Just as planting equipment needs to be swapped out from seeding corn and soybeans to drilling wheat or other small grains, different adjustments need to be made to seed treatment equipment when going from treating a large seed to something much smaller, such as wheat. 5 Checks…
As equipment advances have allowed us to apply miniscule amounts of a crop protectant to the seed with great precision, it’s important that we recognize “redder is not better.” And that’s a message we should be sharing with our customers. As the industry changed how it sells seed (by the seed vs. by the […]
In the past several years, companies, operators and employees have become less tolerant of dust for a number of reasons, including operator health, equipment longevity, treatment costs and environmental stewardship. We didn’t just listen and sit back. We took action and as a result have designed a dust extraction system and a seed filtration system […]
When a conveyor can cost twice as much as an auger, it’s really hard to justify the costs until you do your research. There are several factors one should keep in mind when evaluating augers and conveyors — or any equipment for that matter — including product lifespan, operational costs, safety, product handling and versatility. […]
“If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right,” someone once said, and calibrating your seed treatment equipment is no different. Calibrate your seed treatment equipment, or you’ll end up paying for it — one way or another. This could be in the form of liquid shortages or surpluses to treat your seed supply, or even […]
This week, more than 3,000 leaders and professionals from the seed industry converge in Chicago for the American Seed Trade Association’s (ASTA) CSS 2016 & Seed Expo, America’s largest seed industry convention. KSi will be a part of the event, maintaining an exhibit on the Expo floor and holding meetings with stakeholders responsible for the seed […]
NBC’s Chicago Fire enlisted the help of our 161237 Low-Profile conveyor in a recent episode entitled “Lift Each Other”. Check out our Hollywood moment in the screenshots below.