The word hermetic means; 'of complete and airtight seal'. Therefore Hermetic Storage refers to an airtight storage unit. Hermetic storage is a type of storage technology that protects its contents from the outside atmosphere and microorganisms that may prove...
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.
At Sesi Technologies, we understand that post-harvest losses are such a menace to the grain farmer, trader and aggregator who only wants his grains to remain in good shape till it reaches the consumer.
This is where the GrainMate Moisture Meter comes in.
Consuming grains that are whole provides us with many nutrients that are highly beneficial to our health and wellbeing. There is the widespread notion that eating grains only provides you with nothing but carbohydrates. However, that is not entirely true.
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
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Sesi Technologies is set to launch two new technology products for farmers and grain aggregators on Friday, 11th December 2020 at 4pm GMT.