This project was developed through the Fruit and Vegetable Working Group and is funded through the Value Added Agriculture Program and the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture.
This information is part of a Post-harvest Handling Decision Tool developed by Chris Blanchard of Rock Spring Farm in Decorah, Iowa. The tool is a project of the Fruit and Vegetable Working Group affiliated with the Value Chain Partnerships program. This project was funded by the Iowa State University Extension Value Added Agriculture program and the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture. Blanchard conducted case studies of three Iowa vegetable operations to gather information for this decision tool. Products referred to in this tool are not an endorsement by Iowa State University.
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