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AEES - Agricultural Engineering Energy Series

AENs - Agricultural Engineering Extension Publications

AEUs - Agricultural Engineering Extension Updates

IDs - Interdepartmental Publications

PA - Precision Agriculture Publications

Other - Additional available Literature and Publications


AEES - Agricultural Engineering Energy Series

AEES-38    Earth-Coupled Heat Pump Systems - Selection, Design and Performance (1987)
AEES-37    Vegetable Oil as an Emergency Fuel (1986)
AEES-36     Wood Burning and Creosote Buildup (1984)
AEES-35    Kerosene Heaters (1984)    
AEES-34    Energy in Agriculture: Planning a House with an Energy Future (1983)
AEES-33    Energy in Agriculture: Requirements for Farm Use of Solar Energy in Kentucky (1982)
AEES-32    Energy Resource Series: Alcohol (1981)
AEES-31    Energy Resource Series: Geothermal (1981)    
AEES-30    Energy Resource Series: Water (1981)
AEES-29    Energy Resource Series: Wood (1981)
AEES-28    Energy Resource Series: Nuclear Fusion (1981)
AEES-27    Energy Resource Series: Nuclear Fission (1981)
AEES-26    Energy Resource Series: Wind (1981)
AEES-25    Energy Resource Series: Solar (1981)
AEES-24    Energy Resource Series: Coal (1981)
AEES-23    Energy Resource Series: Oil & Gas (1981)
AEES-22    Energy Resource Series: Definitions (1981)
AEES-21    Energy Resource Series: Energy Overview (1981)
AEES-20    Installation & Operation of Wood Heating Systems - Part Three in A Series On Wood As A Fuel Source (1981)
AEES-19    Stoves, Furnaces & Fireplaces - Part Two in A Series On Wood As A Fuel Source (1981)
AEES-18    Obtaining, Seasoning & Burning Wood - Part One in A Series On Wood As A Fuel Source (1981)
AEES-16    Energy for Greenhouses: Part I Energy Conservation (1979)
AEES-15    Questions & Answers About Heat Pumps for Residential Heating and Cooling (1981)    
AEES-14    The Use of Ethanol as Unmixed Fuel for Internal Combustion Engines (1981)
AEES-13    Design Considerations for Below-Grade Housing (1979)
AEES-12    Grassland Renovation - Conserves Soil and Energy and Increases Returns from Grass Fields (1981)
AEES-11    Energy Usage in Agricultural Production (1981)
AEES-10    Residential Solar Heating (1981)
AEES-9    Performance Evaluation Natural Air & Low Temperature Drying Systems (1981)
AEES-8    Dryeration Performance Evaluation (1981)
AEES-7    Grain Drying Performance Evaluation (1981)
AEES-5    Fan Performance on Grain Drying Bins (1981)
AEES-3    Air-Type Solar Collectors for Agriculture and Residential Uses (1981)
AEES-2    Energy for Swine Facilities: Part II - Alternative Sources (1981)
AEES-1    Energy for Swine Facilities: Part I - Energy Conservation (1981)


