Energy Training for Agricultural Professionals in the Southern SARE Region

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2008: $97,684.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2009
Region: Southern
State: North Carolina
Principal Investigator:
Mike Morris
National Center for Appropriate Technology
Steve Moore
Center for Environmental Farming Systems

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: canola, rapeseed, sorghum (milo), soybeans, sugarcane, sunflower


  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, extension, mentoring, networking, workshop, youth education
  • Energy: bioenergy and biofuels, energy conservation/efficiency, energy use, solar energy, wind power
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, social networks, sustainability measures
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