Grain Drying Energy UseFarm Progress Reports
FarmArmstrong Research and Demonstration Farm
DepartmentAgricultural and Biosystems Engineering
AbstractDirect energy expenses (diesel, gasoline, propane, electricity) total nearly $1 billion annually for Iowa’s farmers. When it’s required, drying energy can be a significant cost for corn production. This study measured propane and electrical energy used in high-temperature bin drying of corn on the farm.
Citation InformationH. Mark Hanna and Shawn Shouse. "Grain Drying Energy Use" (2017)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mark_hanna/199/