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LED Turkey Barn Lighting Event

February 27, 2014

When: Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 11:30-2:00

Where: MinnWest Technology Campus, Life Center Auditorium (North Parking Lot), 1800 Technology Drive N.E., Willmar, MN

Register: Online at or call 612-626-0455

Cost: Free (lunch included!)IMG_1511 (1)

Join West Central Clean Energy Resource Team (WCCERT) and The Minnesota Project Thursday, March 13th from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to learn how to pursue funding to support an LED lighting retrofit project. Attendees will learn about LED lighting for turkey barns, hear candid farmer feedback on this type of retrofit, and understand utility and federal funding options to get LED lighting in turkey barns.

This event is free and open to the public. Free lunch will be provided for all pre-registrants. Register online at or call 612-626-0455.

Presentations will be given by:

  • Paul Pierson, USDA Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
  • Shannon Ernst, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
  • Dan Tepfer, Kandiyohi Power Cooperative
  • Fritz Ebinger, The Minnesota Project
  • Alexis Troschinetz, Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs)
  • Last but not least, local turkey farmers!
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