Topic: grain storage

Good advice to growers: don’t accept bad advice on stored grain

Australia’s grain growers are playing a vital role in safeguarding the nation’s access to global grain markets worth more than $12 billion.
By using only registered treatments for grain and on-farm storages and adhering to label directions and rates, growers are protecting Australia’s reputation as a supplier of high quality, clean […]

Guide to buying silos

The decision of which silo to buy can be daunting, mainly because it’s a 20+ year investment and not a purchase that is easily returned or traded-in if it proves unsuitable.

Consider the storage requirements for the next 20 years — not just the next season.
For reliable insect control and […]

GRDC GrowNotes Grain Storage

Download the GRDC GrowNote Grain Storage here
A key component to storing grain on farm successfully is having the knowledge of best-practice management to avoid costly quality issues and disasters. This manual aims to provide relevant information, links to other resources and contacts to enable a base understanding of how to […]

Aeration cooling reduces pest problems

When it comes to stored grain pest management, prevention is always better than cure — aeration cooling helps by inhibiting insect development.
Aerating stored grain has four main purposes — preventing mould, inhibiting insect development, maintaining seed viability and evening out grain moisture.
Grain aeration maintains grain quality during storage and while […]