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4/16/2014
Husqvarna adds 3 all-wheel drive walk mower models to offer high quality options for any budget.
5/2/2012
You can use your ATV to smooth your driveway with this new grader attachment.
9/1/2011
Third party study proves Yamaha’s longstanding claim of most durable CVT transmission.
2/29/2012
As spring approaches the lawn surrounding your home will certainly begin to grow. With the New Lithium Powered Cordless Recharge Mower ULTRALITE, from Driven By Solar Inc., achieve beautiful manicured results without nasty fumes.
10/31/2011
Worksaver, Inc. introduces new clamp-on snow blades, ideal for compact tractors with non-quick attach buckets.
4/20/2012
Company announces plans for expanded production with Menlo and launch of Innovation Center at NPCC property.
6/7/2012
Joplin’s one-year, post-tornado milestone to be marked with neighborhood tree planting, community beautification led by national equipment manufacturers, Vermeer Corporation and Kubota Tractor Corporation
8/15/2012
Two new models of pull behind cutters for use with tractors.
8/24/2012
Investments in lawnmower fabrication processes save more than 310 tons of steel annually.
7/13/2011
ECHO Bear Cat is pleased to introduce the 2” SC2170 Chipper/Shredder to its line of outdoor power equipment.
7/13/2011
The new FSA 65 and FSA 85 grass trimmers, the latest products available for the 36-volt STIHL Lithium-Ion battery technology system, deliver fuel savings, time savings and environmental benefits for gasoline-free trimming applications.
11/2/2011
New Platform Revealed at Dealer Road Shows
2/14/2012
Husqvarna has issued the Ethanol Challenge in order to provide the tools for consumers to gain awareness about ethanol.
2/15/2012
Sawing their own lumber enables home owners to fulfill their dreams.
6/14/2012
Kubota partners with the Propane Education & Research Council to offer $1,000 purchase incentive on its ZP330, delivering ‘green’ performance and more ‘green’ in your pocket.
7/13/2012
Choose smarter features for better results.
5/3/2012
A new smaller utility trailer for your all-purpose ATV.
10/4/2011
Capable of moving a host of materials: snow, aggregate materials, livestock feed and silage.
10/28/2011
Hud-Son Forest Equipment would like to introduce the all new 2012 HFE-21 Homesteader portable sawmill.
4/11/2012
Put your riding mower to work!
5/9/2012
Grasshopper announces a new online tool designed to calculate fuel costs and impacts of commercial mowing equipment.
8/17/2012
With new powerful engine options, more safety features, enhanced technology and easy, comfortable handling, the 4500 will soon become a customer favorite in Ventrac’s lineup.
4/9/2012
Cub Cadet is known for providing break-through innovations, a reputation supported by the Best Buy rating.
7/16/2012
Bobcat Company introduces 3-point tiller implements for the Toolcat 5610 utility work machine and the full line of compact tractors.
7/17/2013
The solar-powered tractor was painted Terry’s favorite color—green—before the motor was strapped in. After the motor was installed a battery stand was welded over the top of the DC drive motor which is large enough to accommodate twelve 250-amp deep-cycle batteries. Once the performance controller was installed battery cables were run, linking the batteries together.
5/5/2011
The 2011 report focuses on the Garden Effect and Payback-if-sold. The Garden Effect is the estimated increase in a property’s market value as a result of having beautiful landscaping.
2/1/2012
The new sub-compact tractor line offers “max performance, versatility and value.”
9/24/2012
Kubota reinforces tractor and heavy equipment safety for the whole family.
5/16/2014
TRUFUEL, a ready-to-use engine fuel, can be used in two and four-stroke engines.
9/28/2010
The Camping Accessory People expand their already extensive product line.
10/18/2011
New Internet Presence Offers Users Simple, Value-based Experience
6/29/2012
Mahindra USA leads in several survey categories and ranks among top three overall.
4/27/2011
Hoelscher Commercial Products announces a new product for pulling out trees, posts, shrubs and vines.
4/27/2011
Hoelscher Commercial Products announces a new product for pulling out trees, posts, shrubs and vines.
7/26/2012
ECHO Bear Cat is excited to announce that is has met the required guidelines to attain certification on the manufacture of its outdoor power equipment by the National Association of Trailer Manufactures (NATM).
10/10/2012
Do you love showing off your FarmTek products? Think you're using them in a unique and interesting way? FarmTek would love to see!
6/1/2012
Personal users can now buy welding and cutting products and accessories online from the comfort of their home.
1/6/2011
Honda Power Equipment is raising the standard for portable generators, adding value and enhanced performance to three of its popular portable generator lines.
10/13/2011
Funds will go to Honored American Veterans Afield and Feed The Children organizations.
8/31/2012
Red Brand Fence (manufactured by Keystone Steel and Wire), recently received an award for their recycling initiatives by their industry peers.
8/2/2011
Blount, the world’s largest manufacturer of saw chain, announces the launch of the new OREGON PowerNow 40V MAX* Cordless Chainsaw.
