What does aeration cooling do?

Aeration cooling creates cool, uniform conditions throughout the grain to preserve grain quality, restrict or prevent mould growth and slow or stop insects breeding. Mould and insect development is slowed at temperatures below 200C and most insects stop reproducing at temperatures below 150C. Unlike aeration drying, aeration cooling can be achieved with airflow of 2-3 […]

What alternative fumigants are available?

ProFume® and VaporMate® are available alternatives to phosphine, however they can only be applied by a licensed fumigator. Carbon dioxide and nitrogen are ‘controlled atmosphere’ alternatives to phosphine which can be done by anyone providing they have access to the required equipment and knowledge. All of these alternatives require a gas-tight storage for successful control […]