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Bagging Tips and Advantages

  • Grain Bins and elevators can fill up quickly during harvest leaving operators with limited options. One option is to pile grain on the ground which often leads to substantial and costly losses, while grain stored in bags designed and developed specifically to store dry grain, gives operators flexibility and peace of mind.
  • As long as bags are placed on clean ground with good water drainage, they can be placed in any number of convenient locations.
  • Grain bags come in many sizes, 10ft x 250ft, 10ft x 300ft, 10ft x 500ft and 12 x 500ft and can store a number of commodities including wheat, corn, flowers, beans, oats and silage.
  • When properly managed, commodities stored in bags can be kept for up to 2 years giving farmers the flexibility to haul to the elevator when time permits.
  • As yields increase with ever changing technology, bagging your crop allows the farmer to react quicker than building more bin storage. Bagging is the farmers lowest short term storage option with costs generally between 5 to 7 cents/bushel.
  • Building permanent storage bins on rented land is cost prohibitive and risky.
  • Setup time for a bag is approximately 30 minutes.
  • Because you don’t have to wait on trucks, more often than not, the added flexibility allows farmers to downsize their fleet.
  • Loading into a bagger from a grain cart is usually accomplished in less then 3 minutes while extracting from a bag into a semi usually takes less than 5 minutes.
  • A number of improvements have been made to bagging equipment in the past 3 years including reinforcing certain areas with heavier steel and adding time and labor saving controls.
CEO / Owner

Craig Fisher - CEO / Owner

Craig is the fourth generation Fisher to farm the prairies of southwest North Dakota. Head quartered at Antelope Farms since 1905 when his great grandfather purchased the farms home section, Craig's vision, drive, and profound business savvy has grown the farm into the successful business it is today. Craig brings this same passion and drive to Antelope Farm and Ranch Supply, LLC.

Lead Sales

Matt Baseflug - Sales

As a Certified Information Systems Manager and Auditor, Matt adds value to the team by managing our security and IT infrastructure, insuring your information is always safe with us.

Media Director / Sales

Mike Hirst - Media Director / Sales

With his experiences as a member of management in Canada's banking industry, Mikes marketing, customer service, and intense media skills make him a valuable asset to the Team.

Shop Foreman

Trystan Fisher - Shop Foreman

Trystan is the fifth generation to work on the farm started by his great great grandfather. As the shop foreman, Trystan is dedicated to ensuring customer care and satisfaction are our top priorities.

A Bit About Us

Antelope Farms was established by Craig’s great grandfather in 1905. A farmer from Minnesota who fell in love with the prairie, he purchased a section in Stark County near Richardton where both Craig’s grandfather and father farmed before him. Craig took over the operation when his father retired 25 years ago and has transformed the farm into the success it is today. With this same drive and vision, Craig started Antelope Farm and Ranch Supply in 2011 and quickly grew  the business into the Upper Midwest’s premier commodity handling equipment sales and service provider.

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