4 edition of Solar energy in agriculture found in the catalog.
Solar energy in agriculture
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Blaine F. Parker.|
|Series||Energy in world agriculture ;, 4|
|Contributions||Parker, Blaine F.|
|LC Classifications||S494.5.S64 S65 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 447 p. :|
|Number of Pages||447|
|LC Control Number||90041440|
A research trial launched in suggests that generating solar energy can occur hand in hand with grazing livestock or growing vegetable crops. “The purpose of our work has been to see if we could generate solar energy while keeping the land in agricultural production,” says University of Massachusetts (UM) agronomist Stephen Herbert. The electricity provided by solar panels can power grain dryers, irrigation pumps, workshops, poultry, turkey and hog sheds, and more. Solar Energy Solutions has years of expertise in working with farmers and experienced grant writers to secure USDA REAP grant and loan funding in addition to the 26% federal tax credit and accelerated capital.
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