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Novel and Specialty Crop Series, Part 2: Post-Harvest Handling Methods and Quality Control Targets

Once a farmer decides to add a new crop to their rotation, there are many practical and technical processes to consider, from the field to the sale of the crop. Upon harvest, this includes pre-cleaning procedures, equipment needs to ensure grain condition, and proper handling and storage methods to meet contracted quality requirements.

Join the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) on April 18, 2024 (12:00-1:30 p.m. CT) for the next session in our novel and specialty crop series as we highlight two newly completed training videos for Kernza perennial grain and winter annual oilseeds (Winter Camelina and Pennycress). Learn firsthand from processors and early-supply chain actors what they require to successfully market novel and specialty crops, equipment options for expanding and diversifying farm operations, and how a new crop gets certified. We are pleased to present this information with insights from our panelists.

AURI presents this webinar in partnership with Bremer Bank and Avisen Legal, sponsors of AURI Connects: Fields of Innovation 2024. 

Funding for this project was provided by the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund as recommended by the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR).


IPREFER logoIPREFER is supported by Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grant No. 2019-69012-29851 from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.