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Bright AccuWeather Forecast Prompts New Grain Storage Plans

Bright AccuWeather Forecast Prompts New Grain Storage Plans

It hasn’t been a great year for farmers. Even though planting season hasn’t started, the industry has been hit multiple times with everything from virus-induced shutdowns to trade wars. But ironically, after a 2019 season plagued by bad weather, it’s Mother Nature...
Is Your Farm Ready for Planting Season?

Is Your Farm Ready for Planting Season?

Now that the snow is nearly gone, it’s time to start preparing to plant. While it sounds easy, every farmer reading this knows it’s not. There’s a lot that goes into planting season preparation, but one major issue often gets put to the side. If you want planting to...
Monitor Grain Remotely for Better Results and Profits

Monitor Grain Remotely for Better Results and Profits

Last year’s growing schedule wasn’t exactly normal. Many farmers had to delay planting due to the early floods and saw harvests pushed back almost into November. As a result, we ended up with wet grain going into storage. Typically, I leave the crop out in the field...
If You Ignore Grain Dust, It’s at Your Peril

If You Ignore Grain Dust, It’s at Your Peril

It’s easy to ignore grain dust when you’re storing crops. In fact, some farmers may not even think about it at any point. But, that doesn’t mean it’s not a problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control, inhaling too much grain dust causes grain fever, a...
Is It Ever Too Cold to Plant a Winter Crop?

Is It Ever Too Cold to Plant a Winter Crop?

Sometimes, the best thing you can do for a winter crop is to leave it alone. While it seems strange, some crops don’t just tolerate cold weather, they embrace it. As this report from Iowa State University shows, cold temperatures and especially frost are critical not...