How to: Precool Your Vegetables: Ep35

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Chris Callahan of UVM Extension to talk about precooling your vegetable crops.

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Show Notes/Chapters

1:57 What is Precooling

4:12 Benefits of Precooling

6:30 Equipment Needs

8:54 Infiltration Concerns 

11:29 Costs of Equipment

13:56 Financial Gains from Precooling

15:45 Chris’s Favorite Precooling Tool

19:09 Heat Transfer

Resources related to precooling

Forced Air Cooling on the Farm

Forced Air Cooling: Field Trial Results

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