8/10/2011
KIOTI Tractor is pleased to announce the expansion of their popular implement and attachment lines.
9/29/2011
DR Power Equipment has threatened to make ordinary hydraulic log splitters obsolete with the brand new DR®RapidFire™ Log Splitter. DR technology has eliminated the big drawbacks of hydraulic log splitters.
9/13/2012
New burn barrel alternative provides safer, smarter home and garden burning for homeowners.
3/19/2014
If you’re considering buying a new log splitter, you may have begun to debate whether you want an electric log splitter or a gas-powered model. What’s the difference? DR Power Equipment has some useful insight for you.
12/14/2011
Select Kubota models now available for rent at the Home Depot.
4/20/2011
Join the Picnic for the Planet for Earth Day, April 22, to celebrate the planet we live on, its food and the people who live here.
4/16/2013
Tips on how to prepare yourself for a day of hiking!
1/12/2012
Think outside the box and consider outdoor power equipment for your Valentine this year.
3/19/2012
DR offers innovative ATV utility trailer with 1 year hands-on trial.
9/11/2013
Madrone uses innovative fabrics and ventilation systems in their new line of outdoor headwear.
9/26/2011
How to avoid contacting poison ivy and poison oak.
7/28/2010
TrikE, an electric-assisted human powered vehicle (HVP), provides weather protection and storage while maintaining all the benefits of a bicycle.
5/28/2010
Human-powered generators cleverly derive electricity from something we already use in abundance — human movement — offering an easy way to tap renewable energy for anyone interested in a low-impact lifestyle. Two creative generators caught our attention: a merry-go-round that supplies light for poor Ghanaian schools and a revolving door that lights up a train station.
5/19/2011
Take a lesson from Southerners, who know a thing or two about keeping cool naturally. These homes take advantage of old-fashioned and cutting-edge passive cooling techniques to stay temperate even during hot Southern summers.
6/19/2013
Daedong Industrial, a global agricultural manufacturing company, celebrated its 66th anniversary in May 2012.
2/25/2013
Crafted of the company’s signature recycled lumber, POLYWOOD, the new Surf City collection will offer contemporary styling with a mixed lumber and metal design.
10/14/2011
Renowned sportsman and conservationist Beau Turner is bringing his knowledge and unique talents exclusively to Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American Sportsman, with the debut of his new original series, Beau Knows Outdoors.
9/1/2011
Late summer's hot days give way to cool nights--perfect for sleeping under the stars. Spend a few nights outside, before it's too late.
6/15/2010
Propelling a vehicle with air or water is possible, but whether it’s practical is another story.
4/1/2011
Todd Harne shares his "must-have" pieces of equipment to tackle his spring chores around the farm.
6/15/2011
Outdoor kitchens, dining areas and living rooms are a great way to expand your home's living space. Designers offer advice on how to make the most of the great outdoors--in your own backyard.
2/26/2014
Barebones strives to make the experience of outdoor recreation and hobbies a priority.
3/31/2014
Patagonia’s Simple Fly Fishing campaign offers gear, easy techniques and basic teachings for any skill level.
5/2/2011
These seasoned off-the-grid veterans have found that hefty batteries make for a happy home.
5/3/2011
Adding solar panels can increase a home's resale value by as much as $17,000, a new Lawrence Berkeley Lab report finds.
7/3/2008
With tons of different models of TVs, DVD players and associated equipment, how do you know which cables you’ll need to connect it all? Take a look at this Web site that helps you get it all together.
10/1/2010
Most stock tanks aren’t designed to prevent the water from freezing. The tanks have no insulation, and the large area of water exposed to air doesn’t help either. Livestock owners frequently us a floating electric tank heater. But there’s a better (and less expensive) solution — solar livestock water tanks.
12/20/2011
Readers share their favorite durable, long-lived, sturdy and well-made kitchen tools.
4/20/2009
Read reviews of the best butter churns.
3/20/2014
Bobcat’s 600 frame-size loaders have a non-DPF emissions solution.
4/22/2014
ECHO and Shindaiwa ranked at Gold Level Status in the annual NAEDA Manufacturer Relations Survey.
6/13/2014
The new adapter, from Worksaver, Inc., allows John Deere 400/500 series loaders to be used with Euro/Global attachments.
2/2/2012
In 2010 former horse-powered produce grower Michael Hari launched Equicert, a business that provides services to horse powered farms.
3/22/2013
Make your own rotisserie spit that is solar powered.
10/1/2009
The Solar Decathletes begin assembly on the National Mall at midnight, Oct. 1. But just getting the houses into D.C. is no simple task.
9/28/2011
Keeping the project going is my goal.
9/10/2013
A recent trip to Vietnam presents an opportunity to study people-powered devices and transportation.
3/7/2013
Most Americans use vehicles to travel less than three miles, a distance that can easily be walked. Choosing active transportation over vehicles can improve your health, decrease your spending and minimize all that time you spend at stop lights.  
6/17/2009
If you need a little horsepower for your homestead, a two-wheeled tractor may be a good choice.
