Adair County Bulldog Wind Energy Receives USDA Funding

 

Iowa Polics.com September 25, 2009

WASHINGTON- Senator Chuck Grassley today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Rural Development has awarded loans and grants totaling $22,736,256 to Iowa through the Rural Energy for America Loan and Grant Program.

“This money will help farms and businesses in rural areas become more energy efficient,” Grassley said.

The Rural Energy for America Loan and Grant Program funds will be used to help farmers, ranchers and rural small businesses develop renewable energy systems and make energy-efficiency improvements to their operations.

The grant funds from the Office of Rural Development will be distributed as shown below sorted by county.

Adair County Bulldog Wind Energy, LLC in Greenfield – $500,000 grant; $2,027,693 loan to purchase and install a 1.5 MW wind turbine.

Wolverine Wind Energy, LLC in Greenfield –$500,000 grant; $2,047,381 loan to purchase and install a 1.5 MW wind turbine.

Allamakee County D&K Farms in Postville – $11,924 grant to replace an energy inefficient grain drying system.

E. B. AG, LLLP in Dorchester – $4,831 grant to replace outdated continuous heat lamps with a new, highly efficient system of Automatic Lamp and Mat heating controllers.

Lucky Brothers Partnership in Waukon – $33,874 grant; $33,874 loan to replace an inefficient energy grain drying system.

Progressive Agriculture, LC in Waukon – $5,552 grant to replace outdated continuous heat lamps with a new, highly efficient system of Automatic Lamp and Mat heating controllers.

Regancrest Holsteins, Inc. in Waukon – $36,657 grant; $36,000 loan to replace an inefficient energy grain drying system.

Roger Ellefson in Waterville – $20,000 grant to replace an inefficient energy grain drying system.

Todd Cahoon in Monona – $16,132 grant to replace an energy inefficient grain drying system.

Audubon County Kent E. Grabill in Audubon – $30,000 grant; $36,000 loan to purchase and install a 20kW wind turbine.

Black Hawk County Dunkerton Cooperative Elevator in Dunkerton – $149,474 grant: $149,474 loan to replace an energy inefficient grain drying system.

Hamer Farms, Inc. in Traer – $12,388 grant to replace an outdated grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

James A. Fettkether in Dunkerton – $17,295 grant to replace an outdated grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

The Frank L. Wyatt & Sons Farms Corporation in Hudson – $17,480 to replace an outdated grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

Boone County Douglas Johnson in Perry – $50,000 grant; $50,000 loan to replace two old Kansun 10-25-215 dryers with a Brock BCT 3500 dryer.

McCall Family Farms, Inc. in Ogden – $19,999 for purchase, installation, grid interconnection and operation of a Jacobs 31-20 wind turbine.

Bremer County Aaron Mathias in Fairbank – $39,312 grant, $58,969 loan to help purchase and install a 33 kW wind turbine.

Brase Brothers in Plainfield – $7,725 grant to replace an outdated grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

Brett A. Walker in Waverly – $17,359 grant to replace an outdated grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

Brett Walker in Waverly – $42,750 grant; $85,500 loan to purchase and install a 33 kw wind turbine.

Brian Boevers in Sumner – $39,312 grant; $78,000 loan to purchase and install a 33 kw wind turbine.

Jeffrey Schutte in Readlyn – $39,312 grant, $58,968 loan to purchase and install a 33 kW wind turbine.

John Kleitsch in Readlyn – $39,312 grant, $58,969 loan to purchase and install a 33 kW wind turbine.

Kevin Leistikow in Readlyn – $39,312 grant; $58,968 loan to purchase and install a 33 kW wind turbine.

Ruehs Farms, Inc. in Plainfield – $9,815 grant to replace an energy inefficient grain drying system.

Smoketown Energy, LLC in Readlyn –$50,000 grant; $75,000 loan to purchase and install a 65 kW wind turbine.

Steven Boevers in Readlyn –$47,250 grant; $94,500 loan to purchase and install a 65 kw wind turbine.

Buchannan County Burco Farms Partnership in Independence – $137,500 grant; $271,475 loan to purchase and install a 100 kW wind turbine.

Buena Vista County Joseph McKenna in Storm Lake – $42,207 grant; $42,207 loan to replace an existing inefficient dryer with a new efficient dryer system.

