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Adding Bins Allows You to Capitalize on Carry By: 11/06/2015 @ 10:58am

This year, U.S. growers collected among the largest corn crops in the nation’s history. With harvest near completion, those who have a lot of grain on the ground are…

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…

Using a Building to Hold Grain? You May Need to Reinforce Walls By: 09/02/2015 @ 3:43pm

If lack of storage in grain bins has you casting an eye toward farm buildings to hold corn, be doubly sure to reinforce…

Spend Smart Tip - Prevent Mold By: 11/24/2015 @ 9:38am

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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 solution to cut costs. “No two farms are the…

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. Working together, the Kellogg and Newton Fire Departments used a grain rescue tube to extricate…

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…

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