CFA: Colorado Reader: January 2020 – Fueling your life (Electricity)

Renewable energy is power generated from sunlight, blowing wind and flowing water. You get a growing amount of your electricity from renewable resources. The rest of your energy is fueled by resources including oil, coal and natural gas. These sources of electricity are all connected by power lines to homes, schools, and communities. Learn more here.

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The Colorado Foundation for Agriculture is a 501(c)3 non-profit education corporation. The vision is to advance agricultural literacy in the next generation of consumers, citizens, and professionals. The mission is connecting Colorado educators and students to their food, fiber, fuel, and natural resources. During the 2018-2019 school year, the Colorado Foundation for Agriculture was able to reach more than 317,500 students and educators through Colorado’s various Agriculture in the Classroom® programs and resources. To learn more or to make a tax deductible gift, visit
Written and submitted to The BARN by:
Jennifer Scharpe
Executive Director
Colorado Foundation for Agriculture
Colorado Ag in the Classroom
Office:  970-818-3308
Direct (cell):  720-788-3224

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By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.