Grants and Contracts Details
Provide an app that allows Kentucky producers to accurately calculate and compare the price offered by elevators considering delivery costs and wet grain discounts for grain as it is harvested. The delivery of wet grain during harvest to different elevators or to on-farm drying and storage is an issue for which Extension has been previously unable to provide effective decision tools. This is a complex and constantly changing problem. Grain moisture changes during harvest with time and fields. Many producers are spatially dispersed to the degree that hauling costs to different elevators vary as they move from field to field. Elevators can use a different basis and moisture discount schedule for wet grain that is based on the individual setup of their operations. Common moisture discounts include a set cost per bushel, a percent of weight, or a charge based on drying costs and shrinkage. Every producer's situation is also unique and has different costs associated with their on-farm drying system, labor, and grain transportation.
|Effective start/end date||7/1/16 → 6/30/17|
- Kentucky Soybean Promotion Board: $13,945.00
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