Everything About Grain Bins (Farmers are Geniuses) - Smarter Every Day 218

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Farmers are actual real life geniuses. They can feed themselves and fix anything. Serious respect.
First of all, if you need to put together a grain bin, I recommend calling Danny. The man is a genius.
His email is: dannylef2 at yah00 d0t c0m
(I've typed his email address like that so webcrawlers won't detect it and spam him. If you're a farmer you're smart enough to figure that out.)
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  • Farmer sees title: **blushes**

    MA WilliamsMA WilliamsМесяц назад
    • You know i did

      Kevin O'ConnorKevin O'Connor5 дней назад
    • Aw shucks

      Andrew DahlAndrew Dahl9 дней назад
    • @Jabby 101 u

      Stephane LauzonStephane Lauzon9 дней назад
    • @Abner Santos - Most farmers feel like they voted for the lesser of two weasels. They know he only pretended to care but as you said Trump was the first to make even that little effort in decades.

      tsiefhtestsiefhtes9 дней назад
  • Thanks for this episode! Farmers are the lifeblood of our country and rarely get the respect they deserve!

    Erik HendricksonErik Hendrickson7 часов назад
  • I really love your Farming videos. Please do more .

    mario lopezmario lopez10 часов назад

    P VP V10 часов назад
  • this video just makes me wanna become a farmer

    larry zhoularry zhou17 часов назад
  • Montana agriculture remains proud to feed Americans.

    Roger DudraRoger Dudra17 часов назад
  • wow

    Neriak SoulNeriak Soul20 часов назад

    Hugh OxfordHugh Oxford20 часов назад
  • When people say their kid has ADHD, I always remind them that ADHD is one of the greatest gifts they have....ask the farmer how many skills they need to be able to perform at the drop of a hat...it seems like the education system is trying to engineer this out of our kids to be 1 skilled organisms? The answer is in the dirt....

    Jeff WilliamsJeff Williams23 часа назад
  • ok lets be serious for a second, farmers aren't geniuses they're doing a job just like a grocer, or a shoemaker, or any other manual labor type job. The geniuses are the ones who engineered those machines and techniques.

    phanCAbephanCAbe23 часа назад
  • It's fun to play in grain bins and safe too!

    Billy MaysBilly MaysДень назад
  • this video reminds me "FBNFarmers " in Minnesota (MN Millennial Farmer)

    i Huangi HuangДень назад
  • 59. And with Him are the keys of the Ghaib (all that is hidden), none knows them but He. And He knows whatever there is in (or on) the earth and in the sea; not a leaf falls, but he knows it. There is not a grain in the darkness of the earth nor anything fresh or dry, but is written in a Clear Record. (TQS.6 :59)

    Mimit PrimyastantoMimit PrimyastantoДень назад
  • This is totally one of the elite youtube channels, just discovered you couple weeks ago, Superbly professionally done in all aspects. And entertaining and witty!

    pete49327pete49327День назад
  • Was a bit cringy when you were trying to over complement that farmer, acting like he's Einstein or something... You can tell how awkward he felt.

    00Gambit00GambitДень назад
  • I don't know why but min-documentaries on farming are some of my favorite content on youtube. Maybe it's my inner economist speaking but I love watching videos about high density farming, vertical farming, and the economics of it all.

    RavieRavieДень назад
  • I grew up calling these "Dryers" and they were prone to catching fire...

    Timothy RobertsTimothy RobertsДень назад
  • One problem is you need a sweep auger to get the rest of the grain out because you usually only have one or two holes in the floor to get the grain out and it gets hot and dusty fast so there is a reason for the permantly sweep auger in there just because of the size.

    Chip GamingChip GamingДень назад
  • Really its who has farmland

    Diesels & DrivewaysDiesels & DrivewaysДень назад
  • What’s the name of the song through the part where you’re building it

    Sturtevant Rail ProductionsSturtevant Rail ProductionsДень назад
  • Some day you should meet a self driving tractor!

    Eper CraftEper Craft2 дня назад
  • Nice to hear some good farmer news , I only hear they deplete the soil and wildlife and water sources and pollute the water with fertilizer and pesticide runoff all to provide an unsustainable diet !

    peter lewispeter lewis2 дня назад
  • Wonder if those grain bins protect them from tariffs.

    op3lop3l2 дня назад
  • 1 like = 1 Farmer respected

    MagnificentZGamerMagnificentZGamer2 дня назад
  • I've seen first hand what a sweep arm can do to a man. not something you ever wanna see.

