Use a phone camera to check in hard to see places for areas that need to be cleaned.

Prepare your grain bins before setting out for harvest

Tips and tricks for making sure bins are clean and ready for a new crop

Reading Time: 2 minutes Before filling grain bins or using temporary storage, thoroughly clean the bins or storage site. Follow these steps each time you empty a bin and before filling it with new grain: Eliminate dust and dockage from any cracks in the bin. Repair holes, cracks and leaks in the bin and cracks in the floor if […] Read more

Grain Commission issues new crop year reminders for Western producers and industry

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about grain grading changes that come into effect on August 1, 2013 in Western Canada. Roughage tolerances for triticale and rye Currently, commercial cleanliness requirements for Triticale, Canada (CAN) and Rye, Canada Western (CW) do not include tolerances for roughage. As recommended by the Western […] Read more

Grain bugs enjoying hot summer

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Canadian Grain Commission says warm summer on the Prairies has increased the risk of insect infestation in stored grain. Grain producers can take steps now and prevent insect infestations in stored grain, according to the Canadian Grain Commission. "This year we’ve had a mild winter followed by a warm summer. In these conditions, insects, […] Read more