Nebraska: Preparing Grain Bins, Equipment for Harvest Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019With harvest approaching, it’s time to prepare grain bins and harvesting equipment to help ensure that grain going into storage will remain in good condition. Don’t wait until the middle […]

Grain Drying Challenges Ahead, 4 Points to Consider – DTN Sep 27, 2019

🕔Sep 27, 2019As combines start to roll this fall, many growers are firing up grain dryers or cleaning out bin fans, in preparation for a wetter-than-normal crop of corn and soybeans. Other […]

M.O. Way on Rice: What’s in Your Grain Bin? May 3, 2019

🕔May 3, 2019Rice storage pests have become more problematic due to increased yields and poor markets. I think many farmers are storing last year’s rice because they have not yet sold it. […]

Missouri River: Two Historic Floods in 8 Years – Farmers Asked Why – DTN Apr 1, 2019

🕔Apr 1, 2019Missouri farmers and officials see greater risks for more flooding as spring continues, but they also want to see some long-term systemic changes in flood control on the Missouri River. […]

Iowa Farmers Count Their Losses – DTN Mar 28, 2019

🕔Mar 28, 2019A small group of farmers on Tuesday looked out at what is normally their farm ground and the now-destroyed bins that normally protect their income. What they see instead is […]

Grain Storage: Flood Damage Management Options Mar 22, 2019

🕔Mar 22, 2019The rapid snowmelt in Spring 2019 has caused instances of stored grain being inundated with floodwater. By current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policy, flood-soaked grain is considered adulterated and […]

Grain Bins: Sudden Death – 4 Ways it Happens Feb 18, 2019

🕔Feb 18, 2019In less than a minute you or someone you care about can suffocate in a grain bin.   “When you are trapped by grain and exhale to breathe, the grain flows […]

Grain Market: Storage Bin Investment, Think Long-Term – DTN Feb 15, 2019

🕔Feb 15, 2019“There are only 8 cents of carry out to the May futures contract; how am I supposed to go to my banker and justify putting up new grain bins just […]

Texas: High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop, Amarillo, Jan. 24 Dec 24, 2018

🕔Dec 24, 2018The Texas High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop will be held Jan. 24 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo, according to a […]

Grain Bin Safety: 11 Steps to Avoid Accidents Nov 2, 2018

🕔Nov 2, 2018Flowing Grain Hazards in Agriculture Approximately 36 grain bin entrapments occur annually with over half of engulfment incidents resulting in a fatality. The primary cause of entrapment occurs during unloading […]

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