Crops >Corn  Protecting stored grain requires IPM Dec 23, 2010 1. Proper sanitation and pest control are essential for maintaining grain quality in storage. 2. Roy Parker, Texas AgriLife Extension entomologist, discusses insect management in stored grain during the annual Texas Plant Protection Association conference in College Station. 3. Proper sanitation in grain bins helps maintain grain quality. 4. Temporary storage bags offer a good option for short-term on-farm grain storage.