Grain Quality Series

In this five-part series, we break down and examine each of the factors that play a role in the price you receive for your wheat crop.

  • Part I: Grain Damage

    Elevators and millers view grain damage as any irregular change – esthetically, biologically or physically – to the wheat kernels. More specifically, discoloration of kernels or a change in size, shape or test weight are solid indicators that grain damage has occurred.

  • Part 2: Lose the Baggage – Limiting Foreign Materials, Dockage in Wheat

    If you grow wheat, you know grain quality is a focus and is critical to producing a healthy bottom line.  But key contributors like grain damage, foreign materials, vomitoxin, test weight and moisture all play important parts in determining year-end profits.

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