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October 17, 2016

DFA Energy is pleased to announce a partnership with Third Sun Solar to provide DFA members in the Mideast Area with access to project planning, development, support and discounted pricing for on-farm solar power systems through its Preferred Vendor Network program. 

Since the start of...

October 10, 2016

DFA Energy is pleased to announce a partnership with Jordan Energy to provide DFA members with access to project planning, development, support and discounted pricing for on-farm solar power systems through its Preferred Vendor Network program. 

Since the start of the year, Jordan Energy...

July 26, 2016

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is still accepting applications for its agriculture energy audit program. The program provides free energy audits while identifying future energy efficiencies and savings opportunities for producers to consider on their...

April 11, 2016

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development recently announced the application deadline for the Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program. The deadline to apply for these grants is July 1, 2016 (paper application) and June 24, 2016 (electronic application).

VAPG may be used...

April 11, 2016

There is still time for producers to apply for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). REAP provides producers with grants and loans for the development and construction of on-farm renewable energy systems and for energy efficiency improvement...

March 7, 2016

DFA Energy is pleased to promote the Colorado Dairy and Irrigation Efficiency Program. The recently announced program builds on the 2014 pilot project and provides free energy efficiency and conservation services to dairy producers in the state. The deadline to appy is June 1, 2016.

Grant...

August 14, 2015

DFA Energy is pleased to promote the upcoming Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) workshop and application session in Athens, Ohio. REAP funding may be used for the purchase, installation and construction of renewable energy and energy efficiency systems, including lighting, high-efficiency...

May 7, 2015

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources announced funding for the Agricultural Energy Grant Program (Ag Energy), which provides up to $25,000 for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Click here to download an application.

Funding is available for several dairy-...

February 3, 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications for Conservation Innovation Grants (CIGs). Administered through the Natural Resources Conservation Service, CIGs support the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies on agricultural...

January 26, 2015

The state of Maryland recently announced the application period for the Maryland farm energy efficiency program. Administered through EnSave, the program offers financial support for energy efficiency projects in the dairy sector.

DFA members have an opportunity to apply for grants that...

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