How to Measure cfm/bu with an air flow meter

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2020: $34,258.00
Projected End Date: 04/30/2022
Grant Recipients: Cornell Cooperative Extension-Albany County; Cornell Cooperative Extension - Ulster County
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Aaron Gabriel
Cornell Cooperative Extension-Albany County
An anemometer (air flow meter) can be used to roughly estimate the air flow at a fan intake and then determine the cubic feet per minute of air per bushel of grain in a bin or other aerated vessel. This Excel worksheet provides what is needed to make the calculation.
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Aaron Gabriel, Cornell Cooperative Extension
Target audience:
This product is associated with the project "Grain Storage Management Education for the Hudson Valley"
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