AENs - Agricultural Engineering Extension Publications

AEN-92    Dairy Waste Utilization Management Tool (2007)
AEN-91    Managing Liquid Dairy Manure (2006)
AEN-90    Biodiesel FAQ (2006)
AEN-89    Biodiesel Basics (2006)
AEN-88    The Global Positioning System (2005)
AEN-87    Measuring Relative Humidity in Agricultural Environments (2005)
AEN-86    Moveable Tobacco Curing Frames (2005)
AEN-85    Post-Tier Rail and Typar or Metal-Covered Tobacco Field Curing Structures (2004)
AEN-84    Using Covers to Minimize Odor and Gas Emissions from Manure Storages (2004)
AEN-17    Harvesting, Drying and Storing Grain Sorghum (original: 1973; revised: 2003)
AEN-83    Assessing the Benefits of Misting-Cooling Systems for Growing-Finishing Swine in Kentucky as Affected by Environment and Pig Placement Date (2003)
AEN-82    Cattle Handling Facilities: Planning, Components and Layouts (2002)
AEN-81    Grain Drill Calibration for Winter Wheat (2000)
AEN-80    High Tensile Wire or Cable Tobacco Curing Structure (1999)
AEN-79    Using Geotextiles for Reeding and Traffic Surfaces (1997)
AEN-78    A Computer Model for Analysis of Alternative Burley Tobacco Harvesting Practice (1996)
AEN-77    Selecting an Air-Cure Tobacco Housing and Curing Facility (2005)
AEN-76    Two-Tier Partially Enclosed Air-Cure Tobacco Barn (1997)
AEN-75    Micro-Sprinkler and Fan Cooling for Dairy Cows: Practical Design Considerations (1992)
AEN-74    One-Tier Plastic-Covered Tobacco Curing Structure-Tier Rail Design
AEN-73    Calculating Farm Machinery Field Capacities (1991)
AEN-72    Handling and Housing Tobacco on Portable Curing Frames (Publication Date Unknown)
AEN-71    Electronic Controls for Broiler Houses (1991)
AEN-70    Transient Surge Protection for Agricultural Facilities (1991)
AEN-69    Using Fans in Conventional Burley Barns (1992)
AEN-68    Selecting and Constructing Grain Storage Tanks (1991)
AEN-67    Aeration for Flat Grain Storage (1991)
AEN-66    Use of Unleaded Fuel on Farm (1991)
AEN-07    Poly-Tube Heating-Ventilation Systems & Equipment (Original: 1973; Revised: 1991)
AEN-65    Electric Energy Usage on Kentucky Dairies (1989)
AEN-64    Economy Riding Sprayer for Small Acreages (1989)
AEN-63    In-Bin Continuous Flow Drying, Method and Management (1986)
AEN-62    Stirring Devices for Grain Drying (1986)
AEN-61    Portable Batch-Continuous Flow Drying Method and Management (1986)
AEN-60    Storing Carry-Over Burley Tobacco on the Farm (1986)
AEN-59    Curing Burley Tobacco (1986)
AEN-58    Recommended Tobacco Barn Construction Features (1986)
AEN-57    Batch-In-Bin grain Drying (1984)
AEN-56    Layer Drying of Stored Grain (1984)
AEN-55    Water Supply Quality and Testing (1982)
AEN-54    Disposing of Dairy Milkhouse and Parlor Wastewater (1982)
AEN-53    Understanding Precipitation Probabilities (1982)
AEN-52    Safe Use of Animal Waste Management Systems (1982)
AEN-51    Standby Electric Generators for the Farm (1983)
