Flaman Agriculture Blog

Jun 3, 2021

Heavy harrow meets high speed tillage: Why the Schulte SoilStar Disc Harrow is the best of both worlds

There are a lot of different discs and harrows on the market, but there is nothing quite like the Schulte SoilStar Disc Harrow. Whether you are cleaning up after a bumper crop or dealing with pulse residue post-harvest, properly managing the trash in your field is important prior to seeding. The Schulte DHX combines a 5-bar heavy harrow and a double row of wavy coulter discs. This unique design is engineered to properly size straw and manage it in the top 1.5” – 2” of the soil. Pictured above: 5-bar heavy harrow & wavy coulter discs Although traditional discs can...

May 7, 2021

Maximize efficiency during your planting window with a seed tender from Flaman

Timing is everything. In the farming world, it is important to be ready to go when nature calls. Seed tenders are great tools to maximize efficiency and reduce downtime during the planting window. Similar to how grain carts keep the combines rolling at harvest time, seed tenders are designed to keep the drills in the field and maximize available seeding hours in the spring. Some of the main reasons seed tenders are growing in popularity include: Speed & Efficiency Convenience, Versatility & Portability Scale Benefits Speed & Efficiency Speed and efficiency are often the deciding factors that influence producers to...

Apr 7, 2021

From start to finish, the Flaman Grain Systems team is right beside you

At Flaman, we understand that investing in your farming operation and expanding your yard site is important for continued growth and efficiency. That’s why we believe in supporting you from start to finish.  Customers share their experiences working with the Flaman team for their drying & handling setups Our Grain Systems team are experts in grain handling, grain drying, and grain cleaning. When you buy from us you are not just buying a product, you are gaining the ongoing support of a team with over 50 years of experience. From Start to Finish One of our industry experts will sit...

Mar 5, 2021

Increase efficiency & reduce downtime during spraying this year

What started in the fall of 2020 as an idea to build an innovative sprayer trailer designed with functionality and convenience at the top of mind has resulted in the ST series of agriculture sprayer tender trailers from Flaman. Model ST-9100 With safety, speed, and ease of use as the three pillars of design, these trailers were created to efficiently mix different batches of chemicals and quickly fill your sprayer – all with minimal downtime. Now that all the planning and engineering has been completed, we are excited to have these units rolling through our production lines and hitting the...

Feb 11, 2021

When the elevator calls on a cold day, will your auger be ready? Take these tips for a dependable cold weather start

With the cold weather snap we've been having, I'm reminded that my dad always said, "Things just start breaking down and don't work well after -25". That being said, you don't always have the luxury of taking a day off when the elevator calls for grain in the middle of winter. In case you're in a rush and it's too cold to fire up the auger to load the trucks, take a few minutes and remind yourself of a couple of key tips to ensure that your auger or conveyor starts when you need it to. Fuel Fuel problems always seem...

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