Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency
What's In Your Farm's Energy Tool Room?
Added July 17, 2010. Do you have solar access, river frontage, high winds, tidal access, extra land, a need for a rotation crop or a lot of manure? Are you willing to spend time on a project that might divert you from your already busy schedule and might not work or save you money? Have you had a farm energy audit yet? Do you want to be in the energy production business? MORE >
On-Farm Fuel Production on the Rise in New England
Added September 6, 2010. New England farmers are always searching for innovative solutions to buffer against volatile changes in the price of diesel, heating oil, livestock feed, and fertilizers. Current field-based research is indicating that local farmers have a significant opportunity to produce more of their own liquid fuel, livestock feed, and other high value co-products through oilseed crop production in a crop rotation that is compatible with forage production. MORE >