Soggy Weather Forecasts High Humidity Grain Storage in the Midwest

Soggy Weather Forecasts High Humidity Grain Storage in the Midwest

  Remember when a four-inch rainfall was a rarity in Iowa? No?  That was Iowa farm life a century ago. In 1991, climate scientists predicted a wetter, warmer Midwest climate with warmer winters and more spring and early summer rain showers. We all know how that turned...
How to Manage Grain Shrink – the Invisible Thief

How to Manage Grain Shrink – the Invisible Thief

Grain shrink during the handling and storage process is often referred to as “the invisible thief.” Tri-States Grain Conditioning General Manager, Dan Winkowitsch, explains why grain shrink is a manageable problem. Usually, when we think about monitoring the...
GrainTRAC Remote Grain Temperature Monitoring: The Basics

GrainTRAC Remote Grain Temperature Monitoring: The Basics

Tri-States Grain Conditioning General Manager, Dan Winkowitsch, explains the basics of GrainTRAC remote grain monitoring. You’ll learn how it works from grain bin to secure data transfer to remote access. We talk a lot about grain temperature monitoring and why it’s...
The Moisture Cable Fairy Tale

The Moisture Cable Fairy Tale

Tri-States Grain Conditioning General Manager, Dan Winkowitsch, examines the tale of the grain bin moisture cable. You may be asking yourself why an agri-tech product designed with grain farmers in mind is a fairy tale. So let’s take a look at moisture cables – where...
Asked and Answered: Why Monitor Grain Temperature?

Asked and Answered: Why Monitor Grain Temperature?

Tri-States Grain Conditioning General Manager, Dan Winkowitsch, answers the often asked question, “Why monitor grain temperature?” Let’s talk about why you should monitor your grain temperature. Each year grain goes out of condition due to temperature more than any...
Stored Grain Theft Doesn’t Have to Be Another Headache for Farmers

Stored Grain Theft Doesn’t Have to Be Another Headache for Farmers

It’s not enough to have to contend with saturated global markets, trade wars, and climate change – all outside farmers’ control. Not to mention the everyday headaches farmers face to turn a profit. But thieves? From copper wire to farm machinery to stored grain theft,...