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Intelligent Ag Flow Monitors

1. As the seed leaves the manifold, it passes through the acoustic sensor.

2. The seed impacts a stainless steel membrane, creating a small pulse of sound that travels out through an auditory tube. These pulses are collected by the electronic control unit (ECU), which relays information wirelessly to the cab.

3. Information arrives via WiFi and gets displayed on an Apple iPad.
Red = blocked secondary.
Orange = primary has flow above or below parameters you set.

Be proactive — catch drill problems while they’re happening! If you’ve ever been sickened to find out your drill wasn’t seeding or fertilizing for part of each swath across a field, or the entire season, you know firsthand why monitoring product flow is so important.

On air drills, the OEM pin-style or optic sensors only tell you if something is flowing past, not whether it’s full flow or not. Using acoustics, Intelligent Ag’s sensor system tells you the rate each primary is getting (as a % of full-flow), so you know right away if either fertilizer or seed stop flowing, or are flowing intermittently, or at a partial rate. No more skips!

The sensors are quite durable, many of which are still going after 180,000 acres.

(iPad not included)
Any number of rows up to 156 is possible, and 20 primaries. Not compatible with Box drills.

Call for a quote.

“It saved me this year when I had a fertilizer blockage issue. My old system wouldn’t have told me there was a problem because I was still putting on seed.”
Micah Tice, Beloit, KS
Exapta customer since 2016, (Intelligent Ag blockage system on 42' JD 1890)
“Got a full day of planting in yesterday. To say I am happy with the blockage monitoring system is an understatement! Great product. Thanks to Exapta for offering it.”
Cody Fischer, Hooker, OK
Exapta customer since 2014, (Intelligent Ag blockage system on 40' JD 1890)
“This system paid for itself within the first day. My seed had a blockage at the air cart that fed two secondary towers, while fertilizer was still passing thru. Half my drill was not seeding. With the OEM sensors, I wouldn’t have known there was a problem because it could not distinguish seed and fertilizer. With Intelligent Ag, I instantly knew something wasn’t right. I saved thousands of dollars, not to mention my time of re-seeding!”
Lance Coker, Circle C Ranch, Shawnee, OK
Exapta customer since 2018, (JD 1890 30ft on 7.5")

Chris Horton

Chris Horton brings 25 years of management with him. He grew up on his grandparents farm in Reno County Kansas where they mainly grew wheat and cattle feed. He worked on feed lots as a pen rider and cow-calf operations before moving to Southern California where Chris started a new career in the transportation and transport logistics, eventually managing the western region for a large commercial vehicle leasing company. Chris moved home to Kansas, to manage a local Farmers Coop and then eventually the service dept for a tractor dealership. The opportunity to join the Exapta team came up, and he knew he wanted to be a part of this team.

Bob Pagel

Sales & Service Representative

Prior to joining Exapta, Bob Pagel was an Agricultural Territory Sales Manager for Ritchie Brothers, serving parts of MN, WI and IA. He continues to support his family farm in SE Minnesota.

Jon Zeller

Current Product Engineer

Jonathan Zeller joined Exapta excited to return to working with no-till planting equipment. He supported research of no-till planting and other ag related projects for 7 years with Kansas State University’s Agricultural Engineering Department after getting his engineering degree. He later worked 3 years for Landoll Company, LLC. where he gained experience in a design engineering role. Jonathan grew up on a small family farm in NE Kansas working with row crops, hay and cattle. Jonathan enjoys solving engineering problems and improving or creating products to be robust and easy to install and service.