News/Press Releases

2017

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Tips to consider for the 2017 corn harvest, drying and storage

Monday, Oct. 16 2017 | 11:00 AM EDT

Many farmers may want to reconsider leaving the corn in the field to dry and instead utilize a dryer in 2017.

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International Trade Mission Visits GSI to See Latest Grain Storage Technologies

Wednesday, Sep. 27 2017 | 11:00 AM EDT

More than 20 international visitors recently toured GSI’s grain bin manufacturing facility in Assumption, Illinois, as part of an annual grain trade mission hosted by the Illinois Department of Agriculture.

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GSI FlexWave Technology Efficiently Cleans Grain Storage

Thursday, Aug. 31 2017 | 11:00 AM EDT

GSI’s new, patent-pending FlexWave technology eliminates this labor-intense, inefficient task. The system uses two large liners that take turns inflating and deflating to gently push any leftover grain into a centrally-located conveyor trough. A control system automatically senses the amount of grain and shuts off once the process is complete.

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Make sure bins, grain handling equipment can handle another season

Monday, Aug. 07 2017 | 11:00 AM EDT

Harvest 2017: Here are key places to check on older bins and equipment to get them ready for harvest.

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Should you invest in aeration controllers this year?

Sunday, Aug. 06 2017 | 11:00 AM EDT

Harvest 2017: Here’s what you need to know about storing grain properly.

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Seven preseason checks for grain handling system

Friday, Aug. 04 2017 | 11:00 AM EDT

Harvest 2017: Follow these steps to make sure your grain center is ready to operate efficiently.

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Intense cleaning, fumigation options for bins

Thursday, Aug. 03 2017 | 11:00 AM EDT

Harvest 2017: Here is advice from a grain industry expert about cleaning empty grain bins.

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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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How to Minimize Mold In Harvested Corn

Monday, Oct. 17 2016 | 11:15 AM EDT

Drying corn at 180°F. (dryer plenum temperature) can extend the life of moldy corn caused by diseases like diploid ear rot.

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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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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 Now Shipping Grain Conditioning Equipment Into Canada Following Canadian Certification

Wednesday, Jun. 10 2015 | 11:00 AM EDT

Approval means greater convenience, cost savings for customers.

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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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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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GSI Introduces New QuickBolt™ Towers & Catwalks

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

New system greatly simplifies and accelerates installation process

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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 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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