Cereals, Moisture content, Western Australia
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In most West Australian grain growing districts high temperatures and dry weather at grain maturation are ideal for harvesting and enable delivery of grain with acceptable moisture levels. Grain from W.A. is known in world markets as a good quality dry product which is unlikely to deteriorate in storage. However, growers in coastal areas and particularly those south of Narrogin sometimes have trouble harvesting grain below the receival limit of 12 per cent moisture.
Parish, J A. and Jones, G. H.
"Grain moisture problems on the south coast,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 15
, Article 5.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol15/iss1/5