Properly drying paddy rice can avoid huge losses. When your rice is not dried properly, you can lose crop to mold, pests, and other issues. Paddy drying is difficult, especially during rainy and cloudy days. This is why it is best to use a dryer for your crop. The BAU-STR is an efficient batch dryer device. It is low cost to make and run and it reduces labor costs and health risks. This dryer can be used even on rainy days because of its design.