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  • "Preventing Postharvest Loss: an Initiative at the University of Illinois"
    July 2012. Presentation given to Brazilian Society of Agricultural Engineers, Brazil, by Richard Gates (PPT) - also available in Portuguese

  • "Post-harvest Loss and Sustainable Development"
    June 13, 2012. Presentation given at 22nd Annual IFAMA World Forum and Symposium, Shanghai, China, by Steve Sonka (PPT)

  • "Reducing Post-harvest Loss to Advance Food Security"
    June 6, 2012. Presentation given at USAID, by Steve Sonka (PPT)

  • "Opportunities for Innovation in Indian Agriculture Sector"
    October 4, 2011. Presentation given at in Chicago, IL, by Steve Sonka (PPT)
    This event highlighted recent and potential innovations in production practices, efficient use of water, farm financing, minimizing post harvest loss, and Indian food systems. Speakers and panelists included representatives from various agencies of the Government of India, researchers and faculty from the University of Illinois and Michigan State University, and corporate representatives from major agricultural and technology firms in the US and India.

  • "Innovative Solutions for Reducing Post Harvest Losses"
    September 20, 2011. Presented at the World Bank by Pradeep Khanna (PPT)
    This presentation was given at the conference titled "Improving Food Security by Reducing Post-Harvest Losses" held at the World Bank. The conference was hosted by The Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa and Agriculture and Rural Development Department of the World Bank, in collaboration with Abt Associates, Inc. and GrainPro.
  • In February 2012, the ADM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest Loss sponsored the 46th Annual Convention: Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers (ISAE) and International Symposium on Grain Storage.
  • The Institute participated as a Gold Sponsor and K.C. Ting presented the keynote on behalf of the Institute. Additionally, several professors from the University of Illinois co-authored presentations on postharvest loss:

    K.D. Rausch, M.E. Tumbleson and V. Singh
    Effects of Postharvest Practices and Grain Quality on Maize Wet Milling and Dry Milling 

    Vijay Singh, Gant S. Murthy, M.E. Tumbleson, and Kent D Rausch
    Effects on Maise Harvest Moisture Content and Postharvest Drying Temperature on the Dry Grind Ethanol Production

    M.C. Danao, M. Viswanathan and M.K. Garg
    Storage and Postharvest Loss Issues in the Kancheepuram District of Tamil Nadu and Mohindergarh District of Haryana
    Keynote Address PowerPoint
    Handout about the ADM Institute disseminated at the Convention
    ISAE Convention Abstracts

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