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Attitudes of farmers toward using crop residues as fuel

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Clarence F. Becker, Department of Agricultural Engineering, U.C., Davis.
Bryan M. Jenkins, Department of Agricultural Engineering, U.C., Davis.
Brian Horsfield, Department of Agricultural Engineering, U.C., Davis.
John R. Goss, Department of Agricultural Engineering, U.C., Davis.

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California Agriculture 32(12):8-9.

Published December 01, 1978

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Abstract

Growers favor use of rice straw and prunings as sources of energy by utility companies, but only if the collection system is practical, timely, and reliable.

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The authors express their appreciation for the assistance received from several Extension specialists, farm advisors, others who provided valuable information during interviews, and growers who completed and returned the questionnaires. The investigation was supported in part by a grant received from the Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

Attitudes of farmers toward using crop residues as fuel

Clarence F. Becker, Bryan M. Jenkins, Brian Horsfield, John R. Goss
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Attitudes of farmers toward using crop residues as fuel

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Authors

Clarence F. Becker, Department of Agricultural Engineering, U.C., Davis.
Bryan M. Jenkins, Department of Agricultural Engineering, U.C., Davis.
Brian Horsfield, Department of Agricultural Engineering, U.C., Davis.
John R. Goss, Department of Agricultural Engineering, U.C., Davis.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 32(12):8-9.

Published December 01, 1978

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Growers favor use of rice straw and prunings as sources of energy by utility companies, but only if the collection system is practical, timely, and reliable.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The authors express their appreciation for the assistance received from several Extension specialists, farm advisors, others who provided valuable information during interviews, and growers who completed and returned the questionnaires. The investigation was supported in part by a grant received from the Pacific Gas and Electric Company.


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