Farm Progress America, June 17, 2021

Max Armstrong shares news of a new machine that could keep farmers out of bins when grain needs leveling

June 17, 2021

Max Armstrong reports on the continuing danger of farmers being trapped in grain bins. A new machine, the Grain Weevil, is a 30-pound robot that can be put into a bin to level material in the bin. Max shares the story of how Ben Johnson and his father, Brad, developed the robot. Max shares how the machine works, and notes that the machine has been demonstrated but is not yet available for commercial use.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

Photo courtesy of Cecil Smalley Photography

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