Reduce Seed Treatment Operator Error

What are the fundamental principles of a successful business? Increase profits while minimizing risk — sound familiar? What good is it to...

How Not to Get Caught in the Whirlwind of Change

You know that old cliché saying “the only thing that is constant is change”? It seems more and more appropriate. We live in a...

The Hidden Costs of Buying Cheap

Have you ever tried to save a buck and it ended up costing you $10? We’re located a few miles out of town in...

Direct Draw vs Slurry Treating

Just as each farm is unique, so too are the retailers and seed companies that service them. I’m often asked if keg direct draw...

Throw Out the Seed Treatment Paper Trail

In the world where we have an endless array of gadgets and gizmos at our fingertips, making communication and data analysis easier than ever,...

5 Checks to Ensure Seed Treatment Success with Small Grains

Just as planting equipment needs to be swapped out from seeding corn and soybeans to drilling wheat or other small grains, different adjustments need...

When is the Right Time to Upgrade?

I’m often asked, “when is the right time to upgrade?” The answer is “it depends,” because each business is unique in their setup, talent...

5 Tips to Help Others Embrace Technology

Not everyone likes technology. Some are fearful of what it might mean for their job. Some are afraid they might break it and not...

2018 Proved Most Intense Seed Treating Season Ever

Each year after the conclusion of the seed treatment season, the whole team here at KSi sits down for a season in review discussion...

6 Reasons Why Farmers Should Avoid Treating Seed In-house

As farms increase in size and complexity, so does their ability to vertically integrate. With wheat, for example, this might mean processing, milling and...

Global Growth Strategy Might Mean Equipment Flexibility

With the maturation of the domestic seed treatment market, one might be looking for growth opportunities. While our market share here is fairly high,...

5 Reasons to Treat Seed Real Time

More than ever before, we are living in a “real-time world.” CEOs and managers expect to be able to see their financial data or...

Give Yourself a Round of Applause

In a fiercely competitive market, we are always looking at strategies to improve product performance, how to get that next sale and a leg...

Redder, It’s Not Always Better

As equipment advances have allowed us to apply miniscule amounts of a crop protectant to the seed with great precision, it’s important that we...

What Do Farmers Value?

At Husker Harvest Days this past September, a gentleman came through our exhibit and you would not have known that he had never treated...

7 Tips to Help Small Businesses Standout from the Crowd

If I were to skim the ag news headlines from the past two years, much of the text would center on mergers, acquisitions and...

Going Above and Beyond in the Removal of Dust and Debris

Anyone who has worked in a seed-handling facility knows that you can clean your facility and within 24 hours (regardless of the amount of...

When Comparing Equipment, Look Beyond the Sale Price

When a conveyor can cost twice as much as an auger, it’s really hard to justify the costs until you do your research. There...

Partnerships Help Make for a Better End Product

As a manufacturing company, partnerships are vital to our success and sustainability as a company. As with many other businesses, our network of relationships...

It Takes a Team

  Any company or business that delivers a quality product or service knows that it takes an enormous amount of effort, planning and dedication from...