14 Long-term Grain Storage Tips for Better Market Results

14 Long-term Grain Storage Tips for Better Market Results

In a weather driven market, pretty much anything can happen to grain prices. Add unpredictable trade agreements, and you have even more reason to plan ahead. Many market strategies are leaning toward long-term grain storage of a year, or more. Being proactive with...
Dry-Grain Management Means Longer Storage Times for Wheat

Dry-Grain Management Means Longer Storage Times for Wheat

Consistently taking the right actions in dry-grain management means longer storage times for wheat, and more market options for farmers. Using proper aeration techniques that manage wheat moisture content, good insect management, and effective wheat storage...
Soggy Weather Forecasts High Humidity Grain Storage in the Midwest

Soggy Weather Forecasts High Humidity Grain Storage in the Midwest

  Remember when a four-inch rainfall was a rarity in Iowa? No?  That was Iowa farm life a century ago. In 1991, climate scientists predicted a wetter, warmer Midwest climate with warmer winters and more spring and early summer rain showers. We all know how that turned...
How to Manage Grain Shrink – the Invisible Thief

How to Manage Grain Shrink – the Invisible Thief

Grain shrink during the handling and storage process is often referred to as “the invisible thief.” Tri-States Grain Conditioning General Manager, Dan Winkowitsch, explains why grain shrink is a manageable problem. Usually, when we think about monitoring the...