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USDA Selects 36 Energy Facilities to Accept Biomass Deliveries

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has selected 36 energy facilities in 14 states to accept biomass deliveries supported by the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP). Farmers, ranchers or foresters who harvest and deliver forest or agricultural residues to a BCAP-qualified … Continue reading

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USDA Announces Funding for Producers to Become Energy Efficient

Funding is available to agricultural producers and rural small businesses to make energy efficient improvements or install renewable energy systems. Up to $12.3 million in grants and $57.8 million in loan guarantees is being provided through the USDA Rural Energy … Continue reading

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LED Lights Make Turkeys Happy; Saves Farmers Money

LED lights could be making turkeys happy while providing a cost savings to farmers. A turkey farmer in Central Minnesota installed LED lights in a finishing barn to help simulate outdoor lighting situations. Although there isn’t much data, one farmer … Continue reading

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