Posts in category Renewable Energy

Posted on 04/10/2014 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Blog article written by Don Hofstrand, retired ag economist and co-author of the AgMRC Renewable Energy & Climate Change newsletter....

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Posted on 02/12/2014 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the creation of the first ever Regional Hubs for Risk Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate...

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Posted on 07/15/2013 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated eight new biobased product categories for preferred...

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Posted on 03/20/2013 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

The ethanol industry started as a new marketing outlet for farmers, providing additional revenue and creating jobs in the renewable...

Posted on 11/16/2012 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

This week Google announced an equity investment of $75 million in a 50MW wind farm in Rippey, a small town...

Posted on 01/26/2012 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA has approved a conditional commitment in the amount of $232.5 million to ZeaChem...

Posted on 12/06/2011 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)...

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Posted on 05/19/2011 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that Americans will soon have more choices at the gas pump through a USDA program...

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Posted on 12/21/2010 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Wind turbines in Midwestern farm fields may be doing more than churning out electricity. The giant turbine blades that generate...

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Posted on 09/30/2010 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack commended U.S. dairy farmers and processors for their commitment to economic and environmental sustainability following the...