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Optimize Growing Conditions with Remote Cannabis Monitoring

February 16, 2024

Cannabis Monitoring BarnTalk App

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

Internet Enabled Temp Sensor BarnTalk

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

BarnTalk temperature sensor

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

temperature sensor in chicken house

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

BarnTalk app in greenhouse

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

Bin filling with material

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

BinTalk Hanging on Sensor

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

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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

Zach Holmes

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

Feed Truck BinTalk Article

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

BinTalk Feed Sensor

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

feed bin diagram

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

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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

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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

feed bins on a barn

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

Todd Clark Temp Sensor

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

clip for BarnTalk in bin

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

3G Sunset Image

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

Temp Sensor Empty Site

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

Gateway and Controller BarnTalk

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

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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

Sawyer Whisler BarnTalk

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

Jon Ryken in barn

“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

Gateway with Antenna

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

Zach Holmes

BarnTalk measures temperature, water and humidity in poultry and pig barns

Smart Alarm for Swine and Poultry Growers

August 17, 2022

Phone and App Pairing Photo

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

customer with BarnTalk system

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

Drew Hanging Gateway

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

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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

Overlooking Barns

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

Drew Checking BarnTalk Gateway

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

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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

barnTalk gateway installed

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

BarnTools Water Meter Installed

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