Monthly Archives: April 2013

Farm Bill Energy Programs Help Meet Nation's Energy, Economic Needs

Over the past decade, the America’s farmers, ranchers and foresters have been at the forefront of innovation, offering their operations as a working “laboratories” that have produced new, diverse energy technologies, including advanced biofuels, biogas, bioproducts, biopower, energy crops, wind, … Continue reading

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The Energy Pyramid: Building on Energy Efficiency

The following guest blog was authored by Amelia Gulkis, Chief Operating Officer at EnSave, a company that strives to make U.S. agricultural producers more sustainable and profitable through energy savings and resource conservation. The last few years have seen a … Continue reading

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Farmers Recognize Need for Sustainability

Given the recent rounds of misinformation, if not downright disinformation, that passes as criticism of renewable energy, it might be a good time to point out the obvious: Meeting increased demand for renewable alternatives to conventional energy cannot come at … Continue reading

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More Renewables for States

The following guest blog is from Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn (Ret.), president and CEO of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) and a 25x’25 Steering Committee member. This article first appeared in Politico April 4. For many years renewable … Continue reading

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EIA Numbers Show U.S. Must Maintain Renewable Energy Incentive Policies

While the attacks continue on government policies that provide the incentives for renewable energy development, the recently released March issue of the DOE Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review shows that the nation is continuing to rely even more on … Continue reading

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Adaptation Report Sets the Stage for a Broad Response to Changing Weather Patterns

The release this week by the 25x’25 Alliance of a report that offers the U.S. agriculture and forestry sectors recommendations to meet the challenges posed by increasingly variable and unpredictable weather is only the first step in a process aimed … Continue reading

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