Creating the Mill of The Future

Episode 46 December 21, 2021 00:34:48
Creating the Mill of The Future
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Creating the Mill of The Future
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Show Notes

This week on The Back 40, we are joined by Randall Schwartzentruber, CEO & Co-Founder of BinSentry.  BinSentry eliminates the risk of climbing into the bin or running out of feed to provide the farmer a clearer view into what’s going on inside their feed bins.  Using 3D sensor and IOT technology their solution provides timely and relevant information to increase efficiencies both on the farm and at the feed mills.  BinSentry allows feed supply companies to work more collaboratively and efficiently with farmers to avoid an empty bin and costly mistake!

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