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Posted: 5/1/2011 6:48:20 PM EDT
I have a friend that is a farmer, we were talking last night about me buying shelled corn for LTS. Another friend from the board brought up what type of corn he has? A good thought, which I hadn't considered.
Hey, I'm a city boy. I go to the store or on a good day to the farmer's market and buy ears of corn. I take them home, prepare them and cook them. And eat the hell out of fresh corn on the cob.
Friend and I did discuss moisture content and he suggested ~15%. Agree?
15% or less on yellow field corn better known as feed corn, pretty much good for grinding only.
At least down to 15%, 13% moisture would be better for LTS. Keep it sealed so bugs don't get in it. The cooler you can keep it the better, But try to avoid freezing and heating cycles. Depending on the local conditions it may be prudent to check grain for aflatoxin or other toxins.
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