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Grain Amaranth - the drought-beater

Winnowing
  • From weed to wonder crop
  • Getting the attention it deserves
  • Fast mover
  • Bringing in the grain
  • Winnowing
  • Nutritious and digestible
  • Milk and manure
  • Income generation

Winnowing

After threshing, the tiny grains are winnowed using simple containers like traditional baskets or plastic buckets. The winnowed grain is dried in the sun, and can then be safely stored for long periods.

picture credit: Pius Sawa

 

 

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