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Optimize Growing Conditions with Remote Cannabis Monitoring
February 16, 2024
Remote cannabis monitoring technology from BarnTalk's innovative alarm system provides a seamless solution for maintaining optimal growing conditions.
Elevate Farm Monitoring with IoT Internet Enabled Temperature Sensors
February 16, 2024
Discover BarnTalk's IoT solution for farm monitoring. Experience real-time updates and alerts without the need for Wi-Fi, ensuring your farm's optimal performance.
How to Monitor Temperature, Humidity Remotely without WiFi
December 18, 2023
Discover how to monitor temperature and humidity remotely without WiFi using BarnTalk. Ideal for temperature alarms, humidity sensors, and remote wireless monitoring.
Enhance Farm Management Using a Temperature Sensor with Display
December 15, 2023
Discover the innovative temperature sensor with a display from BarnTools. Monitor farm conditions accurately with added humidity sensor display for optimal efficiency.
The Benefits of Using BarnTalk for Greenhouse Monitoring
December 14, 2023
Discover BarnTalk's wireless greenhouse monitoring system. Optimize your greenhouse needs with real-time data and insights at your fingertips.
Comparing Radar Level Sensors to the BinTalk Feed Sensor
October 26, 2023
Understand the capabilities of radar level sensors and compare them with BarnTalk's unique BinTalk sensor technology for precise feed monitoring, ensuring optimized livestock feed monitoring.
Bin Tracking Essentials for Your Feed Bins
October 26, 2023
Explore reliable bin tracking solutions to support swine and poultry growth by preventing feed outages and ensuring 24/7 visibility into your feed bins with BarnTalk's BinTalk sensor.
5 Ways You Could be Using Alarm Data
September 28, 2023
Reliable alarms are the first line of defense against losses and inefficiencies on any operation. They’re also the bedrock for achieving optimal production.
Empowering Growers and Managers with Reliable, Real-Time Monitoring
September 1, 2023
At BarnTools, we’ve developed the self-connecting BarnTalk alarm to provide growers, managers, and supervisors with a more reliable, affordable, real-time barn monitoring solution to protect their operation.
The Benefits of Wireless Feed Bin Sensors for Growers and Integrators
August 30, 2023
For pig and poultry growers, traditional feed monitoring methods have long been the standard, with growers relying on guessing the volume of feed in the bins.
The Advantages of Using Wireless Feed Bin Sensors for Efficient Production
August 16, 2023
For pig and poultry growers, wireless feed bin sensors are a reliable solution that offers several benefits over traditional methods of measuring feed.
Revolutionizing Feed Monitoring with BinTalk
June 23, 2023
From Day 1, BarnTools’ mission to create an all-around wireless feed monitoring system has been solution-driven.
Real-World Use Cases for Wireless Feed Sensors
June 20, 2023
Swine and poultry growers provide a significant source of protein for people around the world, and the demand for their products is only increasing.
5 Ways BarnTalk Can Save Time and Money
May 9, 2023
Whether you’re a grower, service tech, or a production supervisor, we all like saving time in our operation. After all, time equals money, and a little bit more of both can go a long way in our industry.
Wireless Feed Bin Sensors for Swine and Poultry
April 5, 2023
Wireless feed bin sensors have been developed to help growers measure the amount of feed in their bins, helping to optimize feed delivery schedules, reduce out of feed events, and improve their animals’ performance.
Resting Easy with Wireless Barn Monitoring
March 16, 2023
For poultry grower Todd Clark in Embro, Ontario, the challenges of using a wired alarm system were a harsh reality for over two decades. Switching to BarnTalk was a breath of fresh air.
Comparing Wireless Feed Sensors to Other Measuring Methods
March 8, 2023
With wireless feed monitoring technology promising to revolutionize the way growers measure feed intake, it’s important to consider how wireless feed sensors compare to other methods of measuring feed.
Navigating the New Era of Alarm Connectivity
March 1, 2023
With the 3G network officially brought to a close, traditional alarm systems and dialers have gone out of service and are leaving growers, producers, and integrators in the dark.
Remotely Monitor Your Barns to Optimize Energy Usage
February 6, 2023
Along with having 24/7 visibility into their barn environment, seeing barn temps in real-time is also helping producers identify potential inefficiencies with their heating systems.
Pairing the Brains of Your Barn with an Agnostic Alarm
November 22, 2022
BarnTalk is a controller-agnostic alarm, meaning it can be integrated with any controller and serve as a reliable standalone alarm.
An Innovative Approach to Maintaining Optimal Barn Temperature
November 15, 2022
Smithfield grower Mike Diggs has placed a BarnTalk temperature sensor in the duct work for each air conditioning unit in the Boar Stud. If the temperature falls below their set threshold, it will notify him immediately.
Father/Son Duo Brings the Realities of Hog Farming to the Mainstream
September 14, 2022
A few years ago, a young man in southeast Iowa graduated high school and had a decision to make. What next? As the son of a 5th generation hog farmer, Sawyer Whisler knew what it took to raise hogs and work the family’s 400 acres of row crops.
The Easiest-To-Use Tech You’ll Ever Put In Your Barn!
August 28, 2022
“I placed a BarnTalk system in front of my 71-year-old dad, and my 14-year-old son, and asked them if they could figure it out"
Modern Alarm Farm Systems: Practical Questions
August 25, 2022
A lot of things have changed on the farm since the days when all your facilities were located near the farm house where you lived and you did all the chores morning and night.
IPPE 2022: BarnTools debuts BarnTalk to the global poultry industry
August 17, 2022
BarnTalk measures temperature, water and humidity in poultry and pig barns
Smart Alarm for Swine and Poultry Growers
August 17, 2022
BarnTalk’s smart alarm system is specifically designed to give pork and poultry producers a complete and real-time view of their facility’s internal conditions: humidity, temperature, water and power consumption.
A Wireless Solution to Replace a Corroded, Old Alarm
August 8, 2022
Go wireless or go home! Learn how BarnTalk helps eliminate the high cost of maintaining a wired alarm system.
Not A Tech Person? Not A Problem!
August 2, 2022
BarnTalk is so easy to use that it’s being adopted in communities that are so resistant to new technology, that many of who don’t even have electricity in their homes
BarnTalk Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
July 1, 2022
Frequently asked questions (FAQ) about BarnTools - what it is, how it works, and much more
Excellence in Management Starts with Full Potential Alarms
June 16, 2022
Knowing the conditions inside your livestock facilities, and whether or not your animals are getting feed and water, can only be possible if you have reliable connectivity.
How to Select the Best Barn Alarm for Your Operation
June 15, 2022
While modern alarms have a clear advantage over traditional alarms, understanding the most important features that go into creating a full-potential alarm can help you separate good alarms from the very best.
5 Myths About Barn Alarms
June 9, 2022
If you thought traditional legacy alarms like Agri-Alert and Sensaphone do enough to protect your most valuable asset, think again. Here are five myths about barn alarms—busted:
How a Wireless Farm Alarm System Can Complement Your Building’s Controller
June 3, 2022
If you have a $500,000 asset full of live animals, spending a few hundred dollars on an independent barn alarm system will help prevent livestock mortality
Smart Water Use Starts with Intelligent Monitoring
May 20, 2022
While there are a number of vital nutrients necessary for poultry and swine to thrive, none are as important as water, especially when it comes to overall performance