Anchor Farm, Trent, Dorset DT9 4SH United Kingdom
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Crop Conditioning Essentials 

We hold a number of useful crop storage tools in stock from Insect Bait Traps to Moisture Check Samples and Temperature Spears

 

Evans and Pearce Temperature Spear

Evans and Pearce Temperature Spear

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

A short 100mm soil temperature spear 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 Insect Pitfall Cones in pairs, in a grid 5-6 metres apart, on surface and 8-15cms below surface, for easy visual insect check. Re-usable.

Insect Pitfall Cones are 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 with a  precisely known moisture, to enable checking the 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 Insect Bait Traps around the building and check weekly by shaking the Insect Bait Trap over a piece of white paper. If bugs are found, further store cleaning should be carried out to avoid contamination of crops. Contains sterilized ‘nut-free’ grain insect attractant. Dispose of 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.

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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