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Mark E Casada
Engineering and Wind Erosion Research Unit
Research Agricultural Engineer

Phone: (785) 776-2758
Fax: (785) 537-5550
Room 215
ENGINEERING & WIND EROSION RESEARCH UNIT
CGAHR
1515 COLLEGE AVENUE
MANHATTAN, KS, 66502

Projects
SOIL RESOURCES AND AIR QUALITY AFFECTED BY WIND EROSION AND FUGITIVE DUST EMISSIONS: PROCESSES, SIMULATION AND CONTROL
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420284
PRESERVATION, ENHANCEMENT, AND MEASUREMENT OF GRAIN QUALITY AND MARKETABILITY
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420587
EVALUATION OF LOW-TEMPERATURE DRYING AND AERATION MONITORING AND CONTROL SYSTEM
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 421051
EVALUATION OF GRAIN MONITORING CABLES DURING LOW-TEMPERATURE DRYING
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 420575
MECHANISTIC MODELING OF WIND BARRIERS AND GRAIN COMMINGLING USING CFD AND DEM
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 419900

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Stored-grain insect population commingling densities in wheat and corn from pilot-scale bucket elevator boots Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tilley, D.R., Subramanyam, B., Casada, M.E., Arthur, F.H. 2014. Stored-grain insect population commingling densities in wheat and corn from pilot-scale bucket elevator boots. Journal of Stored Products Research. 59:1-8.
Mortality of insect life stages during simulated heat treatment - (Abstract Only) - (11-Mar-13)
Dust transport and abrasion assessment within simulated standing vegetation - (Abstract Only) - (11-Mar-13)
Particle models for discrete element modeling of bulk grain properties of wheat kernels - (Abstract Only) - (11-Mar-13)
Field measurements for food grain packing factors in US - (Abstract Only) - (11-Mar-13)
Effect of canopy leaf distribution on sand transport and abrasion energy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hagen, L.J., Casada, M.E. 2013. Effect of canopy leaf distribution on sand transport and abrasion energy. Aeolian Research. 10:37-42.
Development of equilibrium moisture relationships for storage moisture monitoring of corn Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Armstrong, P.R., Casada, M.E., Lawrence, J. 2012. Development of equilibrium moisture relationships for storage moisture monitoring of corn. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 28(5):677-683.
3-D and quasi-2-D discrete element modeling of grain commingling in a bucket elevator boot system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boac, J.M., Casada, M., Maghirang, R.G., Harner, III, J.P. 2012. 3-D and quasi-2-D discrete element modeling of grain commingling in a bucket elevator boot system. Transactions of the ASABE. 55(2):659-672.
Drying, handling, and storage of raw commodities - (Book / Chapter)
Jones, C., Casada, M.E., Loewer, O. 2012. Drying, handling, and storage of raw commodities. In: Hagstrum, D.W., Phillips, T.W., and Cuperus, G., editors. Stored Product Protection. Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University Research and Extension. p. 101-120.
Grain aeration - (Book / Chapter)
Navarro, S., Noyes, R.T., Casada, M.E., Arthur, F.H. 2012. Grain aeration. In: Hagstrum, D.W., Phillips, T.W., and Cuperus, G., editors. Stored Product Protection. Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University Research and Extension. p.121-134.
Directional flow of aeration to manage insect pests in stored wheat - (Other) - (24-May-11)
Application of binomial and multinomial probability statistics to the sampling design process of a global grain tracing and recall system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, K., Armstrong, P.R., Thomasson, A., Sui, R., Casada, M., Herrman, T.J. 2011. Application of binomial and multinomial probability statistics to the sampling design process of a global grain tracing and recall system. Food Control. 22(7):1085-1094.
Material and interaction properties of selected grains and oilseeds for modeling discrete particles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boac, J.M., Casada, M., Maghirang, R.G., Harner, III, J.P. 2010. Material and Interaction Properties of Selected Grains and Oilseeds for Modeling Discrete Particles. Transactions of the ASABE. 53(4):1201-1216.
