Harvesting barley

Yesterday my dad and I combined about 8 acres of my barley since it was mature and the moisture content was at about 16.5%.  After unloading the combine into a gravity box wagon, as seen in the picture above, we unloaded the wagon into an auger that sent it up and into one of our false-floor grain bins.  The grain bin has a fan that allows air to be run from underneath and up through the grain so that it will dry down to a little less than 13.5% moisture. This moisture content percentage is necessary to be able to malt the grain.

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