Webinar: On-Farm Storage – Maximize Grain Quality, Reduce Safety Hazards – March 31 Mar 12, 2020

🕔Mar 12, 2020
One of the residual effects of the 2019 growing season is that we have some wetter than normal grain in on-farm storage. This situation poses two threats to producers. The […]

Grain Storage: Difficult Harvest Creates More Bin Hazards Feb 12, 2020

🕔Feb 12, 2020
Because of difficult harvest conditions last fall, grain may have been stored with higher than normal moisture content, which could pose a danger to anyone working around the grain. “High-moisture […]

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 […]

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 […]

Corn: How Does Grain Drying Affect Test Weights? Dec 2, 2019

🕔Dec 2, 2019
Poor growing and harvesting conditions this year have North Dakota producers concerned about the test weight of their corn. “Many factors influence the measured test weight of corn, including the […]

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 […]

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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