7/11/2008
Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed a way to double electricity from solar cells by using dyed glass.
5/25/2011
An introduction to a series exploring the world of beekeeping
1/11/2011
Bobcat is a global brand with more than 600 dealer locations in North America and the leader in compact equipment—industry's original innovator, beginning more than 50 years ago with the first compact machine and predecessor to the skid-steer loader.
1/24/2013
EZ Tomato Cages are the brainstorm of two friends, both fed up with purchasing tomato cages that were cheaply fabricated, weak and difficult to store.
2/6/2013
Dixie Chopper, the manufacturer of The World’s Fastest Lawn Mower, offers the Zee 2 series, its newest and largest line of residential zero-turn lawn mowers. Ideal for large property owners, Zee 2 mowers include a variety of features for fast performance, quality cutting and comfortable operation. 
2/13/2013
New Holland has introduced its next generation of hardworking utility tractors, the T4 Series. This tailored offering produces between 84 to 106 horsepower thanks to powerful 4-cylinder engines with Common Rail technology and a Cooled Exhaust Gas Recirculation system to meet Tier 4A compliance.
4/27/2009
We’re testing incubators, equipment and feed for the Community Chickens project.
4/3/2014
Qualifying referrals to Exmark can receive $100 Carhartt gift cards.
4/11/2014
Exmark’s “Transitioning Mower Fleets to Propane” provides a road map for landscape professionals.
6/18/2014
JackJaw’s new T-post extractor is durable and lightweight.
12/18/2012
Fall may be turning to winter, but there’s still time to enjoy those last sunny days before the harsh chill settles in.
1/13/2011
Cam has been playing with and skating on thick ice lately.
8/3/2011
Company launches dynamic, new CSR communications portal to provide real-time content and discussion around social and environmental efforts.
3/7/2013
People are traveling fewer miles in vehicles, suggesting more compact communities whose residents choose walking over driving.    
5/14/2013
The United States has one of the lowest rates of active transportation in the world, leading to poor cardiovascular health and other diseases.
5/30/2011
Cam is back riding his solar-powered electric bike and he loves it!
12/18/2011
How a wood-fired hot tub allows us to live better on less energy.
5/15/2013
A look back at how we’ve become addicted to electricity and its conveniences since the Great Depression.
6/3/2013
An upcoming inspirational documentary, “Beyond Off-Grid,” that strives to motivate people to return to the old paths, includes self-sufficiency experts from around the country. A MOTHER EARTH NEWS blog prompted the producer to contact us.
2/15/2013
A Danish study has found that concentration improves among students who bicycle or walk to school.
2/4/2010
Dan Chiras talks about the benefits of passive solar design.
5/27/2011
Since they built their solar- and wind-powered cordwood home in Desboro, Ontario, Lisa and Ray Racicot have never looked back. The only thing they'll do differently next time is install the renewable energy systems first, to power the construction.
10/10/2007
Waves, tides and currents can all be used as sources of energy.
8/14/2009
Check out these wind resource maps for a quick look at wind around the world.
8/9/2010
Mahindra USA, the leader in affordable, high-quality farm equipment, continues its commitment to provide hard-working, high value tractors in the United States with the launch of 13 new models for the 2011 season.
8/18/2011
The bar has been raised once more as AGCO Application Equipment introduces for 2012 three new RoGator high-clearance sprayers designed with even more power.
9/5/2012
New Holland Agriculture is unveiling new equipment, and exciting new technology at the 2012 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa.
2/8/2011
The American Society of Safety Engineers’ Ag Branch encourages purchasing tractors with a Rollover Protection Structure. Programs exist that will help offset the cost of the ROPS to add to older tractors. Tractor rollovers are common accidents that will lead to severe injury or death, but an ROPS will keep the driver safe.   
5/8/2012
Cam always wanted to be the kind of guy who could swap out a motor and now he is!
6/17/2009
Readers share reports about their favorite specialized kitchen utensils.
4/27/2011
The Orvis Company believes that if we are to benefit from the use of our natural resources, we must commit to protecting them.
7/12/2011
Avid 4-wheeling enthusiast shares his most important advice for protecting yourself outdoors.
9/26/2011
Holy cow, I just wrote a blog about cleaning. I really am turning into my mother.
1/15/2013
We enjoy sledding and snowshoeing in the winter as outdoor activities.
8/9/2012
As everyone gathers around this campfire this fall, unite this variety of flavors into one savory skillet that will be enjoyed by all.
12/14/2007
When it's cold outside, who doesn't love a cozy fireplace or woodstove? Wood heat is a comfortable way to warm your home, and there are many reasons it's a practical choice, too.
9/23/2013
You can make a simple bench for the garden or patio by recycling an old headboard.
9/23/2013
You can make these outdoor chairs for less than $80 by recycling a whiskey barrel and using a few other supplies from your workshop.
6/30/2014
Here at Deer Isle Hostel, Maine, we use a compost pile built with local, natural materials and a 100-foot water pipe to create a steaming hot shower.
