Wish list: more bin space

By paNOW Staff
October 22, 2010 - 8:18am

It would be interesting to see a study on this, but I’d bet that farmers in Western Canada have a much bigger investment in grain storage than producers in almost any other country. Despite all the capacity and continued sales of new bins, anytime there’s a decent crop in a region, storage remains a problem for many producers.

Seed cleaning is sometimes delayed because there aren’t bins free. Fall fertilizer purchases are sometimes delayed because fertilizer bins are filled with grain. In a year like this one when fertilizer prices are rising, not buying in the fall could be costly.

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