Publication date: September 2015 - No. 68
Format: downloadable pdf - 30 pages
Since deregulation, there has been a growing trend to store an increasing amount of grain on farm. But maintaining the quality of grain in storage requires planning, knowledge and the right gear, none more important than the silo itself. Kondinin Group engineer, Ben White, travelled 8,000km across every mainland state to inspect nearly 60 silos on-farm from different manufacturers, taking photographs and undertaking a pressure test according to Australian Standards where applicable.
- Seal and non-seal silos
- Australian standards
- Aeration options
- Transport costs
- Galvanising and wall thickness
- Concrete pads
- Cone-base versus large flat bottom
- Comparing capacity
- Test silos
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