Armstrong Research and Demonstration Farm
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Direct 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.
Hanna, H. Mark and Shouse, Shawn
"Grain Drying Energy Use,"
Farm Progress Reports: Vol. 2016
, Article 14.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmprogressreports/vol2016/iss1/14