In the beginning, there was nothing but farmer’s intuition and a sniff test to check your grain.
Fast forward 35 years and technological advancements in grain management are changing the way people farm today. Managing your bins is now less guesswork and more science; less sniff tests and more moisture monitoring; less probing and more auto fan control.
Today’s successful farmers are taking proactive approaches to maximizing their harvest. And they’re doing it with the help of OPIsystems, Inc., a pioneer in technology-based grain management solutions.
Backed by years of research and at the forefront of farming solutions, OPI continues to lead the way in grain storage management with a suite of innovative bin-monitoring solutions that make grain management easier and more effective, so farmers can realize better return on investments.
Most importantly, the company has evolved the practice of grain monitoring to become more than just cables. OPI was the first company to move temperature monitoring into grain storage in Western Canada. The first to add moisture sensors and the first to include automated fan controls and alarm system capabilities to grain storage management. The first to adopt digital sensing technology and the first to bring in-grain moisture-sensing solutions to market.
OPI is always looking at ways to be better – to stay ahead of the curve and find ways to make the job of the grower easier – whether it’s an installation or monitoring or conditioning.
Recently, OPI has become focused on the world of wireless remote monitoring where you can now manage your grain from the palm of your hand, anywhere at any time.
Dubbed OPI Blue, the advanced technological system operates through a network of cable and fan nodes, with a gateway that allows the fans to be controlled from anywhere through any Internet-connected device.
With easy installation and simple inputs based on the crop, you can receive precise and timely data on your smartphone, tablet or desktop, with automatic 24/7 monitoring and alerts. That means less risk, reduced energy consumption and optimal conditions for your grain when it comes time to sell.
Having an OPI Blue system also allows you to be proactive and not reactive when spoilage occurs. It mitigates risk by dealing with an issue at an early stage before it becomes a problem that can result in loss of income.
You spend so much money on equipment, land and inputs such as fertilizer and seed. You’ve also invested countless hours trying to maximize your yield that you need to have eyes on it to protect your investment avoid any type of lose. You need an advanced grain monitoring system. That’s what OPI Blue does for you…it’s insurance for your bin.
For more information on how you can benefit from an OPI system, contact your local OPI dealer or call toll free at 1-800-661-1055.