Agriculture Online - Grain Storage http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage Grain handling and storage news and updates. Find articles on grain handling equipment, parts, new products, technology, safety and more. Get information on grain handling on your farm, and get news and updates from experts and other farmers. en-us Copyright Successful Farming Sunday Apr 20 12:18:00 EDT 2014 Agriculture.com http://www.agriculture.com/images/ag-logo-150x30.gif http://www.agriculture.com 150 30 http://www.agriculture.com/rss 26 organic tuvar dal http://www.agriculture.com/media-center/photos/crops/gic-tuvar-dal_181-33428 Pigeon peas are an important legume crop of rainfed agriculture in the semiarid tropics. The Indian subcontinent, Eastern Africa and Central America, in that order, are the world's three main pigeon pea-producing regions. Friday Aug 30 00:14:25 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/media-center/photos/crops/gic-tuvar-dal_181-33428 13 grain bin checkup tips http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/13-grain-bin-checkup-tips_184-sl33071 Make sure your bins are ready to go this fall with these maintenance tips. Monday Aug 19 14:46:22 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/13-grain-bin-checkup-tips_184-sl33071 Grain bin monitors: Money in the bank http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bin-monits-money-in-bk_181-ar33066 Monday Aug 19 12:13:43 EDT 2013 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bin-monits-money-in-bk_181-ar33066 Prepping bins for prime time http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/prepping-bins-f-prime-time_184-ar25066 This seven-point plan will help you prepare storage for harvest. Friday Jul 06 12:10:55 EDT 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/prepping-bins-f-prime-time_184-ar25066 Plug and play bins http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/plug-play-bins_184-ar22281 Grain-handling products offer innovative solutions to power restrictions and corrosion on bins. Thursday Feb 16 11:28:40 EST 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/plug-play-bins_184-ar22281 It's mid-winter grain bin checkup time http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/its-midwinter-grain-bin-checkup-time_181-sl21876 With a mild week ahead, now's a good time to make sure your stored grain is in good shape. Monday Jan 30 14:50:04 EST 2012 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/its-midwinter-grain-bin-checkup-time_181-sl21876 Control insects in the bin http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/control-insects-in-bin_184-ar13797 Study shows direction of airflow could better manage storage pests. Wednesday Jan 12 12:24:45 EST 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/control-insects-in-bin_184-ar13797 Grain bags need study http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bags-need-study_181-ar13627 Little is known about their impact on grain quality over time. Friday Jan 07 15:57:06 EST 2011 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bags-need-study_181-ar13627 Grain bin safety: Training, awareness is key http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bin-safety-training-awareness-is_181-ar10425 Friday Sep 24 16:57:48 EDT 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bin-safety-training-awareness-is_181-ar10425 Wet grain causing storage, mold concerns for farmers http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Wet-grain-causing-storage-mold-concerns-for-farmers_181-ar6222 The wet conditions of the 2009 corn harvest presented challenges for farmers and those difficulties still have not come to an end. Wednesday Mar 17 12:27:00 EDT 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Wet-grain-causing-storage-mold-concerns-for-farmers_181-ar6222 Hot air at the grain bin? Take action now to preserve grain quality http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/Hot-air-at-the-grain-bin-Take-action-now-to-preserve-grain-quality_184-ar6144 Remember that grain you put in the bin a little on the damp side last fall? Now's an important time to keep a close eye on that grain, one specialist says. Wednesday Feb 10 10:53:00 EST 2010 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/Hot-air-at-the-grain-bin-Take-action-now-to-preserve-grain-quality_184-ar6144 Building more storage http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Building-more-storage_181-ar5320 When Minnesota farmer Chris Tesch started shopping for a grain bin in late 2008, the quotes he received from a variety of manufacturers were daunting. Because he was changing his crops from a 50-50 corn/soybean rotation to 100% corn in 2009, he knew he wou Thursday May 14 09:33:00 EDT 2009 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Building-more-storage_181-ar5320 Grain bin management http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/Grain-bin-management_184-ar5319 With commodity prices fluctuating daily and input costs remaining near record highs, producers are faced with the challenge of sustaining profitability. As profit margins shrink, the quality of your stored grain becomes even more critical. Before you put o Thursday May 14 08:50:00 EDT 2009 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/Grain-bin-management_184-ar5319 Cotton-to-grain shift ups Delta storage issue http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Cottontograin-shift-ups-Delta-storage-issue_181-ar5157 With a sea change in production, the Delta landscape has changed. Where you once saw thriving cotton gins sprawled throughout the countryside, now shiny cylinder-shaped grain bins prevail. Thursday Mar 26 11:33:00 EDT 2009 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Cottontograin-shift-ups-Delta-storage-issue_181-ar5157 Grain storage specialist: Aerate grain now http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Grain-storage-specialist-Aerate-grain-now_181-ar4730 