Grain Monitoring News

  • Stored Grains: CO₂ Monitoring for the Early Detection of Spoilage

    In a recent article published by Process Industry Informer, it was highlighted that over 50% of stored grains are lost after harvesting due to spoilage caused by mould or insect infestation, and amounts to roughly $1 trillion per year in losses. However, these major economic losses can be combatted by the early detection of spoilage with gas sensors for CO2 measurement. ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Measuring CO2 to Optimise the Bulk Storage of Food

    One of the major reasons for lost grain is spoilage due to mould or insect infestation during storage.2 To provide a constant supply of grain year-round, after grains are harvested they are often kept in long term storage. Maintaining the quality of stored grain is crucial, both to ensure the quality of the final food products, and to prevent economic losses for farmers. ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • ASA Calls for Assurances on Grain Inspection in Reauthorization of Grain Standards Act

    In response to several high-profile work stoppages that disrupted the flow of grain through the supply chain, American Soybean Association (ASA) Director Bill Gordon testified before the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry today in Washington, calling on the committee to help ensure that grain inspections under the Grain Standards Act remain both mandatory and continuous, even ...

  • Stored Grain Poses Danger

    Remember these safety reminders when working around full bins If you have any grain left from last fall’s harvest and plan to clean out your bins once you finish planting, remember not to enter a bin when unloading or breaking up a mass of grain. Anyone working around grain bins needs to be aware of the dangers of stored grain, warns Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University Extension ...


    By United Soybean Board (USB)

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