News/Press Releases

2018

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Managing 2 Crops at Once: In the Bin and in the Field

Thursday, May. 24 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

Don’t forget about the corn you still have in the bin from last year.

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Five Tips to Maximize Value of Stored Grain

Thursday, May. 24 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

Pay attention to the investment you still have in the bin, and keep it in good condition.

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Neglecting Grain Quality in Storage is Money Lost

Wednesday, Apr. 18 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

It’s only natural to think more about the corn that is about to be planted than what is in your grain bin, but both need attention.

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5 Pre-Season Maintenance Tips For Grain Storage Systems

Wednesday, Apr. 11 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

For farmers who didn’t perform basic maintenance of their grain storage system following the 2017 harvest, it’s better to tackle that work now rather than trying to fit it in later this season, says Gary Woodruff, conditioning applications manager for GSI.

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Virginia Farmer Upgrades to Quiet Dryer

Tuesday, Apr. 03 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

With the start of a new growing season soon, Virginia farmer Keith Harris knows there is at least one challenge he won’t have to worry about for 2018: the loud, whining noise of his grain dryer running around the clock during harvest season. Harris decided he needed a new dryer in 2017 to meet increased capacity needs.

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BinRite Grain Identification System Prevents Mixing Different Grains

Wednesday, Mar. 21 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

GSI is introducing first-of-its-kind technology to help prevent one of the most common challenges facing commercial grain operations – the accidental mixing of different types of grain and oilseeds which can result in costly operational, logistical and product quality issues.

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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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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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Get your dryer ready for harvest

Saturday, Aug. 05 2017 | 11:00 AM EDT

Harvest 2017: Start with a preseason checkup and go through the entire dryer.

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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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Stay safe when you clean out bins

Wednesday, Aug. 02 2017 | 11:00 AM EDT

Harvest 2017: The first step in getting bins ready for this year’s crop is safely and effectively emptying last year’s crop.

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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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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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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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2014

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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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