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

  • Жарияланды 2019 ж. 13 Мау.
  • Everything you ever wanted to know about grain bins.tweey me your thughts. bit.ly/GrainBins. Get started with 8 free meals - that’s $80 off your first month of HelloFresh. Go to bit.ly/2PGu55r and enter "smarter80"
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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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  • MA Williams
    MA Williams Ай бұрын +13030

    Farmer sees title:

    • Kevin O'Connor
      Kevin O'Connor 5 күн бұрын

      You know i did

    • Andrew Dahl
      Andrew Dahl 9 күн бұрын

      Aw shucks

    • Stephane Lauzon
      Stephane Lauzon 9 күн бұрын

      @Jabby 101 u

    • tsiefhtes
      tsiefhtes 9 күн бұрын

      @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.

  • Erik Hendrickson
    Erik Hendrickson 4 сағат бұрын

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

  • mario lopez
    mario lopez 7 сағат бұрын

    I really love your Farming videos. Please do more .

  • P V
    P V 7 сағат бұрын


  • larry zhou
    larry zhou 14 сағат бұрын

    this video just makes me wanna become a farmer

  • Roger Dudra
    Roger Dudra 14 сағат бұрын

    Montana agriculture remains proud to feed Americans.

  • Neriak Soul
    Neriak Soul 17 сағат бұрын


  • Hugh Oxford
    Hugh Oxford 17 сағат бұрын


  • Jeff Williams
    Jeff Williams 19 сағат бұрын

    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....

  • phanCAbe
    phanCAbe 20 сағат бұрын

    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.

  • Billy Mays
    Billy Mays 21 сағат бұрын

    It's fun to play in grain bins and safe too!

  • i Huang
    i Huang Күн бұрын

    this video reminds me "FBNFarmers
    " in Minnesota (MN Millennial Farmer)

  • Mimit Primyastanto
    Mimit Primyastanto Күн бұрын

    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)

  • pete49327
    pete49327 Күн бұрын

    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!

  • 00Gambit
    00Gambit Күн бұрын

    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.

  • Ravie
    Ravie Күн бұрын

    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.

  • Timothy Roberts
    Timothy Roberts Күн бұрын

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

  • Chip Gaming
    Chip Gaming Күн бұрын

    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.

  • Diesels & Driveways
    Diesels & Driveways Күн бұрын

    Really its who has farmland

  • Sturtevant Rail Productions
    Sturtevant Rail Productions Күн бұрын

    What’s the name of the song through the part where you’re building it

  • Eper Craft
    Eper Craft Күн бұрын

    Some day you should meet a self driving tractor!

  • peter lewis
    peter lewis Күн бұрын

    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 !

  • op3l
    op3l 2 күн бұрын

    Wonder if those grain bins protect them from tariffs.

  • MagnificentZGamer
    MagnificentZGamer 2 күн бұрын +1

    1 like = 1 Farmer respected

  • Jake Baumgartner
    Jake Baumgartner 2 күн бұрын

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

  • MrShuaibv
    MrShuaibv 2 күн бұрын

    That was fascinating!

  • Andy V
    Andy V 2 күн бұрын

    tell your buddy to increase fan speed and close his shoe and front sieve

  • Fam A
    Fam A 2 күн бұрын

    watch harmless farmer

  • Chris From The Sticks
    Chris From The Sticks 2 күн бұрын +1

    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...

  • Sebastian Cheng
    Sebastian Cheng 2 күн бұрын

    Hello fresh sucks

  • sputnut
    sputnut 2 күн бұрын

    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...

  • Will Jonsson
    Will Jonsson 2 күн бұрын

    "changes accent when at farm"

  • Drew Bennett
    Drew Bennett 2 күн бұрын

    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!

  • Joel Villegas
    Joel Villegas 2 күн бұрын

    They are the scarecrow from Oz dude, I recently learned that.

  • Joel Villegas
    Joel Villegas 2 күн бұрын


  • Charles Bets
    Charles Bets 2 күн бұрын

    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.

  • Iso specs
    Iso specs 2 күн бұрын

    I think farmers are the backbone of everything not just America

  • Dayz Samson
    Dayz Samson 2 күн бұрын

    He looked like jrock in the thumbnail😂😂😂

  • 20quid
    20quid 2 күн бұрын

    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.

  • Jonny Mud Mower
    Jonny Mud Mower 2 күн бұрын +4

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

  • Optimistic Dazed
    Optimistic Dazed 2 күн бұрын

    I use to help build bins. It’s not easy

  • breezy0037
    breezy0037 3 күн бұрын

    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!!!!

  • Vikotnick
    Vikotnick 3 күн бұрын

    I came from your fighter jet video and somehow I am equally interested in this!

  • Victor Rodriguez
    Victor Rodriguez 3 күн бұрын

    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!!

  • Gabriel huhu
    Gabriel huhu 3 күн бұрын

    every farmer knows falling into a grain bin can be deadly! not a joke!

  • Killer99215
    Killer99215 3 күн бұрын

    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.

  • Wood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve French
    Wood 'n' Stuff w/ Steve French 3 күн бұрын +1

    "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.

  • Andrew Lollis
    Andrew Lollis 3 күн бұрын

    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.

  • Vlad Dracoson
    Vlad Dracoson 3 күн бұрын

    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.

  • Lucas Meyjes
    Lucas Meyjes 3 күн бұрын

    song at 3:32 had me boppin'

  • Sedat KPunkt
    Sedat KPunkt 3 күн бұрын

    Is this clip made before the trade war with the world?

  • kingkongchopper aka spazza
    kingkongchopper aka spazza 3 күн бұрын

    what state that in?

  • TheDoc
    TheDoc 3 күн бұрын

    Repeatedly calls soybeans grain. Soybeans are NOT a grain.

  • Paul Cox
    Paul Cox 3 күн бұрын

    Really fascinating thanks for sharing

  • naytchh7
    naytchh7 3 күн бұрын +11

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

  • DonMegaphone
    DonMegaphone 4 күн бұрын +1

    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.

  • Toxic League [X]
    Toxic League [X] 4 күн бұрын


  • Mitchell Matula
    Mitchell Matula 4 күн бұрын

    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

  • ScAR
    ScAR 4 күн бұрын

    The new graphics for Farming Simulator 2021 look real!!

  • Thoughtfulhistory today
    Thoughtfulhistory today 4 күн бұрын

    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.

  • moedog5087
    moedog5087 4 күн бұрын +1

    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!

  • Typical K!wi
    Typical K!wi 4 күн бұрын +1

    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.

  • Vincent Freeman
    Vincent Freeman 4 күн бұрын

    The music for the montage was a nice choice. Well done! What is the name of it?

  • JorgGamingCR
    JorgGamingCR 4 күн бұрын

    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!

  • BPMoments
    BPMoments 4 күн бұрын

    It’s called a drift pin

  • Jennifer Douglas
    Jennifer Douglas 4 күн бұрын

    he thinks that combining is the hardest thing to do spraying is way harder

  • Doc said I have IN-ZOMBIE-A Is that bad

    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.

  • Jim E
    Jim E 4 күн бұрын +1

    just about every farmer and rancher I know is a smart dude... ya can't build everything out of a hardware store,

  • Doc said I have IN-ZOMBIE-A Is that bad

    No wonder people live in them instead of tearing them down. Only a tornado really hurts them.

  • Wooosh Deceiver
    Wooosh Deceiver 4 күн бұрын

    That's sick!