Blake Ducote Joins Extron AgTECT as SE Regional Sales Manager

Extron welcomed Blake Ducote as SE Regional Sales Manager in April.  Ducote joins Extron after a 25 year career in the grain industry with Cargill and Gavilon, working as an Operations Manager and Operations Team Leader, gaining valuable experience in grain safety, grain quality, logistics, fostering teamwork and building quality relationships.  In addition to his

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We Will Remain Open as an Essential Business

The health and safety of our customers and employees is the highest priority for Extron Company.  As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, MN as well as many other states across the country have issued executive stay-at-home orders. Based upon guidelines published by the Department of Homeland Security Extron Company is a part of the Essential Critical

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Pro Cooperative’s Success with Extron’s New 24K 3-Axis Directional Flow Leveling Band Spreader

Pro Cooperative located in Pioneer, IA is a leading cooperative supplying grain solutions, agronomy service, fuel service and feed solutions to customers across the United States. In 2017, Pro Cooperative Location Superintendent, Mark Condon, partnered Extron Company to test Extron’s new 24K 3-Axis Directional Flow Leveling Band Spreader. Pro Cooperative was seeking to test the

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Winner of Extron Spreader Announced!

Congratulations to Central Valley Ag's (CVA) Project Manager, Terry Collins on winning the FREE Extron Company 45K spreader at GEAPS 2019. CVA plans on installing the Extron spreader in a soybean bin. The use of a quality spreader should eliminate the excessive collection and clogging of green soybean pods on sidewalls and in sumps. Installation

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Extron’s Krcil Case Study

EXTRON'S ELI WIRELESS LEVEL CABLE MAKE LIFE EASIER Brothers Mark and Mike Krcil farm 3,000 acres near Glencoe, Minn., and the fourth-generation farmers work land that has been in their family for more than 100 years. In the past they used temp cables that had to be read manually to get an idea of what

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Are Your Bunkers Ready for Harvest?

Preparation is essential to safely and effectively managing your grain. Proper storage preparation should be done before harvest begins. Evaluating and identifying the areas of your operation that may need improvement or repairs will help maintain grain quality and reduce downtime. Here is a helpful checklist for your pre-harvest audit: Clean and remove all of

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Keep your grain fresh & clean with Extron’s Gravity Spreaders

Properly distributing grain is essential to improving aeration and avoiding spoilage. Extron’s directional flow Gravity Spreaders equally distributes grain fines while maintaining uniform airflow and superior grain quality. The adjustable fill cone eliminates the need for coring saving you time and money.  Our spreaders are durable, highly efficient and customized to fit the specs of

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Extron Announces New Midwest Ag Sales and Service Manager

Extron Company announced today that Robert Rempe has been named Midwest AG Sales and Service Account Manager. Robert will be covering sales and services to customers in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Missouri. Having been active in the grain industry for over ten years, he brings a depth of grain industry expertise and will be responsible

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Grain Quality Tip of the Month

Extron Company stands behind the Aeration and Temperature Monitoring recommendations and tips featured in the recent Grain Journal Enewsletter. Accurate Aeration and Temperature Monitoring in and around grain piles is critical for detecting spoilage and understanding trends. Extron Company provides real-time wireless grain temperatures and CO2 levels. Our system also incorporates VFDs that control and monitor

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Extron Announces NEW Intrinsically Safe Wireless Transmitter

Extron is excited to announce our new intrinsically safe wireless transmitter.  The Extron Wireless Transmitter (EWT), used to monitor and validate temperature and resistance values in bins, flat storage buildings, and ground piles, utilizes unwavering thermocouple technology. The EWT is a modular solution that allows you to upgrade your facility in increments that fit your

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