Contents tagged with grain storage

5 August 2021

Use a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) approach to manage food and feed safety hazards.

2 August 2021

It is essential to thoroughly clean and prepare a grain store, irrespective of whether grain is held for a temporary or longer period.

4 August 2021

Highly influenced by moisture content and temperature, the main causes of spoilage in stored grain are fungi, insects and mites.

2 August 2021

No matter how long grain is stored for, it is essential to follow best storage practice.

24 June 2022

All processors sample and analyse grain at intake to determine its quality.

8 April 2021

Grain movements and changes in some quality parameters mean samples should be taken as grain leaves the store.

8 July 2021

As grain remains a ‘living’ crop, it is essential to monitor it during storage.

28 March 2022

The best time to take representative samples of grain is as stores are filled.

24 June 2022

Find out about the equipment required, the sample types and the storage requirements.

18 March 2021

Grain contract basics and other top tips.

4 September 2020

Discover how some common farm weeds increase erucic acid risks in oilseed rape

4 September 2020

Volunteer oilseed rape is associated with variable levels of erucic acid