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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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