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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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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