<![CDATA[Adaptive Agriculture: Grain Drying Solutions, Flagro Heaters, Aeration Thermostats - News]]>Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:05:56 -0600Weebly<![CDATA[Ag in motion goes Virtual]]>Fri, 24 Jul 2020 03:58:34 GMThttp://adaptiveagriculture.ca/news/ag-in-motion-goes-virtualAdaptive Agriculture prides ourselves on face to face home grown direct interactions.  About 80 percent of our customers have always been "virtual" (over the phone, email etc) as we ship products out across Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and into the USA, but the "original" customer was met face to face, that referred our product to the you (the neighbor) over coffee.

We have always looked forward to meeting you at the next trade show, as we have done at Ag in Motion, Agdays (etc) and eventually to shake your hand and asked how your family has been.  This year as Ag in Motion goes 'virtual', it does not feel the same.    We would like to extend that open invitation to COME TO SASKATOON to meet us when you are able (hand shaking is optional).

In the mean time, help eliminate some of the uncertainty of harvest 2020 by reaching out to us and let us know how we can assist.   We are at the show (online) this year at https://www.aginmotion.ca  , or on our own website at https://www.adaptiveagriculture.ca

Call  / text at 306-261-2114  and 306-850-1259
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<![CDATA[Diesel and Duel Fuel Refurbished HEaters now in Stock]]>Mon, 27 Apr 2020 16:48:42 GMThttp://adaptiveagriculture.ca/news/diesel-and-duel-fuel-refurbished-heaters-now-in-stockCost effective Grain dryers,  Adaptive Agriculture has several high serial number 400,000 BTU diesel and duel fuel Refurbished units back in stock!

Due to extreme demand, we had been only able to service customers with NEW units during recent months.  This current load is the standard FVO-400 diesel heater, all in really good shape.  Fully refurbished, all come with warranty.

We are offering extended hour service with appointment for loading in Saskatoon, and can ship across Canada and the USA with same day shipping, and  two to three day end customer delivery.

Fill our our form on the main page of our website or a full quote or call / text us today at 306-850-1259
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<![CDATA[Diesel REfurbished units arriving soon]]>Wed, 15 Apr 2020 06:00:00 GMThttp://adaptiveagriculture.ca/news/diesel-refurbished-units-arriving-soonCall us today at 306-850-1259 to pre-reserve your Diesel 400,000 BTU refurbished units. All grain drying heaters will be ready for shipping out and pickup over the weekend.  90 day re certified warranty on all units.

Regular digital and internet enabled thermostats, adapter plates, and "Adaptive Ag" black heater ducting in stock.
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<![CDATA[March Madness update:]]>Tue, 24 Mar 2020 14:36:44 GMThttp://adaptiveagriculture.ca/news/march-madness-updateFarming is an essential service.   Getting farm parts is becoming more challenging, and everything will change in the days to come.

At the moment, we have a limited amount of NEW diesel heaters in stock (400,000 BTU, diesel regular, Diesel RC, and duel fuel propane/natural gas RC units).

The Spring supply of refurbished heaters that we had promised has been delayed, but we will keep everyone posted as they become available.

As weather is warming , we are seeing farmers in the Saskatchewan area combining again, and the frozen grain in the bin is thawing.   This is the second wave of grain drying that we were talking about.  

We are currently open to the public with limited distancing measures in place, but please call ahead before coming to our Saskatoon office.  We have also moved some supplies out to an alternate location to improve redundancy.

We started this business to help people, and we are committed to doing what we can to help you.   If you are in need of our services we can not guarantee supply lines over the next few weeks --CALL TODAY--, and keep an eye on our news link for more information.

Farmers, The world needs your services.  The work you do every day has meaning, and this is going to be highlighted over the next few months.  Stay safe and strong.--Steve
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<![CDATA[HOT NEWS: 50% REBATE IN ALBERTA FOR GRAIN DRYING. ADAPTIVE AGRICULTURE GRAIN DRYING SYSTEM ELIGIBLE – APPLY asap!]]>Tue, 11 Feb 2020 01:42:17 GMThttp://adaptiveagriculture.ca/news/hot-news-bindapt-adapter-plates-and-thermostats-approved-for-rebate-in-alberta-efficiency-upgrade-program
ANNOUNCED TODAY – Alberta Agriculture Rebate Program. VERY Limited funding. First come first served. Get in ASAP.

