1987 - Volume #11, Issue #1, Page #09[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Gravity Box Seed SaverA 55-gal. drum attached to the side of a gravity box keeps soybean seed from falling onto the ground when Iowa farmer Wayne Fehr, of Whittemore, goes to fill his planter boxes.
Fehr cut the barrel in half lengthwise, attached metal straps to it and bolted the straps to the wagon door framework.
He simply opens the gravity box door, empties seed into the barrel and scoops it out with a 5-gal. pail.
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