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Apr, 09 2019 - by Ag Leader

Meet the Team: Christin Achenbach

At Ag Leader, we understand our employees are the heart of our company, and the personalities our customers and dealers interact with every day. Take some time to meet our team. These are the people who make our company great, and help bring cutting-edge precision technology to the marketplace.

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Apr, 02 2019 - by Barry Anderson

Causes of Poor Seed Emergence

Spring has finally started to show up for many of us, but for some, it has been a season of complete devastation. Our thoughts and prayers are out to those across the Midwest that have experienced flooding and the loss of property, livestock, stored grain, etc. Being born and raised in Nebraska, I ache to see the pictures that I have seen this past March of what occurred in just a matter of days. 

With all the snow this winter and now rain, this combination can contribute to poor seed emergence in both corn and soybeans. Even last fall, the extended soybean harvest contributed to many seed companies having issues with lower germination of seed. Here are a few reasons you may experience poor seed emergence, and some ways to help.

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Mar, 21 2019 - by Brett Buehler

Determining If SureForce is Right For Your Farm

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®.

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Mar, 19 2019 - by Al Myers

From One Ag Leader to Another: Product Quality

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. 

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Mar, 14 2019 - by Paul Rose

International Perspectives - 2019 SIMA Show, Paris

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.

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Mar, 11 2019 - by Ag Leader

GROWING CONFIDENCE: On-farm field trials improve crop potential

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.”

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