Wind Farming (June 15, 2005)
The Beyond Organic Radio Show

Wind Farming

Like the booming growth in the organic food sector, wind energy capacity has been expanding at over 20 percent yearly. However, it still accounts for less than 1% of the electricity generated in the US today.

Nationwide, wind energy is helping farmers supplement their incomes and their own energy needs, while contributing to the general publicís enormous power appetite.

Were it put to use, North Dakota, which is over 89% farmland, could meet 36% of the U.S.'s 1990 electricity consumption needs.

Join host Jerry Kay, publisher of the Environment News Network (, as we explore wind power and the opportunities therein.

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