Grain Elevators

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Once powerhouses of Buffalo’s industrial prowess, the grain elevators that stretch toward the sky are finding new life in fun and exciting ways. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a relaxing evening or seeking adventure, there are several fantastic ways to explore Buffalo’s grain elevators. So grab your paddle, your favorite walking shoes or even a beer and head down to Elevator Alley
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In a city like Buffalo, they're a stubborn target for urban renewal, because it’s so difficult to use them for anything not involving grain.

A contract has been signed for a company to demolish the grain elevator in South Sioux City after there was an explosion there last week.

Fieldwork for the 2014 harvest might be wrapping up, but the next step in the process - handling just under 14.5 billion bushels of corn - is still ongoing
When corn arrives at Smith Fertilizer and Grain's Albia location, it normally follows a very direct route.
Kyle Smith of Smith Fertilizer and Grain says, "Yep. Basically, it'll pull onto our scales up there. Pull it on and get a loaded weight. We'll take a probe from the back of the semi and front…

Some coops are feeling the pressure of the bountiful wheat harvest.

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Three people were inside the elevator at the time of the fire, but were able to safely escape.

Bumper crops of sorghum and corn in the Coastal Bend region have grain elevators trying to make room for the commodities.

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Maintaining product quality during grain storage is always the goal of grain elevator managers. Factors impacting the grain’s quality include the product’s shipping and handling, milling equipment or machinery used in processing as well as the harvest conditions during a given year. Educating managers on the best practices for maintaining quality grain [...]

A fire at a defunct grain elevator in Superior sent large flames and a smoke plume into the air Monday afternoon and could continue to burn and smolder for several days.The fire broke out at the former Globe Elevators, 2 Banks Ave., adjacent to the operational General Mills elevators, around 3 p.m. as...

The victims of Bobby Johnson — the infamous North Texas swindler of grain elevator fame — likely understand the benefit of entering into grain insurance programs.

The South Sioux City grain elevator that was the site of a massive explosion last week is finally set to be taken down.

Residents were evacuated after a grain elevator in South Sioux City exploded and caught fire Tuesday afternoon.

UPDATE: The top half of the grain elevator in South Sioux City has been demolished.

WICHITA — Grain elevators are bracing for a bountiful winter wheat crop in Kansas at a time many facilities are already brimming with last year's

Authorities say a man injured in an explosion at a northeast Nebraska grain elevator has died.

The man called 9-1-1 on his cell phone and Thompson EMTs responded shortly after 5 p.m.

(From 25 News) – Firefighters from eight area departments responded to a grain elevator fire …

East Peoria city officials have put on hold a local businessman’s plans to demolish a …