Tuesday, July 22, 2014

On-Farm Renewable Energy Highlight Of Ag Progress Days Aug. 12-14

Energy conservation regulation, shale energy development and on-farm renewable energy sources will be featured at Ag Progress Days August 12-14.
Exhibitors and Penn State Extension educators will provide information on alternative energy markets, regulations, credits and farm energy sources with Penn State’s On-Farm Energy Team.
“This is a chance for visitors to hear about new products and system applications that provide benefits along with savings over conventional energy sources and supplies,” says Ed Johnstonbaugh, Penn State extension educator.
There will also be presentations on land management issues, easements, leasing and trends of royalty income, proposed regulatory requirements and and updates on energy policy. The presentations will take place on August 12, starting at 9 a.m. in the new Farm Family Learning Center Building.
Sponsored by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, Ag Progress Days is held at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs, nine miles southwest of State College on Route 45. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on August 13; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on August 14; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on August 15. Admission and parking are free.
For more information, visit the Ag Progress Days website. Twitter users can find and share information about the event by using hashtag #agprogress. Also find Ag Progress Days on Facebook.

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