Butler County Greg Schmitz in New Hartford – $26,176 grant; $26,276 loan to replace an old inefficient grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

Calhoun County Lowry Small Wind in Somers – $50,000 grant; $75,000 loan to purchase and install a small wind project.

Tina Meth Farrington in Rockwell City – $6,261 grant to install an energy efficient roof and insulation on a commercial building.

Carroll County Chris Hinners in Arcadia – $38,460 grant, $65,381 loan to replace an existing inefficient dryer with a new efficient dryer sytem.

Glidden Rural Electric Cooperative in Glidden – $3,440 grant to purchase and install a small 4 kw wind turbine and a web enabled metering system.

S R Bierl Farms, Inc. in Westside –$34,975 grant; $34,975 loan to replace an existing inefficient dryer with a new efficient grain dryer system.

Stoberl Farms, Ltd. in Manning – $17,025 grant to install an energy efficient geothermal heating and cooling system in the farm shop.

Wilbur Pudenz, Inc. in Carroll –$49,752 grant; $49,752 loan to replace an existing inefficient dryer with a new energy efficient grain dryer system.

William Vonnahme in Breda –$49,713 grant; $49,141 loan to replace an existing inefficient dryer with a new efficient dryer system.

Cass County 21st Century Cooperative in Cumberland – $20,000 grant to replace an older continuous flow grain dryer with a more energy efficient continuous flow dryer.

Cerro Gordo County Jay Plagge in Clear Lake – $98,101 grant; $98,101 loan to replace an outdated grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

Cherokee County Craig L. Ivarson in Cleghorn – $20,000 grant to purchase and install a geothermal system in an on-farm work shop.

Russell Winterhof in Aurelia –$97,000 grant; $193,999 loan to purchase and construct two Vestas V 17-90 kW wind turbines for turkey farm production.

Chickasaw County Donald Kurtenbach in Lawler – $50,000 grant; $100,000 loan to purchase and install a 65 kW wind turbine.

Farmers Mill, Inc. in Protivin – $49,972 grant; $49,972 loan to replace an inefficient energy grain drying system.

Ron Maher in Lawler – $10,169 grant to replace an outdated grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

Clarke County Animal Health & Surgery, PLLC in Osceola – $5,449 grant to purchase and install a geothermal system for a veterinary clinic.

Clayton County B & D Meyer, Inc. in Monona – $19,915 grant to purchase and install a biomass furnace to heat a farm shop.

Dennis Klink in Cedar Rapids – $31,660 grant; $31,660 loan to replace an inefficient energy grain drying system.

Jeffrey Friedlein in Guttenberg – $13,509 grant to replace an energy inefficient grain drying system.

Louise White dba Paper Moon in McGregor – $8,653 grant to install a solar thermal and air space heating system.

Meyer Grain Farms, Inc. in Monona – $19,063 grant to replace an outdated grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

Clinton County Joel Petersen in Preston – $19,768 grant to replace a grain drying system.

Lampe Grain and Livestock, Ltd. in Clinton – $10,562 grant to replace a grain drying system.

Thomas Kinney in DeWitt – $6,808 grant to replace a grain drying system.

Wide River Winery in Clinton – $8,808 grant to install a geothermal heating and cooling system.

Crawford County Allan Arkfeld in Dow City – $39,618 grant; $68,856 loan to purchase and install a new energy efficient grain dryer.

Broken Wing Farm, Inc. in Denison – $34,359 grant; $68,717 loan to purchase and install a new energy efficient grain dryer.

Dale R. Gronau in Kiron – $35,073 grant, $35,073 loan to purchase and install a new energy efficient grain dryer.

Rick H. Vetter in Westside – $9,462 grant to purchase and install a new geo-thermal system in an on-farm shop.

Dallas County C. Edward Shafer in Grimes – $48,250 grant, $96,500 loan to purchase and install an energy efficient grain drying system.

Lowell Garrett in Adel – $49,212 grant; $49,212 loan to purchase and install an energy efficient grain drying system.

Ricky Motsick in Perry – $49,500 grant, $99,000 loan to purchase and install a 65 kW wind turbine.

Tri-C Ag, LLC in Bagley –$151,000 grant; $226,500 loan to purchase and intall a 100 kW wind turbine.

