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Food Waste: Questions About Amount, Causes Remain
Two-thirds of the 133 billion pounds (5.9 million tonnes) of food loss in the US in 2010 occurred in homes, restaurants and other place...
Unsustainable Water Consumption Contributes to Sea Level Rise
The global sea level is rising, yet only part of that rise can be attributed to the effects of climate change. New research has calculated...
New Heat Measuring Equipment Helps Farmers
>Normally, a farmer has no way of knowing what is going on in the middle of large stacks of silage, grain or feedstuffs – for example,...
Unusually Warm Spring May Cause Stored Grain Problems
The warm spring temperatures following a warm winter may lead to stored grain problems, particularly for grain that exceeds the recommended...
Ozone Kills Insects in Grain
Insects affecting cereals, maize, rice and other dry plant products can be controlled with ozone, writes Janne Hansen of AARHUS University....
Spring Grain Drying, Storage Tips
The storability of grain depends on the grain quality, moisture content and temperature. ...
Chemical-free Pest Management Cuts Rice Waste
A novel way of bringing sustainable, pesticide-free processes to protect stored rice and other crops from insects and fungi can drastically...
Grain Bin Safety an Issue with Wet Grain
In a year met with unique corn harvest and storage issues, paying extra attention to grain bin safety has become of utmost importance...
Wet Grain Causes Storage and Mould Concerns
The wet conditions of the 2009 corn harvest presented challenges for farmers and, according to an agricultural engineer at Purdue University,...

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