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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Are You OSHA Compliant?

Many grain storage facility operators may not be aware that OSHA recently updated its standards for grain elevators to include new safety requirements. Elevator operators now must provide temperature monitoring systems for bearings and motion detector devices that can shut down belt elevators if they malfunction. There are also requirements for monitoring devices that will trigger alarms if belts are

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Mid Kansas Coop Wins Extron Grain Monitoring System

In February 2017, Extron offered a giveaway promotion to trade show attendees at the GEAPS Exchange. We are pleased to announce that Mid Kansas Coop (MKC) won the promotional drawing and has been awarded a new Extron Grain Management system.  Mid Kansas Coop was founded in 1965 and is a full-service farm cooperative offering a complete line of supplies and services for both

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New Wireless Temperature Transmitter Featured on World Grain

Extron is excited to have our new, intrinsically safe wireless temperature transmitter featured on World-Grain's post GEAPS Idea Exchange 2017 round up. [READ MORE] The new wireless transmitter joins Extron's Grain Management Solutions product line. The transmitter is battery powered and equipped with wireless communication ability thereby eliminating the need for excessive lead wire. Retrofitting is easy

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MGFA Conference | March 2-3, 2017 | Booth #115

Join Extron at Booth #115 for the Minnesota Grain & Feed Association's 11oth Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis. The MGFA is committed to serving the agribusiness industry with integrity, respect and innovation in its programs and services. For more information and to register for the show click here. Stop by booth #115

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GEAPS Exchange | February 25-28, 2017 | Booth 3016

Join Extron for the GEAPS Exchange in Kansas City, Missouri February 25-28, 2017. Be sure to drop by BOOTH #3016 for a chance to win a Grain Management SYSTEM GIVEAWAY! Extron's Director of Business Development and Marketing, Dustin Paloranta, will also be presenting an exciting and new product during the Idea Exchange. The Idea Exchange is

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NFGA Country Elevator Conference | December 11-13, 2016

Join Extron – BOOTH #205, December 11-13, 2016 at the Marriot Downtown Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois, for the NGFA Country Elevator Conference.  The National Feed and Grain Association is a non-profit association that represents and provides services for grain, feed and related commercial businesses. NGFA activities advocate policies that enhance the climate for growth and

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Remote Sensing Leads to Big Harvest: Extron Featured in Control Magazine

Extron was recently prominently featured in the September 2016 edition of Control Magazine. In an article entitled “Remote Sensing Leads to Big Harvest,” the publication highlighted how Extron, Control Assemblies and RRAMAC work together to provide sensing, networking and support service for grain monitoring, seed treating and related systems. The remote sensors and wireless networking that

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Stored Wheat Saved – Extron Monitoring System Detects Hot Spot in Idaho Ground Pile

Grain Journal Article: Extron Monitoring System Detects Hot Spot in Idaho Ground Pile Rudy deWit estimates that his facility's Extron Grain Management System saved his company $100,000 worth of wheat stored in a temporary ground pile, when it detected an unsuspected hot spot. The 1-million-bushel pile is located at Thresher Artisan Wheat's 2.5 million-bushel grain elevator

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