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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...

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...

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...

Oct 14, 2020

A long-distance grain rescue made possible by Bin-Sense

You can anticipate grain spoilage as a farmer, but you can never be sure when it’s going to pop up. Or where you’ll be when it does.   And what happens if your grain starts to spoil or heat up and you’re nowhere near home, but thousands of kilometers away on a family vacation? That’s what happened to Blake Bergen of 3B Acres in Drake, SK in the fall of 2019 when his Florida vacation was interrupted by news that a canola bin was heating up. He was getting alerts from his Bin-Sense Live wireless grain monitoring system, an award-winning...

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