7/22/2014
Which fire starting tool works best - or at all?
9/22/2010
The World Community Grid uses grid technology and idle computers to power environmental and humanitarian research projects.
5/21/2009
New York makes a plan to increase solar power as part of an aggressive energy policy.
5/5/2008
Here are the basic options for buying your electricity from sustainable sources.
6/16/2011
Looking at all the wood powered cars
11/21/2012
Walking School Buses make a big impact by improving health, building community and filling in where school budgets fall short.
3/12/2013
Saying ‘Yes’ to a cross country bicycling trip was easy. After I fully realized what my mouth had done, my brain had second thoughts.
4/27/2011
Liza Fleischer was a suburbanite through and through when she met her husband, Ted, who she says was "born 100 years too late." Now they live in a solar- and hydro-powered hand-built home on 160 acres in Vermont--and she loves it.
5/12/2011
Deb and Tommy have spent just $7,500 to set up their off-the-grid homestead in Oklahoma's Kiamichi Mountains, which relies on one 80-watt solar panel for power. As they learn more, they will continue to build their systems.
8/9/2012
This is the hands on portion of how a solar power system operates.
1/16/2012
If you begin tomorrow, you can be soaking in fresh, 103-degree water by the evening.
10/11/2012
Kingtec K25Z-4 will not only cut the spiralling out of control energy demand from the power-hungry air-conditioning unit of the world but it can also cut a struggling families electric bill significantly.
7/6/2012
Our power system begins to take shape.
5/1/2009
There's lots of good information on renewable energy in this new NPR series on electricity in America.
3/22/2013
South Dakota and Alaska electric cooperatives received the award for 2012 Wind Cooperatives of the Year.
5/27/2010
Yes, you can make your own solar panels, but it won’t necessarily save you much money compared with buying commercial solar panels.
7/12/2013
The Solar Impulse has made history as the first solar-powered airplane to fly across the North American continent.
12/27/2007
These 25 very different places all get some or all of their energy from wind power.
10/15/2008
A new company has redesigned the typical shape of solar panels to be more three-dimensional.
5/8/2009
Check out this video on tapping wind power with kites.
6/3/2011
On the eve of Southern Company (NYSE:  SO) holding its annual meeting of stockholders in Pine Mountain, GA., the nonprofit Green America released a report ranking the major U.S. power producer as “the United States’ most irresponsible utility.”    
1/4/2013
Blog post number 17: Jeff solves the problem of how to use higher-efficiency D/C power for long run-time loads, while using some A/C appliances as well.
12/3/2009
The fastest-growing energy technology in the world is solar, and photovoltaic solar collectors capture solar energy in a supremely adaptable and portable form. Find out more about photovoltaics, how they work, and how they can change the way we make energy.
5/13/2009
DIY projects are great fun and can save money — unless you end up in the emergency room.
4/4/2014
60 years ago scientists at Bell Laboratories developed the first solar cell capable of converting enough sunlight into electricity for practical uses. Their discovery is the greatest breakthrough in the 6000-year history of solar energy, and the sire to today's solar revolution. Let's celebrate!
2/8/2011
Scott Davis’ “Solar Projects, Big and Small” video offers inspiration for both solar energy enthusiasts and folks who are just curious. Tips and advice pertaining to solar energy can be found at the Yahoo! group Simply Solar, and you can make your dream project a reality with Gary Reysa’s instructions.  
8/6/2010
Kasco is excited to offer these outstanding products to our own line of grain drills and overseeders.
8/10/2010
Herd Seeder is the primary name in the industry, having produced quality seeders and spreaders for more than sixty years. Kasco is excited to offer these outstanding products to our own line of grain drills and overseeders.
7/6/2011
The RTA12 & RTR12 Series Rotary Tillers from Land Pride till soil for seedbed and planting preparation with uses and applications in landscaping, gardens, and residential areas.
7/8/2011
KIOTI Tractor, one of the fastest growing utility tractor manufacturers in North America, is pleased to announce the addition of the DS3510, a 34 horsepower compact utility tractor.
1/19/2012
The Honda EB6500 earned first place in the Rental Equipment Register’s generators and welders category, selected by a panel of industry experts as displaying innovation in rental industry products.
7/13/2012
None of these items' primary use is for gardening or livestock keeping but here we are using them all the time. So here's my list of items that you should keep around if you are an avid gardener or own livestock.
2/10/2014
Ventrac unveils the 3400 tractor, the newest sub-compact tractor to their product lineup.
5/22/2013
A few thoughts on why so many people are hesitant to make the transition to produce their own power.
3/1/2012
Now, when one tumbler is full and ready to start cooking, there is another tumbler ready to take in the raw compost.
8/21/2012
Set up a washing station in your garden. Rinse your veggies there, saving the water for the garden and keeping your kitchen clean.
5/20/2011
Steve shares current results and recommendations from his 20 years of observing and applying deck finishing products and techniques.
7/16/2014
Looking for the perfect sourdough hamburger bun.
