Over the years I’ve been asked for my opinion on what is the most valuable planter upgrade. There will never be a blanket answer, and each situation needs to be considered with own special set of circumstances. One major challenge is that the payback of an upgrade directly hinges on how poorly the machine performed prior to the upgrade. This year has been no different than any other year, but the questions have often been more pointed, specifically questioning the return on investment with SureForce®.Keep Reading
As the owner and founder of Ag Leader, quality is an important topic for me. Right from the beginning, I realized that if I was to build a name for myself and my company quality had to be paramount. Farmers simply cannot afford the downtime when there's field work to be done.Keep Reading
On 24th – 28th February 2019, Ag Leader Europe was, together with our French distributor InnovGPS, present on the SIMA Exhibition in Paris. SIMA is one of the biggest international agricultural exhibitions in Europe where 1,800 companies from 42 countries exhibit. There were just over 232,000 visitors from 135 countries at this exhibition this year.Keep Reading
Growing sugar beets in the Red River Valley is an exercise in precision. Hitting the optimal planting depth is of utmost importance to fulfilling the crop’s potentially high — and lucrative — yield potential.
“Getting your stand established is huge for sugar beets,” said Jeff Bjorge, farmer and president of Cutting Edge Ag, an Ag Leader dealer in Buxton, North Dakota. “Any incremental increase in stand and uniformity means many dollars per acre.”Keep Reading
In this blog, we will highlight the implement steering solution by Homburg Holland that was designed to work with Ag Leader displays, Homburg Holland’s SmartSTEER system has been on the market for roughly a year and a half and provides an easily accessible and dependable solution for Ag Leader customers needing implement steering.Keep Reading
When applying liquid products with the planter, there are many different options available to suit each farmer’s needs, budget, and planting configuration. The options range from basic ground drive pumps to advanced valves that vary the rate and placement of fertilizer on every row unit. Ag Leader offers control solutions to help growers manage the increasing costs of liquid products while logging the placement of these products.Keep Reading
Everyone knows planting with ideal seed placement is key to ROI and you are losing big money per acre by not placing seed properly. Several factors affect spacing quality and singulation, but do you know how your planter is performing? If the answer is no, you need a window into your planter, and the InCommand® 1200 gives you just that.Keep Reading