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Flaman Agriculture Blog
Aug 17, 2020
Tips and Resources for a Safe Harvest
As harvest begins to start in many parts of Western Canada, Flaman is here to provide the tools and equipment you need to get your crop off quickly and safely. Along with our wide variety of Harvest Helpers to aid you in your work, we’ve collected some important and useful safety tips for harvest time. We want to make sure all our customers return safely from the field and have the resources to support their employees and family members on the farm. This post will look at 4 main types of safety: Grain bin entrapment Fire safety and prevention...
Category: Ag news
Tags: harvest | safety | farming | grain bins | electrical safety
Aug 4, 2020
The Top 10 Reasons to Use Grain Bags
Grain bagging has been gaining acclaim and popularity among farmers for being a resourceful, flexible, and time and money-saving grain storage option. The benefits are many, and farmers appreciate the efficiency of this innovative storage technique. If you bag grain, you can expect to experience the following 10 benefits during your harvest season: 1. Saves the farmer's time. When you bag grain, you reduce time loading grain into trucks and transporting it to grain bins or elevators. You can harvest the grain and store it right there in the field, which drastically cuts down on work time by eliminating so much...
Posted by: Calla Simpson
Tags: Pro Grain | grain bags | grain bagging | grain baggers | grain storage | harvest
Jul 7, 2020
A Brief History of the Newest Flaman Store in Swift Current
Flaman Group of Companies started on the farm over 60 years ago, when founder Frank Flaman saw a way to help other farmers by buying bins in bulk. That spirit of “making things better” for the farming community continues on today, so when Flaman had the opportunity to partner with an innovative, farm-focused company like Gatco Manufacturing, known for its quality products designed for farmers, the choice was easy. The Flaman Swift Current and Gatco location Products Designed by a Farmer, For Farmers Gatco was started by a Saskatoon area farmer, Gary Schreiner. Schreiner had a problem: he was...
Category: Division News
Tags: agriculture | Swift Current | Flaman | new store | local | shop local | southwest Saskatchewan
Jun 30, 2020
Move your auger or conveyor safely with the Lift-EZ Hydraulic Jack
If you’ve ever moved grain with a conveyor or auger, you know that standard screw jacks can be inconvenient and a hassle to hook up and connect with your tractor. And if you’ve ever said to yourself “there has to be a better way,” then you’re not alone. The Lift-EZ Hydraulic Jack is a safe and convenient way to connect your auger or conveyor to your tractor We spoke with the product’s inventor, Bret Watson, the operations manager at Flaman’s Swift Current location, about where the idea for this product came from, and why every farmer could use one....
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. 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 no screens to clean or unplug, this industry-leading grain dryer is designed not only for its performance, but also its versatility. The flexible, modular design of these...
Posted by: Calla Simpson
Tags: grain systems | grain handling | grain drying | NECO | grain dryer