TITLE

DAMP GRAIN MERITS CLOSE ATTENTION

AUTHOR(S)
Blake, Andrew
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;10/10/2008, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of ensuring that damp grains are dried to prevent further deterioration. John Speed of Frontier Agriculture states that uneven drying is caused by soil and chaff that could not be blown from combines working on crops at up to 40% moisture. It notes that dry heaps from such crops may contain damp pockets within that can heat and deteriorate. Speed adds that the grains can be stabilised with fast cooling and drying.
ACCESSION #
34799969

 

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