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Get Grain Storage Ready for #Harvest15 By: 07/24/2015 @ 11:59am

In the early 1990s, Roger Carlson had a modest grain-drying facility with 30,000 bushels of storage near Red Oak, Iowa. Over the years, neighbors watched as Carlson’s…

Holding Time on Wet Grain By: 07/24/2015 @ 11:34am

You can hold wet corn in storage, but only for so long. And Charles Hurburgh defines “so long” as a very short time…

Get Grain Dry and Cool, Keep It That Way By: 07/24/2015 @ 11:42am

More grain will be stored into the spring and summer months this coming year as farmers buy time to cash in on market…

Issue Preview: Temporary Grain Storage Solutions By: 07/13/2015 @ 2:49pm

If you are caught short on storage and can’t get a bin put up prior to harvest, there is another option besides taking grain to the elevator and suffering market-low prices.You can successfully hold grain…

Optimize Dryer Operation to Quickly Move Grain to Storage By: 07/02/2015 @ 12:02pm

Drying gear is some of the simpliest equipment to maintain on a farm . . .but it does need maintenance. “Like any other piece of equipment, if you don't take the time to clean it and keep it in…

Need More Storage? Order Grain Bins Now By: 05/27/2015 @ 3:57pm

If you are one of the many producers who held on to your 2014 crop waiting for a rally in prices that never came, you may need more on-farm grain storage to accommodate this year’s harvest.“We have enough…

Sukup Acquires DanCorn, a European Distributor of Sukup Products By: 04/30/2015 @ 4:28pm

Sukup Manufacturing purchased DanCorn, the exclusive distributor of Sukup grain drying, storage, and handling products in all of northern Europe. Dancorn is located in Hedensted, Denmark.“As Sukup…

Tending to Grain Bin Sensors By: 04/20/2015 @ 10:30am

Despite the best-laid plans, things do go wrong with grain bin cables and monitoring systems, warns Heath Roker.Roker should know. He’s at the front line of handling problems that can occur with bin cables…

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