ENCON: On-Farm Energy Conservation & Efficiency Series

A Modular Series on Energy Conservation & Efficiency

This module introduces concepts of on-farm energy conservation and efficiency. Farm energy conservation and efficiency are presented as a starting point for reducing the demand for energy resources used in agricultural production. The unit includes information about global/national energy supply, areas where farms have opportunities to conserve, why energy assessments are important, and how to find an energy auditor.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Agreement No. 2007-51130-03909. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.