Self-Help Screening of Tobacco-Curing Barns for Carbon Dioxide Leaks

Year Funded

2003

Amount

$16,742

Project will educate farmers to use a carbon dioxide meter to screen 1000 barns for combustible gas leaks and check retrofitted barns for cracked heat exchangers, providing a cost savings of $25,000 to farmers.

Kenneth Bateman
Johnston County Center of the NC Cooperative Extension Service 806 North Street Smithfield, NC 27577