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Crop Intake

Two drive over pits form the initial intake route with a combined capacity of 240 tonnes per hour. During busy times on-floor stores provide temporary storage to keep the combines moving.

Crop Drying

Chichester grain operate two 40 tonne per hour continuous flow Perry driers. These were installed new in 2009.

Cleaning

Two 40 tonne per hour pre-cleaners are used before any crop enters the driers, these are used to take most of the chaff and any small light debris out of the sample. Chichester Grain also have a Camas aspirating sieve cleaner for more precise specifications.

Wet Storage

Four hopper bottom wet bins provide the feed to the driers, these have a combined capacity of over 1000 tonnes. Three additional on-floor bunker stores provide any back-up storage required during a wet harvest.

Long Term Storage

Storage at Chichester Grain is provided through a combination of silo’s and on-floor sheds. The large bulk stores provide the most cost effective form of storage while the silo’s allow segregation of crops and quality.

Silos

  • 4 x 250 tonnes

On-floor sheds

  • 3 x 6500 tonnes
  • 1 x 9500 tonnes (constructed during spring 2018)
  • 1 x 4000 tonnes
  • 3 x 500 tonnes

Laboratory Testing Facility

Chichester Grain is fully TASSC assured and the fully equipped laboratory can provide the following tests:

  • Moisture
  • Temperature
  • Specific Weight
  • Hagberg
  • Protein
  • Nitrogen content
  • Germination
  • Screenings
  • Mycotoxins – DON

The laboratory machines are part of two ring testing schemes, UKNIR and the Frontier Testing Scheme. These provide monthly standard samples to check all machines are fully calibrated. All laboratory staff are professionally trained on the equipment prior to every harvest.

Our News

  • Grain store & drying plant now complete Wednesday 14th November 2018 Further to Aprils update, we are pleased to say that construction of the new drying/cleaning plant and flat store is now complete. Thanks must go to all contractors involved for designing and creating such a fantastic new facility. This facility consists of a 10,000t capacity flat store which is split into two 5000t bays, an […] Read More

New flat store and grain drying plant
Funded by The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development