3/29/2013
On our journey to self-reliance, my husband, Darren, and I have been gathering human-powered tools when we can find them. It’s surprising and sad how quickly hand- and foot-powered tools were junked when electricity became available. From 1850 to 1890, more than 100 apple-pealing devices were patented. Then none, except those running on electric power. And so it goes with thousands of other nifty human-powered appliances.
11/20/2012
Conventional generators require gasoline or diesel fuel, which can be expensive -- especially during emergencies. Also, the emissions from gas-powered generators contribute to air pollution. Solar generators are a smart alternative to consider.
6/4/2008
Mounting a wind turbine on your roof instead of on a tower might seem like a good idea, but here are some issues you should consider.
7/15/2010
Landscapers, gardeners and DIYers have a fast and convenient solution that dethatches, bags, rakes, scalps, mulches and cuts lawns in a single tool.
10/14/2010
Black and Decker.com provides project advice, community features and much more.
7/11/2011
QSolar Limited today announced that it has introduced its' new Kristal and Kristal Rainbow range of semi-transparent and colour semi-transparent solar panels.
1/24/2012
Cam shares his enthusiasm for the sun and the wind at his off-grid home.
2/8/2012
When you only drink one cup of coffee a day, the mug you use is pretty important.
12/18/2012
Wind turbines kills birds, but not as many as are killed by tall buildings and other hazards.
5/4/2009
The Environmental Protection Agency releases a list of the top green power purchasers in the United States.
3/26/2009
Turn out the lights. Light the candles. Tomorrow night (March 28) from 8:30-9:30 (in your time zone) is Earth Hour.
12/3/2008
The Oak Ridge National Laboratory recently released a report discussing Combined Heat and Power (CHP) and its possibility as an energy solution.
7/28/2009
The Environmental Protection Agency announced a list of the top 20 on-site renewable electtricity generators.
9/15/2009
Check out the PV Watts calculator and find out how much solar-electric power you can generate in your part of the world.
5/2/2012
Connect a bike to a grain grinder to discover a whole new world of pedal power possibility.
11/29/2012
In support of the Obama Administration's all-of-the-above energy strategy, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced Nov. 19, 2012, 10 small business-led projects to speed solar energy innovation from the lab to the marketplace.
9/28/2007
Many states are working quickly to develop their wind power resources knowing it will pay off big in the future.
4/6/2011
Growing Power believes that youth working in city farms will grow, bloom and thrive right alongside the crops they cultivate.
10/22/2009
Team Germany takes first place in the 2009 Solar Decathlon, followed by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in second and Team California in third. 
12/23/2009
Check out this green gingerbread house built by MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff: It includes cookie and candy versions of SIPs construction, a living roof, and a solar electric system.
11/29/2013
As the importance of solar architecture grew, the southern aspect took on great stature in Chinese life. Ancient wisdom associated the south with fire and warmth, while the north came to be synonymous with winter and somberness. The Emperor facing south therefore shuns darkness and embraces enlightenment to govern. The Chinese to this day prefer a southern orientation for housing.
10/25/2013
Let It Shine by John Perlin highlights the context in which solar energy developments have occurred and the people who have made the solar revolution possible, revealing a whole new group of unknown technological pioneers, as well as people famous for other accomplishments never before known for their work as the solar advocates and technologists they were.
2/11/2014
For many people, going green seems like a daunting task, but in reality, a few simple lifestyle changes is all you need.
4/7/2014
Utility companies and solar power companies are vying for customers' business. See how that affects you.
6/9/2014
The following post summarizes Chapter 7 of the book "Let It Shine The 6000 Year Story of Solar Energy."
6/9/2014
Going solar in developing countries, especially in communities that lack access to electricity, is a completely different experience. Here the 3 main reasons why solar is taking off abroad.
3/8/2013
If you often find yourself in need of lumber for various homestead projects, consider a small, portable sawmill to cut your own lumber. Portable milling equipment makes it possible for you to create dimensioned lumber for all kinds of DIY projects. The videos below show the versatility of portable sawmills in action. You will also discover tips to assist with assembly.
3/24/2011
Covering an area about the size of California with solar panels would provide enough power to handle the world's needs.
8/1/2012
Short description of our solar system and the everyday things we do to operate them.
7/21/2009
Tell us what you think. If you installed a wind turbine or solar-electric panels, would you want to be tied to the electric grid, or would you rather have a grid-independent system?
7/5/2014
The Clean Power Plan to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants, proposed on June 2, 2014, by the Environmental Protection Agency, under President Obama’s Climate Action Plan not only limits our carbon pollution but also injects life back into our domestic workforce.
5/19/2011
Professional team ropers David Key and Jade Corkill are the new Grand Champions of the 29th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic.
8/25/2011
Micro Dairy Industry Leader, Bob-White Systems, Launches E-Commerce Site.
2/27/2012
New Holland Agriculture is unveiling a number of new tractors as well as new haytools and other equipment at the 2012 World Ag Expo in Tulare, California and the 2012 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky.
