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

🕔Nov 12, 2019Many 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 […]

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

🕔Oct 21, 2019A 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, 2019The 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 […]

North Plains Soybeans: Drying, Storage Could Be Challenging Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019A 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 […]

North Dakota Corn: Expect High-Moisture Crop at Harvest Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019A killing frost is expected within a few days in North Dakota, which will end corn development. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, 84% of […]

Ohio Soybeans: Is a Late Harvest in Your Future? Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019The variability of the 2019 cropping year is continuing into harvest. With a broad range of planting dates this spring, many soybean producers will be faced with variable harvest conditions. […]

Grain Storage: Monitor Moisture Content, Temperature to Avoid Losses Mar 13, 2019

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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 […]

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