Grain Storage: Monitor Moisture Content, Temperature to Avoid Losses

🕔Mar 13, 2019As outdoor temperatures increase, stored grain requires attention to prevent losses, says Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University Extension agricultural engineer and grain drying expert. The stored grain temperature increases […]

Michigan Soybeans: Drying and Storing Wet Beans

🕔Nov 2, 2018Due to the cool and wet conditions, soybeans harvested at this time of the year will need to be dried on the farm or at the elevator. Some elevators will accept […]

Grain Storage: Pros, Cons of Alternative Methods

🕔Oct 17, 2018Grain can be stored in many types of facilities, but all storage options must keep the grain dry and provide adequate aeration to control the grain’s temperature. Grain must be […]

Soybeans: Better Storage Starts with Harvest Moisture

🕔Oct 17, 2018Harvest timing can have a huge impact on soybean shatter losses and storability. Field losses, splits and cracked seed coats increase as moisture content decreases. Shatter losses increase significantly when […]

North Dakota Soybeans: Tips for Drying, Storing Your Crop

🕔Oct 15, 2018A challenging soybean harvest is creating many questions related to storage and drying, according to Ken Hellevang, agricultural engineer with the North Dakota State University Extension Service. Soybeans at 11% […]

North Dakota Soybeans: Enhancing Storage Starts With Harvest Moisture

🕔Aug 31, 2018Harvest timing can have a huge impact on soybean shatter losses and storability, according to North Dakota State University Extension agricultural engineer Ken Hellevang. “Field losses, splits and cracked seed […]

North Dakota Soybeans: Marketing, Storage Challenges in 2018

🕔Aug 31, 2018The trade dispute with China has led to retaliatory tariffs on U.S. soybeans, and North Dakota producers will see even more direct impacts than price very soon. “No export sales […]

Iowa: Grain Storage – Take Advantage of Conditions to Aerate Bins Now!

🕔Apr 6, 2018It is important to keep stored grain cool as we go into the spring and summer months.  Some warming of stored grain may have already occurred during warmer weather and […]

Nebraska: Temps Warming Up – Make Sure Your Stored Grain is Cool

🕔Mar 5, 2018As outdoor temperatures fluctuate and eventually start to warm this spring, keeping stored grain cool is important to reduce loss, a North Dakota State University Extension Service grain storage expert […]

North Dakota: Keep Stored Grain Cool During Spring, Summer

🕔Feb 21, 2018Keeping stored grain cool is important as outdoor temperatures fluctuate and eventually start to warm this spring, a North Dakota State University Extension Service grain storage expert advises. “Not only […]

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