Iowa: Cool Stored Grain Now Oct 14, 2020

🕔Oct 14, 2020
Recent warm weather was great for drying crops in the field, but resulted in warm grain going into farm storage. Cool that stored grain as soon as possible to extend […]

Post-Harvest Grain Management Strategies For The Fall Oct 9, 2020

🕔Oct 9, 2020
Harvest is already underway in the Midwest with 22% of corn and 30% of soybean already harvested in Indiana by October 4 according to USDA-NASS crop progress report. It appears […]

Louisiana Rice: Wind, Rain Deal Blow to Harvested Crops Sep 1, 2020

🕔Sep 1, 2020
Rice farmers without electricity across southwest Louisiana are struggling to save their rice crop in storage. Farmer Paul Johnson, of Bell City, had a good rice crop harvested long before […]

Grain Storage: Natural-Air Drying, Truth vs. Myth Jan 22, 2020

🕔Jan 22, 2020
The moisture content and temperature of grain play a big role in how long that grain can be stored without significant deterioration. Air drying is one way to reduce the […]

Ohio: Late Planting Leads to Wetter Harvested Grain Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
More Ohio farmers invested extra time and fuel this year to dry their harvested corn and soybeans because both grains were planted several weeks late and had less time to […]

Corn: Grain Drying, Storage After Drastic Outdoor Cooling – FAQ Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
The drastic outdoor cooling that has occurred may create some grain storage and drying problems. Dr. Ken Hellevang, Extension Engineer at North Dakota State University, answers several questions that he […]

Midwest – Can Corn Overwinter? Risks And Uncertainty Abound – DTN Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019
The ugly trifecta of 2019 — late planting, high-moisture corn and plentiful rain and snow — has left many farmers facing unharvested cornfields into December and possibly beyond. Of all […]

Michigan Corn: Can You Leave Crops in the Field Til Spring to Dry? Nov 22, 2019

🕔Nov 22, 2019
What is the potential for corn to dry in the field over the winter months? In all honesty, not particularly good on a per day basis during the December through […]

Illinois Corn: Wet Grain and Delayed Harvest Nov 22, 2019

🕔Nov 22, 2019
According to NASS, 20 percent—or some 2 million acres—of the 2019 Illinois corn crop was still in the field on November 17. Following unprecedented delays in planting, the warm weather […]

Midwest Corn: Weather, Energy Shortages Playing Havoc on Grain Drying Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
A wet spring, colder than normal summer, fall weather that is much colder than normal and now energy shortages due to the cold weather; farmers may be asking what’s next […]

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