    Jake BaumgartnerJake Baumgartner2 дня назад
  • That was fascinating!

    MrShuaibvMrShuaibv2 дня назад
  • tell your buddy to increase fan speed and close his shoe and front sieve

    Andy VAndy V2 дня назад
  • watch harmless farmer

    Fam AFam A2 дня назад
  • two minuets in and im done... iv been farming for sixteen years and it doesn't take a engineer to put a bin up, just strong men...

    Chris From The SticksChris From The Sticks2 дня назад
  • Hello fresh sucks

    Sebastian ChengSebastian Cheng2 дня назад
  • Took me back 30+ years... I have done all this only we built a Harvestore which is a silo, not a grain bin. Silos need to be airtight and Harvestore panels are coated in some kind of glass and sealed with a special tar. The panels are lifted like this only the jacks turn the whole thing exactly 1 bolt hole to the right, for some reason. I never rode in a combine, but drove a mounted 2 row picker as well as driving the tractor pulling the 2 row picker when the mounted one broke. We put corn up on the ear in open air bins and fed livestock out of them until right before harvest the next year, when the price was high, then we ran out the ears and shelled it. We put silage into a pit and covered it before that, and fed it out during winter after it had fermented a few months. AHH the sweet smelling steam from the silage when you fed it out... The cows came running to get their fix from the silage pit. The guy I worked for did it the old fashioned way on a small farm. Few people today know the old ways I learned there... I cherish those memories. AH to be 18 again working the farm... I didn't know how much fun I was having...

    sputnutsputnut2 дня назад
  • "changes accent when at farm"

    Will JonssonWill Jonsson2 дня назад
  • I would love to see more videos like this and how it pertains to our food sources! You made something that many of us find unremarkable into something that my friends and I are all talking about. How fascinating!

    Drew BennettDrew Bennett2 дня назад
  • They are the scarecrow from Oz dude, I recently learned that.

    Joel VillegasJoel Villegas2 дня назад

    Joel VillegasJoel Villegas2 дня назад
  • As an Iowan, I can tell you that farmer's aren't geniuses. The good ones are smart, resourceful, practical, and learn through trial and error of themselves and others. Most importantly, they are good listeners and good judges of what makes sense and what doesn't. They watch what each other is doing and extract the good and discard the impractical. But they aren't geniuses.

    Charles BetsCharles Bets2 дня назад
  • I think farmers are the backbone of everything not just America

    Iso specsIso specs2 дня назад
  • He looked like jrock in the thumbnail😂😂😂

    Dayz SamsonDayz Samson2 дня назад
  • I'm sorry that the president put massive taxes on your friend's beans and then pilfered a large amount of your tax money to cover his mistake.

    20quid20quid2 дня назад
  • I've lived next to these for 40 years and just learned how they are built ,,,,, honestly not what I expected lol

    Jonny Mud MowerJonny Mud Mower2 дня назад
  • I use to help build bins. It’s not easy

    Optimistic DazedOptimistic Dazed3 дня назад
  • Now you can make a video about soy containing estrogen that is put in just about everything. It's making our men pussys and give our women breast cancer. STOP EATING SOY!!!!

    breezy0037breezy00373 дня назад
  • I came from your fighter jet video and somehow I am equally interested in this!

    VikotnickVikotnick3 дня назад
  • Pretty cool video! I live in Clarksville Tennessee, I'm from Manhattan NYC, didn't know what those bins were my whole life till now!!

    Victor RodriguezVictor Rodriguez3 дня назад
  • every farmer knows falling into a grain bin can be deadly! not a joke!

    Gabriel huhuGabriel huhu3 дня назад
    • dont fall off either

      DoYouEvenScienceM8DoYouEvenScienceM82 дня назад
  • Ey mr Smarter Every Day. It's almost right to say that Farmers are the backbone of America. The real truth is, farmers are the backbone of the world. Every nation, every country, every state and every farm. Farmer's are the backbone of humanity! We would not have come this far without them, and they are who keeps us upright. All over the world, not only America.

    Killer99215Killer992153 дня назад
  • "Farmers are geniuses" is a bit hyperbolic, don't you think? Almost every profession uses equipment designed and built by someone other than the user. It's like saying "computer users are geniuses" because they use extremely complex, extremely difficult to design and create tools. Anyway, it was an interesting video.

