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How to Prevent Rice Weevils in Commodities

Insect infestations in stored agricultural commodities can bring irreparable damage, resulting to billions of dollars in post-harvest losses every year. Globally, insects plague farms and warehouses, creating problems and difficulties for farmers and traders alike. One such insect is the rice weevil.

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Blending hermetic technology and CO2

In protecting agricultural commodities against infestation, fumigation has been a traditional practice for farmers, traders, and processors. Insect infestation can cause millions of dollars worth of crops to be damaged every year during post-harvest handling. Adding to that the food loss during harvest season results to devastating effects on the global population as well as a huge waste of resources..

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Optimizing postharvest management through data collection

Creating an effective post-harvest management system can be challenging. Farmers, handlers, and traders need to secure their commodities to ensure quality preservation and to decrease food losses.

Issues such as insect and vermin infestation, mold growth, and spoilage can be avoided by carefully managing crops during the post-harvest period. It is not enough to simply store commodities, one must find ways to secure them throughout that period as well.

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