Loftness

Why Choose Loftness Grain Bagging?

  • Designed and built in the United States for North American farmers, utilizing U.S. components and workmanship.
  • Speed up your harvest. Don't wait for trucks, the dryer or elevator lines. Fill bags in the field and keep the combines moving.
  • Fill bags from the combine, grain carts or even semi-trucks.
  • Expand the capacity of your existing grain handling system.
  • Easily segregate your grain or seed by variety, moisture content, etc.
  • Store wet corn before drying for increased harvest efficiency and reduced harvest time.
  • It's suitable for keeping some kinds of pelleted materials such as alfalfa pellets, ground corn or urea inside a grain bag.
  • It's a fraction of the cost of a grain bin set-up.
  • There are no property taxes on the grain bag system or grain bags.
  • Can be depreciated faster than grain bins.
  • Store your grain in bags for about 5 cents to 7 cents per bushel.
  • Eliminate elevator storage costs.
  • Reduce your labor force; less trucks are required.
  • Remove grain from bag after harvest when time is more abundant.
  • Control your own marketing strategy.
  • Easy to use.
  • Bag your crop at the rate of 30,000 bushels per hour.
  • Supported by local dealerships, backed by factory-trained technicians and local sales representatives.
  • Over 50-year company history with state-of-the art manufacturing facility.

Advantages

  • Uses:
    • Dry grains: soybean, corn, sorghum, wheat, sunflower, millet, oats, rice, barley, etc.
    • Wet grains: corn, sorghum, wheat, etc.
    • Fertilizer.
  • Harvesting:
    • The harvest will not be delayed waiting for storage to become available on farm or elsewhere.
    • The grain bag can be put in the field where harvesting is taking place or anywhere on the farm.
    • Grains can be stored as to their variety, grade, protein, and moisture, or for any other reason.
    • Storage in a bumper season is unlimited.
    • Grain can be freighted after harvest, freeing up time during harvest.
  • Marketing Flexibility:
    • The opportunity to grow, store, and market niche crops on farm.
    • Gives the producer control and time to market the crop.
    • No hasty decisions on pricing your commodities at harvest when pricing can be complicated and can cost you money.
    • Marketing your commodity knowing that you have the crop in the bag rather than before harvest, hoping you can achieve the bushels to fill contracts.
    • The grain bags are sealed airtight, so chemicals are not required. No withholding period.
    • Perfect for organic commodities.
    • Grains retain their quality, including color.
  • Controlling Costs:
    • Eliminates costly on-farm storage systems, freeing up capital.
    • Bag cost of 7ยข cents per bushel of stored grain.
    • The high price of freight during harvest can be avoided by negotiating a freight rate on a back load or by shopping around for after-harvest rates.
    • Reduced reliance on chemicals, helping to delay resistance.