Directional Flow of Summer Aeration to Manage Insect Pests in Stored Wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, F.H., Casada, M. 2010. Directional Flow of Summer Aeration to Manage Insect Pests in Stored Wheat. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 26: 115-122.
Wheat moisture measurement with a fringing field capacitive sensor Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casada, M., Armstrong, P.R. 2009. Wheat moisture measurement with a fringing field capacitive sensor. Transactions of the ASABE. 52(5):1785-1791
Size Distribution and Rate of Dust Generated During Grain Elevator Handling Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mina-Boac, J., Maghirang, R.G., Casada, M., Wilson, J.D., Yoon-Sung, J. 2009. Size Distribution and Rate of Dust Generated During Grain Elevator Handling. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 25(4):533-541.
Wheat Newsletter - (Review Article)
Tilley, M., Dowell, F.E., Seabourn, B.W., Wilson, J.D., Bean, S., Maghirang, E.B., Chung, O.K., Park, S., Pearson, T.C., Xie, F., Schober, T.J., Akdogan, H.P., Lookhart, G.L., Caley, M.S., Xiao, Z.S., Arthur, F.H., Casada, M., Bechtel, D.B., Brabec, D.L., Tilley, D.R., Lyne, R.K., Kaufman, R.C. 2008. Wheat Newsletter. 73:173-181.
Wheat moisture measurement with a fringing field capacitive sensor - (Abstract Only)
Casada, M. 2008. Wheat moisture measurement with a fringing field capacitive sensor. Paper presentation at ASABE Annual International Meeting. June 29 - July 2, 2008; Providence, RI.
Feed Pellet and Corn Durability and Breakage During Repeated Elevator Handling Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mina-Boac, J., Maghirang, R.G., Casada, M. 2008. Feed Pellet and Corn Durability and Breakage During Repeated Elevator Handling. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 24(5):637-643
Evaluation of an in situ Grain Moisture Sensor - (Abstract Only)
Casada, M. 2008. Evaluation of an in situ Grain Moisture Sensor. Meeting Abstract. Presentation at NC-213 Annual Meeting; Omaha, NE; February 26-27, 2008.
Thermal Design of Shipping Containers for Beneficial Insects Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casada, M., Ram, M.S., Flinn, P.W. 2008. Thermal Design of Shipping Containers for Beneficial Insects. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 24: 63-70.
Cost and Risk Analysis of Heat and Chemical Treatments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tilley, D.R., Langemeier, M.R., Casada, M., Arthur, F.H. 2007. Cost and risk analysis of heat and chemical treatments. Journal of Economic Entomology. Vol. 100(2):604-612.
Durability and Breakage of Feed Pellets During Repeated Elevator Handling Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Mina-Boac, J., Maghirang, R.G., Casada, M. 2006. Durability and Breakage of Feed Pellets during Repeated Elevator Handling (abstract). American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Paper No. 066044.
Climatic Humidity Effects on Controlled Summer Aeration in the Hard Red Winter Wheat Belt Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akdogan, H.P., Casada, M. 2006. Climatic humidity effects on controlled summer aeration in the hard red winter wheat belt. Transactions of the ASABE. 49(4): 1077-1087
Effects of Grain-Receiving System on Commingling in a Country Elevator. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ingles, M.A., Casada, M., Maghirang, R.G., Herrman, T.J., Harner, J.P. 2006. Effects of grain-receiving system on commingling in a country elevator. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 22(5):713-721.
Heat treatment for disinfestation of empty grain storage bins Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tilley, D.R., Casada, M., Arthur, F.H. 2007. Heat treatment for disinfestation of empty grain storage bins. Journal of Stored Products Research. 43:221-228.
Feasibility of Summer Aeration for Management of Wheat Stored in Kansas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, F.H., Casada, M. 2005. Feasibility of summer aeration to control insects in stored wheat. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 21: 1027-1038.
