Tag: Grain storage

Rescue in action

Grain storage fatalities account for a large percentage of agricultural-related deaths in the United States. Researchers at Iowa State University’s Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering are trying to find ways to decrease this number of fatalities.

Grain Storage

Grad student works to revolutionize grain storage, eliminate insecticides

Maize is a chief source of nutrition for about 900 million of the world’s poorest consumers and about one-third of all malnourished children, but poor grain storage can cut the amount of available maize in half. That’s why Denis Bbosa is at Iowa State studying new methods of safely storing grains. Bbosa, a graduate assistant … Continue reading Grad student works to revolutionize grain storage, eliminate insecticides