News/Press Releases



Covid-19 Business Update

Monday, Mar. 23 2020 | 05:16 PM EDT

This is an unprecedented time as people from around the world work together to help slow the spread of COVID-19. AGCO’s top priority is the safety and well-being of our employees and partners. It is also essential to continue to support our customers.

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GSI Partners with 151 Research to Revolutionize Grain Quality Monitoring and Management

Wednesday, Dec. 12 2018 | 05:16 PM EST

GSI and 151 Research announced an exclusive technology partnership to improve grain quality by changing the way grain is monitored and managed.

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GSI Wins Three Industry Awards

Monday, Dec. 03 2018 | 05:16 PM EST

GSI has received three prestigious industry awards for innovative new grain system products and technologies designed to improve efficiency and safety.

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Storage Expansion Increases Efficiency for Farmer

Saturday, Nov. 17 2018 | 11:00 AM EST

A farmer in northern Iowa, Burgardt has added a dry storage bin, a tower grain dryer, wet grain handling and a dry grain air handling system to his corn and soybean operation. All that expansion in the past few years has been part of a gradual plan, and he is reaping the benefits.

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Benjamin Curtin Named 2018 Star in Agribusiness

Thursday, Oct. 25 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

For Ben Curtin of the Taylorville FFA Chapter in Illinois, a crossroads of art and agriculture exists in his metalworking business. He started his supervised agricultural experience (SAE) and business Curtin’s Creations during his sophomore year of high school after some encouragement from his ag teacher.

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Why Previous Grain Storage Practices Don't Work Now

Wednesday, Oct. 24 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

Grain management principles haven’t changed — but weather and market conditions have.

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Decades Later, They’re Still ‘Stars’

Friday, Oct. 19 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

A farm couple, the Skrochs, were featured in a 1986 story in The Farmer for their business acumen. Today, their light shines bright for their family and the next generation.

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8 Tips for Long-Term Grain Storage

Sunday, Oct. 14 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

To most effectively market your grain, you may need to store it into summer and possibly into the next year. To do so, you’re going to need to store it properly. If you don’t and it goes out of condition, you may have to market corn before you’re ready, warns Gary Woodruff, GSI.

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Corn may run out of storage life due to warm temps

Tuesday, Oct. 09 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

Be sure you put corn in the bin at a low enough moisture to store it as long as you need to.

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6 Steps for Protecting Stored Grain Quality

Tuesday, Oct. 09 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

Follow these tips to protect grain you put in the bin this harvest season.

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Harvest issues could threaten record corn yield

Tuesday, Oct. 09 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

Huge amounts of volunteer corn sprouting in harvested fields are an indication of harvest losses.

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Grain Storage Savvy

Wednesday, Sep. 19 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

Like the lettuce in your fridge, stored grain has a shelf life. Protect it long-term with these tips.

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Money to be Made Holding rain

Friday, Aug. 17 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

On-farm grain storage can improve harvest efficiency but also aids marketing.

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GSI InterSystems Fertilizer Blending “Mixed Reality” Experience at 2018 MAGIE Show (AGCO Lot #806)

Wednesday, Aug. 15 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

Attendees at the 2018 Midwest Ag Industries Exposition (MAGIE) show Aug. 22-23 at the McLean County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, Illinois, can experience a unique, holographic demonstration of GSI InterSystems’ advanced fertilizer blending tower.

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Cream of the Corn Crop

Tuesday, Aug. 07 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

Grain system expansion supports earlier, more efficient harvest

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Making a Case for On-Farm Storage

Tuesday, Jul. 17 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

One Alberta farmer sees a return on grain dryer investment

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New tech puts farmer ‘inside’ future storage system

Thursday, Jun. 21 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

GSI is pioneering mixed-media tech that offers a precision view of grain handling setups.

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4 key equipment areas to check around grain bins before fall

Wednesday, Jun. 20 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

A grain bin often only has its mechanical components run for a few hours or days each year, and it sits with little use the rest of the year. The only exception would be grain aeration equipment.

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7 steps to get ready to refill bins

Monday, Jun. 18 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

A clean, well-maintained grain bin is critical for safe grain storage. A problem in a bin last year can become a problem this year if proper steps aren’t taken to prevent it.

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New Fertilizer Plow Conveyor Delivers High Capacity, Lower Costs

Friday, Jun. 01 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

GSI’s InterSystems brand has introduced a new fertilizer plow conveyor that provides a highly efficient alternative to traditional conveyor systems for sorting incoming product at fertilizer handling facilities.

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Decide if Monitoring Stored Grain is Worth Investment

Friday, May. 25 2018 | 11:00 AM EDT

There are several situations where grain bin aeration controllers or monitors could return dividends.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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