exploring Energy Efficiency & Alternatives...

2011 Systems Science Grantsmanship Workshop

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 8:30 am EDT

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture in cooperation with University of Tennessee AgResearch Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 8:30 - 4:00 EDT Knoxville, Tennessee OR Webcast live The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program (SARE), the Specialty Crop...

Irrigation Efficiency - Pipeline Distribution Systems

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Bill Kranz

This 1+ hour webinar will evaluate irrigation pipeline designs to assess the energy required and the long term economics of different pipeline sizes. IRRIGATION and ENERGY EFFICIENCY SERIES Delivery of irrigation water through on farm irrigation systems from ground or surface...

Irrigation Scheduling

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Bill Kranz

This 1+ hour webinar will discuss how to reduce energy use through implementing irrigation scheduling tools and evaluating water application efficiency. IRRIGATION and ENERGY EFFICIENCY SERIES - William Kranz Delivery of irrigation water through on farm irrigation systems...

Irrigation Efficiency - Pumping Plants

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Bill Kranz

This 1+ hour webinar will discuss pumping plant performance determination based on in-depth field testing and using long term energy use records from the producer. IRRIGATION and ENERGY EFFICIENCY SERIES Delivery of irrigation water through on farm irrigation systems from...