Adaptive Agriculture Solutions Inc. products qualify for rebate. The combination our Adapter Plates and Bindapt and Bindapt+ thermostat systems can save up to 60% on fuel. Advanced ag tech in the Adaptive Ag system qualifies for heater systems and improved efficiencies.

URGENT MESSAGE FOR OUR FARMERS. Please send your invoices and share with your neighbours. Only limited funding with the government is available (2 Million total). See below,  fill out and Send ASAP!



The program will be retroactive to April 1, 2018

DETAILS:

New Efficient Grain Dryer Program


The Efficient Grain Dryer Program is an energy efficiency program intended to assist producers with reducing the overall energy use on their operations. The program will only fund equipment that shows a significant energy efficiency improvement over standard practice.  Clickable link headlines below:

Terms and Conditions

Application Form

Funding List

Eligible activities include:
Grain dryer and grain drying system components that significantly improve energy efficiency above standard configuration are eligible under the program. These components can be factory options on new equipment or retrofits installed on existing equipment.

To be eligible to apply to the Program, a person must be either:
a) an Active Producer operating in Alberta that either:
i. has a current Alberta Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) certificate or letter of completion from an EFP technician; or
ii. is currently working on an EFP and will receive an EFP certificate from an EFP technician before the end of the Project Term; or
b) an Active Producer operating in Alberta that submitted an Application under FEAP for grain dryer components, but did not receive funding under FEAP for those grain dryer components.How do I apply for this program?
Please Note: A valid Alberta Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) is a prerequisite to this program. EFP has implemented a 10-year renewal starting 2018, therefore an EFP completed before 2008 will not be considered valid.
Important Notes from Terms and Conditions:
Though you are not guaranteed funding until your application has been approved, you may proceed before receiving approval with the risk of not receiving funding.
All expenses incurred prior to April 1, 2018 are ineligible.
If your application is NOT approved, you will not be reimbursed for any expenses associated with your project.
Notification will be made to you once a decision has been made.
Please note the following reimbursement requirements:
· Invoices MUST BE under the name of the Legal Name stated on your application;
· Invoice MUST BE dated AFTER April 1, 2018;
· You must be able to provide proof of payment (processed cheque, credit card statement) for ALL invoices, and proof of payment must be under the Legal Name on your application;
· Cash payments will not be eligible unless accompanied by an official company voucher and proof of payment;
· Barter/exchange transactions are not eligible; and
· Transactions between persons related by blood, marriage, adoption, common-law relationships, or close-business ties are not eligible.
How do I apply for this program?
Determine whether you are eligible. Refer to the program Terms and Conditions.
Confirm that the proposed expenses are eligible. Eligible items are listed in the Funding List.
Complete the application form and send your application and supporting documents by email to cap.egdp@gov.ab.ca or by mail to:
Efficient Grain Dryer Program
Suite 302, 7000-113 Street
Edmonton Alberta T6H 5T6
URGENT: Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first serve basis, and will be accepted and reviewed as they are received.
For more information contact

Phone: 310-FARM (3276)

Email: cap.egdp@gov.ab.ca


https://cap.alberta.ca/CAP/News

For more information about Adaptive Agriculture Grain drying solutions, please see the website at
https://adaptiveagriculture.ca/

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<![CDATA[Bindapt Plus PRO takes 1st place  AGTECH at Manitoba Ag days!!]]>Tue, 11 Feb 2020 01:36:58 GMThttp://adaptiveagriculture.ca/news/bindapt-plus-pro-takes-1st-place-agtech-at-manitoba-ag-daysPicture


January 24 2020
Adaptive Agriculture Takes 1st Place at Manitoba Ag Days 2020!
 
