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Tips to Producing Food-Grade Corn, part 3 – Harvest

January 14, 2019

This is part three of our four-part series on producing food-grade corn. (See part 1 on Field & Seed Selection and part 2 on Disease Management.) Proper harvesting techniques are important for creating initial grain quality, as many attributes are affected by harvest. When starting harvest, grain moisture should be around 20% if possible. Wet corn […]

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Tips to Producing Food-Grade Corn, part 2 – Disease Identification, Management & Prevention

January 4, 2019

This is part two of our four-part series on producing food-grade corn. (See part 1 on Field & Seed Selection.) It is important to monitor the crop condition of your food-quality corn during the growing season in order to prepare for the timing of your harvest, your grain-drying operations, and your grain-handling & storage procedures. […]

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Tips to Producing Food-Grade Corn, part 1 – Field and Seed Selection

December 21, 2018

The time is coming for corn producers to start thinking about seed selection for the 2019 harvest season. In January, Grain Millers will begin contracting for organic and Non-GMO corn, so we thought it would be useful to share some of the best tips from our crop specialists. This will be a series on producing […]

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What is Oat Fiber?

November 28, 2018

Sources of Dietary Fiber: Oat Fiber Types, Composition, and Functionality Dietary fiber is a current hot topic and oat fiber can be a game-changer to some food developers. But what exactly is oat fiber? To properly answer this question, one must look at composition and its distribution throughout the entire oat kernel. In short, oat […]

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Stepped-Up Oatmeal Recipes

October 29, 2018

Happy National Oatmeal Day! Every day is a good day to enjoy one of the most nutritious breakfast foods: Oatmeal. But today is especially appropriate since it’s National Oatmeal Day in the United States. And since the Canadian Prairies include some of the most fertile oat acreage on the planet, and since our largest oat operation is […]

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