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3 Important Ventilator Tips You Need to Know for Silos

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Ensuring the proper operation of the fans and blowers in your silo ventilation system is essential for the preservation of the stored grain. In order to achieve this, it is imperative that these three tips are met for the ventilators in your silos throughout the growing season.  1. Periodically check the temperature of your grain. Automatic grain thermometers only measure the temperature of the grain around the piece of equipment. In order to get a more accurate reading of the grain, take the temperature by hand and insert the thermometer attached to a long pole into the grain instead. In this...

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