Complete Solutions to the Grain Value Chain
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Why Dry your grain?
- When grain is harvested it is in the best condition it will ever be. It can only go into worse condition.
- Drying will increase the storage life of harvested grain.
What types of drying is there?
Aeration – While not a form of drying is essential to the drying process. It is simply forcing air through the grain mass to maintain condition.
Natural Air Drying – Is the use of outside ambient air without the addition of heat.
Mechanical dryers (screen type, tower dryers etc.)
In-Bin or In-silo drying.
drying your grain in tropical climates.
Cooling grain is probably not an option in tropical climates and other measures must be taken.
Moisture control is the only choice to keep your grain in condition.
Grain must be dried to a lower moisture content in tropical conditions than in temperate climates (corn 12-13%).