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Masters of Energy and Sustainability

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  2012 Dallas, Texas, July 29 - August 1, 2012  121336857.(doi:10.13031/2013.42104)
Authors:   Brandon C Harvey, Gregory C Langley, Wayne C Martens, Leon G Schumacher
Keywords:   Energy Audit, Sustainability, Energy Consumption, Retrofit

Energy efficiency and consumption is at the forefront all agriculture sectors. As such educating the users of electricity on ways to use less, to produce electricity more efficiently, gain efficiency from existing equipment, or installing new equipment that is more energy efficient is a must. The University of Missouri is developing a curriculum that contains five content areas for a Masters of Energy Sustainability, in conjunction with individual modules that will be used for professional development of middle school and high school agriculture teachers. This program is unique due to the interdisciplinary structure that it is built on.

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