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Welcome to the Farm Energy Audit Training. The broad objective of the Michigan Farm Energy Audit Program is to bring about a reduction of energy use on farms in Michigan while maintaining or improving overall productivity, safety and operator comfort. This goal is achieved by continually updating the program and training new auditors.

This training will focus on agricultural production facilities. Agricultural and food operations are among the highest energy consuming business operations in Michigan and comprise the second largest industry in the State.

Training is broken down into 4 phases and you need to successful complete all phases to receive an endorsement for certification as a Certified Farm Energy Auditor. The certification program will be managed by the Michigan Agricultural Electric Council (MAEC) and Michigan State University Extension (MSUE) with input from the Michigan Farm Energy Audit Program.

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Phase 3 Dairy: Completed

Irrigation: Fall

Renewable Energy Assessment:

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