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Energy in U.S. agriculture

United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.

Energy in U.S. agriculture

compendium of energy research projects

by United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.

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Published by U.S. Federal Energy Administration, Office of Industrial Programs, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Energy conservation -- United States -- Abstracts,
  • Power resources -- Research -- United States -- Abstracts,
  • Agriculture -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEconomic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture
    GenreAbstracts
    SeriesConservation paper ; 37A, Conservation paper (United States. Office of Energy Conservation and Environment) -- no. 37A
    ContributionsRathwell, Jim, United States. Federal Energy Administration
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 176 p. ;
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18171494M

    Read the latest articles of Energy in Agriculture at , Elsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature. Books shelved as agriculture: The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life.

    Agricultural energy consumption, Fig. , grew throughout the s and s, peaking Gasoline (U S$ per gallon) Conclusions and Implications for Energy Consumption in US : John Miranowski. Primary energy consumption (PEC) in agriculture is the energy consumed in an agricultural production system (within the farm limits) including the energy for the production of all indirect inputs. Energy efficiency in agriculture improvement [3] is defined as the decrease of primary energy consumption for the production of a unit of agricultural product (expressed in weight or volume units), within the farm .

    Book Detail: Language: English Pages: Author: TNAU Price: Free COURSE OUTLINES: Renewable Energy Module –I Overview of renewable energy sources Lecture Classification of energy sources LectureIntroduction to renewable energy Lecture ble Energy-Potentials and Achievements Module –II Characterization of Biomass LectureCharacterization of biomass LectureDensification. Get this from a library! Energy and U.S. agriculture: state and national fuel use tables, , , and [David Torgerson; John Duncan; Annette D Dargan; United States. Department of Agriculture. Natural Resource Economics Division.; United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. Agriculture and Rural Economics Division.].


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