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Dec, 18 2014 - by Jenna Royer

Ag Leader Yield Monitoring System Offered on North American AGCO Combines

Ames, Iowa – Ag Leader Technology, Inc. is pleased to announce their collaboration with AGCO in offering precision technology on AGCO Combines. For model year 2015 Gleaner S8 Series combines, Massey Ferguson 9505 Series and Challenger 500E combines, the option is now available to have an Ag Leader yield monitoring system factory-installed. Ag Leader® Integra and Versa displays are also available to be ordered separately.

“Adding a yield monitoring system with Ag Leader display to your combine allows the operator to view yield and moisture maps in real-time for instant feedback on yield performance while in the field,” said Roger Zielke, Product Manager. “Our time tested yield monitor will be a perfect addition for growers purchasing an AGCO combine.”

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Dec, 08 2014 - by Nick Hageman

Tips From Tech: Preparing For Winter Weather

It is that time of year where we are hopefully wrapping up harvest and fall application. This winter snuck up on us a little faster than expected.  Hopefully you were able to get the crops out and the fall fertilizer applied before the snow started to fall and the ground became froze.  Once harvest is done for the year, there are a few things to do to protect your Ag Leader equipment.

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Dec, 04 2014 - by Adam Walters

Start the new year by analyzing your data

Now that harvest is over and your data has been imported into SMS, it’s time to organize and fix any mistakes that were found so it can be analyzed before next season. When using precision ag displays, it’s common that the operator will forget to change a field name, perhaps spell something wrong, or even select the wrong crop that they are harvesting. It’s important to correct any mistakes that happened in the field so the data is usable and presentable, which allows us to extract as much value from it as possible.

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Nov, 26 2014 - by Tyler Anderson

Get your data into SMS today!

Now that harvest is winding down for the majority of us, it will be important to get your valuable data read into SMS.  Luckily, the import process in SMS will be the same no matter what kind of display you currently use.  By using the tools present within SMS, you can create maps, queries and charts.  Also your maps and SMS tools will help to determine what management decisions had a positive or negative effect and allow you to start planning for next year's growing season.

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Nov, 21 2014 - by Ag Leader

Did you know? Highlighting GPS vs GNSS

In the precision ag world a lot of acronyms are thrown around on a day to day basis. Sometimes we can get confused and misuse these terms. We thought we would explain where these acronyms came from and how they are used today. First, we will dive into GPS vs. GNSS. How are they similar but also so different?

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Nov, 20 2014 - by Luke James

Value of Data – Learning from 2014 to better 2015

As you begin wrapping up the year and looking forward to 2015, have you asked yourself, what did I learn from 2014? How can I use what I learned to increase my profitability in 2015? What caught your eye on a yield map? Did you notice a correlation to yield from varied fertilizer rates? When comparing yield maps from year to year, do you notice consistent yield trends? You’ve probably noted many things throughout the year, but the big question is, what are you going to do about it?

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Nov, 18 2014 - by Preston Poots

Training Customers, Dealers, and Insurance Agents?

With fall coming to a close and the harvest season wrapping up, Ag Leader growers are cleaning their equipment and gathering their data. Organizing, analyzing, and making informed management decisions with the data they collected from this last growing season are all priorities when wrapping up the season. Another job that may be on the to-do list is to meet with their insurance agent and export data for this season’s acreage and production reporting.

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