AEN-50    Generation & Legal Regulation of Odors from Animal Manures (1981)
AEN-49    Feasibility of Manure Odor Control Using Commerical Products (1981)
AEN-48    Minimizing Odor Confinement from Confinement Facilities by Management Practice (1981)
AEN-47    The Weather and You (1980)
AEN-46    Use of Home-Type Aneroid Barometers (1980)
AEN-45    Aeration, Inspection & Sampling of Grain Storage Bins (1981)
AEN-44    Livestock Waste Management - Questions and Answers Concerning Laws and Regulations (1978)
AEN-43    Insulate Your Home for Comfort and Savings (1978)
AEN-42    Storm Doors and Windows and Temporary Plastic Covers (1977)
AEN-41    Economics of Drying, Storage & Feed Processing (1976)
AEN-40    Weather Stripping and Caulking (1977)
AEN-39    Suffocation Hazards in Grain Bins (1975)
AEN-38    Trusses for Farm Buildings (1975)
AEN-37    An Automatic Sidewall System for Greenhouse Environmental Control (1975)
AEN-36    Mist Propagation Systems (1975)
AEN-35    Economics of Drying, Storage & Feed Processing: Part 3, Storage Considerations (1975)
AEN-34    Economics of Drying, Storage & Feed Processing: Part 2, Drying Considerations (1975)
AEN-33    Economics of Drying, Storage & Feed Processing: Part 1, Operational Considerations (1975)
AEN-32    Greenhouse Location and Orientation (1974)
AEN-31    Greenhouse Heating Systems (1974)
AEN-30    Greenhouse Ventilation Systems
AEN-29    Economics of Corn Drying-Two Percent of Selling Price Dockage Rate (1974)
AEN-28    Cooling Greenhouses (1974)
AEN-27    Saving Fuel with Storm Windows and Insulation (1974)
AEN-26    Cistern Water Protection and Treatment (1974)
AEN-25    Harvesting, Drying and Storing Soybeans (1973)
AEN-24    The Economics of Drying Corn (1974)
AEN-23    Low-Temperature Drying - Use and Limitations (1973)
AEN-22    Low-Temperature Drying - Methods and Management (1973)
AEN-21    Chemical Preservation of Grain (1973)
AEN-20    Principles of Grain Storage (1973)
AEN-19    Greenhouse Humidity Control (1973)
AEN-18    Air Circulation in Greenhouses (1973)
AEN-17    Harvesting, Drying and Storing Grain Sorghum (original: 1973; revised: 2003)
AEN-16    A Mineral Feeder for Cattle (1968)
AEN-15    Rigid-Frame Greenhouse Construction (1973)
AEN-14    Painting Greenhouses and Equipment (1974)
AEN-13    Greenhouse Benches (1973)
AEN-12    Greenhouse Structures (1973)
AEN-11    Plans for Beef Buildings and Equipment (1973)
AEN-10    Greenhouse Coverings (1973)
AEN-09    Estimating Greenhouse Ventilation Requirements (1973)
AEN-07    Poly-Tube Heating-Ventilation Systems & Equipment (Original: 1973; Revised: 1991)
AEN-06    Preservative Treatment of Greenhouse Wood (Revised 1991)
AEN-05    List of Plans for Tobacco Barns and Equipment (1975)
AEN-04    Plans for Greenhouse and Horticultural Facilities (1975)
AEN-03    Plans for Dairy Buildings and Equipment (1973)
AEN-02    Selecting No-Tillage Planters By Need (1972)
AEN-01    Layout of Grain Storage and Handling Facilities (1974)


