Energy
Wally Tyner amid solar panels on the roof of Purdue's Knoy Hall. (Purdue Agricultural Communication
The probability of saving money by using solar energy rather than standard grid electricity is 92 percent for Indiana farm businesses and about 50 percent for homes, Purdue University energy economists find.
Jon Schoonmaker, assistant professor of animal sciences at Purdue University, says adding a small am
Research by Purdue University scientist Jon Schoonmaker and his colleagues has shown that small amounts of calcium oxide can neutralize the acid in distillers grains, a commonly used alternative to corn in many livestock feed mixes.
Gas nozzle in car
Plummeting gasoline prices are the result of lagging economic growth in many parts of the world, the end of the summer driving season, less expensive winter gasoline and well-functioning Midwest refineries, Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyner says.
Nicholas Carpita (Purdue Agricultural Communication photo/Tom Campbell)
Purdue researchers have discovered the structure of the enzyme that makes cellulose, a finding that could lead to easier ways of breaking down plant materials to make biofuels and other products and materials.