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Grain Drying and Storage Workshops 2012

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Grain Drying and Storage Workshops 2012

Time: February 27, 2012 from 9am to 4pm
Location: Manvers Arena, Bethany
Street: 697 Hwy 7A (at Hwy 35)
City/Town: Bethany
Phone: 1-866-222-9682 or 519-674-1500 ext 63592
Event Type: workshop
Latest Activity: Feb 9, 2012

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February 27, 2012, Manvers Arena, 697 Hwy. 7A (at Hwy 35), Bethany, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Grain drying and storage workshops are again being offered this year to serve farmers’ needs. These workshops are for you; if you want a better understanding of grain drying and storage principles, if you are planning a new system, if you are expanding your system, or are considering modifications to your grain handling system. Come and get your questions answered.

Free discussion is encouraged throughout the workshops which results in good exchange of information among participants. The topics covered in the workshops will include the following:

How Grain Dries, Types of Drying Systems,  Dryeration/Cooleration,  Fan Sizing & Selection,  Aeration to Keep Grain in Condition,  Locating Drying & Storage Systems,  Traffic Flow Considerations,  Reducing Drying Energy.

 Instructor:  Helmut Spieser, Engineer, OMAFRA

Spaces are limited, so register early $55.00 (lunch included).  To register call Ag Business Centre, University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus at 1-866-222-9682 or 519-674-1500 ext 63592.

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