This publication provides an overview of farm energy use related to corn and soybean production in Iowa. Three areas of row crop production--field operations, fertilizer and pesticide application, and artificial drying--are used to illustrate on-farm energy consumption.
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- Agricultural and Biosystems Energy,
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H. Mark Hanna, John E. Sawyer and Dana Petersen. "Farm Energy: Energy consumption for row crop production" Ames, IA(2012)
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