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Grain Storage Pests
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Sep 18, 2014 08:59 AM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- Grain storage pests like insects and mold could be a problem for corn growers looking to manage a bumper crop this year.

Corn prices are headed toward their harvest lows, so many farmers will likely opt to store their grain in hopes of better prices, Kansas State University entomologist Tom Phillips noted in a grain storage webinar hosted by the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center on Sept. 12.

In order for that economic reasoning to pay off, growers must take steps to ensure they don't lose profits to grain-loving insects and the ear molds emerging ...

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