Dry fertilizer storage
Anyone ever put these 3k flat bottom bins on a hopper bottom, then lined them with epoxy paint or rubber roof coating and used them for dry fertilizer storage? We’ve got a few of these that we don’t use anymore and trying to brainstorm ideas for them.
Great question. But i wondered the other day about an old cement silo. . maybe pour new floor and auger. . wont sweat like steel.
True. Pretty dry out here. Some sweating would still happen but not like up in your neck of the woods.
Really looking hard at switching ov...More
Flat storage ? Special products for building. But the you can repurpose if unused. I started looking into a meridan bin. But sure. Now we du...More
Hadn’t thought of flat storage. Mostly laziness. I’m sure a skid steer or mini loader would be fine. Not like I’d need a huge building or bi...More
I don’t think you will be able to seal eaves or lid on bin. Any nitrogen product will set up over a month of storage, phosphorus will mayb...More
I’ll take your word on it. I was thinking epoxy the sides and the hopper bottom, then spray foam the roof to try to seal the eves. Top lid c...More
Use to work at a Co.op with meridians. They sucked. You will wear out a rubber mallet. Guy in town out bins like that up on cones for grain ...More
Thanks *****. In all likelihood it’s not gonna happen since we are setup for liquid. I like the idea of dry broadcast but we put on dry anyt...More
A few years ago I found new smooth walls bins were similar if not cheaper than a cone bottom. You can get a steeper sloped cone for fert wi...More
I've used flat bottom bins for urea. Painted the bottom 6-12" of the galvanized sheets. Works ok for winter filling and use during seeding. ...More
I've tried it, small bins only though id say.
It works but next time I'd try putting 4 mill plastic up the side wall about 8'. The downsid...More