Source Link GRDC Author: Andrew Freeth, ‘Fairfield’ Gilgandra, Nuffield Farming Scholar Take home message Growers considering investment in On Farm Storage (OFS) should establish clear objectives, consider future needs and plan with potential expansion in mind. Long term, the growth trajectory of OFS investment will be driven by the service offering from the commercial bulk […]
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.
The decision of which silo to buy can be daunting, mainly because it’s a 20+ year investment and not a purchase that is easily returned or traded-in if it proves unsuitable. The following information will help identify the key features to look for when purchasing silos. Key Points Buying silos is a significant, long-term investment […]
CSIRO Stored Grain Research Laboratory scientist Jan Viljoen explains some of the key drivers of successful on-farm grain storage and the range of storage equipment options available to grain growers. When making a decision about installing on-farm grain storage facilities, consider the costs and benefits carefully. Successful on-farm storage depends on a range of factors […]
Managing on-farm grain storage – effective practices for the delivery of quality assured products, ISBN 1 86487 035 4 Principal Author – David J Webley PhD, Quality Wheat CRC Ltd Executive Editor – Clare Johnson, Quality Wheat CRC Ltd Project Management – Tony McKenzie, The University of Sydney Orange Campus © 1999 Quality Wheat CRC […]