EQUIPMENT NEWS
Castles In the Sky
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:51 AM CDT

Loran Naber is a down-to-earth Nebraska farmer, not the sort of man prone to flights of fancy or daydreams. But when he describes the recent process of building a new grain-bin system, his words are a little dreamy: "It's kind of like building castles in the sky. We didn't know where we were going, but we had some ideas."

Eventually, those ideas turned into a rock solid grain-storage system, which Naber hopes will make life easier and farming more efficient for the next generation. The process of getting from dream to reality took several years and a lot of planning.

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