Helping Fund a Greener Future

There are several variables that go into sustaining an energy efficient business. It takes more than hard work and dedication; It can also be extremely expensive. We want to thank you for your efforts toward sustainability and inform you about REAP grant opportunities to assist you, click here. Before applying for a REAP grant, Energy … Continue reading Helping Fund a Greener Future

Healthy Soil is the Foundation of Organic Farming

As mentioned on the USDA website: “NRCS can help farmers and ranchers with a number of conservation practices that build healthy soil. Diverse crop rotations, cover crops, nutrient management and conservation tillage are examples of practices that feed the soil, reduce erosion, improve soil structure, and enhance nutrient cycling and water retention.” All that means … Continue reading Healthy Soil is the Foundation of Organic Farming

TRUE Value of a REAP Grant

EIM, LLC recommends  Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) grants.  While REAP grants through the USDA pay up to 25% of the project cost for energy saving equipment or renewable energy projects, the TRUE value is in the amount of money you might save over the life of the improvements. For example, the USDA Rural … Continue reading TRUE Value of a REAP Grant

Is it Time to Fire the Electric Company?

It might be a good time to switch to a new electricity provider if you pay: More than $9,000 a year on energy, or More than 9 cents per kilowatt hour. Today, these are good “rule of thumb” numbers that indicate it is time. It is time to consider installing Photo Voltaic (“PV”) panels on … Continue reading Is it Time to Fire the Electric Company?

World Health Organization (WHO) Guidelines on Antibiotics

According to a USDA press release from Washington on November 7, 2017, “WHO guidelines are not in alignment with U.S. policy and are not supported by sound science. The recommendations erroneously conflate disease prevention with growth promotion in animals." This statement was made by Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young, USDA Acting Chief Scientist, who went on to … Continue reading World Health Organization (WHO) Guidelines on Antibiotics