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Farm storage puts a price tag on efficiency.. Brad Jones sees on-farm storage as the way for growers to get closer to the value end of the supply chain... The objective is to achieve the efficiency and flexibility needed for Brad to pursue his ambition to put his on-farm production closer to the consumer - closer to the end of the supply chain where the value of the grain is highest...
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Growing profit with cost effective grain storage.. While the lure of potentially higher grain prices may be attractive, growers are being encouraged to undertake a cost-benefit analysis of on-farm storage versus bulk handler storage before making a final decision... To make a sound financial decision, Mr Warrick said growers needed to compare the expected returns from grain storage versus expected returns from other farm business investments such as more land, a chaser bin, a wider boomspray, another truck or paying off debt...
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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...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
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...
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With an increase in on-farm grain storage in recent years, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has invested in a range of extension material to assist growers... The latest is a GRDC fact sheet, Grain Storage Fumigation - a guide , which outlines how to safely and effectively use phosphine to control grain pests... Aeration fans fitted on gas-tight silos provide a number of benefits including a shorter ventilation period following a fumigation...
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