Flaman Agriculture Blog

May 4, 2020

New this spring: Flaman adds Chembine Chemical Mixers to the product lineup

We are excited to offer two new products to our Chem Handling lineup this spring: the Chembine Chemical Mixer and the Chembine Hot-Tank. Designed and manufactured in Western Canada, the Chembine Chemical Mixer from Freeform Plastics is an innovative solution for batch mixing chemicals on your farm. With a capacity of 75 US gallons (62.5 imperial gallons), this tank saves you time and money with its faster drain time, new knife block design, and the latest innovation in agitation. This new chemical mixer was also designed to be more user-friendly and ergonomic, so you won’t have to bend over as often to reach the valves –...

Apr 17, 2020

Dealing with spring run off? 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


Tags: grain dryer | farming | neco | flaman | install

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Mar 19, 2015

Flaman is a Top 100 Small/Medium Employer!

If you haven’t already heard, Flaman Group of Companies (Flaman Sales) has been selected as one of the Top 100 SME (small to medium employers) in Canada. This is a big accomplishment to have our company recognized in this category as it is considered the most competitive one (80% of all applications fall into this category). Small to medium sized businesses make up 99% of all enterprises, and 90% of private employees are work for SME’s, so you can see how the competition gets thick.   The winners are chosen based on eight criteria points   -       Physical workplace -      ...

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