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Indiana: Purdue Offers Energy Efficiency Workshops for Farms

Indiana: Purdue Offers Energy Efficiency Workshops for Farms

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Farmers and other business owners in rural areas can learn critical steps to increased energy efficiency in workshops hosted by Purdue Extension. The first workshop is scheduled for Jan. 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Crawfordsville District Public Library,

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Florida Farm Business: Maximize Energy Efficiency with Free Evaluations, Cost-Share Program

Florida Farm Business: Maximize Energy Efficiency with Free Evaluations, Cost-Share Program

👤By Andrea Albertin, University of Florida Extension Water Resources Specialist 🕔Jan 12, 2018

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Office of Energy is currently offering free energy evaluations, along with cost-share funds to increase on-farm energy efficiency for agricultural producers in Florida. This includes all types of operations, such as

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Midwest Farmers Can Cut Energy Bills, Gain Federal Incentives Through Purdue Audit

Midwest Farmers Can Cut Energy Bills, Gain Federal Incentives Through Purdue Audit

👤By Shari Finnell, Purdue University 🕔Oct 27, 2017

Running a farm operation is a constant numbers game, with farmers constantly evaluating the costs of replacing equipment, fertilizer, feed and labor against market prices. Another significant cost comes in the form of monthly energy bills for electricity, gas, diesel

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Interest Rate Increase? How Farmers May be Calculating the Cost

Interest Rate Increase? How Farmers May be Calculating the Cost

👤By Elaine Kub, DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Sep 16, 2015

Now that we’ve been firmly back in the universe of abundant crops and low crop prices for a while, it seems that free storage and delayed pricing programs are a thing of the past. It’s one of farming’s ironies that

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