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Energy Efficiency and Agriculture

June 30 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Free

Date and Time: Wednesday June 30, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Address: 26505 County Road 2 Staples, MN 56479
Hosts: Central Lakes College Ag and Energy Center
Register by June 23rd to secure your meal ticket.

These events are co-sponsored by Sustainable Farming Association – Central Chapter and Minnesota Farmers Union, in collaboration with University of Minnesota Extension’s Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships, Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs), and Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota (CUB).

 

9:30 – 10 a.m. Registration, coffee, and snacks

10 – 10:15 a.m. Fallon Ryan, Sustainable Farming Association
Michelle Medina Germán, Minnesota Farmers Union
-Welcome and Introductions
-Cory Detloff—introduction of Ag & Energy

10:15 – 11 a.m. Melissa Birch & Fritz Ebinger
U of MN Extension – RSDP – CERTS
-Solar PV basics and siting considerations
-Funding and financing options

11 – 11:15 a.m. Joe Luetmer, farmer
-Solar installation cost and payback
-Energy production and usage

11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Break, Vendor tour

11:30 a.m. – noon Tour of solar installation
-Solar array, inverters, and meters
-Energy efficient design of building

Noon Lunch – Compliments of Minnesota Farmers Union. Vendor announcements.

12:30 -1:30 p.m. Networking
-Indoor food pod & and legacy garden tours

This event is hosted by Central Lakes College Ag and Energy Center.

This free event is co-sponsored by Sustainable Farming Association – Central Chapter and Minnesota Farmers Union, in collaboration with University of Minnesota Extension’s Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships, Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs), Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota (CUB), Region Five Development Commission, and Central Lakes College.

Details

Date:
June 30
Time:
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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