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Build Grain Storage with Room to Expand By: 09/08/2015 @ 2:20pm

In 2007, a restless dairy farmer from Augusta, Kentucky, decided that despite being born into a dairy operation, being a dairy producer wasn’t in his blood. So, he…

6 Tips to Maintain Quality of Stored Grain By: 10/27/2015 @ 3:39pm

With low commodity prices and big crops this year, storing grain for a longer period of time may be a smart move…

Safety Remote Shuts Down Auger Instantly By: 10/01/2015 @ 3:33pm

By Paula BarbourAfter learning about an injury to an acquaintance caught by a sweep auger, Jon Nohl stepped up work on…

Steel Deals: Can’t-Miss Machinery Auction By: 08/28/2015 @ 12:11pm

The number of pre-harvest auctions are quickly winding down. So if you are looking for grain gear consider driving to Litchfield, Minnesota, to the Steffes Group’s AgIron consignment sale September 3.Several…

17-Series X-Treme Grain Carts Unload 620 Bushels per Minute By: 08/03/2015 @ 1:37pm

Unverferth’s new 17-series X-Treme grain carts bring enhanced unloading features to the grain cart market. A hydraulically operated, multi-directional downspout provides greater unloading precision and…

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 on-farm storage grew from a few…

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 rallies at these times of the year. That doesn’t present a problem as long as you get…

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 if that grain is not being aerated. Holding wet grain, especially without aeration…

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