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Protecting grain and Australia’s reputation

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 […]

Prevention: Successful pest management starts before grain goes into storage.

Hygiene & Structural Treatments for Grain Storage – GRDC Fact Sheet June 2013

When it comes to controlling pests in stored grain — prevention is better than cure. Grain residues in storages or older grain stocks held over from last season provide ideal breeding sites. Meticulous grain hygiene combined with structural treatments, such as diatomaceous earth (DE), can play a key role in reducing the number of stored […]