    Wood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve FrenchWood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve French3 дня назад
    • curiosity is valuable

      DoYouEvenScienceM8DoYouEvenScienceM82 дня назад
  • Even as our population continues to rapidly increase we seemingly have such a high supply of food in the US that we hand it out for nearly every humanitarian project. Our advances seem to even outstrip our growth.

    Andrew LollisAndrew Lollis3 дня назад
  • Sadly, things are going to be worse for farmers and quite soon. Our entire lives depend on their success, and troubles with crops loom closely on the horizon. Take care of your farmers and help out by starting a garden. Soon we shall all need to help.

    Vlad DracosonVlad Dracoson3 дня назад
  • song at 3:32 had me boppin'

    Lucas MeyjesLucas Meyjes3 дня назад
  • Is this clip made before the trade war with the world?

    Sedat KPunktSedat KPunkt3 дня назад
  • what state that in?

    kingkongchopper aka spazzakingkongchopper aka spazza3 дня назад
  • Repeatedly calls soybeans grain. Soybeans are NOT a grain.

    TheDocTheDoc3 дня назад
  • Really fascinating thanks for sharing

    Paul CoxPaul Cox3 дня назад
  • Destin's a treasure. His humility reminds me of Steve Irwin, and it makes "Smarter Every Day" very relatable and watchable.

    naytchh7naytchh73 дня назад
  • Last bin I built a few years ago, we used manual cable jacks. Building a bin is one of the hardest jobs there is. These guys are hard as nails.

    DonMegaphoneDonMegaphone4 дня назад
  • 16:16

    Toxic League [X]Toxic League [X]4 дня назад
  • If anyone thinks their life sucks, go help an old farmer out by shovelling some grain from his bin that doesnt have a fancy auger or bin sweep in it. lol. #1 reason i moved off the farm and to the city was to not shovel grain anymore lol

    Mitchell MatulaMitchell Matula4 дня назад
  • The new graphics for Farming Simulator 2021 look real!!

    ScARScAR4 дня назад
  • Farmers are whiny crybabies. There's too much rain, there's too little rain, there's no market for my crops yada yada yada. Then the Fed's bail them out with our tax dollars. They should sell their land and try to make a living like the rest of us. Small/family farms are not a 21st century business model. Just cause your pappy and his pappy worked the land doesn't give you the right to suck off out tax dollars to keep you afloat.

    Thoughtfulhistory todayThoughtfulhistory today4 дня назад
  • As a farmer myself I wanted to thank you for this video. A lot of people never see the work that goes into getting food to the table. A lot of people never see the process of the everyday life. I feel you showcased this very, very well. Amazing channel. I've been following for years. RESPECT!

    moedog5087moedog50874 дня назад
  • Permaculture farming is better. This type of intensive farming destroys the soil. Have to keep adding chemicals to the soil so you can keep growing.

    Typical K!wiTypical K!wi4 дня назад
  • The music for the montage was a nice choice. Well done! What is the name of it?

    Vincent FreemanVincent Freeman4 дня назад
  • Farmers are the base of modern society, without them we couldn't have food or grains that we humans eat but also serves as food for cows, and other animals we eat. If there's no food a human can't live and can't produce, can't buy things and use money to get economy running. Farmers are the true mvp!

    JorgGamingCRJorgGamingCR4 дня назад
  • It’s called a drift pin

    BPMomentsBPMoments4 дня назад
  • he thinks that combining is the hardest thing to do spraying is way harder

    Jennifer DouglasJennifer Douglas4 дня назад
  • Idea; install a factory style laser counter, or an incidental scale of some kind(simple impact plate?), and weigh, or count every kernal on the combine. There could also be an infra red moisture sensor incorporated fairly easily. Please tell your friend and maybe he can profit from this idea, so he can expand his farm and take back from the big GMO/gangster companies that are doing alot of harm to our farming brothers.

    Doc said I have IN-ZOMBIE-A Is that badDoc said I have IN-ZOMBIE-A Is that bad4 дня назад
  • just about every farmer and rancher I know is a smart dude... ya can't build everything out of a hardware store,

    Jim EJim E4 дня назад
  • No wonder people live in them instead of tearing them down. Only a tornado really hurts them.

    Doc said I have IN-ZOMBIE-A Is that badDoc said I have IN-ZOMBIE-A Is that bad4 дня назад
  • That's sick!

    Wooosh DeceiverWooosh Deceiver4 дня назад
Everything About Grain Bins (Farmers are Geniuses) - Smarter Every Day 218