Solar energy program set

NORWALK – Farmers can learn about the benefits of solar energy systems from other farmers and industry and university experts noon-1:30 p.m. Monday at a program organized by Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

The free program is at the Huron County office of Ohio State University Extension, 180 Milan Ave., Suite 1, Norwalk. Lunch is to be provided.

“More than 100 Ohio farms have installed on-site photovoltaic solar systems to generate their own electricity,” said Eric Romich, a field specialist in energy development and leader of OSU Extension’s Energize Ohio signature program, in a news release. “Thanks to technology improvements, costs going down and incentive programs, solar systems connected to the grid are more attractive and practical than ever to help farmers reduce their electricity demands and reduce the volatility of future energy costs.”

For more information, contact Romich at or call (419) 310-8147.