Buried Alive: 20 Seconds to Total Grain Entrapment

Buried Alive: 20 Seconds to Total Grain Entrapment

Moving grain is akin to quicksand. You can be caught knee-deep in its suction within four seconds. Self-escape from grain entrapment is impossible at this point. Let that sink in – four seconds before you can’t save yourself. Even with help, escape is unlikely without...
The Internet of Things Revolutionizes Farming and Grain Storage

The Internet of Things Revolutionizes Farming and Grain Storage

Technology has permeated almost every aspect of life with the promise of making your days better and easier. Can’t find your keys? Not sure if you locked the back door or shut off the coffeemaker before you left the house? These days, the Internet of Things puts the...
Is Grain Moisture Content Throwing a Wet Blanket on Your Profits?

Is Grain Moisture Content Throwing a Wet Blanket on Your Profits?

When it comes to grain moisture content, many farmers feel the pinch of the Goldilocks effect. Too wet, and your grain is moisture-discounted at sale. Too dry, and you lose weight from shrinkage – also a profit drain. Fortunately, in an industry where a lot of...