The Following information comes from Gary Woodruff at GSI. There have been some reports concerning this year’s corn quality. The issues have been reported in KY, IN & IL. The following is meant as a heads up as it is unknown how wide spread either of these issues are at this time. Both of these … Continue reading 2017 Corn Harvest Issues- Continued
There is a potentially major problem in this year’s corn crop. I have seen and received reports of a dust-like substance in the corn that is causing some issues. I do not know how widespread the issue is but, I wanted to make everyone aware of it. Below is a list of potential problems that … Continue reading 2017 Corn Harvest Issues
This is National Farm Safety & Health Week and the third week in September has been recognized as such since 1944 to make sure there is an emphasis on safety as harvest ramps up in rural America. The theme this year is Putting Farm Safety into Practice, and as Bill Field from Purdue explains, both … Continue reading Farm Safety Week begins with Focus on Sharing the Roads
MAS provides in house auger reflighting and repairs. There are a few specifications you’ll need to have noted when you place your order: Outside Diameter: The measurement of the outer edges of the auger’s flighting peaks. We recommend using ½” to 1” smaller outside diameter flighting than the inner diameter of the tube it will … Continue reading Replacement Flighting
McElroy Farms Enterprises is a family farm in it’s 4th and 5th generation. The farm dates back to 1798, with a land grant from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Today’s owner, Jim, started in 1970 and his son, Doug, started in the 90’s. The two of them manage today’s operation. They have added acres over the … Continue reading McElroy Farms Enterprises: Waverly, KY
The following storage information is from Dr. Ken Hellevang at North Dakota State University. It is more specific than what normally gets put in print in magazines ad great info. He has approved it being sent to others to help keep grain in condition. Unfortunately a lot of corn now in bins is too wet … Continue reading Storing over Summer
The Quiet Dryer uses a best-in-class, commercial grade blower, the same blower used in Zimmerman tower dryers. This add-on performs without any loss in capacity or airflow, and with comparable electrical efficiency to GSI vane axial fan portable dryers. This patent pending feature, combined with the proven star-fire burner used on existing vane axial GSI … Continue reading GSI Quiet Dryer
The seasons are changing, the winter temperatures are slowly leaving and spring temperatures will soon be on their way. It is time to think about the corn that is currently stored in your bins, the corn that is being held into summer in hopes of a market rally. If that corn is going to be … Continue reading Larry’s Letters: April 2017
Performance for Phil, Tony, Daniel, and Bryan Ebelhar isn’t just about sustainability. It is about growth and performance. That is why Ebelhar Farms has consistently grown and improved their operation. With two locations, Ebelhar Farms has strategically managed expansions and upgrades, all the while performing essential service and maintenance. Adding storage, wet holding, conditioning and … Continue reading Ebelhar Farms DAVIESS COUNTY, KY
Grain Bin Safety With less than a month before grain bin safety week (Feb 19th – 25th), with many farms hauling grain to market right now, with me knowing what I do about grain bin safety & being a firefighter trained in Farm-Rescue, I figured it would be a good time to share a … Continue reading Grain Bin Safety
Information Needed To Order Replacement Flighting Outside Diameter: The measurement of the outer edges of the auger’s flighting peaks. We recommend using ½” to 1” smaller outside diameter flighting than the inner diameter of the tube it will be installed in. Example: If your outer tube is 10” I.D., we recommend flighting with an … Continue reading Info Needed to Order Replacement Flighting
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The 2017 Service/Inspection Program includes pre-harvest grain handling, storage and drying equipment. Program participants receive the following: Discounted parts & labor rate for repairs made from issues found due to an inspection. Inspections performed by trained professionals. Less down-time during harvest, due to unforeseen problems. Extended equipment life, fix issues before they are a problem. … Continue reading Service/Inspection program benefits PLANNERS
MAS is hosting their annual Open House & Customer Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, January 31. The meal is served at 11am. Mark your calendars to stop in and see what’s new at MAS, what our team has been learning and what efficiencies we can offer in 2017. GSI’s Gary Woodruff will join us to give … Continue reading MAS OPEN HOUSE January 31, 2017
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