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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Protection, aeration and hygiene are the three critical aspects of successfully storing grains on-farm, grain storage expert Peter Botta says... "With harvest approaching, it is a timely reminder for growers looking to optimise grain quality and manage risk to get their storage systems in order," he says... A second benefit of aeration systems is their potential to minimise risks of rain during harvest, particularly given it may not be economic for growers to invest in a grain dryer on the off-chance of a wet harvest...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
"With harvest approaching, it is a timely reminder for growers looking to optimise grain quality and manage risk to get their storage systems in order," he says... A second benefit of aeration systems is their potential to minimise risks of rain during harvest, particularly given it may not be economic for growers to invest in a grain dryer on the off-chance of a wet harvest... Remove food sources so insect numbers do not build up: mow or spray grass weeds; remove rubbish, such as pieces of tin on the ground; bury or burn grain spills; and clean out all machinery...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
If insects in grain are left untreated, the grain will, be unsaleable to most buyers, be reduced to dust by the insects feeding on it and go mouldy because of the heat and moisture released by the insects... If insects are detected as grain is outloaded for sale, treatment is likely to delay the delivery by two to four weeks... Key points most markets want grain free from insects and some want freedom from chemical residues, so check with potential buyers before you treat with chemicals clean grain handling and storage equipment and dispose of or treat old infested grain aeration cooling reduces insect activity, but may have to be used with other methods in summer chemical sprays are registered only for cereal grains, not pulses and oilseeds There are no simple short cuts for storing grain safely...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
If insects in grain are left untreated, the grain will, be unsaleable to most buyers, be reduced to dust by the insects feeding on it and go mouldy because of the heat and moisture released by the insects... If insects are detected as grain is outloaded for sale, treatment is likely to delay the delivery by two to four weeks... Key points most markets want grain free from insects and some want freedom from chemical residues, so check with potential buyers before you treat with chemicals clean grain handling and storage equipment and dispose of or treat old infested grain aeration cooling reduces insect activity, but may have to be used with other methods in summer chemical sprays are registered only for cereal grains, not pulses and oilseeds There are no simple short cuts for storing grain safely...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
If insects in grain are left untreated, the grain will, be unsaleable to most buyers, be reduced to dust by the insects feeding on it and go mouldy because of the heat and moisture released by the insects... If insects are detected as grain is outloaded for sale, treatment is likely to delay the delivery by two to four weeks... Key points most markets want grain free from insects and some want freedom from chemical residues, so check with potential buyers before you treat with chemicals clean grain handling and storage equipment and dispose of or treat old infested grain aeration cooling reduces insect activity, but may have to be used with other methods in summer chemical sprays are registered only for cereal grains, not pulses and oilseeds There are no simple short cuts for storing grain safely...
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