News/Press Releases

2017

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Agricultural Energy Efficiency Tour: Grain Dryer System on Michigan Farm

Tuesday, Aug. 01 2017 | 11:00 AM EDT

Drying corn and soybeans is an energy intensive process and can be a significant expense for a row crop farm. One energy reduction option is to replace older grain drying units with new grain drying equipment. Grand Valley Farm in Rives Junction, Michigan has done just that by installing a new GSI grain dryer that is quiet and energy efficient in its operation. It is one of four energy reduction practices that will be showcased in an energy efficiency tour of the farm on Thursday, Aug. 17.

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A Win-Win for Fertilizer Processing

Wednesday, Jul. 26 2017 | 11:00 AM EDT

Large corn and soybean harvests in North America have been fuelling farmer demand for larger equipment and expanded grain handling systems. Concurrent with this trend has been the development and adoption of new high-speed, high-capacity fertilizer handling equipment by agricultural retail and commercial grain operations to better meet the needs of their customers.

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Seeking Quiet from a Grain Dryer

Monday, Mar. 13 2017 | 11:00 AM EDT

Portable driers can get pretty loud, so GSI turned to different tech to solve the problem.

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2016

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Rethinking the Grain Dryer Heat Reclaimer

Friday, Oct. 14 2016 | 11:00 AM EDT

GSI tackles heat reuse issue with new approach, cuts energy costs up to 30% when temps are coldest.

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GSI Bin Sweep Adds Durability To Keep Grain Flowing

Wednesday, Oct. 05 2016 | 11:15 AM EDT

The DGD power sweep is available for GSI’s 15 and 48-foot bins, with 8-inch augers; and in 24 and 72-foot bins with 10-inch augers. The new bin sweep will be available in January 2017.

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Grain dryer upgrade gets family ready for corn harvest

Friday, Aug. 19 2016 | 11:00 AM EDT

A grain dryer and grain handling upgrade made a big difference in how smoothly corn harvest goes for Todd, Wade and Wayne Heinrich.

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Northeast Nebraska farmers benefit from expanded grain storage

Wednesday, Aug. 17 2016 | 11:00 AM EDT

Building a new grain storage facility for added capacity in one location helps keep up with the combine and gives quick access to grain to hit local markets easier.

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Six grain conditioning tips

Tuesday, Jun. 28 2016 | 01:00 PM EDT

A common misperception is that grain can be held above 15% moisture without risking quality or loss of net income.

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Top 5 things to consider when selecting a new grain dryer

Tuesday, Jun. 28 2016 | 11:00 AM EDT

Gary Woodruff, a grain conditioning applications manager for GSI, has five tips to help you select the right grain dryer for your farm.

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2015

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Grain Bin Availability

Wednesday, Aug. 19 2015 | 11:00 AM EDT

Bryan Halverson from C-S Agrow Service in Calumet, Iowa discusses the availability of grain bins. There could be a shortage of on-farm storage with many farmers holding onto last years crop, and with what is predicted to be a large 2015 harvest.

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Bins can pay during high yield, low price year

Thursday, Aug. 13 2015 | 11:00 AM EDT

The Rinderer family is preparing for harvest by getting grain bins ready for what is expected to be an average corn crop this year. Brian Rinderer, who grows corn, soybeans and wheat with his two brothers and father on more than 15,000 acres in Central and Southern Illinois, estimates they have more than 90 grain bins. It seems like a lot when it’s time to clean them out, he joked. Owning bins usually pays off most in years with high yields and lower prices.

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GSI Appoints Derek Hemphill Director of Commercial Sales

Thursday, Aug. 06 2015 | 11:00 AM EDT

Derek Hemphill has recently been named GSI’s Director of Commercial Sales, North America, with responsibility for driving efforts to provide the commercial grain industry with leading storage, conditioning, material handling and structure solutions.

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GSI Donates New Grain Storage System For Iowa State University Northwest Research Farm

Tuesday, Jun. 23 2015 | 11:00 AM EDT

Iowa State University’s Northwest Research Farm now has its first grain storage system, thanks to GSI, which donated a 10,500 bushel grain bin, and its local dealer, C-S Agrow Service, of Calumet, Iowa, which donated the labor to install it.

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Anticipate Growth When Planning An On-Farm Grain Storage System

Wednesday, Apr. 22 2015 | 11:00 AM EDT

When planning an on-farm grain storage system, one of the most important steps is taking into account future expansion needs.

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Grain Bin Safety Week Res-Q Tube Training

Friday, Feb. 27 2015 | 11:00 AM EST

GSI hosted over 50 people at our Grain Bin Safety Week Res-Q-Tube training session on February 26, in Assumption, IL. Included in that group were area fire fighters, GSI Dealers, GSI employees, grain elevator operators, representatives from Nationwide Insurance and local ag media.

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GSI’s InterSystems Brand Expands into Dry Crop Nutrients Material Handling Market

Sunday, Feb. 22 2015 | 11:00 AM EST

Providing complete equipment packages for fertilizer terminals and agricultural co-ops

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New GSI Grain Storage Calculator Demonstrates Higher Profit Opportunity with On-Farm Grain Storage

Wednesday, Feb. 11 2015 | 11:00 AM EST

Farmers can earn significantly more by storing their grain on-farm and marketing it at a future date

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2014

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GSI Introduces Two Grain Storage Products To Increase Grain Storage Capacity and Harvest Efficiency

Monday, Aug. 18 2014 | 11:00 AM EDT

New line of grain bins and versatile round tube chain conveyor increase storage capacity and improve harvest efficiency

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GSI Expands Commercial Material Handling Capabilities with Purchase of Intersystems

Tuesday, Jun. 17 2014 | 11:00 AM EDT

Intersystems’ is a leading manufacturer of bulk material handling and industrial sampling equipment

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On-Farm Storage – A Key Component to a Profitable Grain Marketing Plan

Thursday, Jun. 12 2014 | 11:00 AM EDT

Avoid bottle necks and capture premium market prices with the time is right

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