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Check grain for insects

GRAIN storage was a topic of interest with Primary Business grain storage expert Chris Warrick’s interactive presentation at last week’s Birchip Cropping Group trials review day.

He encouraged farmers to commit to monitoring their grain regularly for insects as well as for temperature.

“In warm conditions many grain pests can complete their lifecycle in as little as three to four weeks causing significant damage,” Chris said.

“By monitoring for pests early and knowing how to identify which pest/s are present this can help growers detect problems early and manage them before significant grain damage occurs.


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