Mississippi Corn: Grain Drydown, Strategies for Successful Harvest Aug 11, 2021

🕔Aug 11, 2021
Corn harvest should ramp up soon as grain matures and dries down to an agreeable moisture for harvest. Corn maturity is generally later than normal this year, primarily related to […]

Ohio: Harvesting and Handling Moldy Corn Nov 10, 2020

🕔Nov 10, 2020
This year, slow grain dry-down, delayed harvest, and late-season rainfall have led to fairly high levels of one or more ear rots (Gibberella, Fusarium, Diplodia and Trichoderma) in some corn […]

Rice: Research Shows Promise for Microwave Drying Systems Oct 30, 2020

🕔Oct 30, 2020
Microwave technology may offer a faster drying system for rice than conventional heated-air drying systems, said Griffiths Atungulu, associate professor of food processing and post-harvest system engineering for the University […]

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. It would be ideal to cool that stored grain as […]

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 […]

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