Two grain bins with blue skiesWith fall harvest mostly in the books for 2020, farmers’ attention is turning to taking care of the crop in stored grain to maximize its value when marketed. Keeping grain cool and dry is important to sustaining quality over the fall, winter and spring months, and there are a few signs that you may have a developing quality issue. Heat and moisture can worsen issues with things like mold that can lead to grain being docked when delivered, and that’s a call for producers to ensure their bin fan and drying systems are functioning well once grain is put away in the bin for the winter. Here are 13 quality problems that can pop up in stored grain over the winter and their solutions.