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Stop the rot: moisture balance in grain storage

Stop the rot: moisture balance in grain storage

Safe grain storage requires the right moisture level. Temperature also plays a part, but biological contamination thrives in overly moist environments. Whether it’s mites, fungi, or bacteria, each can destroy a crop, leaving it unsellable.

Just how important is moisture level?

Reducing moisture content of stored grains to under 13% for soy beans and under 15% for...