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    • Analysis of Energy Properties and Emissions Factors of Selected Plant Biomass and Peat 

      Maj, Grzegorz (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The use of agricultural biomass for renewable energy purposes is part of the assumption of sustainable agriculture standards and leads to change current management of biomass from agricultural and forestry production and ...
    • Analysis of Physical Properties of Dietary Fiber From Apple Waste 

      Obidziński, Sławomir; Dołżyńska, Magdalena; Lewicka, Sylwia (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The purpose of the present study was to determine the suitability of apple fibers (dietary fiber) as a raw material for granulate pellets production, as an aspect of waste management in sustainable agriculture processes. ...
    • The Analysis of the Connection of Two Tools of a Modular Device for Soil Application of the Digestate 

      Wojciechowski, Jacek; Zbytek, Zbyszek; Pawłowski, Tadeusz; Mac, Jarosław; Adamczyk, Florian (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The issue of connecting two collaborating tools in the scope of determination of forces occurring in the hitch of the tools was discussed. The analysis was carried out at the example of a modular device for soil application ...
    • Animal Traction: New Opportunities and New Challenges 

      Almeida, Arlindo; Rodrigues, João; Figueiredo, Tomás (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      In the last one hundred years, tractors with much more power replaced animals all over the world, except in developing countries. Besides the advantage in power, the use of tractors increases agriculture productivity and ...
    • Animal Well-Being Biological Hazard Assessment for Transport Logistics in Sustainable Agriculture in the Republic of Poland 

      Wasilewski, Jacek; Szczepanik, Małgorzata; Burski, Zbigniew (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      This paper presents the findings of the cattle well-being in transport audit conducted in the period from 2007 till 2012. Respective veterinary check-ups were audited: upon dispatch, upon arrival, at rest, sale (at markets ...
    • Apple Tree Yield Analysis Using Data Mining 

      Trajer, Jędrzej; Pietrzycka, Iwona; Piotrowska, Ewa; Golisz, Ewa (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The paper analyses an orcharding farm that specializes in apple trees production. Based on the data for the period of 2008-2014, the authors analysed the main factors that might have impact on apple yield. A computer system ...
    • Ash Composition and Deposition Tendencies of Selected Biomass Types 

      Zając, Grzegorz; Szyszlak-Bargłowicz, Joanna; Dudziak, Agnieszka; Kuranc, Andrzej; Wasilewski, Jacek (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Replacement of fossil fuel with renewables including biomass is one of the ways to ensure sustainable development. Biomass incineration is most frequently used energy conversion technology. Notwithstanding that ash arising ...
    • Assessment of Efficiency of an Agricultural Tractor Engine for Different Rotational Speeds 

      Wasilewski, Jacek; Kuranc, Andrzej; Szyszlak-Bargłowicz, Joanna; Stoma, Monika; Słowik, Tomasz; Barta, Dalibor (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Within the framework of this paper efficiency of the S-4003 engine Ursus C-360 tractor was evaluated in terms of variation of its rotational speed. The proper use of the engine operating parameters according to various ...
    • Assessment of Quality Characteristics of Briquettes Produced From Selected Wood Waste 

      Niedziółka, Ignacy; Sprawka, Maciej; Zaklika, Beata; Kraszkiewicz, Artur (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The paper presents evaluation of the quality characteristics of briquettes produced from selected wood waste, whose use is part of a sustainable farming policy. The following types of wood waste were used in the study: ...
    • Assessment of the Balance of Greenhouse Gases in the Production of Renewable Biomass From Short-Cycle Energy Plantations of Willow 

      Rodzkin, Aleh; Kostukevich, Sergey; Tanaś, Wojciech; Szymanek, Mariusz; Kassar, Flaieh Hammed (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Greenhouse gas control it is the key aspect for climate protection. As climate regulation became inevitable, companies started adopting more proactive strategies. One of the effective methods for greenhouse gas emission ...
    • Assessment of the Can Bus Technology Implemented on Modern Agricultural Tractors to Study Fuel Consumption Savings 

