Contents tagged with grain storage

18 June 2019

Calculate rainfall-related mycotoxin scores and target T3 fungicide sprays in wheat

27 February 2019

Levels of erucic acid in double-low oilseed rape crops can become elevated due to contamination from volunteers (via seeds or cross-pollination)

25 June 2019

Our Harvest Toolkit includes a wealth of information on market prices, harvest results, straw, good sampling practice, grain storage and grain marketing

11 July 2019

Higher than expected levels of erucic acid have been found in seed grown from double-low oilseed rape varieties. These guidelines highlight the key risk points where management of erucic acid levels can make a difference.

25 June 2019

Designed for analysts who test wheat, barley and oilseed rape, these modules and publication can be used to improve the standard of testing across the UK.

11 February 2019

Grain moisture content is critical from harvest, through storage, to final sale of cereals and oilseeds.

25 June 2019

Safe, effective grain storage is key to assuring crop quality and helping prevent loss of premiums through claims and rejections.

25 June 2019

Understanding the quality and condition of grain is crucial. Accurate sampling at each stage of the grain chain is required to develop that understanding. It should help to reduce waste and minimise charges, claims and rejections.

14 June 2019

See the signs of defects and impurities in stored cereal (wheat and barley). This poster shows examples of physical damage, disease, pests, screenings and weed seeds.

14 June 2019

This poster shows the more common of over 50 insect and mites species that may occur in grain stores. Correct identification is important.

25 June 2019

Assess the risk of fusarium mycotoxins and record the score on the grain passport.

3 June 2019

Find out about fusarium mycotoxins and how to manage them in cereal crops