Turn field losses into profits

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 popular press article was published in Vegetable and Specialty Crop News, a trade publication for the produce industry. It summarizes findings on the measurement of food loss and the potential returns to harvesting and selling what would be left in the field after the final harvest.
Lisa Johnson, NCSU
Rebecca Dunning, NCSU
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
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.