IN-PERSON & HANDS-ON WORKSHOP
Solar-Powered Water Pumping Systems for Livestock
Thursday & Friday, April 7th - 8th 9AM – 4PM
Shenandoah Valley AREC - McCormick Farm 128 McCormick Farm Circle Raphine, Virginia
Please join us for an in-person and hands-on workshop focused on water pumping systems for livestock. Participants will learn the principles and applications of solar-electric water pumping. The primary focus will be on solar-powered water pumping systems, however, some other alternatives will be discussed too. Please join us to learn more about these systems, some considerations for their use, and hear farmer experiences.
SPACE LIMITED &
$40 REGISTRATION FEE
INCLUDES LUNCH EACH DAY
Note: If you plan to register more than one person at a time, please refer to this guide for assistance.
Featured Workshop Trainer:
Ken Gardner, SEI Mr. Gardner conducts training sessions for Solar Energy International (SEI) as part of their industry-leading renewable energy technical training program. His company, Gardner Engineering Alternative Energy Services, based in Utah, designs and installs solar-, hydro-, and wind-electric systems.
Speakers from Virginia Cooperative Extension:
Matt Booher, Rockingham/VCE,
Dr. Gabe Pent, Shen Valley AREC/VT &
John Ignosh, Biological Systems Eng. Extension/VT
- Management Considerations
- Basics of Photovoltaics (PV)
- Siting Considerations
- System Components, Design & Equipment Specifications
- Farmer Experiences
- And More!