Is the harvest over when the price drops? Deciding to stop when there's still a crop

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
A 31-slide presentation to the Southern Vegetable Growers Conference in 2019 on the volume and potential costs and returns associated with this for produce left unharvested in a study of food loss in North Carolina farms. Includes directions for field measurement of loss.
Conference/Presentation Material
Lisa Johnson, NCSU
Rebecca Dunning, NCSU
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
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