Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering | Industrial Technology
Course Number and Title
TSM 416: Technology Capstone
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Agricultural Systems Technology (DuMez, Gernetzke, Krueger, Schott)
Joseph R. Vanstrom and Jacek A. Koziel
Cedar Valley Innovation - owned by Mr. Bob Recker seeks to find a sustainable way to utilize increased sunlight of skipped rows to establish cover or companion crops. This system has been used previously as well in drought prone areas in Nebraska to maximize what little rainfall occurs. Wide acceptance and use by farmers is a concern. Increased management and changes to their current their current practices would be difficult for some operations.
DuMez, Aaron; Gernetzke, Aaron; Krueger, Jason; Schott, Kaleb; Vanstrom, Joseph R.; and Koziel, Jacek A., "Economic Analysis and Utilization of Sustainable Row Strips" (2018). TSM 416 Technology Capstone Projects. 30.