Finding Opportunity in the Field: Estimating Losses to Improve Yield, Cucumbers

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2017: $219,971.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2020
Grant Recipient: North Carolina State University
Region: Southern
State: North Carolina
Principal Investigator:
Rebecca Dunning
North Carolina State University Horticulture
This video is a how-to guide that can be used to calculate how much and what quality of produce is left in the field after harvest. This data can help inform decisions to continue or stop harvesting. The video uses cucumbers as the example but can be used for other similarly grown crops.
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.