The current cold weather provides some relief from the wet grain issues that have plagued farmers in 2008. There is considerable corn in storage over 18% moisture, with some over 20%. And there is still wet corn in the field that likely will not dry any m Tuesday Nov 25 15:31:00 EST 2008 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Grain-storage-specialist-Aerate-grain-now_181-ar4730 Company introduces dual-auger grain cart for moving corn, cobs or mix for cellulosic ethanol http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-carts/Company-introduces-dualauger-grain-cart-for-moving-corn-cobs-or-mix-for-cellulosic-ethanol_185-ar4687 Cellulose is the future of ethanol. As production companies begin to transition to cellulosic methods, the rest of the crop production industry is starting to follow suit. Thursday Nov 13 10:43:00 EST 2008 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-carts/Company-introduces-dualauger-grain-cart-for-moving-corn-cobs-or-mix-for-cellulosic-ethanol_185-ar4687 Farmers weigh grain-hauling options http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Farmers-weigh-grainhauling-options_181-ar4663 Hauling grain is a balancing act. Is it best to go just down the road and take what you can get locally, price-wise? Or, should you get on the road and haul to more distant locations if it means a higher price for your grain? Thursday Nov 06 11:49:00 EST 2008 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Farmers-weigh-grainhauling-options_181-ar4663 Check your bins http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/Check-your-bins_184-ar4630 This week's bluebird weather is just what the doctor (or agronomist) ordered for optimum harvest conditions. But here’s a quick heads up if you haven't already: Check your bins. Thursday Oct 30 11:50:00 EDT 2008 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/Check-your-bins_184-ar4630 Watch carbon dioxide levels in stored grain, specialists say http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Watch-carbon-dioxide-levels-in-stored-grain-specialists-say_181-ar4434 Grain moisture content and temperature are the primary factors affecting grain deterioration in storage. If these factors are not properly monitored and controlled, grain quality can deteriorate quickly due to mold growth and insect infestation. Friday Aug 29 13:49:00 EDT 2008 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Watch-carbon-dioxide-levels-in-stored-grain-specialists-say_181-ar4434 Save your grain from flooded bins http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/Save-your-grain-from-flooded-bins_184-ar4175 Flooded grain storage bins can cause a lot of damage to the soaked crops, and occasionally the bins burst. Don’t let this be discouraging, but act quickly! There’s a short window of time before wet grain spoils, so a decision needs to be made within 2 Wednesday Jun 11 15:02:00 EDT 2008 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/Save-your-grain-from-flooded-bins_184-ar4175 Watch out for mold in stored grain http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Watch-out-for-mold-in-stored-grain_181-ar3301 Farmers and elevator managers should check corn in storage because temperatures were optimal for mold growth early this storage season, a Purdue University Extension expert says in a university report. Tuesday Oct 30 13:59:00 EDT 2007 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Watch-out-for-mold-in-stored-grain_181-ar3301 Gearing up your grain storage http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Gearing-up-your-grain-storage_181-ar3169 With the largest corn crop in decades expected this year, as well as higher-than-expected soybean yields coming in from the field, the premium is high for grain storage, especially on the farm. Keeping grain quality high while in the bin will be a challeng Monday Oct 01 13:00:00 EDT 2007 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Gearing-up-your-grain-storage_181-ar3169 Protecting grain in storage a savvy investment, specialist says http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Protecting-grain-in-storage-a-savvy-investment-specialist-says_181-ar2926 Grain producers need to consider that question every fall, University of Illinois Extension agricultural and biological engineer Ted Funk says in a recent university report. Thursday Aug 02 08:30:00 EDT 2007 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Protecting-grain-in-storage-a-savvy-investment-specialist-says_181-ar2926 A vacation home for your grain http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/A-vacation-home-for-your-grain_184-ar2837 To meet the storage needs for this year's mammoth corn crop, Corn Belt cooperatives are turning to an alternative grain storage option. Monday Jul 09 14:48:00 EDT 2007 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/A-vacation-home-for-your-grain_184-ar2837 Grain quality and handling issues for 2006 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Grain-quality-and-handling-issues-for-2006_181-ar1552 The erratic rainfall patterns across Iowa have affected both yield and quality for corn and soybeans. Because more corn is likely to be stored for local use through the entire crop year, attention to harvest and storage management details will be very impo Tuesday Oct 10 16:19:00 EDT 2006 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/Grain-quality-and-handling-issues-for-2006_181-ar1552 Now is the time to prepare bins for fall harvest http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/Now-is-the-time-to-prepare-bins-for-fall-harvest_184-ar1375 With harvest just around the corner, this is a good time to clean and repair your grain storage bins. This can help ensure a better quality grain product at delivery. Monday Sep 11 13:20:00 EDT 2006 http://www.agriculture.com/crops/grain-handling-and-storage/grain-bins/Now-is-the-time-to-prepare-bins-for-fall-harvest_184-ar1375