Characterization and Modeling of a High-Pressure Water-Fogging System for Grain Dust Control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brabec, D.L., Maghirang, R.G., Casada, M., Haque, E. 2005. Characterization and modeling of a high-pressure water-fogging system for grain dust control. Transactions of the ASAE. 48 (1):331-339.
A Novel Method for Analyzing Grain Facility Heat Treatment Data - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akdogan, H.P., Casada, M., Dowdy, A., Subramanyam, B. 2005. A novel method for analyzing grain facility heat treatment data. Journal of Stored Products Research. 2005. V 41: 175-185.
Measurement of Particulate Emissions from Corn Receiving Operations with Simulated Hopper Bottom Trucks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Billate, R.D., Maghirang, R.G., Casada, M. 2004. Measurement of particulate emissions from corn receiving operations with simulated hopper bottom trucks. Transactions of the ASAE. 2004. 47(2):521-529.
Effectiveness of a High-Pressure, Water Fogging System in Controlling Dust Emissions at Grain Receiving Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brabec, D.L., Maghirang, R.G., Casada, M. 2004. Effectiveness of a high-pressure, water fogging system in controlling dust emissions at grain receiving. Transactions of the ASAE. 2004. 47(2):505-511.
Handling Effects on Commingling and Residual Grain in An Elevator - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ingles, M.E., Casada, M., Maghirang, R.G. 2003. Handling effects on commingling and residual grain in an elevator. Transactions of the ASAE. 2003. 46(6):1625-1631.
Measurement of Particulate Emissions from Corn Receiving Operations with Simulated Hopper Bottom Trucks - (Abstract Only)
BILLATE, R.D., MAGHIRANG, R.G., CASADA, M. MEASUREMENT OF PARTICULATE EMISSIONS FROM CORN RECEIVING OPERATIONS WITH SIMULATED HOPPER BOTTOM TRUCKS. MEETING ABSTRACT. 2003.
Protein Content Measurements for Stored Wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casada, M., O'Brien, K. 2003. Protein content measurements for stored wheat. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 2003. 19(2):203-209.
Successful Application of Controlled Aeration - (Other)
CASADA, M., ARTHUR, F.H. SUCCESSFUL APPLICATION OF CONTROLLED AERATION. World Grain Magazine 20(11): 26-30. 2002.
Commingling Effects and Residual Grain During Grain Receiving - (Proceedings)
Ingles, M.E., Casada, M.E., and Mahgirang, R.G. 2002. Commingling Effects and Residual Grain During Grain Receiving. ASAE Meeting Paper No. 026111. St. Joseph, MI. ASAE.
Measurement of Air Entrainment and Dust Emission During Shelled Corn Receiving Operations with Simulated Hopper Bottom Grain Trailers - (Proceedings)
Billate R.D.,Maghirang, R.G., and Casada, M.E. 2002. Measurement of Air Entrainment and Dust Emission During Shelled Corn Receiving Operations with Simulated Hopper Bottom Grain Trailers. ASAE Meeting Paper No. 026112. St. Joseph, MI. ASAE.
Temperature Monitoring and Aeration Strategies for Stored Wheat in the Central Plains - (Proceedings)
Casada, M.E., Arthur, F.H., and Akdogan, H.P. 2002. Temperature Monitoring and Aeration Strategies for Stored Wheat in the Central Plains. ASAE Paper No. 026116. St. Joseph, MI. ASAE.
Wheat Research in the U.S. Grain Marketing Research Laboratory - (Abstract Only)
Chung, O.K., Dowell, F.E., Bean, S., Lookhart, G.L., Ohm, J.B., Tilley, M., Seitz, L.M., Ram, M.S., Bechtel, D.B., Casada, M. 2002. Wheat research in the U.S. Grain Marketing Research Laboratory. Wheat Newsletter. Pages 224-234.
Moisture Adsorption Characteristics of Wheat and Barley - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casada, M. 2002. Moisture adsorption characteristics of wheat and barley. Transactions of the ASAE. 2002. 45(2):361-368.
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