Calla Simpson's Blogs

Mar 18, 2022

Why You Should Choose Flaman for Your Next Custom Screen Project

Flaman Grain Systems is Western Canada’s largest custom screen manufacturer. Not only do we stock over 50 varieties of material for any type of screen you may need, but we also have a team with over 50 years of combined experience in the Grain Systems industry. From large terminals to small plants, we ship custom screen orders anywhere in North America – but especially throughout the prairies. Inventory One of the advantages of working with Flaman for your custom grain cleaning screens is our extensive inventory. We have 54 different types of screen materials in stock and on the shelf,...

Jun 11, 2021

Need to move water? We have solutions

With heavy rainfall in many areas across the prairies, you may be dealing with excess water on your farm, acreage, or worksite. Flooded ditches, construction sites, dugouts, or even just low-lying spots in your field can accumulate serious pools of water. Not to worry, though, we have a number of water pumps to help you move water quickly. We have a large selection of water pumps ranging in size from 1” to 4” from brands like Honda, BE, and Robin. We also carry two brands of floating pumps: Watermaster and Warthog. The Watermaster floating pump is a high-volume, low horsepower...

Oct 7, 2020

Grain Bag Storage Maintenance Tips

When dealing with a high volume crop, you may decide that short term storage is best to maintain the quality of your harvest. Grain bag storage is a flexible, cost-effective solution for short term storage of bumper yields, provided certain quality control steps are taken. Site preparation, site maintenance, and machine servicing all need to be done properly and timely to ensure your grain holds its quality and value. Below you’ll find tips on the preparation and maintenance steps required to ensure that grain bagging is a successful storage option for your operation. Site preparation makes for easier maintenance  Selecting...

Sep 11, 2020

Beat the Weather with Grain Bagging

The benefits of grain bagging are far and wide, chief among them being the ability to use the weather to your advantage. Since the weather can always turn and change on a dime, it’s important to work around it whenever possible, which is where grain bagging comes in. The airtight, controlled environment inside of a grain bag allows you to store grain and plentiful harvest in a dry space, even when the weather outside is less than ideal. By extending the storage life of your grain, allowing you to store more at once and giving you more flexibility in the...

Aug 31, 2020

Reduce labour when filling bins: Automate your grain handling site with a Walinga Blower System

A Walinga Pneumatic Blower System may be one of the most versatile pieces of equipment you can add to your Grain Handling lineup. The Ultra-Veyor is designed to fill bins of various heights and distances from the ground up, allowing you to easily add the system to any pre-existing site. Walinga Sales Rep Doug Termeer explains how a blower system works Many yard sites weren’t originally designed with the thought of adding a grain handling system or grain dryer down the line. As farms continue to grow, larger bins are being installed and grain storage is being built further and further...

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