Precision Point Blog

Mar, 20 2018 - by Sam Worley

SureDrive Installs on your planter, your meter

Most people want to see equipment before they buy to be sure it will work for their needs and to ensure the design is intelligent, sensible. It has been a common request for us to feature images of SureDrive installed on various row units and hoppers. So, here are pictures of the most popular row units SureDrive fits on. Enjoy!

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Mar, 15 2018 - by Ag Leader

Ag Leader Software Hackathons Spur Innovation

Where do new products and existing product improvements come from? Sometimes they come from feature requests from our customers and dealers, sometimes from our own engineers, product managers and tech support who use our products on their farms. Other times they come from our engineers and developers through release planning and the product planning and development cycle.

But once in a while, they come from something else…

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Mar, 12 2018 - by Ag Leader

What can SureDrive do for you?

I do not have to tell you how crucial seed spacing and singulation is to yield, it’s an item all farmers know. The main purpose of SureDrive® is to provide consistent meter control for the purpose of optimal singulation and seed spacing.

But it's more than that. Less maintenance, simplified electrical and mechanical components on the planter and an easy install are additional pluses of the SureDrive electric planter drive. 

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Mar, 05 2018 - by Chad Swindoll

SureDrive Turn Compensation

The inner and outer rows of a planter travel faster or slower than the center of the planter when turning. Seeds planted on interior rows are spaced too closely. Seeds on exterior rows are spaced too far apart.

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Feb, 28 2018 - by Ag Leader

The Electric Drive Question

For a few years now, electric planter drives have been on the market. Not only have they been on the market, but they have been steadily growing market share. However, for those of us west of the Missouri River, it has been a bit harder to make the leap because the ROI wasn’t as obvious. When I’m on the smaller, broken up fields of the Central and Eastern Corn Belt, it’s pretty obvious the savings that Row by Row Control, Turn Compensation, and Shut Off offer me over a traditional setup. But when we get to the Western Corn Belt, those advantages don’t carry the same weight that they do east of us.

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