For grains to last longer in storage, they have to lose moisture. This means, for a moisture reading to be normal, it has to be a lower percentage ranging between 12% to 25%. This depends mostly on the type of grain you’re measuring.
There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing a grain moisture meter, including accuracy, ease of use, price, mode of operation, calibration, moisture measurement range, number of species supported and more.
Aflatoxins are toxic substances produced by mould fungi. The presence of aflatoxins in grains degrade its quality and quantity leading to loss of income and investment. It is therefore important that farmers and commodity traders take measures in preventing aflatoxins from infesting grains.
While changes in government policies will be essential in meeting this demand, precision agriculture will also have a significant role to play in providing food security. Tools like drone technology, IoT and production methods like vertical farming will also contribute significantly to increased production
Sesi Technologies is set to launch two new technology products for farmers and grain aggregators on Friday, 11th December 2020 at 4pm GMT.
Maize is one of the major staple foods in Ghana. The maize harvesting season is here again. Here are two ways to reduce losses in maize this season.
As you are already aware, our societies are going through some incredible changes. If there's one thing the coronavirus has taught us, it is that our work in helping to ensure food security in Africa and beyond is very essential. Meanwhile here are the highlights of what our team has been up to since January 2020.
The empowering people award (#epAward2019) announces its finalists, with Sesi Technologies being one of the 11 finalists having emerged from the pool of 800 award submissions from 86 countries with our flagship product, GrainMate..
Sesi Technologies has made it to the regional finals of the ASME ISHOWwhich will take place in Kenya on the 9th of May 2019.