Is Your Stored Grain Going Out of Condition? Jan 3, 2020

🕔Jan 3, 2020
Many producers put grain into their storage bins last fall at higher moisture contents than normal, due to late crop maturity and less in-field drying in 2019. For grain stored […]

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 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 […]

Midwest Corn: Harvest Headaches – Drying, Storing Grain – DTN Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019
Many Midwest farmers faced a late-planting season with the added headache of poor summer growing weather, excessive rainfall and in some states early snowfall stalling harvest. However, things got worse […]

Ohio Corn: High Moisture Harvest May Continue Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019
When the calendar flipped from October to November the weather changed in a big way. Over the next 10 days, temperature predictions are highs in the 40’s and lows in […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Crop Quality Observations on Another Unusual Year Nov 4, 2019

🕔Nov 4, 2019
This year continues the chain of growing seasons with extremes and rapid changes beyond our long-term experiences. This made for periods of both stress and favorable crop growth despite the […]

Iowa: Cool Stored Grain Now Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019
You may be in the thick of harvest, but don’t forget to cool stored grain. With forecast average day/night temperatures of 35 to 40 in the coming ten days, the […]

Corn: Drying, Storing Grain with Low Test Weight Oct 24, 2019

🕔Oct 24, 2019
So your corn was planted late and got damaged by frost, or maybe it wasn’t quite fully mature when you harvested. You ended up harvesting low-test-weight corn. Now it needs […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Drying, Storage Could Be Challenging Oct 21, 2019

🕔Oct 21, 2019
A challenging soybean harvest this fall is raising many storage and drying questions, according to Ken Hellevang, an agricultural engineer with North Dakota State University Extension. According to the National […]

Minnesota Corn: Harvest Faces Weather Challenges Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
The development of Minnesota’s corn crop is highly variable this year, due to numerous weather challenges and wide ranges in both planting dates and hybrid relative maturities. The rain and […]

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