      Defays, Guillaume (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      In developed countries, the mechanized agriculture is highly dependent on fuel. Unfortunately, the heterogeneity and complexity inherent to agricultural process do not help the actors (researchers, counselors, farmers) to ...
    • Assessment of the Integration of Mechanical Weeding for Weed Control in Sugar Beet-Growing 

      Rabier, Fabienne; Stas, Marie; Manderyck, Barbara; Huyghebaert, Bruno; Limbourg, Quentin (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The aim of this research was to evaluate the potential of mechanical weeding for the cultivation of sugar beet by comparing four weed control programmes (one chemical, two mixed (chemical and mechanical) and one mechanical). ...
    • The Assessment of Wear Metal Concentration in Engine Oils Originating From Agricultural Tractors in the Aspect of Their Operational Properties 

      Zając, Grzegorz; Wolak, Artur; Gołębiowski, Wojciech; Vrabel, Jan (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      One of the paths leading to the development of sustainable agriculture is to reduce the amount of energy lost during agricultural production. This can be accomplished through proper farm machinery management. The engine ...
    • The Character of Heat Exchange in the Element Powered by Renewable Energy 

      Piotrowska, Ewa; Trajer, Jędrzej; Skowroński, Piotr; Czekalski, Dariusz (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Among other renewable resources of energy, solar energy has a small but dynamically increasing share. Solar irradiance is characterized by large variability, especially in the 24-hour cycle. Therefore, machines that use ...
    • Characterisation of Selected Apple Cultivars in the Aspect of Juice Production in the Condition of a Farm 

      Nadulski, Rafał; Kobus, Zbigniew; Wilczyński, Kamil; Guz, Tomasz; Ahmed, Zeyad (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Pressing is the most common method of fruit juice acquisition. Not all apple cultivars are suitable for juice pressing. The use of suitable fruit cultivars for juice pressing may reduce the cost of pressing and at the same ...
    • Clothoid as a Transition Curve of the Manipulator End-effector Trajectory for Harvesting Tomatoes in a Greenhouse 

      Boryga, Marek; Kołodziej, Paweł; Gołacki, Krzysztof (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The article presents the way of using the clothoid as a transition curve when planning the trajectory of the tomato manipulator end-effector during harvesting in a greenhouse. Three variants of end-effector motion trajectory ...
    • Comparision of Physicochemical Parameters of Rape Seeds Applying the Infrared Spectroscopy Method 

      Przywara, Artur; Kachel-Jakubowska, Magdalena; Kraszkiewicz, Artur; Koszel, Milan (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Technical progression in sustainable agriculture requires the need for search more and newer analytical methods in order to reduce time of analysis and to minimize costs routine of tests for the highest accuracy of the ...
    • Concept of a System of Plant Protection Support Based on the ERP System 

      Cupiał, Michał (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The paper presents a concept of utilising existing IT systems supporting shops supplying plant protection products to farmers in order to assist chemical protection of plants. The method implies use of sales alerts to ...
    • Concept of Using Fruit Pomace on Sustainable Farms 

      Kozak, Marta; Sobczak, Paweł; Wilczyński, Kamil; Kobus, Zbigniew; Zawiślak, Kazimierz; Żukiewicz-Sobczak, Wioletta (Dept. of Mach. Exploit. and Management of Prod. Processes, ULS in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      The paper presents the possibility of using fruit pomace as the management of poor products on sustainable farms. Processing of raw materials in the fruit and vegetable industry involves generation of manufacturing waste, ...
    • Consumers’ Perception of Food Quality and Safety in Terms of Buying Processes 

      Stoma, Monika; Dudziak, Agnieszka; Słowik, Tomasz; Wasilewski, Jacek; Kuranc, Andrzej (Department of Machinery Exploitation and Management of Production Processes, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland, 2017-11)
      Food safety and quality is a global and multidisciplinary notion that has an impact upon both food industry companies and consumers. Sustainable agriculture and consumption are not currently just fashion, and the consumer ...