Tag: Agriculture

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Turbines and Equines

When Heidi Eijgel and David Glass moved onto a 160-acre ranch near Pincher Creek in 1997, one of their prime goals was to respect and preserve the natural and cultural heritage of the area. (more…)

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Why I Love, Support & Believe in Wind Energy

Originally posted by Meredith Smith on her blog, LifeAmongGiants

My fascination with wind turbines began sometime around 2006. (more…)

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Working with Farmers to create a new green-energy economy

By Robert Hornung The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is extremely disappointed that the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) last week called for a suspension of wind energy development at a time when thousands of farmers across the province are actively participating in, and seeking to participate in, wind energy developments.

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Towards renewable energy

I still remember the days when the truck dumped a big load of coal on the pavement in front of my parents house and the whole family worked together to shovel it into the basement.

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Canadian International Farm Show

Canadian International Farm Show February 7th to 9th, 2012 Toronto, Ontario

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Friend of wind Kate Dietrich shares her story at the Clinton Wind Energy Information Session

My name is Kate Dietrich. I live outside Teeswater, Ontario with my husband and three children. I am currently a stay at home mother and my husband is a windmill service technician.

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Clean energy opportunities for Ontario farmers

A new report on harvesting clean energy on Ontario farms A new report released today concludes that there are multiple and significant opportunities for Ontario farmers to benefit from investments in renewable energy on their farms.

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Turbines are perfect partners for traditional farming

Farmers are the forgotten and essential partners in wind development. We should not overlook their contribution. Without farmers to lease their land to developers and operators there would be no wind plants in southern Ontario where the demand and the need is for clean, renewable energy.

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