Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Farm Energy Working Group

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This group supports research, education and implementation of a variety of energy conservation, efficiency and renewable energy practices from on-farm resources to meet the needs of Iowa’s small and mid-sized farms. 

The goals of the Farm Energy Working Group: wind turbines

  • To facilitate the development and coordinate a state-wide “Farm Energy Working Group”
  • To encourage research, collaboration, implementation, demonstration and outreach for a wide variety of practices to meet the on-farm energy needs of Iowa farms
  • To involve key state organizations, energy practitioners and farmers in these goals

Related grants

This working group was initiated in 2009 as part of a competitive Leopold Center grant to the Center for Energy & Environmental Education at the University of Northern Iowa, which coordinates the group's activities. It is part of the Value Chain Partnerships program.