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NCAT’s Montana FoodCorps and Energy Corps AmeriCorps programs are co-sponsoring the family area of the Montana Folk Festival in Butte. If you are excited about making seed art, painting murals, making playdough pasta, getting your hands dirty, and listening to folk music, please join us as a volunteer for a few hours July 11 and 12. Contact our FoodCorps Fellow Kirsten Gerbatsch for more details: firstname.lastname@example.org or 406-533-6645.
For more than 32 years NCAT’s energy team has helped implement energy conservation and efficiency improvements that result in cost savings while directly impacting climate change. Our specialists have expertise in commercial, residential, and farm energy. More information can be found on our Energy Page.
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Conference: NCAT Energy Rater and ENERGY STAR Training
Topic: Home Energy Raters (HERS) Training
Presenter: Dale Horton, ~NCAT Sustainable Energy Program Manager
Location: Missoula, MT
Registration Info: This workshop will provide comprehensive energy auditor training with an emphasis on new residential construction and the Home Energy Raters rating process. This training is intended to prepare the participant to take the tests necessary to become a certified HERS Rater, a Northwest ENERGY STAR Homes Verifier, and a Northwest ENERGY STAR Homes Performance Tester.
Posted: 2015-05-13 11:28:32
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Conference: NCAT’s Harvesting Clean Energy
Topic: Harvesting Clean Energy
Presenter: NCAT Specialists
Location: BIllings, Montana
Registration Info: Planning is underway for this year’s Harvesting Clean Energy conference, and you should check the website, http://hce.ncat.org/, for updates and registration information. This conference is the premier gathering of the agriculture, forestry, and energy industries and will help advance rural economic development through clean energy development, and explore maximizing profits by practicing good stewardship.
Posted: 2015-02-09 11:32:00
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Conference: Whole-Farm Revenue Protection
Topic: Shop Talk and Farm Field Day
Presenter: Ann Robinson and Jeff Schahczenski, ~NCAT Specialists
Location: Elkhart, Iowa
Registration Info: This field day will begin with a presentation of the new Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) crop insurance program by Jeff Schahczenski, followed by a tour of New Family Farm by diversified producer Tony Thompson. Learn about the additional options for insuring your farm.
Posted: 2015-06-11 13:54:04
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Conference: Texas Department of Agriculture
Topic: Texas Organic Certification Webinar
Presenter: Facilitated by Justin Duncan, ~NCAT Specialist
Registration Info: Mary Ellen Holliman, Coordinator for Organic Certification with the Texas Department of Agriculture, will explain TDA’s new fee structure for organic certification, demonstrate tools on TDA website that applicants may use to calculate fees, provide an overview of the National Organic Program Cost-share Program, and answer your questions.
Posted: 2015-06-11 13:59:24
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June 26 is the deadline to apply for our New York Armed to Farm sustainable agri…
Posted: 22 June 2015 | 7:16 pm
Space still available for the June 28 Farm Field Day in Bremer County, Iowa. Le…
Posted: 19 June 2015 | 6:41 pm
The June issue of NCAT's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Clea…
Posted: 18 June 2015 | 9:24 pm
In the latest issue of Weekly Harvest e-news from our ATTRA Sustainable Agricult…
Posted: 17 June 2015 | 5:21 pm
You did it, Butte! Our 10th annual recycling event garnered more e-waste than e…
Posted: 17 June 2015 | 3:53 pm
Look at the piles of e-waste! Way to go, Butte and Southwest Montana! Keep it…
Posted: 16 June 2015 | 9:27 pm