As the American experiment reinvents itself in the midst of challenging times, production agriculture is joining in to change for the better.
Energy efficiency is not just a term used by hybrid vehicle drivers and fluorescent bulb users. Producers looking to make good capital investments that will have a lasting impact on their operations are using it, too.
As the price of diesel and propane skyrocketed, more irrigators began to take a serious look at a switch--an electrical switch.
Changing to electricity for irrigation is proving to be increasingly popular. It's no doubt become more popular since U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development established the Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program.