University of Vermont

Alternative Energy on the Farm

University of Vermont Extension
UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture
and the Robert P. Davison Fund present:


ALTERNATIVE ENERGY ON THE FARM FORUM

MAY 4, 2005

PROGRAM NOTES

Making Bio-Diesel For Greenhouse Furnace Fuel From Vegetable Oil: Heating Greenhouses With Waste Oil Instead Of Purchased Fuel
by Richard Wiswall, Cate Farm

Converting a Home Heating Oil Furnace To Burn Waste Motor Oil/ Waste Vegetable Oil/ Biodiesel: Parts/ Tools Needed With A Full Explanation/ Demonstration For A DIY Project
by Jesse Parris, Alternative Energy Educator

Growing And Harvesting Willow For Biomass Energy: Field Research Into Methods, Benefits and Costs For Farmers
by Larry Abrahamson, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Small-Scale Manure Digesters: Potential For On-Farm Heat And energy
by Guy Roberts, Intervale Innovation Center, Burlington

Manure Digesters For Energy -- What's Happening On Vermont Farms?
by Dan Scruton, Agency of Agriculture & Onan Whitcomb, Williston

Strategic Hurdles to Widespread Adoption of On-Farm Anaerobic Digesters
By Daniel L. Scruton, Stanley A. Weeks, and Robert S. Achilles

Adapting A Used Wind Power System To Supplement Our Farm's Electricity Supply
by Jack Lazor, Butterworks Farm

An Off-The-Grid Small Wind Power System To Supplement Our Farm's Electricity Supply
by Ken Smith, Merck Farm and Forest Center

Solar Power At Lazy Lady Farm: Overview Of A System That Provides All Of Our Electricity
by Laini Fondiller, Lazy Lady Farm, Westfield



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