• Engineering
  • Published 2013

Energy saving of field operations in soybean production using data envelopment analysis approach

@inproceedings{MousaviAvval2013EnergySO,
  title={Energy saving of field operations in soybean production using data envelopment analysis approach},
  author={Seyed Hashem Mousavi-Avval and Shahin Rafiee and Ali Jafari and Ali Asghar Mohammadi},
  year={2013}
}
In this study, a data envelopment analysis approach was used to determine the efficiency of farmers, rank the efficient and inefficient ones and to identify the wasteful uses of energy by inefficient farmers with respect to energy use in different operations of soybean production in Golestan province, Iran. Data used in this study were obtained from 94 randomly selected soybean farms using a survey method. From this study, the following results were obtained: From total operational energy… CONTINUE READING

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