Flaman Agriculture Blog

Aug 31, 2020

Reduce labour when filling bins: Automate your grain handling site with a Walinga Blower System

A Walinga Pneumatic Blower System may be one of the most versatile pieces of equipment you can add to your Grain Handling lineup. The Ultra-Veyor is designed to fill bins of various heights and distances from the ground up, allowing you to easily add the system to any pre-existing site. Walinga Sales Rep Doug Termeer explains how a blower system works Many yard sites weren’t originally designed with the thought of adding a grain handling system or grain dryer down the line. As farms continue to grow, larger bins are being installed and grain storage is being built further and further...

Aug 26, 2020

Early season utilization: Increase the grade of your grain with a NECO Grain Dryer

As harvest is well underway in most areas of the province, many producers are utilizing their grain dryers early on this season and increasing the available window to combine. Some farmers have even noticed increases in their durum quality as their grade improves after drying. 20% moisture durum before going into the NECO grain dryer (left) and 14.5% moisture durum after being dried (right) Nolan Gettis, a farmer in central Saskatchewan, discusses how his NECO Grain Dryer has improved his operation: “Two years ago, I would have been waiting to combine saying, ‘It’s getting close’. Right now, I’m full on harvesting...

Jun 26, 2020

Dry your grain with ease: Get ahead of harvest this year and book your NECO dryer install with Flaman today

There are many advantages to owning a grain dryer. As we learned last year in Western Canada, harvest 2019 had its challenges; most of which showed up when the crop needed to come off the field. Being able to dry your grain allows you to better manage your timeline and start combining as soon as it’s time to go! The earlier you can get started, the less likely you are to get caught with crop out in the field over winter. NECO Mixed Flow Grain Dryers are designed to easily and efficiently condition all types of grain for storage. With...

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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