Storing soybeans in the grain bin takes more management than corn, especially if the moisture content is higher. As farmers move through winter, NDSU Extension agricultural engineer Ken Hellevang reminds them to monitor the condition of stored soybeans. “I use a three percentage point difference between soybeans and corn. That means 16 percent moisture soybeans would be roughly equivalent to 19 percent moisture on corn. Others have been successful with holding beans at this level over winter.” Farmers should also consider cleanliness when storing or drying soybeans.
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