6/4/2012
Multiplaz North America announced it continues to woo potential resellers, as it is overwhelmingly winning consumers with its green technology, gasless, based Super New Plasma Welding and Cutting Machine, the Multiplaz 3500.
11/2/2012
Smaller version of the original Gardener’s Hollow Leg is perfect for picking dinner!
12/28/2012
Land Pride is proud to announce four new skid Grapples in 12 different sizes as well as a skid-mounted Stump Grinder. These completely new attachments feature the same quality and durability that you’ve come to expect from Land Pride.
8/30/2012
Milking is a fun and easy chore! Here are some hints on milking in an easy fashion.
11/21/2011
Robert Zwald talks about farming equipment and selling his harvest in the 1940s. This is the sixth part of Robert's stories from the past, as compiled by his daughter, Ruth.
5/6/2011
Michael Funk's 6,000-square-foot off-the-grid home and retreat center on 1,200 acres in the Sierra Nevadas is an heirloom, handbuilt with reverence for the spectacle that surrounds it. He hopes it will inspire every visitor to preserve the paradise.
3/3/2011
Southwest Windpower is the world’s leading supplier of distributed wind generators. With history lasting more than two decades, the company is a global leader and pioneer in the design, manufacturing and distribution of small wind systems.
5/26/2011
A. O. Smith Water Products Company, the leading manufacturer and marketer of residential and commercial water heaters, has donated a 120-gallon solar storage tank to the Hurston family of Cocoa Beach, Fla., project of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.
7/5/2011
Hodgson Mill Inc., a leading national producer of All-Natural and Organic, Whole-Grain foods, has added two wind turbines to successfully complete the second phase of a significant new green initiative.
7/13/2011
Skystream install program helps consumers take advantage of their wind resource.
10/15/2009
Rice University's ZEROW HOUSE takes first place for hot water and second for architecture and market viability at the Solar Decathlon 2009 in D.C.
7/30/2012
What's it take to build your own SOLAR-POWERED Electric Car? How about starting small with some hardware store parts and an old child's ride-on toy? Read how a tinkerer Dad builds a Solar-Powered Power Wheels with just basic tools and skills.
1/7/2011
The difference between power and energy and how it relates to toast!
7/25/2011
Cam is handling this heatwave much better thanks to his solar-powered air conditioner!
12/1/2011
We now have something to walk on other than dirt!
12/29/2011
Has the "magic" energy solution been discovered?
1/15/2012
We finally see walls and a loft floor.
2/2/2012
We settle in for a long winter's work.
2/13/2012
Instead of learning new tricks, we devise new ways to do the same old tricks.
3/16/2012
A simple explanation of our solar power generating system and cost.
4/2/2012
Finally, we start to take shape.
4/4/2012
Cam recently spoke to a Transition group about the challenges ahead and how to prepare for them.
4/26/2012
A roof is a wonderful thing to have!
6/6/2012
Our humble abode begins to take shape.
9/7/2012
We bring power from the array inside the building and put it to work.
6/25/2008
Daniel Sheridan found a way to turn children's energy into electrical power with a see-saw that generates electricity. The see-saw should generate enough electricity to light a classroom for a whole evening after only five to 10 minutes of use.
1/21/2009
Take this quiz from How Stuff Works and learn more about how solar panels produce electricity.
5/13/2009
There are a growing number of small, solar-powered gadgets for sale including solar flashlights, radios, cell phone chargers, outdoor motion lights and more. Are you using any of these small solar products? Do you find them useful? Tell us what you think!
9/1/2009
We’d like to hear more about your experiences with green power. Is it available where you live? How does the price compare to what you would otherwise pay for electricity? Why have you — or haven’t you — chosen this option?
7/15/2010
American and European renewable power sources made up more than half of the countries' new electrical capacity in 2009.
3/13/2013
A report from economic analyst Mark Cooper shows that continuing nuclear power projects in the Southeast will only produce billions of dollars in excess costs.  
3/18/2013
A mapping and assessment by the Electric Power Research Institute found that the U.S. hydrokinetic waterpower resources could provide 3 percent of the nation’s annual electricity use.
3/20/2013
Wind turbines within two miles of residential areas can hurt the property values of homes.
6/6/2013
University of Maine leads the United States in clean-energy technology, thanks to the development of a grid-connected wind turbine off the coast of Maine.
10/22/2010
Without federal subsidies, the future of solar power looks grim. Fortunately, the Obama administration is giving solar a boost with four new large-scale solar projects.
11/18/2011
At last, we construct the foundation.
7/6/2010
Henry Red Cloud has a lot to do with the wind energy education happening in South Dakota on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud reservations. Along with these tribes, the interest in wind energy is spreading across the nation, especially to Arizona, and outside organizations are lending a hand.
5/25/2010
The pros and cons of nuclear power have been discussed in news and politics for years. We want to know what you think. Is nuclear power a viable and safe option for cleaning up our air? Are the risks of nuclear energy worth the potential rewards? Are there other energy alternatives that deserve more of our attention?
