A weekly segment titled, “What’s in the news?” at Redferns.ca highlights one particular ag-related article, hopefully of interest to you, the reader. Enjoy.

Take extra care storing grain this harvest

This week, we highlight an article from Farm Credit Canada, which includes insight from Canola Council of Canada agronomy specialist Angela Brackenreed on storing grain. A good read!

An excerpt below:

Brackenreed stresses that canola – even at lower moisture levels – can respire heavily after harvest, making it crucial to condition immediately.

“It should be aerated immediately after binning,” Brackenreed says, adding producers should take advantage of cool nights. “If we can get the bulk below 15 C, we substantially lessen the risk of spoilage if it is also at eight per cent moisture.”

For the entire article, click here.