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Clemson EMC Calculator

This resource was developed to estimate the Equilibrium Moisture Content for a given crop and ambient conditions.

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Single Value EMC Calculation
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Clemson Natural Air Drying Decision Support
This tool was developed to provide decision support for natural air drying by estimating changes in EMC based on the weather forecast for a given zipcode. It can be utilized to estimate drying potential and identify drying windows.

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  • ASABE Standards. (2007). D245.6 Moisture relationship of plant-based agricultural products. In (pp. 604-638). St. Joseph, MI: ASABE.
  • Brooker, D. B., Bakker-Arkema, F. W., & Hall, C. W. (1992). Drying and storage of grains and oilseeds. New York, NY: AVI, Van Nostrand Reinhold.
  • Maier, D. E., McNeill, S. G., & Hellevang, K. J. (2017). Grain Drying Handling and Storage Handbook (MWPS-13). Midwest Plan Service, Ames, IA.

APA Citation:
Turner, A., Teddy, B., and Kirk, K.R. (2020). Clemson EMC Calculator. Clemson University Cooperative Extension. Retrieved from

Equilibrium Moisture Content Calculator
(c) 2020-2021 Clemson University Cooperative Extension
Aaron Turner, Assistant Professor, Agricutlural Sciences
Brennan Teddy, Graduate Assistant
Kendall R. Kirk, Precision Ag Engineer

Disclaimer: This Calculator is provided as a free service by Clemson University. The accuracy of the calculator is not guaranteed. User assumes all risks and liabilities from its use.

We are dedicated to making this a valuable tool for you. If you have suggestions for bug fixes,or any other improvements, please contact us by email.