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Old 05-31-2011, 02:36 PM   #1
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Default 55# bag of grain sitting on wet basement floor

Like a royal dumb ass I stored my sack of grain on the basement floor next to the furnace/ac unit. There was some dampness on the floor, and low and behold my grain was sitting on moisture. It wasn't exactly a puddle.

Now I can't imagine too much got wet, but should I just keep it in the grain in the same sack, or should I get the top 40# or so in another container?

Please advise.

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Like a royal dumb ass I stored my sack of grain on the basement floor next to the furnace/ac unit. There was some dampness on the floor, and low and behold my grain was sitting on moisture. It wasn't exactly a puddle.

Now I can't imagine too much got wet, but should I just keep it in the grain in the same sack, or should I get the top 40# or so in another container?

Please advise.
I would remove the top portion as you mentioned, and for the bottom part, I would place it in a clay pot...they are good for absorbing moisture, and if you dont have one they are pretty cheap at Lowes or Home Depot.
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Check the grain first. There are usually liners inside the mesh to protect the grain, but it all depends on how much water/moisture there was surrounding the sack.

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