Project ID

XP2011-03

Abstract

The Farm Energy Working Group’s demonstration grants, field days and presentations by Iowa farmers helped show what can be done on the farm to increase energy efficiency and rely on renewable energy.

Key Question

Can farmers with small to mid-size operations learn to reduce on-farm energy use without a full-fledged statewide farm energy service organization funded through the state or utility companies?

Findings

Yes, the Farm Energy Working Group's demonstration grants, field days and presentations by Iowa farmers helped show what can be done on the farm to increase energy efficiency and rely on renewable energy.

Principal Investigator(s)

Carole Yates

Co-Investigator(s)

Kamyar Enshayan

Year of Grant Completion

2013