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Simplified Storage Guide for Farmers and Warehouse Operators

Published on May 21, 2015

Simplified_Storage_Guide_for_Farmers_and.JPGSimplified Storage Guide for Farmers and Warehouse Operators. Small-holder farmers face considerable challenges accessing commercial markets and earning the best possible prices for their commodities. This is due to the fact that smallholder production is characterized by low volumes and poor (inconsistent) quality that are the result of weak post-harvest handling practices and insufficient/inadequate storage. Proper storage and handling can significantly reduce crop losses that in some cases can be as high as 40%.