Crop processing is a crucial step in converting raw harvested agricultural products into valuable marketable products. Post-harvest activities can make a big difference to the financial impact of small-scale agriculture. We look at methods for fine tuning the processing of various crops, new approaches and techniques for crop processing, and other related items.
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Harvesting and Threshing
This manageable guide sets out to answer what harvesting and threshing equipment is available, what are the main characteristics of types of equipment and where can you go for more information and supply.
Root Crop Processing
Covers the most common processing techniques for the major root crops including potato, cassava, sweet potato, yam and other edible aroid crops.
Focuses on the processing of four cereals - maize (or corn), rice, sorghum and wheat.
|Information Network on Post-harvest Operations (INPhO) was designed by the UN Food and Agriculture organisation in partnership with GIZ and CIRAD in 1996. The principal objectives of INPhO are to promote best practice in post-harvest activities for agricultural products and to assist in the expansion of agribusiness by providing easy access to technical data and information.|
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