A message from The Silologist 2.0

2020 saw a lot of changes. Changes to our economy, changes to our landscape, changes to the world as we knew it before. But for me, the biggest change I saw was the ever-growing sense of community and support within our region. I have always known that we at HE Silos are a team, a…

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Harvest 2020

With much of Australia pulling out of drought conditions with what many are saying is the best start to a season they have seen in 10+ years, the focus is now on weather being kind to us, and the storage options that growers will look to for optimising their greatest resource, their grain. With some…

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What to expect when you’re expecting……. A Silo

Welcome back everyone and thanks for checking in! Things certainly are ramping up here, our harvest schedule is being finalised, and boy will we be busy. With that, I thought this may be an ideal time to talk about all things delivery. Lately, we’ve had an influx of enquiries as people prepare for their silos…

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How HE celebrates turning the big 5-0!

G’day and welcome to our new blog. First of all, I thought I better introduce myself. I’m Steve the Silologist and I am part of the crew at HE Silos in Forbes. It’s my job to bring you fortnightly updates on grain production, efficiency, storage and monitoring…basically anything surrounding the industry. Although you may have…

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Drought Support and Grant Assistance Guide

Farming Businesses have always been at the fore in utilising available funding for farming strategies.  One such program is the Farm Innovation Fund to assist farmers to improve permanent farming infrastructure and sustainability on their properties. This fund has been running now for some time, and has become more prominent as the drought continues to…

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Its been a crazy week for the HE Silos Team

It’s been a busy week for the HE Team we presented Australian Grain Storage Techniques at an invitational only Trade Assembly to Private Meeting with Deputy Prime Minister, Michael McCormack. We had the pleasure of presenting our Australian Grain Storage Techniques at an invitational only Trade Assembly with a Sudanese delegation on Australian Agriculture, in Orange…

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Do you think your silo is leaking?

A few times a year, we receive a call from a customer concerned that their silo is leaking. In very rare occasions, this may be the case, BUT…… in the overwhelmingly majority of cases, what the customer is seeing in their silo is MOISTURE MIGRATION. And below is a diagram that gives a great visual…

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A Year in Review for HE Silos

Reflecting on 2018, HE Silos has accomplished many great achievements. Over the course of the year, The Silologist and the team at HE Silos have travelled far and wide, met many wonderful people, attended various events and built a tonne of silos. Larry our Operations Manager attended the agritech hackathon; Agrihack. Agrihack is an event…

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#AGDAY18

HE celebrates #AGDAY the right way Last Week, on November 21st, we celebrated National Agriculture Day.  HE Silos believes it is important to celebrate National Agriculture Day, to give thanks back to all our Farmers as they are the heart of Australia. Farmers are the main reason we are able to enjoy safe, nutritious produce…

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ANFD Review With the New Girls on the Block.

Our New Girls ANFD Review Jessica Byrnes (left) and Gabrielle Sands (right) started earlier this year with HE Silos Forbes as our Business Trainees. As part of their progressive learning, Jessica and Gabrielle had the opportunity to attend the Australian National Field Days, this is their story – My First Year, My First Field Days  By Jessica…

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