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Creative Idea for a Rodent-Proof Grain Bin

This household appliance can easily double as a grain bin after its prime has passed.

| December 2014/January 2015

  • Grain Bin
    Your broken freezer doesn’t have to be destined for the junk yard; it can still be used for something valuable!
    Photo by Fotolia/Antonino Bellia

  • Grain Bin

We have disposed of two defunct chest freezers by offering them to neighboring farms via the bulletin board at the local feed store.

We market them as “rodent-proof grain bins.”

Toni Kellers
Perkasie, Pennsylvania

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