Renewable Energy

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In addition to determining the ideal crops for your farm, you may want to consider renewable energy as a way to earn more income or offset operating costs. The resources below can help you learn more about renewable energy and consider whether it may be a good option for your farm.

  • Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas offers information on agrisolar systems, including growing crops under solar panels, solar-pollinator habitats, and solar-powered processing. Topics such as geothermal greenhouses, micro-hydropower, and agrisolar crops are featured in the renewable energy section of the program’s website.

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