Storage
December 27, 2012 - Product segregation codes and product codes are numeric codes created and used by the Canadian Grain Commission and grain industry stakeholders. Product segregation code – 4–digit numeric or alphanumeric code indicating the product's gradeProduct code – 2–digit numeric code indicating grain type and country of origin…
Jul. 13, 2012, Calgary, AB - Canadian grain farmers will soon be able to better monitor conditions in their grain storage containers, which will help them protect their valuable crops. Agriculture Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced federal support for Mifarm.ag Management Inc. to…
Knowing how to manage moisture in your grain bins is very important, especially now that more and more growers are building on-farm grain storage systems. “Having the capacity to store grain gives producers marketing options and flexibility,” notes Eric Richter, an agronomic sales representative with Syngenta Canada. “However, there is…
With red lentils, quality is paramount, and as the red lentil industry grows, quality issues related to long-term storage need to be addressed. “Canada has become an important producer and exporter of red lentils, and there is the potential for this production to keep growing if the quality of red…
This pneumatic grain handling system definitely does not suck; it literally blows grain into storage. And it is how the Sawatzkys, who farm near MacGregor, Manitoba, updated their grain handling system to reduce manpower and improve grain drying efficiencies. In 2010, Dan, Tim and Ron Sawatzky equipped Sawatzky Enterprises Ltd.…
Knowing how to manage moisture in your grain bins is very important, especially now that more and more growers are building on-farm grain storage systems
With red lentils, quality is paramount, and as the red lentil industry grows, quality issues related to long-term storage need to be addressed.
This pneumatic grain handling system definitely does not suck; it literally blows grain into storage.
The global grain trade is changing, and everyone in the industry – including farmers – has to be ready.
Sept. 27, 2010 -A hard and wet growing season is now being compounded by an even more frustrating harvest.  But one idea that has been floated, first to columnist Kevin Hursh, and now to his readers, is for the Saskatchewan government to provide a tax incentive for the purchase of…
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Saskatchewan could assist farmers A hard and wet growing season is now being compounded by an even more frustrating harvest. But one idea that has been floated is for the Saskatchewan government to provide a tax incentive for the purchase of proper grain drying and storage equipment.
Fabric sensors in a field change colour, indicating the arrival of pathogens. Tiny wireless electronic sensors in grain bins detect incipient spoilage, alert the farmer via mobile phone, and begin specific remediation. Specially formulated fertilizers and pesticides act with greater efficacy, allowing less product to be applied.
Oct. 29, 2009 -The Canola Council of Canada is sharing some tips for late-harvested canola, acknowledging the impacts of a cold, wet harvest and the effect those will have on storage and other issues.
In the face of rising costs and increased opportunities for marketing, more farmers are weighing the option of building or increasing the size of on-farm grain storage facilities.
July 31, 2009 – In this summer of mixed conditions, the Canola Council of Canada reminds  growers that the use of malathion, be it in stored canola or the bins in which it will be stored, is not registered and could reduce exports to countries with residue restrictions.
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