Deleware County Boo Ann, Inc. in Manchester – $19,697 grant to replace an outdated grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

Daniel Ries in Earlville – $27,146 grant; $27,146 loan to replace an inefficient energy grain drying system.

Delaware County TR Farms in Coggon – $49,947 grant; $49,947 loan to replace an energy inefficient grain drying system.

Hilltop Pork, Inc. in Dyersville – $20,000 grant to replace an energy inefficient grain drying system.

Tony Millenkamp in Dyersville – $11,107 grant to replace an outdated grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

Dubuque County Brian Bradley in Dubuque – $48,274 grant, $48,274 loan to replace a grain drying system.

Clifford Pfab in Peosta – $7,200 grant to install a geothermal heating and cooling system.

Robert Schuster in Zwingle – $20,000 grant to replace a grain drying system.

Fayette County Alan Burkhart in Hawkeye – $50,000 grant; $75,000 loan to purchase and install a 65 kw wind turbine.

CJ Farms, Inc. in Lamont – $17,260 grant to replace an energy inefficient grain drying system.

Kevin Kleve in Waucoma – $50,000 grant; $75,000 loan to purchase and install a 65 kw wind turbine.

Floyd County Farmers Cooperative in Marble Rock – $126,140 grant; $126,140 loan to replace an outdated grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

Greene County Paul K. Brown in Churdan – $61,550 grant, $123,100 loan to replace an existing inefficient dryer with a new efficient dryer system.

Grundy County Tim Casey in Cedar Falls – $16,412 grant to purchase and install a geothermal system in an existing building.

Guthrie County Carstens Livestock, Inc. in Bagley – $156,425 grant; $234,637 loan to purchase and install a 100 kW wind turbine.

Hamilton County Berg Farms, Inc. in Blairsburg – $50,000 grant; $50,000 loan to replace a 17 year old Far Fan CF2125 with a MC 1180 dryer.

Hancock County Randel Hiscocks in Britt – $50,000 grant; $50,000 loan to replace an older inefficient Rothness batch dryer with a Shivvers Blue Flame turbo dryer.

Hardin County Mike McCartney in Hubbard – $12,276 grant to replace an outdated grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

Harrison County Lauren A. Cox in Woodbine – $2,894 grant to replace a heating and cooling system with a more energy efficient heating and cooling system and insulation.

United Western Coop in Missouri Valley –$98,137 grant; $196,274 loan to replace an old continuous flow dryer with a new more energy efficient tower dryer at their Woodbine facility.

Henry County Russell J. Yoder in Wayland – $19,000 grant to replace old, worn out insulation with new insulation.

Howard County Arnold Leff in Riceville – $31,346 grant; $31,000 loan to replace an inefficient energy grain drying system.

Cresco Motor Company, LLC in Cresco – $19,839 grant to install a new geothermal system for this small business.

Donna Smith in New Hampton – $49,273 grant; $49,273 loan to replace an energy inefficient grain drying system.

Five 'C' Farms, Inc. in Riceville – $17,695 grant to install a new geothermal system in the shop.

Hawkeye Sanitation, Inc. in Cresco – $49,975 grant; $49,975 loan to provide solar energy to heat the company offices and maintenance shop.

Link Energy, LLC in Riceville – $500,000 grant; $500,000 loan to purchase and install an anaerobic digester.

Oak Creek Dental, PLC in Cresco – $18,248 grant to install a geothermal heating and cooling unit.

Riceville Meats, LLC in Riceville – $19,999 to install a new geothermal heating and cooling system in a rebuilt small livestock slaughtering facility.

Ida County Curtis Larson in Arthur – $119,343 grant; $238,686 loan to purchase and install an energy efficient grain drying system.

Jefferson County Porter Farms, Inc. in Fairfield – $71,668 grant; $71,668 loan to replace an existing inefficient grain drying system with a new, energy efficient grain drying system.

Ryan K. and Jennifer A. Robertson in Fairfield – $20,000 grant to replace a grain drying system.

William Adam in Richland – $108,019 grant, $108,019 loan to replace an existing inefficient grain drying system with a new, energy efficient grain drying system.

Jones County Glen Kuntz in Lisbon – $35,402 grant; $35,402 loan to replace a grain drying system.