7/8/2008
Heating water with the sun is no longer an option on the Hawaiian islands. A bill was passed in Hawaii that requires all new homes to install a solar water heater in order to receive a building permit.
12/3/2007
One of the disadvantages of wind power is that the wind doesn't always blow. But in the future, new technology could make it easier to store wind energy.
10/3/2008
National Solar Tour couldn't have more perfect timing.
11/20/2009
T. Boone Pickens is the very embodiment of the Texas oil tycoon. He’s also, arguably, the world’s leading advocate for wind energy.
5/4/2009
Rechargeable tool packages use the same battery to power multiple tools: saws, drills, drivers and flashlights. What are the benefits of these systems?
7/1/2013
Here’s how to find good background information on residential solar energy systems, including locating solar installers and finding advice on particular products.
2/26/2010
Dan Chiras discusses the differences between power purchase agreements and lease programs, and the benefits of taking advantage of either.
8/10/2011
Steve explains what he's learned over 20 years of using generators and monitoring advances in design.
11/17/2009
Let's take a trip back into the Mother Earth News archive to learn more about thin-film solar.
11/25/2013
Renewable energy is often seen as a way to have it all and still feel “green” and it is indeed at a glance more environment friendly than conventional power, but no power has as low footprint as the power not used.
1/17/2014
But what happens if progress in poverty’s eradication far-outpaces green energy solutions? Two of the most important issues of our century — clean energy and poverty eradication - are potentially mutually exclusive, if development efforts do not factor in increased consumption that will occur.
3/14/2014
1.3 billion people live without access to electricity. In the last five years, falling costs of solar technology have made solar economically viable without subsidies for off-grid communities. How can businesses keep up with this potential solar growth? Hint: it’s all about the customer.
12/19/2013
The sun provides us with enough clean energy that if ever effectively harnessed, we might never need any other form again. Sadly, we are only able to harness a fraction of it's potential. Fortunately, we are making great progress to get where we want to be.
5/3/2012
The generators we use for living off the grid and a multitude of other tasks.
2/22/2011
Healthy home advocates are concerned that wireless power and gas meters, which are being installed in homes across the country, could release dangerous radiation.
3/14/2011
Wind power grew by 30 percent and solar power grew by 40 percent in 2010, according to a new report.
8/27/2012
Dog days of summer? Yes, but there is still a lot of the grwoing season left. Protect yourself from the late summer sun with these tried 'n true items ... tested by a gardener who knows more than she'd like to about skin cancer.
3/10/2011
The bad news? Coal-fired power plants are our biggest source of industrial pollution. The good news? Solar grew by 67 percent last year, making it our fastest-growing energy sector.
5/31/2011
When a fire destroyed their home and office near San Luis Obispo, Ken Haggard and Polly Cooper seized the opportunity to build the off-the-grid straw bale home of their dreams. Their comfortable compound now houses two other families as well.
7/1/2008
A wind energy expert discusses the durability of small-scale wind turbines.
2/5/2011
Steve Maxwell, “Canada’s Handiest Man”, guides an inquiring homeowner on how to find the right circular saw.
7/23/2010
SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO) announces the availability of its most advanced HIT Power® solar module, the HIT Power 220A, offering improved efficiency and energy output -- and designed to energize integrators and installers with more power per square foot than ever before.
7/6/2012
Setting weld parameters is now easier than ever with the Miller Auto-Set elite feature.
4/3/2013
Some large electronics can use as much energy as a light bulb while in "stanby" mode, meaning you should unplug them when you leave the house or know you won’t use them for awhile. Having a large electronic setup plugged into a  power strip makes it much easier to completely power it down, especially if it has a lot of plugs like a home theater system or computer.
11/28/2012
Chicago has decided to convert its entire garbage truck fleet to electric trucks from Motiv Power Systems, making it the first city in the U.S. to have a zero-emission fleet. 
8/21/2011
Is the electric car all it's cracked up to be? Let's find out!
1/18/2011
Luna Lodge, on Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula, relies on hydro power.
2/17/2011
A new study finds that generating electricity from coal costs taxpayers $345 billion each year, making renewable energy start to look like a bargain.
2/22/2011
When Joan King Salwen is invited to speak with Bill and Melinda Gates about The Power of Half, she learns how valuable homemade gifts can be.
9/28/2009
More and more people are looking for jobs in the renewable energy field. If you're interested in this type of career, here's how you can get started.
3/18/2011
In this Wind Energy Blog, we talk with a representative from The Nature Conservancy to learn more about the environmental impacts of wind energy. Despite the many concerns about the impacts these wind farms can have on wildlife, there are no current regulations that wind farm developers must follow before building their wind farms.
11/3/2011
I have know Mark for years. Since I have known him (give or take a few years or so) Seiden asked me what were the best ways to go green and save energy at the same time. Then two years ago, we started with CFL bulbs. Now I'm trying to get him to go LED and get really green lighting in effect. In time. In time.
