You, the grower, selected seed, planted it, and then tended to your crop as it grew, providing it with nutrients as well as products to protect it from insects, weeds, and disease. You have harvested your crop and now you are getting it ready to make its way to the con-sumer. Obviously, you want it to look as good as it did when it was picked from the field.
Thanks to advances in technology, equipment and components are available to help growers do just that. Today, more than ever, food safety and traceability play a critical role in the postharvest process. What follows are some of the latest equipment and products that are available to help you safely bring your quality produce to market.