1. 2016-03-18 This video explains how to dry grains after harvest by using the High Velocity Solar Grain Dryer. Drying grain is important because it reduces the chance for mold growth in the grain, which will increase its storage life as well as ensuring that it will sell at a higher price. Instructions on how...
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  3. 2017-05-05 This animation explains how to avoid insect damage when storing beans after harvest using a locally available, airtight container. Beans can be stored in an airtight container for long periods of time safely. The container being used must be completely clean and free of any contaminants. It can...
  4. 2012-11-26 This animation explains the best practices for bag storage of grain using a bag stacking technique. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a Michigan State University based program. SAWBO transforms extension information on relevant topics such as agriculture, disease and women's...
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  6. 2016-01-27 This video shows why the prices change for agricultural products. Many factors influence the price of an agricultural commodity. A farmer should be aware of all the factors that affect the supply and demand of his crop, as these will influence the price. Scientific Animations Without Borders...
  7. 2016-03-17 This video explains how to dry grains after harvest by building a low-cost High Velocity Solar Grain Dryer. Drying grain is important because it reduces the chance for mold growth in the grain, which will increase its storage life as well as ensuring that it will sell at a higher price. When you...
  8. Effective management during the postharvest period, rather than the level of sophistication of any given technology, is the key in reaching the desired objectives. While large scale operations may benefit from investing in costly handling machinery and high-tech postharvest treatments, often...
  9. 2015-10-30 This animation explains a method to test if your grain has a low enough moisture level for you to store it. This technique utilizes salt to help determine the moisture level in your grain. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a Michigan State University based program. SAWBO transforms...
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    2016-01-27 An agricultural value chain is a system of people that work in various stages in crop production. The value chain contains every person that works to get the crops from the farm where they were planted, to the consumer that will end up eating them. This animation explains the importance of each...
  11. 2012-11-26 This animation explains how to store grains using best practices for bag storage. It deals with how to prepare the grain for storage, transport the bags, and how to properly store the bags. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a Michigan State University based program. SAWBO...
  12. 1994-12-01 Amazon.com Description Focuses on the processing of four cereals - maize (or corn), rice, sorghum, and wheat. A useful guide for those intending to set up a cereal-processing enterprise. Topics include harvesting, threshing, storage, milling, hulling, baking and fermenting.
  13. 1993-09-01 Offers guidance on the selection of appropriate equipment for small businesses, with case studies and technical information about each type of machine. For field workers training for food processing projects, and their trainers, and the non-specialist.
  14. 2003-04-29 A Directory of Equipment and Methods This guide provides development workers and small-scale entrepreneurs with the basic information and advice that they need to set up a small-scale food processing enterprise. Part one considers the food processes that are suitable for different crops including...
  15. 1998-05-01 Amazon.com Description A wide variety of fruits is grown in the tropics, under a range of climatic conditions and soil types. Some have been widely used both within the tropics and also exported to temperate countries for many years, whereas others are currently grown almost exclusively for local...
  16. 1990-06-01 Small Farm Grain Store e is a how-to manual. It is designed as a working and teaching tool for development workers in their field activities. Grain storage information is basic and straightforward; it is presented in a form easily adapted to on-the-job needs. The manual brings together in one...
  17. 2003-04-29 "This book is a valuable addition to the relatively limited information available on the subject." - International Agricultural Development on the first editionFood processing is a valuable way of preserving food to increase food security, minimize waste and generate extra income. This guide...
  18. 1989-06-01 Amazon.com Description An ELBS/LPBB edition is available.
  19. 1993-11-01 Amazon.com Description This source book describes the traditional methods of fish processing and then looks at new and improved techniques which in most cases can be constructed locally. Types of processing covered include drying, salting, smoking and fermenting.
  20. 1994-04-19 The “tubular juice pasteurizer,” as it is formally called, strikes me as an “appropriate technology” with unusual promise. It is designed for situations where a large quantity of fruit is available for a limited period of time and for which there is no ready market or where marketing is not...
  21. 2001-01-01 Often the biggest challenge faced by a tropical farmer is not in the production of a crop but rather in the preservation of the crop. Farmers may want to preserve a crop for future consumption or for sale at a time when the market will offer a higher price. Using a solar dehydrator is a simple,...