Authors and References

Authors

Kenneth Hellevang, Extension Engineer, North Dakota State University
Scott Sanford, Senior Outreach Specialist – Rural Energy, University of Wisconsin

Peer Reviewers

Samuel G. McNeill, Ph.D., Associate Extension Specialist, University of Kentucky
Carol Jones, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Stored Products Engineering, Oklahoma State University

References

Unit 2.3.1

1. University of Kentucky Grain Storage System website. Available at:
http://www.bae.uky.edu/ext/Grain_Storage/calculators.htm verified 12/2012

2. G. Huitink. 2008. Corn Production Handbook – Chapter 8 – Corn Harvesting ,MP437, University of Arkansas
Cooperative Extension. Available at:
http://www.uaex.edu/Other_Areas/publications/PDF/MP437/chap8.pdf verified 12/2012

3. S.G. McNeill, Halich, G.S. 2012. Cost of Harvest Losses vs. Heated Air Drying, Excel spreadsheet application. Available at:
http://www.bae.uky.edu/ext/Grain_Storage/calculators.htm verified 12/2012

4. S.G. McNeill. August 22, 2012. Personal communication.

5. H.A. Cloud, et.al. 1988. Grain Drying, Handling and Storage Handbook – MWPS-13, Midwest Plan Service, Ames, IA, pg 3.1, Table 3-1.

6. W. Wilcke. 2004. Costs for Overdrying Crops, Minnesota/Wisconsin Engineering Notes, P103-2004-09. Available at: http://www.bbe.umn.edu/prod/groups/cfans/@pub/@cfans/@bbe/documents/asset/cfans_asset_290080.pdf
verified 12/2012

Unit 2.3.2
7. K. Hellevang. 1994. Grain Drying, AE-701, North Dakota State University. Available at:
http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/pubs/plantsci/smgrains/ae701-1.htm verified 12/2012

8. D.E. Maier, Bakker-Arkema, F.W. 2002. Grain Drying Systems, Facility Design Conference, Grain Elevator & Processing Society, St. Charles, IL. Available at:
http://www.uwex.edu/energy/pubs/GrainDryingSystems_GEAPS2002.pdf verified 12/2012

9. W. Wilcke, Wyatt, G. 2002. Grain Storage Tips – Factors and Formulas for Crop Drying, Storage and Handling, FS-M1080, University of Minnesota Extension. Available at:
http://www.extension.umn.edu/specializations/cropsystems/M1080-FS.pdf verified 12/2012

Unit 2.3.4
10. D. Maier. 1993. Proper Use of Moisture Meters, Grain Quality Fact Sheet #14, Purdue University. Available at:
http://www.ces.purdue.edu/extmedia/GQ/GQ-14.pdf verified 12/2012

11. R.C. Brook, Maier, D. 1994. Last Minute Dryer Checks, Grain Quality Fact Sheet #19, Purdue University. Available at:
http://www.extension.purdue.edu/extmedia/GQ/GQ-19.html verified 12/2012

Additional Resources
Books
D.B. Brooker, Bakker-Arkema, F.W., Hall, C.W. 1992. Drying and Storage of Grains and Oilseeds, an AVI Book, ISBN 0-442-20515-5.

O.J. Loewer, Bucklin, R., Bridges, T.C. 1994. On-Farm Drying and Storage Systems, ASABE Publications, St. Joseph, MI. Available at:
http://www.asabe.org/publications/publications-catalog/book-catalog/textbooks.aspx verified 12/2012

Articles
L. Espinoza, Ross, J. 2008. Corn Production Handbook, University of Arkansas Extension, Little Rock, AR. Available at: http://www.uaex.edu/Other_Areas/publications/PDF/MP437/MP-437.asp verified 12/2012

D. Maier, Bartosik, R.E. 2002. Optimizing Grain Dryer Operations, Purdue University Extension, Grain Quality Fact Sheet #15. Available at:
http://www.ces.purdue.edu/extmedia/GQ/GQ-15.htm verified 12/2012

S.G. McNeill, Montross, M.D. 2001. Corn Harvesting, Handling, Drying, and Storage In:A Comprehensive Guide to Corn Management in Kentucky. University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service ID-139. Available at:
http://www.ca.uky.edu/agc/pubs/id/id139/id139.pdf verified 12/2012

Educational Sites
North Dakota State University, Grain Drying, Storage & Handling. Available at:
http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extension-aben/post-harvest verified 12/2012

Purdue University, Post Harvest Grain Quality Available at:
http://extension.entm.purdue.edu/grainlab/ verified 12/2012

University of Kentucky, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department, Grain Storage Topics Available at:
http://www.bae.uky.edu/ext/Grain_Storage/ verified 12/2012

University of Wisconsin –
• Grain Team. Available at: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/teams/grains/ verified 12/2012
• Ag Energy. Available at: http://www.uwex.edu/energy/drying.html verified 12/2012

Post-Harvest Handling of Crops resource website, University of Minnesota Extension. Available at:
http://www.bbe.umn.edu/ExtensionandOutreach/FoodProductionandProcessingSafety/Post-HarvestHandlingofCrops/index.htm verified 12/2012

Midwest Plan Service. Available at: http://www.mwps.org/ verified 12/2012
• Dry Grain Aeration Systems Design Handbook – MWPS-29
• Managing Dry Grain in Storage – AED-20
• Grain Drying, Handling and Storage Handbook – MWPS-13
• Low-Temperature and Solar Grain Drying Handbook – MWPS-22

Grain Drying Analysis Tools
USDA Energy Self Assessment website. Available at: http://www.ruralenergy.wisc.edu/ verified 12/2012

Energy Estimator – Purdue University. Available at:
http://www.extension.purdue.edu/renewable-energy/PHAST-WEB3-M-HC-6/Front%20page/Energy%20Estimator.html verified 12/2012

Hellevang, K. 2013. Farm Practices to Improve Energy Efficiency: Grain Drying. Module 2.3 in S. Lezberg, S. Sanford, and M. Jungwirth (eds). On-farm Energy Conservation and Efficiency. On-line Curriculum. Bioenergy Training Center. http://fyi.uwex.edu/biotrainingcenter

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