Know Millets Webinars 2020, Session # 08

Machines to process husked millets into edible forms are available. In this session we shall try to communicate the basic steps in mechanized processing of millet grains and some pointers to help individuals and organizations make better informed decisions when looking to set up mechanized millet processing units.

Steps in small millet processing

Like any grain processing, small millet processing involves three primary tasks: Size Grading Density Grading Hulling (also referred to as dehusking) An eccentric or vibrating grader is used to achieve size grading, a¬†destoner is used for density grading and an¬†impact or shear huller is used for hulling. Most people talking about millet processing invariably focus … Continue reading Steps in small millet processing