Keokuk County Chad Reed in Richland – $20,000 grant to replace the inefficient grain dryer with an efficient grain dryer.

Edythe Fleener in Oskaloosa – $50,000 grant; $50,000 loan to replace the existing grain drying system.

Hackert & Noel in Hedrick – $45,912 grant, $45,912 loan to replace an inefficient grain drying system with a new, energy efficient grain drying system.

Kossuth County Jim J. Badje in Buffalo Center – $12,095 grant to refurbish a KanSun 10215 dryer with new, more efficient burners.

Lennon Brandt Enterprises, Inc. in Swea City – $49,579 grant; $49,579 loan to replace an older Stormore dryer with a new Sukup U-1812 dryer.

Nathanael Beenken in Ledyard– $36,283 grant;$36,283 loan to replace a 35 year-old Super B model 750C dryer with a new GSI x-stream 2322 dryer.

Rodney Smith in Lakota – $43,429 grant; $43,429 loan to replace a 28 year-old SuperB 5375C dryer with a Sukup T1611JS dryer.

Lee County Casey P. Hill in Packwood – $18,799 grant to assist agricultural producers and rural small businesses by conducting energy audits and providing recommendations and information on renewable energy development assistance and improving energy efficiency.

Larry Fraise in Wever – $20,000 grant to assist agricultural producers and rural small businesses by conducting energy audits and providing recommendations and information on renewable energy development assistance and improving energy efficiency.

Mertens Farms, Inc. in Farmington – $20,000 grant to replace an inefficient grain dryer with a new efficient dryer.

Ross P. Thomann in Columbus Junction – $26,930 grant, $26,930 loan to conduct energy audits and provide recommendations and information on renewable energy development assistance and improve energy efficiency to agricultural producers and rural small businesses.

Wayne L. Humphreys, Ltd. in Columbus Junction – $12,395 grant to replace an inefficient drying system.

Louisa County Delzell Bros, Inc. in Wapello – $20,000 grant to install a wind turbine.

Lyon County Justin Fastert in Rock Rapids – $20,000 grants to purchase and install a geothermal system in an on-farm work shop.

Mogler Farms, LLC in Alvord – $9,103 grant to purchase and install a geothermal system in an on-farm work shop.

Streamside Farms, Inc. in Larchwood – $8,193 grant to replace the current grain drying system with a more energy efficient system.

Mahaska County Calvin Branderhorst in Oskaloosa – $20,000 grant to replace the inefficient grain dryer with an efficient grain dryer to dry the grain properly.

Randy Sieren in Fremont – $36,813 grant; $36,813 loan to replace grain dryers that are inefficient by today’s standards with a new model which will greatly aid energy efficiency.

Marshall County Dennis Dunn in Clemons – $48,383 grant; $48,384 loan to replace an outdated grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

Marion County Bensink Farms, Ltd. in Pleasantville – $13,700 grant to make energy efficiency improvements on the farm.

Mitchell County James A. Koenigs in McIntire – $37,679 grant, $37,679 loan to purchase and install four 10 kw wind turbines.

Jean E. Biederman in Osage – $19,989 grant to purchase and install a 20 kW wind turbine.

Mark Koenigs in McIntire – $37,679 grant, $37,679 loan to purchase and install four 10 KW wind turbines.

Pinicon Prairie Farm, Inc. in McIntire – $18,839 grant to purchase and install two 10 kW wind turbines.

Tim Schulz in St. Ansgar – $19,999 grant to purchase and install a geothermal system.

Page County Brown's Shoe Fit Company in Shenandoah – $7,917 grant to retrofit fluorescent lighting fixtures with more energy efficient T-8 lamps and ballasts in their warehouse, office, and shop and also install insulation in the warehouse attic.

Plymouth County Dirksen Ag Enterprises in Le Mars – $46,860 grant; $46,860 loan to purchase and install a new energy efficient grain dryer.

Paul Langel in Le Mars – $ 19,601 grant to replace the current grain drying system with a more energy efficient system.

Tri-S Farms, Inc. in Le Mars –$47,613 grant; $47,613 loan to purchase and install a new energy efficient grain dryer.

Pochahontas County DeYoung Farms Partnership in Laurens – $50,000 grant; $50,000 loan to replace an existing inefficient dryer with a new efficient dryer system.

