Flaman Agriculture Blog

Sep 14, 2020

Move your grain this fall with the all-new AGI Hutchinson Double Run Chain Conveyor

The AGI Hutchinson Double Run Chain Conveyor is a brand new product to the Flaman lineup. It is built in Western Canada with the prairie farmer in mind. Manufactured at AGI’s plant in Swift Current, SK, it is designed to handle delicate crops grown on the prairies, like pulses, far more gently than an auger would. The UHMW plastic paddles gently convey grain  Maneuverable in Tight Spaces: Modeled after the clean grain elevator on your combine, its UHMW plastic paddles convey crops to your bin in a gentle manner. A huge benefit of this is the ability to operate at...

Apr 17, 2020

Need to move water? We have solutions

Things may look a little different this spring than most years, but as the mercury starts to climb and the big melt gets underway, we’re here to help you keep you operating business as usual. Although our buildings are closed, we’re still open for business.  We’re offering curbside service, including pumps and hardware, which allows for social distancing and safe interaction between our employees and customers. Dealing with spring run off?  There are a lot of things to look forward to in spring but excess water isn’t one of them. Flooded ditches, construction sites, dugouts or even just low-lying spots...

Oct 9, 2019

Harvest 2019: An unconventional way to dry your grain in wet conditions

The 2019 harvest is shaping up to be frustrating for most.  It’s no secret that harvest is well behind this year, with only 34% of crops being combined in Alberta (47% 3-yr avg), 47% in Saskatchewan (75% 3-yr avg), and 71% in Manitoba (85% 3-yr avg) as of last week.  Wet weather has plagued the prairies, with record rainfall in Manitoba and snowfall in southern Alberta & Saskatchewan in September.  A combination of high moisture levels and widespread crop damage has contributed to diminished grade. It’s now a race to get remaining crops off the field and although we can’t control the weather, we can help you maintain the grade...

Jun 12, 2019

NECO Grain Dryer Build

We recently had the opportunity to build the largest private NECO grain dryer in Western Canada – a NECO Mixed Flow 6 Burner D24380 -- for a large farming operation outside of Edmonton, AB.  It was a complex endeavour with many moving parts, and it required many hours of planning to execute.    We had help from several outside sources: Freeway Transport, who were responsible for the dryer delivery; Xcaliber Crane & Rigging who handled the hoisting of the dryer; and Continental Bins, who provided assembly services.  Additionally, Ron Kleuskens from NECO supervised the build and many members of the...

Posted by: Paul Boechler

Category: Ag news

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