Flaman Agriculture Blog

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

Oct 21, 2016

Tillage Equipment recruited to deal with moisture issues

Tillage recruited to deal with moisture issues Necessity is the mother of invention, but weather appears to be the mother of necessity, these days. That seems to fit as producers talk about the need for tillage in this October Farmer Panel. Largely in response to high residue levels, he says in some areas they are using a tandem disc and in others a vertical tillage tool. “Tillage seems to be what a lot are looking at these days,” says Boles. “There is a bit of a craze going on to use some tillage. It’s all related to moisture in this...

Aug 28, 2015

'˜Megatrends' expected to move ag sector in future

‘Megatrends’ expected to move ag sector in future Aug. 28th, 2015 by Phil Franz-Warkentin     From http://www.agcanada.com/daily/megatrends-expected-to-move-ag-sector-in-future   CNS Canada — Health-conscious customers with money to spend will be looking to purchase more food over the next 20 years, while changing technologies and global economic uncertainty will bring their own challenges. That’s the outlook in a recent report out of Australia, highlighting five megatrends expected to impact the agricultural sector in the coming decades. Rural Industry Futures: Megatrends impacting Australian agriculture over the coming 20 years was compiled by the country’s Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC), together with the...

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