Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2017: $219,971.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2020
Grant Recipient: North Carolina State University
State: North Carolina
This paper describes a practical methodology for the field-measurement of on farm losses of fruits and vegetables to produce accurate estimates on on-farm produce loss. Resulting data from use of the methodology on six vegetable crops harvested in 13 fields of a 121-hectare North Carolina vegetable farm is presented as a case study.
Peer-reviewed Journal Article
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Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
This product is associated with the project "A Supply Chain Approach to Finding Win-win Sustainable Solutions for Edible But Unharvested Produce"