First Place Winner of the Innovation Showcase in Ag Tech! Adaptive Agriculture Solutions Inc. is recognized for their product Binadapt+ PRO at their first Manitoba Ag Days.
 
Bindapt + is an intelligent heater solution with integrated real-time data monitoring. Bindapt + is the smartest way to dry your grain yourself. The system is integrated with cloud software that controls the amount of heat entering your grain bin.

Pictured from left to right is: Cory Bourdeaud’hui, Glacier FarmMedia, Steve Rogoschewsky, Adaptive Agriculture Solutions Inc., Nathan Mitchell, Glacier FarmMedia, Brad Crammond, Manitoba Ag Days Co-Chair, David Laudin, Manitoba Ag Days Co-Chair.

Flying the new 1st place recognition banner and awesome Innovation Showcase Mat, the staff from Adaptive Agriculture Solutions Inc. look forward to future work with Glacier FarmMedia. and participation in Manitoba Ag Days! 



https://www.agdays.com/innovation-showcase-1st-place-ag-tech/




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<![CDATA[Join Us at Manitoba Ag Days,  Barn 4,   January 21-24 2020!]]>Fri, 17 Jan 2020 01:05:31 GMThttp://adaptiveagriculture.ca/news/join-us-at-manitoba-ag-days-barn-4-january-21-24-2020This will be our first time at Ag Days in Manitoba. Thank you for the recommendation to make the drive to this great show!


We all know it has been a whirlwind of a harvest this year across Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and our friends south of the border.... and we look forward to seeing you at the show .


We truly value your feedback and experience along with insights and questions. Happy to meet up with you at our booth for a chat.

Other exciting updates include :  Our Adaptive Ag Bindapt Plus!
is up for a technology award in  the new innovation AG tech category!

https://www.agdays.com/innovation/bindapt-advanced-thermostat/

Please stop by Barn 4 - Booth 1816 & 1817!


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<![CDATA[Introducing the new Flagro FVO400-RC model, Grain drying star]]>Wed, 08 Jan 2020 19:42:02 GMThttp://adaptiveagriculture.ca/news/introducing-the-new-flagro-fvo400-rc-model-grain-drying-star2019 harvest was challenging so say the least.  Both Refurbished and New heaters were high in demand, and pushed us up into the next model of heater: the Flagro FVO400-RC units.

The "RC" unit features a 16 inch fan inlet on its hood, originally designed for "Recirculating" intake air from a building allowing the re-heating of warm air as opposed to direct heating (cold) outside air.  Although we don't use the recirc feature in grain drying, its upgraded 4000CFM blower fan is well suited to balance the air pressure on the other side of aeration fans, and better "fill out" non Adaptive Agriculture "no crush" ducting work.

The embedded squirrel cage blower fan seems to win at better fuel mileage when coupled with our adapter plates + thermostats, and has more efficient heat likely due to the  higher 4000 CFM fans blowing heat farther as compared to our standard FVO-400 models.  We have customers that have both units on their bins, and they prefer the upgraded model.

We have two types of units in stock:  Diesel or Propane/Natural gas models. Output is the standard dual 12 inch ports. The RC unit comes with skid steer/ loader rails for easier move with full fuel as well as diesel ignition pre-heat (easy cold starts) and run flat tires.  The RC unit also features a power voltmeter, that measures  the standard 110V voltage feeding the unit, which is useful when running off generators.  The RC unit draws about 8 amps of power on the new squirrel cage fan design, over the 11 amp draw on the regular (2500 CFM Axial fan) FVO-400 model.

We also have re-stock on the “Black Adaptive Ag” heater ducting, that features a ‘no crush’ 4 inch pitch ring, which is sewn on the outside of the ducting (and made in Saskatoon!)

Our adapter plates are tuned and matched for 5-20 HP fans, and we now have limited stock (new design) - better fitting 3hp secondary ring adapters now as well.

