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11 Ways to Cut Grain Drying Costs By: 10/30/2014 @ 4:58pm

Drying grain can be one of the most energy-intensive operations on the farm. When you burn fuel to produce that energy, you also burn money. There isn’t an easy…

Quick Grain Cooldown By: 09/16/2014 @ 3:06pm

A new horizontal air-movement system is promising to cool grain faster while using smaller fans than traditional…

Grain Bin Safeguards By: 10/30/2014 @ 1:04pm

The rescue of a farmer trapped in a grain bin near Newton, Iowa, in September 2014 was remarkably rare good news…

Waiting for Corn Drydown Could Cost You By: 09/29/2014 @ 1:51pm

If you are waiting to harvest because of low corn prices and the cost of fuel, you may want to switch your strategy. “You are letting dollars go away to save dimes,” says Gary Woodruff, GSI, about farmers…

Two Delayed-Cooling Methods By: 09/15/2014 @ 3:58pm

When you need to dry your corn, the grain dryer is often the bottleneck that slows down harvest. Dryeration and combination drying are two delayed-cooling management strategies that can increase the drying…

Grain Drying Issues for 2014 By: 08/19/2014 @ 11:31am

Grain prices are down, yields are expected to be at a record level, and, for the first time in several years, you may store grain for a longer period of time as part of your marketing strategy. In addition…

13 Grain Bin Checkup Tips By: 08/19/2013 @ 1:46pm

Make sure your bins are ready to go this fall with these maintenance tips.

Grain bin monitors: Money in the bank By: 08/19/2013 @ 11:13am

Would you trust a bank to keep your money safe if it had a leaky roof, peeling paint, a cracked foundation, and no security system? Of course not! Neither should you trust a grain bin that isn’t properly…

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