EQUIPMENT NEWS
To Bag or Not to Bag?
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Mon Aug 25, 2014 12:59 PM CDT

John Peterson would rather have permanent grain storage. But grain bags suit his needs just fine for now.

Peterson and his father, Steve, farm about 1,500 acres of corn and soybeans near Wakonda, S.D. Five years ago, harvest found them with more grain than bin space because they had picked up some extra ground. They also didn't have enough trucks, drivers or time to wait in line at an elevator in town.

So the Petersons bought a GrainLogix bagging system from Loftness. The GBL 10 model will produce 300-foot-long plastic bags capable of holding 12,000 to 15,000 bushels. The Petersons ...

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