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Conduct A Grain System Post-Harvest Performance Review

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An annual review is not something many people would look forward to. For farmers, evaluating their grain system following harvest is a sound strategy to make any necessary upgrades for the following season. Gary Woodruff, Grain Systems Inc. district manager and grain management expert, said, “Having an efficient, properly sized grain system is key to protecting grain quality and maximizing ... Read More »

Stored grain insect control starts with bin sanitation

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• By Glenn Studebaker • Corn harvest is underway, and some growers will be storing their grain on farm in bins for an extended period of time. Stored grain pests can cause significant losses if left unchecked. There is an entire complex of insects that can infest grain stored in bins. There are several weevils and other beetles as well ... Read More »

Steps To Successful Grain Storage

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Stored grains can be heavily damaged by insects if they are not properly conditioned and protected. Small grains, including wheat, are harvested in spring and stored through the hottest and most humid months of the year. Reducing the likelihood of insect problems in stored grain begins with cleaning equipment that will be used to harvest, handle and store the grain. ... Read More »