Australia’s reputation as a supplier of high quality, clean grain can quickly be destroyed if unregistered or off label chemicals are used in grain or grain storages. Products used for structural treatments must be registered for that purpose and accepted by the intended grain buyer. Do not use any product on grain or grain storage […]
Discover the considerations with aeration for cooling or for drying.
Download from grdc.com.au/grain-storage-grownotes On-farm grain storage has become a significant component of many Australian cropping operations and growers who manage their storage facilities and operations well are being rewarded through preferred-supplier partnerships with key grain traders. Grain traders and buyers are increasingly pursuing growers who can maintain grain quality through best-practice storage management allowing savvy […]
The rescue unit is the first of its kind in Canada. Previously, units had been rented from the United States for demonstrations. It was designed and manufactured by Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute in Humboldt. Demonstration Video
Since deregulation, there has been a growing trend to store an increasing amount of grain on farm. But maintaining the quality of grain in storage requires planning, knowledge and the right gear, none more important than the silo itself. Kondinin Group engineer, Ben White, travelled 8,000km across every mainland state to inspect nearly 60 silos […]
Here’s a link to the Canadian Grain Commission’s Insect Identification Keys. It can be useful in identifying pests as many are the same as we find in Australia. http://www.grainscanada.gc.ca/storage-entrepose/keys-cles/iik-cii-eng.htm
Introduction Carbon dioxide is an alternative insect pest control option to the most commonly used fumigant, phosphine. Driven largely by market request for ‘organic grain’ or ‘clean & green’, carbon dioxide is usually easier to manage in smaller, gas-tight silos less than 300 tonnes. If using carbon dioxide, it should be referred to as a […]