Test Equipment and Measurement Instrument Blog

How a Riceter Changed Farming Forever

Posted by Kett Marketing on Fri, Aug 10, 2018

As far away as Japan and Bangladesh, our Riceter has had a major impact on the agricultural world since its creation in 1961. It has taken farming from an art to a science, providing usable data that removes many of the once immeasurable challenges of farming.

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Topics: Riceter

Why Our Riceter Still Has a Huge Impact on the World Today

Posted by Kett Marketing on Tue, Jul 3, 2018

When Kett developed the Riceter over 70 years ago, it was created for farmers in the fields and rice paddies of Japan, empowering them with a portable device that could ensure the quality of their crops. It revolutionized the way moisture could be measured in rice and grains, providing a more predictable, stable way to successfully harvest rice and other grain crops.

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Topics: Riceter

How To Maximize Profits With Rice Quality From This Years Record Crop

Posted by John Bogart on Wed, Jul 9, 2014


According to the US Rice Producers Association, rice provides 20% of the world's dietary energy supply with the average American consuming 25 lbs of rice per year. 

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Topics: Rice Quality, Riceter

How To Maintain Optimal Moisture Level For Grain Quality In Warmer Weather

Posted by John Bogart on Mon, May 12, 2014

With the weather now warming up as we get closer to Summer – it’s important to regularly check your grain quality. Any small change in moisture can be costly.

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Topics: Moisture Meter, Grain Moisture Meter, Rice Quality, Grain Moisture Tester, Rice Flour Moisture Meter, Moisture Measurement, Single Grain Moisture Tester, Riceter, Rice Moisture Meter

4 Reasons Farmers Should Be Using Kett’s Riceter Portable Moisture Meter For This Season’s Harvest

Posted by John Bogart on Fri, Sep 6, 2013

The amount of moisture in a product can affect various quality components, as well as transactions based on weight. When dealing in bulk shipments, even the smallest errors can add up to large profit losses over time.

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Topics: Moisture Meter, Moisture Measurement, Riceter, NIR Moisture Analyzer, Rice Moisture Meter