1. The Purdue Improved Storage (PICS)bag, is an airtight storage bag that provides a solution for smallholder farmers to extend the storage time for their seeds and crops. The PICS bag is a hermetic, or airtight, storage solution for smallholder farmers who suffer severe losses due to insects. The...
  2. The Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) project provides a low-cost, simple, and effective technology for low-resource farmers to help them preserve their dry crops after harvest with minimal losses due to storage insects. PICS technology involves triple bagging of the grain in plastic bags....
  3. Below you will find links to theGrain Store CatalogueandtheGranary selectortraining app thatsupplyinformation and advice onsmall grain-stores (50kg to 300t). The types ofstores includedsupport the livelihoods and food security of smallholder farmers andfarmer groups andthe day to day needs of...
  4. 2018-07-18 Recently, ECHO Community member Brad Ward asked on our online forum about metal silo construction. “I'm going to be building a 3.5 cubic meter metal silo. I have come across a couple of good resources online that cover the topic pretty well, but I would love to hear from those of you who have...
  5. Abstract,Indian Journal Of Traditional Knowledge, 2007 Indigenous practices play a vital role in sustainable agriculture development and are unique to a given culture of society. An exhaustive survey was conducted in dry tracts of Tamil Nadu to document the indigenous storage structures used by...
  6. Abstract,Center for Grain and Animal Health Research, 2016 We investigated the use of insecticide-treated material and modified atmosphere storage for reducing insect damage in stored maize. Results showed that insecticide-treated netting and insecticide-treated seed bags protected grain from...
  7. Access Agriculture Video Storing and managing stock in a warehouse involves three important steps. We should first prepare the warehouse, then store your products on pallets and third, follow and manage the stock in the warehouse. Available languages: Arabic Bambara Chichewa / Nyanja Dendi...
  8. This book discusses grain storage problems as they are faced by small-scale farmers. It contains explanations of the sturcture of grain, the relationship between grain and moisture, the need for proper drying. One large section contains detailed, fully illustrated plans for constructing a variety...