Anchor Farm, Trent, Dorset
Tel 01935 850750

Crop Storage Tools

We hold a number of useful crop storage tools in stock from Insect bait traps to moisture check samples. 

 

Evans and Pearce Temperature Spear

Evans and Pearce Temperature Spear

2m x 9mm round stainless steel temperature probe for use with our digital thermometer.  This tool is ideal for taking crop temperature readings.                                    

A short 100mm soil temperature probe is also available for assisting with drilling dates or herbicide applications.

Insect Pitfall Cones, Pack of 10

Insect Pitfall Cones, Pack of 10

Place in pairs, in a grid 5-6 metres apart, on surface and 8-15cms below surface, for easy visual insect check. Re-usable.

Now required for 'longer term' grain storage under Farm Assurance Schemes. 1 pack/200-300 tonnes of grain recommended.

Moisture check samples

Moisture check samples

Sample of precisely known moisture to check accuracy of your moisture meter before harvest. Available June to September for wheat, barley, OSR, peas, beans, and linseed.

Insect Bait Traps, Pack of 10

Insect Bait Traps, Pack of 10

Once the store has been cleaned, place traps around the building and check weekly by shaking over a piece of white paper. If bugs are found, further cleaning should be carried out to avoid contamination of crops. Contains sterilized ‘nut-free’ grain insect attractant. Dispose after use. 1 pack suitable for 250 tonnes of grain.

Culverthorpe 1000 Grain Weigher

Culverthorpe 1000 Grain Weigher

For quick assessment of seed weight and subsequent calculation of drilling rates. Essential for the modern seed drill which needs a thousand grain weight in order to be calibrated.

AGRETO HFM II Hay Moisture Meter / Straw Moisture Meter

AGRETO HFM II Hay Moisture Meter / Straw Moisture Meter

The AGRETO hay and straw moisture meter HFM II is a professional measuring instrument for determining moisture level and temperature of baled hay and straw. The display continuously shows the actual moisture level. In just a couple of seconds you can measure different parts of a bale, or a large amount of bales without having to press a button.

Soil Compaction Tester from Dickey John

Soil Compaction Tester from Dickey John

Get the most from your fields with the cost-effective, user-friendly Soil Compaction Tester from Dickey John.

By simply pushing the tester into the ground at different locations, this convenient, practical tool will help you find problem areas that can inhibit root growth and reduce yields. Just check the gauge to find readings of the pressure required to penetrate your soil.

Maximize your success for less with the Soil Compaction Tester.

8100 Soil pH tester

8100 Soil pH tester

For measuring soil pH levels. The 8100 pH and temperature meter features an easy to read, LCD display and is supplied as a kit which includes a 8100 pH meter, general purpose combination glass electrode, temperature probe, 4.01 and 7.00 pH buffer solutions and carrying case.

6000 Series Therma-Hygrometer

6000 Series Therma-Hygrometer

The 6000 therma-hygrometers are easy to use relative humidity and air temperature measuring instruments. The 6000 humidity meter measures %rh over the range of 0 to 100 %rh with a resolution of 0.1 %rh and temperature over the range of -20 to 50 °C with a resolution of 0.1°C. Temperature and humidity are displayed separately at the push of a button.

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