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Accurately Measure Grain By: 10/16/2014 @ 3:31pm

Knowing how much grain is flowing in and out of your bin can be a challenge. “Through my experience loading grain trucks on our family farm, I wondered if there was a…

Tending to Bin Sensors By: 09/15/2014 @ 3:19pm

Despite the best-laid plans, things do go wrong with grain bin cables and monitoring systems, warns Heath Roker.Roker…

Adjustable Grain Hopper By: 09/15/2014 @ 3:41pm

Gary Schreiner remembers, at age 12, fighting with a plastic grain hopper that twisted, flopped over, and left grain…

Extending Grain Bin Storage By: 11/14/2014 @ 10:26am

Lack of railcars, bountiful yields, and on-farm storage capacity based on only holding a single season’s crop may have you scrambling to expand storage. You are not alone. Commercial storage is also…

8 Tips For Long-term Grain Storage By: 10/14/2014 @ 1:38pm

The era of high grain prices is temporarily over. “We’ve lived in a period of time the last several years where there has been very little grain carryover, markets have been good, and almost everybody has…

Grain Bin Robot Keeps You Safe By: 09/15/2014 @ 3:12pm

A bin teeming with a season’s bounty can become a death trap in a matter of seconds when grain cascades out of control. In as little as five seconds, you can become trapped in a flowing crop and unable to…

Late-Model Grain Carts ARE Available By: 09/08/2014 @ 4:45pm

A grain cart is one of those pieces of equipment that often is bought new, is fully used, and then is sold with well-worn flighting, balding tires, and a load of questionable bearings. This buy-it-for-life…

Digital Sensor Technology for Grain Bins By: 08/08/2014 @ 11:44am

The first direct-to-digital temperature sensor with multiple connections on a single line was introduced by the Dallas Semiconductor Corporation (Maxim Integrated Products) in 1995. Today’s direct descendent…

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