MAREC to host agriculture energy conference

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Grand Valley’s Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center will host a conference that will bring together experts, business owners and community members interested in renewable energy and efficiency in the agricultural industry.

The half-day conference on July 25 is free and open to the public; lunch will be provided.

Presentation topics will include methane gas, methane digesters in the dairy industry, business strategies for energy efficiency, on-farm energy issues, and energy in the grain industry, among others.

Representatives from Novi Energy, Zeeland Farm Service, Michigan State University, Midwest Energy Group, MAREC, Michigan Agricultural Commodities, The Right Place, and Warner, Norcross and Judd will be present.

The conference is sponsored by the Michigan Agri-Business Association, the Right Place and MAREC.

To register and view an agenda, visit www.gvsu.edu/marec/events.