Farm Eenrgy Working Group



Jeff Beneke 
Center for Energy & Environmental Education 


Wednesday November 13, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM CST

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Farm Energy Working Group Meeting 

Join us for a Farm Energy Working Group meeting near Calmar, IA starting at 11:00 AM. 


11:00 – 11:15  Introductions and Updates

(let Carole or Jeff know beforehand if you have an update to provide on energy efficiency, conservation or on-farm renewables.) 

11:15 - 11:45  Presentation: Todd Duncan & Michelle Schaefers, Winnishiek Co. NRCS

Todd and Michelle will present on, Energy Initiative for Farmstead (does not include home improvements) and Landscape (primary focus on cropland improvements).  To receive cost share for energy efficient practices, an official energy audit must be completed that meets the ANSI/ASABE S612.

11:45 – 12:15   Presentation: Liz Kolbe, Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI)

 Liz will provide an update PFI's energy cooperators program.

12:15 - 1:00    Lunch (provided)

1:00 – 2:30      Presentation/Tour

The Northeast Iowa Dairy Center Robotic Milking Project

Please Register by November 12th