Grain Bin Death: You Got 2 to 3 Seconds to React – DTN

🕔Apr 16, 2018Suffocation from grain engulfment is a risk for people working in and around grain storage facilities, both in commercial grain operations, as well as on-farm situations. A new campaign aims […]

Grain Entrapment – Don’t Think it Can’t Happen, 10 Things to Remember – DTN

🕔Oct 27, 2017“I’m sinking like a rock,” Grant Corley, owner of Corley Seed Co., said, as he recalled a day in 2015 when he nearly lost his life. In the moment before […]

Grain Harvest: What’s Next When You Run Out of Bin Space? – DTN

🕔Oct 24, 2016Farmers have many marketing options for their new-crop harvest. Usually the first choice is to keep the crop at home if there is enough bin space, or even bag the […]

Midwest: 5 Tips for Stored Grain, Management Now Vital

🕔Nov 9, 2015After enjoying a generally nice harvest season this year, now is the time for upper Midwestern producers to focus on managing the grain in storage, North Dakota State University’s grain […]

Corn: Farmers Use On-Farm Storage as Leverage for Better Prices – DTN

🕔Nov 5, 2015This year’s bumper corn crop is mostly in the bin, and it’s going to stay there until cash prices improve. Very little of this year’s corn crop has been priced, […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Preparing Storage Facilities for Harvest

🕔Sep 14, 2015Protecting grain quality and ultimately the economic value of the grain begins long before the first acre is ever harvested.  This pre-harvest activity is to prepare grain harvesting, handling and […]

Grain Storage: How to Estimate Bushel Amounts in a Bin

🕔Aug 27, 2015Several times a year, I get a phone call from someone wanting to know how to measure the bushels of grain in a round grain bin. There are two ways […]

Texas: Grain Bin Safety Clinic, Paris, Sept. 3

🕔Aug 26, 2015The dangers of working in grain bins hit home to Northeast Texas residents on March 4when 32-year-old Paul Chelius suffocated in a bin of soybeans, said Mike Morrow, Texas A&M […]

High Tech Bins Could Save You Thousands of Dollars in Lost Crops

🕔Apr 14, 2015From the other side of the world, Clemson University’s Kendall Kirk can activate a fan on his grain bin in Blackville that could prevent thousands of dollars in lost crop […]

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