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Ag Leader

Mar, 25 2010 - by Ag Leader

Ag Leader Expands Precision Ag Communications Using Social Media

March 25, 2010, AMES, Iowa – To enhance their “closest to the farmer” reputation, Ag Leader Technology, Inc., a leader in the development of precision farming solutions, officially launched social media efforts today with the inaugural post to the new blog Precision Point. Not only can Ag Leader fans interact with the company on their blog, but also on various platforms including Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. “The reality is social media is the way people are communicating today. These platforms allow us not only to inform and educate, but to have a conversation with those interested in precision farming technology,” says Dave King, Marketing Manager. “We can connect with Ag Leader customers around the globe, but also others in the ag industry as well as those who know nothing about precision agriculture.” Precision Point, found at http://www.agleader.com/blog will ,offer readers a wide variety of topics and precision ag information. The company will share insights into popular questions on getting started in precision technology, trends in the industry as well as international precision ag use. “Social media adoption can be compared to the adoption of automated steering technology – warp speed. We felt this step was necessary to stay close to our customers as well as continue the precision ag education and innovation process,” continues King. “Not only will the precision ag user benefit from this, but so will Ag Leader. We hope to learn from social media interaction, ultimately furthering the precision ag industry.” Interactions can take place on Twitter using @agleadertech, Facebook on the “Ag Leader Technology Fan Page” and on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/AgLeaderTechnology About Ag Leader Ag Leader Technology, Inc. is a pioneer and recognized technology innovator of precision agriculture hardware and software. Located in Ames, Iowa the company manufactures and markets industry leading precision farming technology designed to help growers make smart, profitable business decisions. Founded in 1992 the company has achieved consistent growth and expansion by providing value-based products that help growers and ag professionals achieve and maintain a successful operation.

For more information visit: http://www.agleader.com

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Ag Leader

Mar, 23 2010 - by Ag Leader

Welcome to Precision Point!

I think Ag Leader's Marketing and International Business Manager (as well as fellow blogger) Dave King said it best in a recent Ag Leader press release:

"The reality is social media is the way people are communicating today.  These platforms allow us not only to inform and educate, but to have a conversation with those interested in precision farming technology."

The proof is in the pudding, right?  Welcome to Precision Point - Ag Leader's blog for all things precision ag!

Ag Leader Facebook Fan Page

In this first post I want to outline where you can find Ag Leader online and what we will be talking about in Precision Point.  You can follow Ag Leader on Twitter (@agleadertech), become a fan on Facebook or subscribe to our YouTube channel. What will we blog about?

Getting Started: Now what? One of the most popular questions on message boards, at farm shows, call to Ag Leader - how do I get started?  We'll address this and many other popular questions.

Did you know? The folks who provide customer support and guide training efforts will help get you prepared to go to the field and detail popular trouble-shooting info.

Taking the next step. What do I do with all the data I've collected?  How do I manage it and what can it tell me?  Our SMS Software group explains what to do with all the data you've collected.  Their mantra: turning data into useful information.

International Perspective Dave King and Paul Rose will discuss the impacts of precision ag globally, how practices differ, as well as highlight Ag Leader distributors from around the world.

Trends and New Techology Ag Leader's product management team will provide insights into the ever-changing precision ag industry. Come back and visit us often, or for extreme convenience add us to your news feed or aggregator.  Become a fan on Facebook or drop us a line on Twitter.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Ag Leader

Feb, 15 2010 - by Ag Leader

SureVac Electric Row Shutoff

See the new SureVac electric row shutoff device in action! This row-by-row control device provides you an easily-installed, zero-maintenance solution to reduce seed costs and increase yield potential.

 

Ag Leader

Feb, 15 2010 - by Ag Leader

Grower Thoughts on Yield Monitoring

How do you grade yourself at the end of the growing season? Are you considering a report card system for your fields? These growers will tell you why a yield monitor has found a place in their operation.

 

Ag Leader

Feb, 15 2010 - by Ag Leader

Crop Scouting with SMS Mobile

Record and manage insect and weed pressure manually or using GPS. Sync that information with desktop software for reporting and analysis. What does this crop consultant think of SMS Mobile?

Ag Leader

Feb, 15 2010 - by Ag Leader

Grower Perspective on SMS Software

What does SMS Software have to offer your farming operation? Growers and crop consultants alike offer their perspective on SMS Basic, SMS Advanced and SMS Mobile.

 

Ag Leader

Feb, 15 2010 - by Ag Leader

Higher Yield Potential with SeedCommand

SeedCommand provides complete control over planting operations – from seeding populations that vary based on planting prescriptions to the AutoSwath feature that automatically turns planter sections on/off based on a field map. Bottom line: Lower seed cost during planting season and improved yield potential at harvest time.

Ag Leader

Feb, 15 2010 - by Ag Leader

Variable Rate Planting with SeedCommand

Control seed costs and improve yield potential across the entire field with variable rate planting. SeedCommand varies the seeding rate based on prescription maps to match seeding rates to soil potential.

Ag Leader

Feb, 15 2010 - by Ag Leader

Seed Savings Using SeedCommand

Will using a planter control system like SeedCommand add dollars to your bottom line? How much seed will you save? Find out what these growers mentioned when asked that question.

 

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