NDSU Extension’s grain drying expert offers advice on drying crops.
The moisture content and temperature of grain play a big role in how long that grain can be stored without significant deterioration.
Air drying is one way to reduce the moisture in grain. However, natural-air drying is not effective during the winter, according to Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University Extension agricultural engineer and grain drying expert. The cold air does not hold enough moisture to accomplish in-bin drying. (more…)