Management, 11 Oct 2021
GRDC grain storage expert Chris Warrick encourages growers to start maintenance and check storage facilities to prepare for a successful 2021 harvest. He notes growers are increasingly choosing on-farm storage and are focusing on improved capacity.
Management, 26 Sep 2021
Queensland grower and grain storage contractor Peter Anderson avoids workplace health and safety accidents with a safety-first rationale underpinned by commitment to safety protocols, infrastructure and equipment on his family’s grain storage facility at Kingsthorpe, near Toowoomba.
Management, 18 Aug 2021
Grain Storage Extension project co-ordinator Chris Warrick is encouraging growers to start maintenance and do a check on storage facilities to help set up for a successful 2021 harvest.
Management, 12 May 2021
Growers with high moisture sorghum are encouraged to start harvest with a clear strategy in place to dry grain.
Management, 14 Apr 2021
Grain growers are encouraged to have ladders meeting Australian standards in order to safely conduct maintenance and monitor grain.
Management, 15 Mar 2021
The aim and sole purpose of sealable silos is to ensure that successful fumigations to control insects. There is no other purpose or time a silo should be sealed.
Management, 03 Dec 2020
Seed testing recommended to ensure quality and vigour if rain is experienced during harvest.
Management, 06 Oct 2020
As more grain is stored on-farm, it is essential that it is managed correctly so that the quality does not deteriorate. Storing grain on-farm successfully requires understanding the best practice for storage hygiene and monitoring.
Management, 17 Sep 2020
Adding aeration to storage facilities is one of the most effective means of maintaining grain product quality. When correctly designed and managed, aeration achieves cooler grain temperatures and uniform grain moisture conditions in storages.
Management, 04 Aug 2020
Strong crop plantings across much of Australia for winter season 2020 mean growers might need to consider temporary storage for their grain harvest.