Energy

U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Provides access to the major energy initiatives of the USDA, including interactive maps and graphing analysis tools.

GRACE Communications Foundation.

Provides summaries and overviews of topics covered by a program to promote clean, renewable energy, distributed generation, and energy efficiency.

U.S. Agency for International Development; Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency; Duke Energy; Overseas Private Investment Corporation; German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development; Ashden.

Contains materials about an international initiative to increase food security and economic growth in the developing world through support of affordable energy for farmers.

U.S. Department of Energy.

Presents the work of this office to develop and deploy commercially viable, high-performance energy products from renewable biomass resources.

USDA. Forest Service.

Describes the work of this unit to improve the use of woody biomass for energy production in tandem with forest management activities on public and private lands.

Energy Tools: Energy Consumption Awareness Tools

USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Presents tools designed to increase energy awareness in agriculture and to help farmers and ranchers identify where they can reduce their energy costs. Includes energy estimators for these areas: animal housing, irrigation, nitrogen, and tillage.

U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Provides access to the major energy initiatives of the USDA, including interactive maps and graphing analysis tools.

The Habitable Planet: Unit 7: Agriculture // Section 8: Agriculture and Energy

The Annenberg Foundation. The Annenberg Learner.

Gives an overview of agriculture and energy as part of an online multimedia course developed by scientists and researchers.