3/15/2013
Defying conventional wisdom about the limits of wind power, in 2012 both Iowa and South Dakota generated close to one quarter of their electricity from wind farms. Wind power accounted for at least 10 percent of electricity generation in seven other states. Across the United States, wind power continues to strengthen its case as a serious energy source.
3/19/2013
A new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists shows significant lapses in nuclear power plant safety.  
5/23/2013
In a recent study, researchers found that watching videos about wind farm-related illnesses made participants claim the same symptons.
4/7/2011
Solar industry analysts and executives say PV installations will surge in the next two years as prices continue to drop.
10/9/2009
When you're looking for a job, there's just no substitute for getting out and meeting the professionals in the industry. 
12/3/2009
Will a degree increase your employment prospects? Absolutely. Here are some programs to look into.
5/3/2013
A three-part series on sustainable comfort systems for heating and cooling homes using passive solar design, solar electric power, system controllers and newly popular heat pump technology.
2/11/2011
Generate energy in this week’s Photo of the Week. Remember to submit your own pictures, and you could be the next Photo of the Week!
5/28/2013
A 3-part series on sustainable comfort systems for heating and cooling homes using passive solar design, solar electric power, system controllers and newly popular heat pump technology.
12/26/2008
It's easy to find out what fuels your power comes from using this nifty tool from the EPA. 
11/22/2013
Solar lights replacing kerosene lamps in developing countries do more than solve energy poverty, they are also helping curb climate change by reducing black carbon emissions.
12/11/2013
Never in the history of the world has there been such a high-ranking member of society to advocate passive solar design than Socrates. He felt so strongly for building with the sun in mind that he even set up a class to teach his acolytes how the finer points of putting up a passive solar house.
12/5/2013
Steve shares 11 years of his experience with the newest mainstay power tool in the world, and offers three free chances to win an impact driver.
1/22/2014
Chinese archaeologists have recently found the oldest solar device – a bronze concave mirror – capable of almost instantaneously making fire from sunlight.
3/24/2014
Going solar at home will save you both money and energy. See why it's the future for renewable energy in residential areas.
7/3/2014
Build your own wind generator for use with 12-Volt systems. Charge up batteries for lighting, fans, tools and more.
6/16/2011
Our process of buying the land for our homestead had little to do with logic and a lot to do with emotion. For me, it was a chance to return to the plains where I grew up and be close to family.
9/25/2011
Read about methods to utilize animal- and human- power for trimming the lawn and keeping back weeds, all free of fossil fuels.
12/12/2012
Ode to our hand saw...why we choose to live without power, and what we've accomplished by hand.
3/16/2011
A National Resources Defense Council analyst calls proposed standards “the most important actions to clean up air pollution from dirty coal-burning power plants since the Clean Air Act was last updated in 1990.”
1/30/2013
Many criticize eliminating coal mining in West Virginia because of the amount of jobs the sector provides. A wind farm, however, would employ over 200 local residents during the two-year construction phase, and create 40-50 permanent maintenance jobs afterward. A wind farm would also allow the mountain to be used for other purposes, like sustainable forestry, mountain harvesting, and gathering of wild forest plants, creating additional jobs and the opportunity for stable income for locals.
4/20/2011
To learn more about large wind energy degrees, Brittney Tyler-Milholland and Brenna Long talk with educators at Iowa Lakes Community College about the wind energy degree program in this Wind Energy blog. Iowa Lakes had the first wind energy program in Iowa.
10/24/2012
Comly Wilson, Associate with CleanEdison, a solar installation training provider, offers her tips to remedy 6 common mistakes solar PV installers make when setting up new photovoltaic systems.
7/25/2012
Describing how to look up tax maps, cutting carrots, and deleting problem tomato plants that only produce insipid fruit. The main attraction this week is our Power Plucker review and how awesome this new product is at saving time when plucking.
12/26/2012
The thrill continues living in our handmade house.
12/26/2012
An update on generating electricity with pedal power and which exercise bike we decided on and testing soil for nutrient ratios along with fixing a pair of leaky boots with adhesive and inner tube scrap patch.
1/10/2013
We haul our water from the river - walking water!
1/25/2013
Launching Anna's new E book on cover crops in a no till garden and talking about the recent power failure that prompted us to do some Off Grid Homesteading which taught us a few lessons on using golf cart batteries for supplemental lighting.
1/26/2013
Making the most of a winter walk to home.
1/10/2011
Home energy management, electric cars and solar gadgets take starring roles at consumer electronics industry’s biggest trade show.
6/16/2011
Cable set-top boxes in the United States consume 27 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity—equivalent to the annual output of nine coal-fired power plants. Cable providers have a lot of energy-efficient improvements to make.
11/7/2012
As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to expand safe and responsible domestic energy production, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced Nov. 7, 2012, a lease for commercial wind energy development 11 nautical miles off the coast of Delaware.
3/13/2013
A 3-part series on sustainable comfort systems for heating and cooling homes using passive solar design, solar electric power, system controllers and newly popular heat pump technology.


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