Authors and References

Scott Sanford, Senior Outreach Specialist/Rural Energy

Peer Reviewers:
Brian Holmes, Agricultural Engineering Specialist, University of Wisconsin Extension
Kevin Janni, Agricultural Extension Engineer, University of Minnesota


Unit 2.5.1

1.  Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs, Ministry of Energy, Ontario Federation of Agriculture, Hydro One Networks, Ontario Power Authority. 2007. Phase II: On-Farm Energy Audit Program, RFP No. OSS-073065.

2. New York State Energy Research And Development Authority. 2003. Dairy Farm Energy Audit Summary.

3. L.D. Jacobson. Webinar presentation- May 10, 2011. Energy Conservation in Midwestern Swine Buildings, University of Minnesota.

4. Poultry Production Manual, 2010. Chapter 1, University of Kentucky, Available at:  verified 08/01/12.

5. X. Hongwei. Webinar presentation- May 10, 2011. Energy Conservation for Poultry Production, Iowa State University.

6. G. Aluel. Webinar presentation- June 23, 2011. Michigan Farm Energy Audit Program – Dairy Ventilation, Manure Systems and Fuel Cost Comparisons, Michigan State University.

7. P.J. Lammers, Kenealy M.D., Kliebenstein J.B., Harmon J.D., Helmers M.J., Honeyman M.S. 2012. Energy use in Pig Production: An examination of current Iowa systems, Journal of Animal Science, Vol. 90, N. 3, Pg 1056-1068.


Unit 2.5.2

8. D.W. Kammel, Raabe M.E., Kappelman J.J. Design of High Volume Low Speed Fan Supplemental Cooling System in Dairy Free Stall Barns. University of Wisconsin-Madison.

9. J.W. Worley, Bernard J.K. 2006. Comparison of High Volume Low Speed (HVLS) vs. Conventional Fans in a Free Stall Dairy Barn in a Hot Humid Climate. ASABE, Paper No. 064033.


Unit 2.5.3

10. BESS Lab, University of Illinios – Urbana-Champaign. Available at:  verified 08/01/12.

11. Improving Creep Heat Conditions and Reducing Energy Use. Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs. Available at:  verified 08/01/12.

12. Shah, S. 2007. Optimizing Energy use in Broiler Houses, North Carolina State University, Proceedings NC Broiler Supervisors’ Short Course. Available at:   verified 08/01/12.

13. B.J. Holmes, 1990. Heating, Cooling and Tempering Air for Livestock Housing, Publication MWPS-34 1st Ed, Midwest Plan Service, Ames, IA.

14. C.A. Flood Jr, J.L. Koon, R/D/ Trumbull, R.N. Brewer. 1998. Energy Savings with Ceiling Fans in Broiler Houses, Applied Engineering in Agriculture, Vol 14, No. 3, Pg 305-309, ASABE, St Joseph, MI.


Unit 2.5.4

15. Sanford, S.A. 2004. Energy Efficient Lighting for Agriculture, Bulletin A3784-14. University of Wisconsin-Extension.

16. Josefsson, G., M. Miquelon, L. Chapman.  2000. Long-Day lighting in dairy barns, Healthy Farmers, Healthy Profits Tip Sheet. University of Wisconsin-Madison.

17. Dahl, G. Summary of research work. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Available at: verified 08/01/12.

18. Sanford, S.A. Long Daylighting Decision Tool (Excel file), University of Wisconsin. Available at:  verified 08/01/12.


Unit 2.5.5

19. Energy Free Water Fountains, Bulletin 706. 1994. Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute. Available at:  verified 08/01/12.

20. Anderson, V.L., D. Johnson. 1987. Design and construction effects on cattle waterer energy use. Paper Number 87-4081, ASABE, St Joseph, MI.


Additional References

Overhults, D.G., A.J. Pescatore, R.S. Gates, J.P. Jacob, M. Miller, J.W. Earnest, Jr. House characteristics and energy utilization in poultry houses raising large boilers (poster), University of Kentucky. Available at: verified 08/01/12.

Kentucky Poultry Production Manual, 2010. University of Kentucky, Available at: verified 08/01/12.

Zulovich, J.M. 1993. Poultry Farm and Processing Plant Lighting, Bulletin G1403, University of Missouri Extension.
Available at: verified 08/01/12.

Heating, Cooling and Tempering Air for Livestock Housing, MWPS-34. 1990. Midwest Plan Service, Ames, IA.
Available at: verified 08/01/12.

MacDonald, R. 2002. Saving Money by Maximizing Energy Use Efficiency in Swine Production, Advances in Pork
Production, Vol. 13, pg. 99. Available at: verified 08/01/12.

Midwest Plan Service. Iowa State University. Lists a variety of agricultural publications. Available at: verified 08/01/12.

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