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Harvesting Crops For Market

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As a farmer, you want the vegetables you grow to be fresh and high-quality. You also want to harvest them at the proper time, knowing how to be efficient with your time and how to handle each kind of vegetable properly. Your customers may not know exactly when and how you harvested your produce, but they will be able to see and appreciate clean, fresh vegetables! This Guide can help you make sure your produce gets to your customers at the right time, in the right amounts, and at top quality.

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2007.

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  • harvesting
  • crops
  • sustainable agriculture

Husbandry: The pros and cons of trashing or burning at harvest

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South African Sugarcane: Research Institute

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The practice of burning sugarcane before harvesting is widespread. The main reason for this is to eliminate excess trash to improve harvesting, handling and milling efficiencies of the cane.

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South African Sugarcane: Research Institute, 2010.

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  • Sugarcane
  • burning