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Tips and tools for grain storage this harvest
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Whether storing harvested grain for future marketing or crop planting, key factors to consider are silo hygiene and aeration, insect and pest control, grain quality and economics... The South East Premium Wheat Growers Association (SEPWA) has produced booklets called ' Dealing with a Difficult Harvest ' and ' The WA Guide to High Moisture Harvest Management' and these recommend minimal handling and using cool, aerated conditions when storing sprouted grain... An example of this in WA is the Candeloro family, who store 85 per cent of grain (including wheat, canola and barley) produced annually on their 8000ha Toodyay property in state-of-the-art storage and handling facilities that have a capacity of 38,000 tonnes...