Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Direct energy expenses (diesel, gasoline, propane, electricity) total more than $1 billion annually for Iowa’s farmers. When it’s required, grain drying energy can be significant for corn. This study measured propane and electrical energy used in high temperature bin drying of corn on the research farm.
Hanna, H. Mark and Schweitzer, Dana
"Grain Drying Energy Use,"
Farm Progress Reports: Vol. 2015
, Article 90.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmprogressreports/vol2015/iss1/90