Make sure your grain dryers are ready for uninterrupted service this harvest season. Follow this checklist of maintenance items recommended by Brock Grain Systems. Just a few easy steps now will keep your Brock dryers operating at peak performance and efficiency when you need them the most.
On the welcome sign outside of town, Swayzee claims to be “the only Swayzee in the world.” Carey Farms, located nearby, can make a similar claim about their unique grain operation. Learn more about what makes their Brock grain system stand out and how it’s built for future growth and expansion.
There are many reasons farm operations might want to expand grain storage and drying systems — harvest schedules, marketing flexibility, drying costs. Whatever your reasons, make sure you plan ahead to give yourself future options and flexibility. We asked Bill Winchell, District Manager at Brock Grain Systems about the things to consider when planning for expansion.
Moisture variability is the Achilles’ heel of the grain drying process. Grant Knobloch, Product Manager for Conditioning Systems at Brock Grain Systems, notes Brock set out to eliminate this variability with their patent pending TrueGrain™ Moisture Sensor System. Learn more about their Parallel Sensing Technology™ that measures grain moisture in an entirely different way than other dryer systems.
When a derecho blew through Marion, Iowa, in 2020 with hurricane force wind, it took down more than trees and roofs. It also leveled the 10-year-old grain bin system at Picket Fence Family Farms just northeast of town. Picket Fence immediately started clearing debris and making plans to rebuild even bigger and better. Learn more about their clean-slate approach and hear tips for what to do and what not to do when building a new grain system.