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High moisture grain generates heat when put into a sealed silo, providing ideal conditions for mould and insect growth... The key is to act quickly and effectively to manage the moisture at harvest, and a new fact sheet on Dealing with high-moisture grain has been released by the Grains Research and Development Corporation... Log in or register to leave a comment...
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They say ahead of harvest, farmers should be looking carefully at their hygiene and structural treatments for their grain storages, and planning ahead... "By careful planning for harvest, storage and fumigation when required, farmers can have a significant impact on their reputation as a reliable preferred supplier of quality grain in the market," Mr Burrill said... The simplest way to reduce the frustrating occurrence of grain damage and delays to grain sale from insects is to have a standard routine for good hygiene, targeting all grain residues in and around storages and equipment...
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Western Australian growers who have experienced wet conditions this harvest have a number of options to deal with high-moisture grain, but the key is to act promptly... Detailed advice to help growers manage grain which is over the standard safe storage moisture content of 12.5 per cent is outlined in a new Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Grain Storage fact sheet - Dealing with high-moisture grain... Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA) grain storage specialist Chris Newman said using aeration cooling to store grain of moderate moisture content - of up to 15 per cent - was one of the ways to reduce the risk of grain damage and mould growth...
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Growers weigh up spray decision.. With many early and moisture stressed crops nearing maturity and others benefiting from storm rains, estimating the rate of larvae development and the need for control is posing a challenge for some growers... A Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) supported initiative, the Beatsheet Blog, is offering advice to help growers estimate the likelihood of grain damage by helicoverpa larvae in the lead up to harvest...
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Growers weigh up spray decision.. With many early and moisture stressed crops nearing maturity and others benefiting from storm rains, estimating the rate of larvae development and the need for control is posing a challenge for some growers... A Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) supported initiative, the Beatsheet Blog, is offering advice to help growers estimate the likelihood of grain damage by helicoverpa larvae in the lead up to harvest...
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