Work on developing information on on-farm crop storage was funded by grant LNC11-329, an Education and Research Grant, from the North Central Region of SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education). The grant involved developing a bulletin and doing outreach in the North Central region.



Scott Sanford – Distinguished Outreach Specialist

Dept. of Biological System Engineering, Rural Energy Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Scott manages the Rural Energy Program which looks for ways to reduce energy use in agriculture and rural businesses, provides educational materials on energy efficiency and promotes energy generation from renewable energy sources. Programming areas includes irrigation, dairy farm, greenhouses, crop storage, mint distillation, grain drying, solar energy, wind power, biogas, energy from biomass and a sweet subject, maple syrup production. He has authored 22 extension bulletins, written many articles and made numerous presentations on a wide variety of energy related topics that affect agriculture. He was recently awarded the Wayne G Russell Award for his work in Energy and Agriculture by ASABE and Alliant Energy. His publications have received several ASABE Blue Ribbon award for Education aids.

Contact Information: sasanford@wisc.edu   608-262-5062

John Hendrickson – Program Manager

Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, University of Wisconsin-Madison

John develops programming for fresh market vegetables and food system. He coordinates the School for Beginning Market Growers, Midwest School for Beginning Apple Growers, Wisconsin Cut Flower Growers School and Midwest School for Beginning Grape Growers. John also runs his own organic vegetable farm during the summer months.

Contact Information: jhendric@wisc.edu   608-265-3704