Crop & Pest Report


Stored Grain


Storage Options for Grains (09/13/18)

All storage options should keep the grain dry and provide adequate aeration to control the grain temperature.

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Harvesting and Storing Soybeans (09/13/18)

Harvest timing can have a huge impact on soybean shatter losses and storability. Field losses, splits and cracked seed coats increase as moisture content decreases.

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Grain Drying and Storage System Planning Includes Automation, Safety (8/03/17)

On-farm grain drying and storage have changed significantly as the capacity of equipment used and the amount of grain being handled and stored on farms have increased.

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Keep Stored Grain Cool and Dry During Summer (07/06/17)

Stored grain needs to be cool and dry during summer storage. Cold or cool grain has been safely stored through the summer for many years. Keeping the grain as cool as possible should be the goal of summer grain storage.

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