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Postharvest Publications

NC ExtensionExtension Publications

Postharvest Commodity Series

AG-413-1 Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Apples

peppersAG-413-2 Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Strawberries

AG-413-3 Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Peppers

AG-413-4 Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Sweet Corn

AG-413-5 Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Cabbage and Leafy Greens

AG-413-6 Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Onions

AG-413-7 Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Blueberries

AG-413-8 Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Green Beans and Field Peas

AG-413-9 Postharvest Cooling and Handling of Field- and Greenhouse-grown Tomatoes

Postharvest Technology Series

AG-414-1 Proper Postharvest Cooling and Handling Methods

AG-414-2 Design of Room Cooling Facilities: Structural & Energy Requirements

AG-414-3 Forced-Air Cooling

AG-414-4 Hydrocooling

AG-414-5 Crushed and Liquid Ice Cooling

AG-414-6 Chlorination and Postharvest Disease Control

AG-414-7 Cool and Ship: A Low-Cost, Portable Forced-Air Cooling Unit

AG-414-8 Packaging Requirements For Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Other Postharvest Publications

Precool Advisor, evaluates precooling, software program and manual

COOL, fresh produce cooling and storage system calculations, software program

Understanding Postharvest Cooling Data (CoolData Software)

Thermal Storage Immersion Hydrocooler

Small Backyard Greenhouse (pdf format-print out only)

AG-398 Getting into Hot Water: A Practical Guide to Hot Water Heating Systems (pdf format-print out only)

Additional Resources

  • Center for Envirnomental Farming Systems (CEFS)
  • NC Fresh Produce Safety

  • Return to Extension publications or Dr. Boyette's page