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Using straw as a farm heating fuel

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Description

Burning straw for recovery of heat energy is a viable alternative use using excess straw produced on Prairie farms. This project included a review of existing straw burning technology, a survey of those currently heating with straw, monitoring of two on-farm straw burning installations, and a quick look at the economic feasibility of changing to a straw burning heating system.

Tags
agricultural machinery farm machinery

Title and publication information

Type
Report
Series Title

Research Update

Alternative Title

Research Update 719

Extent

8 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development (1992-2006)

Place of Publication

Lethbridge

Subject Information

Topic
Agriculture

Resource Dates

Date Created

1995-07-01

Date Added

2017-04-19T13:54:56.459845

Date Modified

1995-07-01

Date Issued

1995-07-01

Date Archived

2015-01-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISSN (print)

1188-4770

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Farm Stewardship Centre

Contact Other

Phone 403-329-1212