Flaman Agriculture Blog

Dec 20, 2016

Monitoring stored grain is an important task

Monitoring and appropriate management of stored grain (especially tough and damp grain) is essential to ensuring that grain will not spoil and will remain in good shape during storage. Grain needs to be monitored while in storage, as no monitoring can lead to drastic losses, especially when a good portion of grain was harvested as damp and tough. Grain moisture content and temperature are two important factors that affect grain storage. Dry grain can spoil if the seed temperature is too high and grain initially within safe moisture and temperature levels can still spoil due to hot spots forming and...

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