Explore the ongoing impacts of the 2019 harvest, including; poor quality grain, lack of grain storage space, market pricing, overall economy and other impacts. Register here...
- Webinar: Grain Sampling and Grading - June 24, 2020 - 10am CDT
- Webinar: Alternative & Temporary Grain Storage - July 1, 2020 - 10am CDT
- Panel Discussion: Critical Issues Impacting the Grain Industry: Panel Discussion - July 8, 2020 - 10 am CDT
- Panel Discussion: Where Grain Quality and Safety Meet - July 15, 2020 - 10 am CDT
This webinar was hosted by Grain Journal and helped to discuss and address potential quality, handling, and safety issues with the grain currently in storage.
Charles Schwab & Dirk Maier - February 19, 2020
Following the wet and late harvest of 2019, several Midwest states are on the edge of a dangerous cliff when it comes to emptying their grain bins. Conditions are aligning to create the potential for tragic accidents and grain suffocation deaths to occur when grain bins start to be emptied. Learn more...
Flood Adulterated Grain - Nutrient Supply to Crops When Land Applied
John Sawyer & Antonio Mallarino - April 2, 2019
Flooding has been extensive in several areas of Iowa this spring. In some cases, stored grain has been affected by flood waters. Land application of flood adulterated grain as a nutrient source for a future crop may be an option for some. Learn more...
Flooding and Stored Grain
Charles Hurburgh & Dan Loy - March 19, 2019
The rapid snowmelt in Spring 2019 has caused instances of stored grain being covered with floodwater. By current Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) policy, grain inundated by uncontrolled river or stream water is considered adulterated and must be destroyed. The situation in 2019 is one of river water flooding rather than of rain-driven pooled water in low ground, for which there are salvage options. Learn more...
Additional management guidance from the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) and Iowa DNR can be found online.