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.
Farmers and commercial grain system operators have two options for supporting bucket elevators and other handling equipment. They can choose diagonal guy cables that anchor to the ground in multiple locations, or they can choose a solid tower structure mounted on a single concrete foundation. Jason Hoffman, Product Manager of Structures for Brock Grain Systems reviews the pros and cons of these two support systems.