Monthly Archives: March 2012

State Director Maxine Moul Showcases Energy Efficiency Projects

Nebraska news media, including local daily and weekly newspapers and radio stations around the state highlighted the energy tour conducted by USDA Rural Development Nebraska State Director Maxine Moul on March 23.  She met with three Nebraska businesses that were assisted through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) for energy efficiency improvements.  The visits […] Continue reading

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US Forest Service Harnesses Hydropower without Having to Build a Dam

The Spotted Bear Ranger Station at the Flathead National Forest in western Montana generates electricity using micro-hydropower. Like a traditional hydro dam, this small water system converts the energy of flowing water into electricity. When the water level of Addition Creek on the ranger station is adequate, the micro-hydropower system produces enough electricity to supply […] Continue reading

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US NOAA Rain Maps 3-30

US NOAA Rain Maps 3-30

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US Climate Issues 3-30

US Climate Issues 3-30

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Daily Livestock Report 3-30

Daily Livestock Report 3-30

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CWG AM Weather 3 30

CWG AM Weather 3 30

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Farmer Does as Teacher Says – All in One

If you teach it, you must live it.  That is the wisdom Steven R. Kochemba adheres to. Kochemba is a science teacher and the athletic director for the Joseph Badger School District in Trumbull County north of Youngstown, Ohio.  He’s also a farmer. Among his other science courses, Kochemba teaches 8th and 9th graders about […] Continue reading

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US Climate Issues 3-29

US Climate Issues 3-29

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China mills eye more U.S. corn after 6 cargoes-trade

UPDATE 3-China mills eye more U.S. corn after 6 cargoes-trade – RTRS 29-Mar-2012 00:26 (Adds China confirmation, quotas) Private importers buy 6 cargoes for May/June PNW shipment Imports at discount to domestic prices Mills seen to buy altogether 1.3 mln-1.5 … Continue reading

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USDA Says 120,000 Tons Of Corn Sold To China In 11-12

WASHINGTON, (Dow Jones)– Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: –Export sales of 120,000 metric tons of corn for delivery to China during the 2011/2012 marketing year. The marketing year for corn began Sept. 1. … Continue reading

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