AEUs - Agricultural Engineering Extension Updates

AEU-90    Ventilation System Design Parameters for Greenhouses for Tobacco Transplant Production (1999)
AEU-89    High Tensile Wire or Cable Tobacco Field Curing Structure
AEU-88    Post-Tier Rail and Typar or Metal Covered Tobacco Curing Structure
AEU-87    ROPS Retro-Fit Fact Sheet (1998)
AEU-86    Water Systems for Controlled Grazing
AEU-85    Geotextile Feeding/Traffic Surfaces and Costs (1998)
AEU-83    Cost Comparisons for Burley Tobacco Housing and Curing Facilities and Methods
AEU-82    A Field Curing Structure and Mechanized Housing System for Burley Tobacco (1997)
AEU-81    Moveable Curing Frames (1996)
AEU-80    Drying Considerations for the 1996 Corn Crop (1996)
AEU-79    Operation Considerations for Harvesting Corn Above 25% Moisture Content (1996)
AEU-78    Vendors of Shade Cloth, Cooling Equipment and Geotextile Fabric (1996)
AEU-76    Flood Gates for Agricultural Fences (1995)
AEU-74    Grain Suffocation Hazards (1993)
AEU-73    Pesticide Application and Handling Technology: Installing a Sprayer Tank Rinse Circuit (1994)
AEU-72    Pesticide Application and Handling Technology: Proper Disposal of Empty Pesticide Containers
AEU-71    Pesticide Application and Handling Technology: Decreasing Drift Potential During Application
AEU-70    Notes on Wiring Greenhouses for Tobacco Float Plants (1994)
AEU-69    Generation and Legal Regulation of Odors from Animal Manures (1993)
AEU-68    Reducing Mud Using Highway-Type Filter Materials (1996)
AEU-67    Safe Movement of Farm Equipment on Public Roads
AEU-66    Laws and Regulations Impacting Livestock Wastes in Kentucky
AEU-65    Right to Farm
AEU-64    Permitting Procedures for Operation of Liquid Livestock Waste Handling Facilities
AEU-63    Solid Livestock Waste Regulatory Requirements
AEU-62    Underground Farm Petroleum Storage Tanks (1992)
AEU-61    Mixer Equipment Options for Total Mixed Rations
AEU-60    Micro-Sprinkler and Fan Cooling for Dairy Cows: Practical Design Considerations (*AEN-75)
AEU-59    Using Topographic Maps in Extension (1990)
AEU-58    Transient Surge Protection for Agricultural Facilities
AEU-57    Electronic Controls for Swine Buildings
AEU-56    Electronic Controls for Broiler Houses
AEU-55    Full-Wall Ventilation for Dairy Free Stall Housing (1991)
AEU-54    Earthquake Planning Checklist (1989)
AEU-53    Emergency Disinfection of Drinking Water (1990)
AEU-52    Home Water Disinfection Methods (1990)
AEU-51    Do You Need a Water Treatment Product? (1990)
AEU-50    Farm Accidents - How to Respond (1985)
AEU-49    Protection of Private Groundwater Drinking Supplies
AEU-48    KY State Agencies with Water Responsibilities (1993)
AEU-47    Home Water Testing
AEU-46    Activated Carbon Filters
AEU-44    Home Treatment Devices Listing Organizations
AEU-43    Design and Maintenance of Cisterns
AEU-42    How Safe is Your Drinking Water? (1988)
AEU-41    Temporary Silage Storage (1988)
AEU-40    Bottled Water (1988)
AEU-39    Lead in Your Drinking Water (1989)
AEU-38    What is Your Farm's Potential to Pollute Your Drinking Water Supply (1988)
AEU-37    Drinking Water Analysis Costs (1989)
AEU-36    Kentucky Irrigation Dealers (1989)
AEU-35    Reducing Summer Heat Stress in Dairy Cows (1988)
AEU-34    Grain Drying and Storage - Quick Reference Chart (1987)
AEU-33    Instructions to Connect an AGTEXT Telecaption II Decoder to Your TV in Rural Areas
AEU-32    Trickle Irrigation Installation for Horticulture Crops: AEU-32a AEU-32b AUE-32c AEU-32d AEU-32e
AEU-31    Rapid Method for Determining Fertilizer Nutrients in Liquid Dairy and Swine Manures
AEU-30    Certified Water Well Drillers
AEU-29    Costs, Construction and Suppliers for High Tensile Wire Fencing
AEU-28    Acceptable Paints, Coatings, Sealants and Liners for Potable Water Systems (1988)
AEU-26    Farm Tractor Safety
AEU-25    Fire Escape Planning Guide - a Blueprint to Save Your Life (1982)
AEU-24    Building a Super Calf Hutch (1982)
AEU-23    A Dairy Cow Housing System Featuring Motel Free Stalls (1983)
AEU-22    Salt Buildup in Flush Recycle Systems
AEU-20    Effects of Manure Handling Systems on Swine Health
AEU-19    File Editing on the HP3000 for the Sedimot II Computer Model
AEU-18    Performance of an Evaporative Cooling System in a Gestation House
AEU-17    Limiting Swine Stress with Evaporative Cooling in Kentucky
AEU-16    Some Recommended Tobacco Barn Construction Features
AEU-14    Program Guide - Fire Extinguishers
AEU-13    Program Guide - Smoke Detectors Can Save Your Life
AEU-12    Program Guide - A Home Fire Escape Plan
AEU-11    Summary of Farming and Energy in the 80s (1982)
AEU-10    Residential Solar Heating in Kentucky (1982)
AEU-9    Measurement of Tractor Wheel Slip to Determine Proper Amount of Weight Needed
AEU-7    Safety Precautions with Liquid Manure Storage Systems - Warning - Gases Can Be Dangerous
AEU-6    Regulation of Hazardous Waste Disposal on Agricultural Land (1981)
AEU-5    New Animal-Waste Structure Permit Procedures
AEU-4    Certified Drinking Water Testing Laboratories
AEU-3    Solar Energy for Heating Farm Structures in KY (1979)
AEU-2    Active Residential Solar Heating
AEU-1    Passive Solar Heating


