Produce Handling for Direct Marketing (NRAES 51)
Bartsch, James A.; Kline, Roger A.
Produce Handling for Direct Marketing provides essential information regarding produce physiology and general recommendations concerning postharvest produce handling, storage, and display. Specific recommendations for maintaining the freshness and nutritional value of individual commodities are presented for each step from field to consumer. The final chapter is devoted to the basics of refrigerated storage and provides guidance on storage construction and equipment selection.
This 26 page publication (NRAES-51) was originally published by the Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES, later known as the Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service), a multi-university program in the Northeast US disbanded in 2011. Plant and Life Sciences Publishing (PALS) was subsequently formed to manage the NRAES catalog. Ceasing operations in 2018, PALS was a program of the Department of Horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at Cornell University. PALS assisted university faculty in publishing, marketing and distributing books for small farmers, gardeners, land owners, workshops, college courses, and consumers.
Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES)
Farm Produce Handling; Roadside Marketing
Previously Published As
Bartsch, J. A., & Kline, R. A. (1992). Produce handling for direct marketing. Ithaca, NY: Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service, Cooperative Extension.