Wind machines: Operating costs in field trials less than heaters but protection is limited
B. E. Yarick, Farm Advisor of Los Angeles County
California Agriculture 4(6):11-11. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v004n06p11.
B. E. Yarick is Farm Advisor of Los Angeles County.
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Wind machines have permanent value to citrus fruit growers because of their low cost operation and freedom from smoke. This is especially true in the colder areas.
The chart is based on information found by Dr. F. A. Brooks, Division of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, in experiments near Oxnard in 1948.