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Farm Energy: Case Studies—Tractor fuel consumption at Nashua
Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications
  • H. Mark Hanna, Iowa State University
  • Dana D. Schweitzer, Iowa State University
Extension Number
PM 3063A
Description
A recent case study at the Iowa State University Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm looked at techniques such as shifting to a higher gear and pulling back on the tractor's throttle as a way to reduce fuel consumption on Iowa farms.
Series Title
Farm Energy
Publication Date:
4-1-2014
Publisher:
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Keywords:
  • Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering,
  • Crops,
  • Energy
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Citation Information
H. Mark Hanna and Dana D. Schweitzer. "Farm Energy: Case Studies—Tractor fuel consumption at Nashua" Ames, IA(2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mark_hanna/55/