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Mitch Flaman's Blogs
May 6, 2022
6 Reasons to Use a Riteway 7-Bar Harrow This Year
When it’s time to get your fields prepped for seeding, there are a few different equipment options to choose from. For many years, harrows have been used to prepare fields in different capacities. Whether you are levelling off ruts, busting up hardpan, or removing trash before seeding, both the Riteway 5-bar and 7-bar harrows have a specific purpose in the tillage cycle. With low-till or zero-tillage farming practices gaining popularity in the last decade, you need a way to create ideal seedbeds for your crop. Riteway 5-Bar Heavy Harrow in use Heavy harrows, often known as 5-bar harrows, are very...
Tags: Riteway | harrow | 7-bar | heavy harrow | tillage | field prep | seeding
Mar 24, 2022
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 purchase a seed tender....
Tags: seeding | planting | seed tender | J&M | Convey-All | Haul All
Oct 14, 2021
Reclaim land with a Kello-Bilt Disc Ripper from Flaman
It’s time to get ripping this fall and reclaim that land that hasn’t been seeded in years. When the fall weather permits, tillage and other end-of-season work is necessary to get a jump start on prepping next year’s seedbed before the spring rush. Disc ripping is a great tillage method that you can use to break up hardpan and compaction layers, manage trash and crop residue, and increase acres by reclaiming some of the low spots in your field. In-field product demo at the Discovery Farm site in Langham, SK Given the dry conditions this year, the opportunity to reclaim...
Category: New Products
Tags: Kello-Bilt | disc | disc ripper | disc ripping | tillage
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...
Tags: Schulte | DHX | disc harrow | soilstar | 5-bar | coulter discs
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...
Category: Division News
Tags: grain systems | grain handling | grain drying | grain cleaning | optimization | site drawings | yard planning