IDs - Interdepartmental Publications

ID-131    Basics for Heating & Cooling Greenhouses for Tobacco Transplant Production (1998)
ID-185    Planting a Riparian Buffer (2010)
ID-178    Compost-Bedded Pack Barns in Kentucky (2009)
ID-176    Using Soil Cement on Horse and Livestock Farms (2009)
ID-175    Riparian Buffers: A Livestock Best Management Practice for Protecting Water Quality (2009)
ID-174    Options for Controlling Canada Geese (2009)
ID-171    Using Dry Lots to Conserve Pastures and Reduce Pollution Potential (2008)
ID-170    Drinking Water Quality Guidelines for Cattle (2008)
ID-168    Composting Horse Muck (2008)
ID-164    High Traffic Area Pads for Horses (2007)
ID-161    Pervious Concrete as a Flooring Material for Horse Handling Areas (2013)
ID-159    Corn and Soybean Production Calendar (2013)
ID-158    Managing Steep Terrain for Livestock Forage Production (2006)
ID-153    Assessing and Preventing Soil Compaction in Kentucky (2004)
ID-148    Sampling Animal Manure (2000)
ID-143    Rotational Grazing (2011)
ID-141B    Managing the Total Mixed Ration to Prevent Problems in Dairy Cows (2001)
ID-141A    Feeding Your Dairy Cows a Total Mixed Ration: Getting Started (2002)
ID-139    A Comprehensive Guide to Corn Management in Kentucky
ID-136    No-Till Small Grain Production in Kentucky (2000)
ID-125A    Kentucky Winter Wheat Calendar (1997)
ID-125    A Comprehensive Guide to Wheat Management in Kentucky, Section10, Harvesting, Drying and Storing Wheat (2009)
ID-117    Poultry Litter Management (1995)
ID-116    Low Cost Post-Row Field Tobacco Curing Framework (1999)
ID-108    The Kentucky Beef Book, Section 3, Facilities for Beef Production
ID-76    Creep Grazing for Beef Calves (1987)
ID-74    Planning Fencing Systems for Intensive Grazing Management(1986)
ID-59    Aflatoxins in Corn (1995)
ID-58    Swine Confinement Breeding Facilities (1983)
ID-57    Housing for Pleasure Horses (1983)
ID-39    Packaging and Handling Burley Tobacco in Bales at the Farm (revised 1992)
ID-38    Preparing Burley in Bales (revised 1988)
ID-33    Renovating Grass Fields with a Renovation Seeder (1976)
ID-32    Maintaining Tillage Blades on a Renovation Seeder (1976)
ID-23    Wind Chill (Equavalent Temperature) (revised 1980)
ID-20    Anti-back-siphon Poultry Water Systems (1974)
ID-17    A Greenhouse for Teaching Plant Science and Production (revised 1982)
ID-16    Hotbeds for Transplant Production (revised 1982)
ID-15    Planning Dairy Calf Housing (1975)
ID-13    Beef Cattle Corrals and Handling Facilties (revised 1986)
ID-7    Grass Loafing Paddocks for Dairy Cows (1973)
ID-3    Preventing Storage Rots of Grain (1974)


PA - Precision Agriculture Publications

PA-7    Connecting a GPS to Other Devices (2005)
PA-6    What Will This Investment Cost? (2003)
PA-5    GPS Simplified (2002)
PA-4    Choosing the Right Lightbar (2002)
PA-3    Lightbar Guidance Aids (2005)
PA-2    Guidelines for Adopting Precision Agricultural Practices (2001)
PA-1    Elements of Precision Agriculture: Basics of Yield Monitor Installation and Operation (1999)


Other - Additional available Literature and Publications

IP-01    Water Quality in Kentucky: Understanding the Water System (2001)
IP-01S    Water Quality in Kentucky: Summary Sheet-Understanding the Water System (2001)
IP-02    Water Quality in Kentucky: Conserving Water at Home
IP-04    Water Quality in Kentucky: Cisterns for Kentucky
IP-04S    Water Quality in Kentucky: Summary Sheet Building a Cistern for Home Water Supply (1990)
IP-06    Water Quality in Kentucky: Using Activated Carbon Filters to Treat Home Drinking Water (1990)
IP-06S    Water Quality in Kentucky: Summary Sheet Using Activated Carbon Filters to Treat Home Drinking Water (1990)
IP-07    Water Quality in Kentucky: Hard Water - To Soften or Not to Soften
IP-13    Protecting Kentucky's Groundwater: A Grower's Guide (1990)
IP-23    Indoor Air Quality (1991)
IP-31    Nitrates (1992)
IP-56    Assessment of the Potential for Livestock and Poultry Manure to Provide the Nutrients Removed by Crops and Forages in Kentucky (1999)
IP-71    Nutrient Management in Kentucky (2001)
4DA-03PA    Weather Variables Kentucky: 4-H Weather Project Unit 3 (2002)
4HA-04PC    4-H Energy Project 4 (2001)
4CB-02PO    Petroleum Power Program Tractor Project Unit 2: Assuring Safe and Efficient Tractor Operation (1997)
AEC-80    Kentucky Farm Machinery Economic Cost Estimates for 1996 (1996)
AEC-81    1996 Kentucky Custom Rates for Farm Machinery (1996)
AGR-171    Round Bale Hay Storage in Kentucky (1997)
ASC-140    Mastitis and Its Control (1997)
ASC-151    Pasture for Dairy Cattle: Challenges and Opportunities (1997)