Marketing the Crop – Getting the Best Outcome for Your Crop
Posted in Crop Storage [AR.SC.ST], Crops and Soils
This year’s harvest has been both rapid and relatively cheap in terms of drying costs; all good news. The downside however is that stores will have been filled quickly and with ambient daytime temperatures often exceeding 25ºC during combining, grains will have carried that temperature into store and increased the risks of spoilage, if not cooled effectively.
This publication will discuss how to get the best outcome for your crop, including:
- The opportunity to achieve the best price for your crop is enhanced by your ability to safely store the crop for up to 10 months post-harvest.
- Recording grain moisture, temperature and specific weight coming into store.
- Being consistent and thorough in your approach to grain cooling.
- Adopting a regular routine for in-store sampling and monitoring.
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