Dry grain quickly

RECENT heavy rainfall through parts of the southern cropping region is likely to result in growers putting grain into storage with high moisture content, which can lead to mould and insect growth.

Growers should take prompt action to avoid damage, Grain Research and Development Corporation grain storage specialist for the southern cropping region Peter Botta said.

Mr Botta said monitoring grain moisture and temperature daily would enable early detection of mould and ­insect development.

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