Farm manager plays leading role in postharvest loss

6 agosto 2014

Some farms in Brazil lose 10 to 12 percent of their yield at various points along the postharvest route. According to an agricultural economist, when it comes to meeting the needs of the world’s growing population that’s a lot of food falling through the cracks. Interestingly, farm managers who are aware of the factors that contribute to postharvest grain loss actually lose less grain.