A message from The Silologist 2.0

2020 saw a lot of changes. Changes to our economy, changes to our landscape, changes to the world as we knew it before. But for me, the biggest change I saw was the ever-growing sense of community and support within our region. I have always known that we at HE Silos are a team, a…

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What Insects Could be Living in your Grain?

Welcome back for another  instalment of Steve, The Silologist. With harvest in full swing for some and coming to a closure for others; I thought it was best to keep the conversation going. Last time we covered the importance of fumigation, this time I’m taking it a step further to look at what are we…

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The Importance of Fumigating your Grain

Tis, the season to be busy! And with harvest well and truly underway, now it the time to understand the importance of grain management inside those HE Silos’. Let’s talk about fumigation! Fumigation is one of the most effective methods of pest control. It works by filling the chamber (in our case, a HE Silo!)…

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Harvest 2020

With much of Australia pulling out of drought conditions with what many are saying is the best start to a season they have seen in 10+ years, the focus is now on weather being kind to us, and the storage options that growers will look to for optimising their greatest resource, their grain. With some…

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Your 2020 Harvest Checklist

Welcome back everyone! With the season shaping up to be one of the best it has in years, it’s so important to capitalise on that success rather than potentially waste it. Things sure have been very busy around here. Harvest has started in parts of Queensland, which means its only a matter of time before…

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What to expect when you’re expecting……. A Silo

Welcome back everyone and thanks for checking in! Things certainly are ramping up here, our harvest schedule is being finalised, and boy will we be busy. With that, I thought this may be an ideal time to talk about all things delivery. Lately, we’ve had an influx of enquiries as people prepare for their silos…

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Moisture Migration and Maintaining Grain Quality

Welcome back! I’m sorry I wasn’t around earlier this month, things have been a little hectic but that’s not always a bad thing is it? I have been hearing a common question while I’ve been out and about lately, being; ‘Why is my silo leaking?’ Very rarely is this actually the case. Ninety nine percent…

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Instant asset write-off; all you need to know

Hello to you all for another fortnight, It’s been fairly busy around my neck of the woods and our HE offices these last couple of weeks, but we’d much prefer it that way instead of sitting around, twiddling our thumbs. As we continue to live through the current COVID-19 crisis, we are starting to come…

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Hot Spots: What are they and where are they?

Welcome back everyone! This week I wanted to touch on hot spots in silos. A hot spot is what they describe as a localised high temperature zone found in grain bulk which can result in product spoilage. Hot spots can be found throughout the silo, usually where is there is an infestation has started producing…

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