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Negligence during the harvesting of sunflowers may affect crop production.

Agriculture experts have called on farmers to be very careful during the sunflower harvest. The sunflower is a very sensitive crop that takes 120 to 130 days to mature, farmers should be very diligent and careful in completing the sunflower harvesting process, as neglect in this process can have a negative impact on yield. Once the sunflower turns green to brown, cut the flowers of the crop with a sickle and spread them at one foot above the ground for two to three days, after which threshing with a thresher.If the crop is sown in a small area then after harvesting of crop dried up the flowers and beat them with sticks and separate the grains, then carefully dry the sunflower seeds in the sun. Farmers should use a combined harvester to harvest the crop. To get the best price or for storage purposes its moisture content should not exceed more than 8% and straw 2%.

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