Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-20-2018

Disciplines

Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering | Industrial Technology

Course Number and Title

TSM 416: Technology Capstone

Department

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

Major

Agricultural Systems Technology (DuMez, Gernetzke, Krueger, Schott)

Instructors

Joseph R. Vanstrom and Jacek A. Koziel

Problem Statement

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.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/tsm416-180814-37

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