8 Ways to Boost Corn Yield

corn yield

You can’t control the weather, but there are plenty of factors you can adjust to boost the amount of corn you harvest per acre. By choosing the correct hybrid for your acreage, planting to the correct depth at the correct time and rotating with the right crops, you can boost your overall yield and ensure…

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The Crop Insurance Audit – Are You Prepared?

crop insurance

You’ve suffered loss, possibly through catastrophic weather conditions, natural disaster, or maybe just an especially dry year that everyone is feeling. But this is what crop insurance is for, you’re not supposed to be at the whim of mother nature in making your livelihood. You’ve gone through the process of filing the claim, and then…

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Outstanding Dealer Award

Brechbuhler Scales, Inc. has received The Outstanding Dealer award from B-TEK Scales, LLC in recognition of excellence in Sales, Service, and Support.

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Nitro Branch Installs Unique Multi-Axle Weighing System

Multi axle weigh bridge

This system is unique, in that it’s the first one Brechbuhler Scales, Inc. Nitro has ever done with a multi-axle weighing system; as in three completely separate weighbridges, attached to a single indicator. The indicator referenced is the DD 2050, which also acts as the HMI (human-machine interface). There are actually two of these pole-mounted…

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Parkersburg, WV assisted Degussa’s Weighing Needs

Degussas weighing needs

The system consists of several hardware devices that work in conjunction with a custom software package from ScaleSoft Development, to devise a customized process solution for Degussa Engineered Carbons and their weighing needs. The start of any system is the indicator. In this case, we used two Bilancai D450s stainless steel indicators that we custom…

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Canton & Youngstown Rebuild 1970s Mechanical Rail Scale

Rails replacement

At the Brechbuhler Scales (BSI) Canton shop, we have rebuilt a 400-ton Howe Mechanical Rail Scale. This is a joint effort between BSI Youngstown and BSI Canton. BSI Youngstown sold the rebuild. The scale belongs to a customer of Youngstown. The customer is a castings company out of Northeast Ohio. The scale is a 400-ton…

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Youngstown, Ohio Branch Performs Test Weight Verification in Final Hours

weight verification

A last-minute weight rental solution was provided by the Youngstown, Ohio branch to a Crane facility in northwest Pennsylvania at a locomotive company. B-TEK Scales, LLC, and Brechbuhler Scales, Inc. Youngstown joined forces and stepped up to the plate in the final hour to provide 137,000 pounds of test weight for a crane certification.

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