Thousands of dairy farmers rely on solar energy today to run their operations for a variety of reasons, but most notable: cost reduction.
Renewable energy equipment helps Canadian farms save thousands of dollars, over time. These energy projects usually take a small amount of space, a few thousands of dollars to start, and don’t take acres of usable farmland away from crops and animals.
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Solar panels on a dairy farm
Using renewable energy sources on farms comes with numerous benefits. As most people are aware, solar energy has little to no negative effects on the environment.
Since solar panels use energy from the sun’s rays to generate electricity, farmers can rely on this means of power instead of paying a hefty monthly bill to the electric company; so the fiscal advantage is clear.
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Energy conservation in dairy farming
Dairy farming in Canada makes up a large portion of the country’s economy. There are over 12,746 dairy farms nationwide with milk products contributing around 7.8 billion dollars of gross domestic products.
With such a substantial marketplace, it stands to reason why initiatives must be taken to conserve energy.
Crop surveying techniques have been proven to aid farmers in reporting the conditions of their plants, so they » Read more