University of Minnesota. Agricultural Experiment Station
This seminal study provided detailed data documenting the significant benefits of extending high wire electricity lines to ten farms in rural Minnesota. This practice was rare at the time due to a perceived lack of profit for the utility companies.
Stewart, E.A., Larson, J.M., and Romness, J. 1927. The Red Wing Project on Utilization of Electricity in Agriculture. University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, Division of Agricultural Engineering.
153 pages. Illustrations and maps.
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Financial support was provided by the farmers of the Burnside community, Northern States Power Company, the State Committee on the Relation of Electricity to Agriculture, and the University of Minnesota.
Stewart, E.A.; Larson, J.M.; Romness, J..
The Red Wing Project on Utilization of Electricity in Agriculture.
University of Minnesota. Agricultural Experiment Station.
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