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    • Buildings for Small Farms (NRAES 6) 

      Wells, G. D.; Gilman, F. E.; Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1978-12)
      Most utility buildings for the small farm are used to house livestock and store feed, although they may be used as a workshop or to store machinery and other equipment. But whatever the function, farm buildings should be ...
    • Composting for Municipalities: Planning and Design Considerations (NRAES 94) 

      Dougherty, Mark (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 1998-11)
      Composting for Municipalities: Planning and Design Considerations provides guidance in the planning, design, and operation of municipal composting facilities, both large and small. The book is a useful guide for policy ...
    • Earthen Manure Storage Design Considerations (NRAES 109 - FRONT MATTER ONLY) 

      Wright, Peter; Grajko, Walt; Lake, Don; Perschke, Stephen; Schenne, John; Sullivan, David; Tillapaugh, Bruce; Timothy, Brian; Weaver, Dave (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 1999-04)
      Animal agriculture is becoming more intense: Farms are larger, animals are more concentrated, and farms are operating on a smaller profit margin. Manure storage facilities will become more common for economic, environmental, ...
    • Energy Conservation for Commercial Greenhouses (NRAES 3) 

      Bartok, John W. (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 2001-10)
      Written by John W. Bartok, Jr., an authority on greenhouses for over 30 years, this highly practical book reviews the merits and limitations of current energy-conservation strategies for commercial greenhouses. Topics ...
    • Facilities for Roadside Markets (NRAES 52 - FRONT MATTER ONLY) 

      Selders, Arthur W.; Blakely, Ransom; Wells, Grant; Martin, Robert; Gilman, Francis E.; Irwin, Lynne H.; Wells, Otho S. (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1992-02)
      Facilities for Roadside Markets (NRAES-52) is written primarily for persons planning a large roadside market. It will also be useful to those seeking to improve the operating efficiency of or expand a current market. ...
    • Greenhouse Engineering (NRAES 33) 

      Aldrich, R. A.; Bartok, J. W.; Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1994-08)
    • Greenhouses for Homeowners and Gardeners (NRAES 137) 

      Bartok, John W. (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 2000-06)
      Covers everything you need to choose, build, use, and maintain a greenhouse for your home, garden, or institution. The types of greenhouses are discussed including freestanding greenhouses, additions to your home, window ...
    • Guideline for Planning Dairy Stall Barns (DPC 37 - FRONT MATTER ONLY) 

      Porter, John; Graves, Robert (Dairy Practices Council, 2006)
      This guideline provides insight for planning and constructing a dairy tie stall barn. The Guideline covers Site Considerations, Construction, Stall Barn Arrangement, Ventilation, Electrical Service, Wiring and Lighting. ...
    • Hobby Greenhouses and Other Gardening Structures (NE 77) 

      Aldrich, R.A.; Bailey, W.A.; Bartok, J.W.; Roberts, W.J.; Ross, D.S. (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1978-02)
      The opportunity to accelerate or control plant growth is both exciting and useful. However, the choice of structure and equipment used can be confusing. Everything from cold frames to greenhouses is available. Before making ...
    • On-Farm Agrichemical Handling Facilities (NRAES 78) 

      Ross, David S.; Bartok, John W. (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1995-08)
    • Penn State Housing Plans for Calves and Heifers (NRAES 201 - FRONT MATTER ONLY) 

      Graves, Robert E. (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 2007)
      This publication includes 74 idea plans that were developed based on research and field experience with the aim of increasing the comfort, productivity, and longevity of dairy cattle. While drawn for a specific number of ...
    • Penn State Housing Plans for Milking and Special-Needs Cows (NRAES 200 - FRONT MATTER ONLY) 

      Graves, Robert E. (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 2006-07)
      The idea plans assembled in this book were developed to provide educational information on various aspects of freestall housing, special-needs housing, and building- component details. They are intended to be used in ...
    • Post-frame building handbook: materials, design considerations, construction procedures (NRAES 1) 

      Carson, J. M.; Dougherty, M. (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1997-05)
      Post-frame utility buildings, formerly called "pole barns," are versatile and economical structures. They can be appropriate for storing machinery or housing livestock. Other uses include residential and commercial buildings, ...
    • Solar Greenhouses for the Home (NRAES 2) 

      Bartok, John W.; Ross, D.S.; White, J.; Roberts, W.J.; Aldrich, C.A.; Parsons, R.A. (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1984-07)
      The solar greenhouse, principles, design and construction, controlling the environment, cold frames, hotbeds, growing plants.