TITLE

Renewable Energy in Agriculture: Back to the Future?

AUTHOR(S)
Fischer, James R.; Finnell, Janine A.; Lavoie, Brian D.
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm & Resource Issues;2006 1st Quarter, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the domestic status and opportunities for several renewable energy technologies including solar, wind, geothermal and biomass. Industrial applications of solar energy; Advantages of adopting wind power technology; Types of energy produced by geothermal technologies.
ACCESSION #
21033035

 

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