American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers


2003, 2004, 2005 Pacific Northwest Region Papers


Paper #   PNW05-1001   Development of a Multi-port Averaging Pitot Tube System for Measuring Ventilation Rates Under Field Conditions
Citation:  Paper number  PNW05-1001,  2005 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   J.C. Segura, J.J.R. Feddes, C. A. Ouellette, M. Ben-Zvi
Keywords:   Airflow rate, barn ventilation, averaging pitot tube, settling means, straightener, gas emission
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Paper #   PNW05-1002   Long-Term Erosion Trends on Cropland in the Pacific Northwest
Citation:  Paper number  PNW05-1002,  2005 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   D. K. McCool, R. D. Roe
Keywords:   Erosion, freeze/thaw, winter, climate, cropland
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Paper #   PNW05-1003   Soil Moisture Based Web to Wireless Center Pivot Operation
Citation:  Paper number  PNW05-1003,  2005 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   T.E. Harms
Keywords:   Center pivot, automation, soil moisture sensor, wireless communication
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Paper #   PNW05-1004   Evaluation of In-field Optical Sensor for Nitrogen Assessment of Barley in Two Irrigation Systems
Citation:  Paper number  PNW05-1004,  2005 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   Yunseop Kim, Robert G. Evans, Jed Waddell
Keywords:   precision agriculture, nitrogen, multi-spectral, real-time, sensing
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Paper #   PNW05-1007   Evaluation of an Immersed Hollow Fibre Membrane Technology for Water Reuse in Swine Waste Supernatant
Citation:  Paper number  PNW05-1007,  2005 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   Murray Tenove M., Daniel W. Smith
Keywords:   hollow fibre membrane, swine waste, wastewater treatment, livestock, recycle, reuse, direct filtration, Zeeweed
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Paper #   PNW05-1009   Measuring odour emission rates with confidence from liquid and solid manure surfaces
Citation:  Paper number  PNW05-1009,  2005 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   Mahendran Navaratnasamy, John Feddes, Ike Edeogu
Keywords:   Odour, emission rates, wind tunnel, vented flux chamber, manure, odour concentration
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Paper #   PNW05-1012   Pipeline vs. Truck Transport of Beef Cattle Manure
Citation:  Paper number  PNW05-1012,  2005 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   Emad Ghafoori, Peter C. Flynn, John J. Feddes
Keywords:   Manure management, Manure transportation, Pipeline, Truck, Transportation costs
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Paper #   PNW05-1013   Analysis of Temperature History in Passively Aerated Compost
Citation:  Paper number  PNW05-1013,  2005 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   Shouhai Yu, O. Grant Clark, Jerry J. Leonard
Keywords:   Composting, temperature history, time, non-linear, statistical comparison
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Paper #   PNW05-1014   Testing Biodiesels’ Saturation Properties under the Influence of Variable Temperature, Biodiesel Type and #2 Diesel Concentration
Citation:  Paper number  PNW05-1014,  2005 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   Duch Routt
Keywords:   moisture content, biodiesel, water absorbency, diesel concentrations, Duch Routt
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Paper #   PNW05-1015   Fortification of Spent Sulphite Pulping Liquor with Levoglucosan Derived from Pyrolysis Oil.
Citation:  Paper number  PNW05-1015,  2005 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   Nicole M. Bennett, Sheldon J.B. Duff
Keywords:   levoglucosan, spent sulphite liquor, ethanol, lignocellulosic feedstock
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Paper #   PNW05-1016   SPAW and WEPP Simulations of Observed Snow Accumulation and Melt
Citation:  Paper number  PNW05-1016,  2005 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   T. R. Anderson, D. K. McCool
Keywords:   SPAW, WEPP, snow, modeling, accumulation, melt, erosion, winter, climate, cropland
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Paper #   PNW05-1017   Spatial Variability of Apparent Electrical Conductivity and Cone Index as Measured with Sensing Technologies: Assessment and Comparison
Citation:  Paper number  PNW05-1017,  2005 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   Jay D. Jabro, Robert G. Evans, Y. Kim, Bart. W. Stevens, Williams Iversen
Keywords:   Precision farming, Veris, Cone index, Electrical conductivity, Geostatistics, Variability
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Paper #   PNW04-1003   A hillslope-scale experiment to determine the presence of a plow-pan under conservation tillage
Citation:  Paper number  PNW04-1003,  2004 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   Krzysztof M. Ostrowski, Jan Boll, Erin S. Brooks
Keywords:   near surface hydrology, plow-pan, tillage, hydraulic conductivity, penetrometers, bulk density
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Paper #   PNW04-1005   Application Rates from Center Pivot Irrigation with Current Sprinkler Types.
Citation:  Paper number  PNW04-1005,  2004 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   Dennis C Kincaid
Keywords:   Sprinkler irrigation, center-pivot, water application rates
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Paper #   PNW04_1006   AWM: A Computer Program for Planning/Design of Manure and Wastewater Storage/Treatment Facilities
Citation:  Paper number  PNW04_1006,  2004 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   Bruce D. Wilson, William Boyd, David C. Moffitt
Keywords:   Waste Storage Facility, Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan, Animal Waste Management, Manure, Animal Feeding Operation, Confined Animal Feeding Operation, Water Quality
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Paper #   PNW04_1007   Evaluating the Design and Management of Waste Storage Ponds – Part II
Citation:  Paper number  PNW04_1007,  2004 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   David C. Moffitt, Bruce Wilson
Keywords:   AWM software, manure, runoff, SPAW model, waste management, waste storage
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Paper #   PNW-03-104   “Native Seedster”, Native Plant Seed Harvester
Citation:  Paper number  PNW-03-104,  2003 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   William E. Larsen P.E.
Keywords:   
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Paper #   PNW-03-109   GPS-ASSISTED ROAD SURVEYS AND GIS-BASED ROAD EROSION MODELING USING THE WEPP MODEL
Citation:  Paper number  PNW-03-109,  2003 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   Erin S. Brooks, Jan Boll, and William J. Elliot
Keywords:   sediment yield, runoff, low-volume roads, watershed modeling, TMDL
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Paper #   PNW-03-115   Fatalities from Idaho’s Farms and Ranchers –A Twenty Five year Perspective
Citation:  Paper number  PNW-03-115,  2003 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   Thomas Karsky
Keywords:   Agricultural Fatalities, Newspaper clippings, Safety, Data
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Paper #   PNW-03-116   A Survey to Understand the Attitudes towards Biodiesel in Southwestern Idaho
Citation:  Paper number  PNW-03-116,  2003 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   Krista Kinsey, Douglas Haines, Charles Peterson
Keywords:   Biodiesel, petroleum diesel, Idaho Department of Water Resources, survey
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Paper #   PNW-03-118   Preliminary Investigation on GLS Extraction from Yellow Mustard Meal
Citation:  Paper number  PNW-03-118,  2003 Pacific Northwest Region . 
Authors:   CHUNCHANG TAO & B. BRIAN HE
Keywords:   Glucosinolates, seed meals, seed meal detoxification
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