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LEAAD Farms recently demo’ed a "giant grain cart" - as farm owner Cale Carlson calls it - on his family’s centuries old farm in...
Buying another grain cart or truck won’t solve the harvest bottleneck problem. A grain cart used with a mother bin will. Read more.
WDAYRADIO News Talk Ag Director Bridgette Readel recently did an interview with Crystal Kopecky, Director of North American...
A press release regarding the USDA Emergency Relief Program Payments to agricultural producers, reposted as a resource for growers.
Walkabout Mother Bins recently finalized an agreement with Astro Metal Craft in Hanover, Minnesota, to manufacture mother bins.
Turns out, Dave Hedt, president and CEO of Walkabout Mother Bins, is not the only member of his family to build innovative farm equipment for harvest. “Back in the day” his father, Brian, and his uncle Max, built a machine to help Australian farmers “vacuum up” medicago ssp – an annual that’s a close relative of alfalfa and sweet clover. We’ll let Brian tell the story in his own words.
Walkabout Mother Bins makes donation, participates in University of Illinois College of ACES capstone course
Walkabout Mother Bins recently made a $4000 donation to the University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering and participated in the department’s senior capstone course. The course is intended to put into practical application the students’ knowledge, experience, and skills learned during their college career by applying them to a project partnered on with industry professionals.
Breaking comfortable, hard-set habits formed during Covid confinement had guest blogger Brian Hedt considering his farming operations and how they once prided themselves on a planting and harvesting “systems approach” that may have just been a “comfortable farming operation habit.”
To help potential customers understand why there are no used Mother Bins for sale, unlike used grain carts, we provide some explanations.
A brief conversation with Travis Miller from Nebraska about how corn harvest in 2021 went with the Walkabout Mother Bin. Listen now.