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Oct, 16 2017 - by Chad Swindoll

Why NH3 Vapor State Matters

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Farmers apply Nitrogen fertilizer to their crops in various forms. One commonly used form of Nitrogen is Anhydrous Ammonia/NH3. Anhydrous Ammonia is an efficient N source (82-0-0) and exists as a gas at temperatures ~28 degrees Fahrenheit (-2.2 C) and greater. When stored above this temperature, the material must be kept under pressure so as to keep it in a usable liquid form for application on the farm.

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Sep, 29 2017 - by Chad Swindoll

The Decision Blind Spot

Have you ever looked over your shoulder while driving and started to change lanes to suddenly hear a horn blaring from a neighboring vehicle? You’ve experienced the infamous “blind spot.” The blind spot is an area that blocks the drivers field of view so that what may be there cannot be seen.

Farm information may contain a decision blind spot if not managed and understood properly.

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Sep, 27 2017 - by Sam Worley

Which Weighing Device are you using to calibrate?

As you may know, InCommand™ displays can now get you quality, actionable yield data in one or two calibration loads.

We’re all familiar with the term garbage in, garbage out, right? Accurate actual weights are particularly important now when calibrating with fewer loads because weighing inaccuracies don’t average out over many loads.

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Sep, 25 2017 - by Ag Leader

Introducing Tech My Farm Winners - The Howells!

Meet the Howell Family of Danville, Ohio! They’re the winners of Ag Leader’s Tech My Farm Giveaway, receiving $25,000 in Ag Leader equipment. For the next year, we will follow this deserving family on their journey to learn about and utilize precision farming technology on their operation.

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Sep, 22 2017 - by Chad Swindoll

Back to Basics in the Combine

I have been around combines since I was a kid, and one of the things I learned early on from my father was the importance of setting the combine properly. The amount of crop that is wasted from improper combine settings or operation can be sickening. Real dollars get thrown away through the threshing and cleaning systems of ALL combines every year.

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Sep, 18 2017 - by Sam Worley

Five Tips for a Smooth Harvest

Believe it or not, fall harvest season is right around the corner for many of you. If I were to guess, you probably fall into one of two camps - you have either fully embraced the looming season and have already gotten your combine out and prepped, or you're grasping onto the last few days of summer and ignoring the changing color of your fields. Either way, it's important to make sure your Ag Leader yield monitor is feeling its best before hitting the fields this fall. We've put together 5 easy steps that will help you have a smooth season.

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