Over the winter, farmers should monitor the condition of stored grain. NDSU Extension agricultural engineer Ken Hellevang says grain should be checked every two to three weeks. Farmers should look for any indication of moisture issues. “Check for snow accumulating or any frost build up,” explains Hellevang. “Periodically, I recommend taking a sample, put it in a sealed container, let it warm up and then check the moisture content.” In preparation for spring, Hellevang says farmers with wet soybeans in storage need to think about drying methods. One option is using a high temperature drier. Hear more of the conversation.