Click to download a printable sign to hang on a silo during fumigation.
Grain protectants can be applied to grain for protection against insect infestation – they are not allowed to be used in Western Australia. In recent times, two new products have become available for on-farm use. K-Obiol Combi and Conserve On-farm For more information, click on the names of each product.
K-Obiol is a synergised grain protectant for use on cereal grains, malting barley and sorghum. It can be used in any type of storage, sealed or unsealed. It is suitable for use by grain growers and grain accumulators. Like all protectants it is a liquid and must be evenly applied as a dilution to the […]
Conserve Plus Conserve Plus is the latest addition to the Conserve family. Its formulation combines Spinosad and S-methoprene at 100 gm ai per L. Conserve Plus will be able to be used on all cereal grains, including malt barley. The first release will be the in a 500ml bottle that will treat 50 T grain. […]
Use this Excel template in conjunction with the booklet ‘Economics of on-farm grain storage‘ to calculate if on-farm storage might work for you.
Grain bags can be a successful form of short-term, on-farm storage. The key is to set up the storage site appropriately and check the bags regularly to minimise losses as a result of damaged bags. For more information see ‘Successful storage in grain bags’