Call or text at 3068501259 or visit us online at

https://www.adaptiveagriculture.ca

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<![CDATA[Great Feedback from a Customer: Flagro For Sale (Kijiji SK), Nov 2019]]>Sat, 16 Nov 2019 22:09:43 GMThttp://adaptiveagriculture.ca/news/great-feedback-from-a-customer-flagro-for-sale-kijiji-sk-nov-2019Picture
Description

Active Link Nov 2019:
https://www.kijiji.ca/v-heating-cooling-air/swift-current/flagro-fvo-400-indirect-fired-space-heater-lilly-mariah/1470471804

Flagro 400,000 BTU diesel fired space heater, comes as a complete heating package c/w 2- 25foot heat delivery socks, and two transition pieces (mount on front of 5 or 7 HP aeration fans), it also comes with a thermostat and probe so you can adjust the air temperature going into your grain bin.

I used this unit warming air into two bins at the same time, and also used it with both socks going into one fan, drying one bin. The later was better.

Depending on the temperature outside, a tank of fuel will run between 13 hours and 48 hours, I was trying to have air going into the bin at about 32 degrees C.
Never had one before , bought this on September 22, and it paid for itself over and over in the next 3 weeks.
I think this equipment has far more applications than I'd have imagined for conditioning grain.

Personally, I straight cut grain at 18 -19 % , sometimes the combine monitor went into the 20's %, which seemed crazy at the time, but the forecast was for 8" of wet snow. Anyway, I finished the standing grain 10 hours before the snow, and spent the next week babysitting this dryer and my very damp grain. For the farmers in our area they know what happened to all that standing wheat , and durum, after the snow it was flat as a pancake, bleached and downgraded. The grain I warmed / dried with this heater was in the bin, top 2 grades, and dry. Over those 2 -3 weeks of drying, I was anxious to see how the grain would pan out, in the end I was very tired, but also tickled pink.

I don't know exactly how much this heater saved me, but I'd guess it was more than 10 times what I paid for it.
These heaters are usually used to heat buildings or equipment, and I have no doubt it would be great there as well. I paid $7,662.90 for the heater and accessories on September 25th, and I'm selling it for $6750.00.

Farmers if you don't have one of these, you should get this one.

Don't know when I last had equipment that paid for itself in one year, this thing paid for itself 10 times over in 3 weeks.
Why am I selling it you ask, well I'm retiring, my grain is dry, and I'm gonna spend some time with my grandkids.
This Flagro heater is as close to new as you'll find, still on the Pallet sitting on my little trailer (open warranty from Adaptive Ag)

The second picture shows the probe which you drill into your aeration transition, and the Binapt monitor shows the temperature of the probe, (which would be the temperature in the aeration ductwork if installed) and the lower number you set where you want the temperature to be, (in this case it reads 31C)



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<![CDATA[Reduce Condensation with Time of Day heat settings]]>Thu, 24 Oct 2019 01:27:03 GMThttp://adaptiveagriculture.ca/news/reduce-condensation-with-time-of-day-heat-settingsMany of our users have been asking for time of day adjustments for heat settings.

Just in time for canola season, Bindapt PLUS now offers an easier way to manage your heat.

Some of the guidelines suggest a 'ten degree over outside air temperature. This also has to be balanced with the concept of getting your bin warmed up to the "drying zone" of 20 degrees.  One technique is to apply a larger amoutn fo supplemental heat during the day, using the lower part of the bin that has been warmed to continually draw warm dry air through the bin, and then backing off the heat at night.  

Bindapt plus allows the flexibility for this to automatically happen with time heat control settings, while continuing to allow warm dry air to enter the bin.  The In plenum humidity sensor visually allows you to see the air entering the bin and monitor the continued drying process by avoiding significant in bin humidity.

When canola warms up, a lot of humidity will quickly come out to the grain. The challenge is setting up an environment where there is sufficient air movement to allow that humidity to be drawn up and out of the bin.

When the dry heat is turned on, the blended humidity of the air entering the bin drops as shown below. 

For more information about bindapt plus, contact us today!
https://www.adaptiveagriculture,ca

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