Oklahoma Wheat: Prepare Storage Facilities Prior to Harvest May 17, 2021

🕔May 17, 2021
Preparing grain bins and storage facilities prior to wheat harvest is one of several critical steps to help ensure that grain quality is maintained throughout the storage period.  If preparation […]

Iowa: 2021 Stored Grain Management Mar 12, 2021

🕔Mar 12, 2021
Cold winter temperatures keep mold and insect activity low in stored grain. Rising spring temperatures can trigger spoiling of grain that is wet or low quality. The allowable storage time […]

Alabama: Spring Stored Grain Pest Management Jan 21, 2021

🕔Jan 21, 2021
There are several tactics to control pests in grain bins, many of which begin before the grain goes into the bin. The goal is to begin storing your grain with […]

Huge Australian-Type “Mother Bins” Promise Increased Harvest Efficiency – DTN Dec 1, 2020

🕔Dec 1, 2020
Australia and the United States share the English language, but still, Dave Hedt worries about translation. His start-up agricultural equipment business, Walkabout Mother Bins, is based on a piece of […]

Changes in U.S. Grain Storage Capacity Nov 27, 2020

🕔Nov 27, 2020
Grain storage infrastructure comes in many forms: bins, elevators, bunkers, and sheds. Storage infrastructure has at least two main uses. First, it enables farmers, commercial grain merchants, and end-users to […]

Better Corn Basis In Parts Of Midwest Reflects Reduced Production – DTN Nov 5, 2020

🕔Nov 5, 2020
Back in the height of summer, here’s what a central-Iowa grain elevator was bidding for new-crop corn: On Aug. 7, 2020: 40 cents under the December 2020 futures contract. Ultimately, […]

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 […]

Pennsylvania: Safe Grain Handling and Storage Sep 30, 2020

🕔Sep 30, 2020
Grain Storage Structures Grain storage structures are an important part of grain production. It is important that bins are well maintained to deter pest and environmental elements such as moisture […]

Pennsylvania: Preparing Grain Storages for Harvest Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
As we approach corn grain harvest, we thought it was good to remind folks to properly prepare grain storages. Several species of beetles and moth caterpillars can attack stored grain. […]

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