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It is of interest to note the obvious dominance of cattle. 9% of total cash receipts were derived from marketing cattle and calves. The percentage in normal years is about 70 to 75% of total cash receipts. The products marked with the askerisk in Table 1 were considered in the energy consumption study. For convenience, and since a definitive division of energy utilization was im possible, cotton lint and seed as well as sheep meat and wool production were considered as single products. Two products, eggs and pecans, were not studied, although they are relatively important products compared to some others which were included.
E. C. J. N. D. J. Whitman. 1973. Food production and the energy crisis. Science 182:443-449. Slesser, M. 1973. Energy subsidy as a criterion in food policy planning. J. Sei. Food and Agric. 24:1193-1207. S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service. 1974. S. food and fiber sector: Energy use and outlook. S. Senate, Washington, D. C. CROP PRODUCTION This page intentionally left blank POTENTIAL OF DRYING GRAIN WITH SOLAR ENERGY Gene C. Shove ABSTRACT—Recent price increases and shortages of petroleumbased fuels have led to increased research efforts on solar grain dryers.
75-3506 presented at Amer. Soc. Agric. Eng. Winter Meeting, Chicago, 111. 10. M. L. Roller. 1975. Solar Crop Production 45 heated air drying of soybean seed and shelled corn. Paper No. 75-3002 presented at Amer. Soc. Agric. Eng. Annual Meeting, Davis, Calif. A. W. Nelson. 1975. Field evaluation of a solar energy grain drying system. Paper No. 75-3515 presented at Amer. Soc. Agric. Eng. Winter Meeting, Chicago, 111. W. C. Shove. 1975. Bare plate solar collector grain drying bin. Paper No. 75-3513 presented at Amer.
Agriculture and energy by William Lockeretz