Polk County Newburg Pork, Inc. in Clive – $12,018 grant to replace the tunnel ventilation system with a more energy efficient power drop ventilation system and replace lighting.

Robidoux Country Kennels, Inc. in Polk City – $4,042 grant to purchase and install a geothermal system.

Poweshiek County Allan Van Wyk in Searsboro – $16,137 grant to replace an old, inefficient grain dryer with a new efficient grain dryer.

Michael McClenathan in Brooklyn – $44,112 grant, $44,113 loan to replace an inefficient grain dryer with one that’s more efficient.

Victor's Market, LLC in Victor – $20,000 grant to purchase a renewable energy system for the convenience store with ten-ton geothermal plumbing ADA compliant, hot water recirculation pump, and electrical service with energy efficient lighting.

Sac County Phillips Dryer in Lake View – $16,210 grant to replace an existing inefficient dryer with a new efficient grain dryer system.

Reese Johnson in Odebolt – $49,373 grant, $98,118 loan to replace an existing inefficient dryer with a new energy efficient grain dryer system.

Scott County Sycamore Creek Farms, Inc. in Le Claire –$47,037 grant; $47,037 loan to replace a grain drying system.

Shelby County Robert J. Arkfeld, Jr. in Manilla – $96,349 grant; $192,698 loan to replace an older continuous flow dry/cool dryer with a more energy efficient tower, electronic computer control drying system.

Sioux County Brian Gradert in Ireton – $15,775 grant to replace the current grain drying system with a more energy efficient system.

Van Driessen Farms, Inc. in Hawarden – $17,351 grant to purchase and install a geothermal system in an on farm work shop.

Story County Hamilton Wind Energy, LLC in Story City – $311,666 grant, $1,831,820 loan to construct a 900 kW wind turbine.

Norseman Wind Energy, LLC in Story City – $500,000 grant; $1,831,820 loan to construct a 900 kW wind turbine.

Steven D. Forth in Ames – $16,682 grant to replace an older Super B S0500 dryer with a new Super B SQ24 hot dry dryer.

Tama County LeRoy Thomsen in Toledo – $10,625 grant to replace an outdated grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

Taylor County Cheese Enterprises, Inc. in Lenox – $12,819 grant to retrofit fluorescent lighting fixtures with more energy efficient general purpose lighting and replace refrigeration cases in the grocery store.

Warren County United Ag Resources, Inc. in Indianola – $15,998 grant to purchase and install a 10 kW wind turbine.

Washington County Grant Nebel in Wayland – $20,000 grant to replace old, worn out insulation with new insulation.

Keith Nebel in Wayland – $20,000 grant to insulate a poultry house.

The Dwight W. Graber Farms Corporation in Crawfordsville – $11,607 grant to replace old, worn out insulation with new insulation.

Winnebago County Dale N. Dontje in Forest City – $30,865 grant, $30,865 loan to replace an older dryer with a new GSI energy efficient dryer.

Gary Garst in Buffalo Center – $15,616 grant to replace an inefficient dryer with a more efficient Brock SQ24A drying system.

Gary J. Nelson in Lake Mills – $35,750 grant, $35,750 loan to replace two 1970’s KanSun dryers with a new MC101275 tower dryer.

Harlan B. Evenson in Lake Mills – $20,000 grant to replace an old inefficient dryer with a MC Model 975 continuous flow dryer.

Yegge Farms, Inc. in Buffalo Center – $19,497 grant to replace an old grain dryer with a more energy efficient grain dryer.

Winneshiek County Contented Agriculture, LLP in Decorah – $4,641 grant to replace outdated continuous heat lamps with a new, highly efficient system of Automatic Lamp and Mat heating controllers.

Luther College Wind Energy Project, LLC in Decorah – $500,000 grant; $1,302,385 loan to purchase and install a 1.65 MW wind turbine.

Millennium Agriculture in Decorah – $5,554 grant to replace outdated continuous heat lamps with a new, highly efficient system of Automatic Lamp and Mat heating controllers.

Worth County Dennis Kruger in Manly – $35,808 grant, $35,808 loan to replace an outdated grain dryer with a new, highly efficient grain dryer.

Vernon David Lawyer in Manly – $11,968 grant to install a geothermal heating and cooling system.
 

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