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Nov, 16 2017 - by Chad Swindoll

What is Decision Paralysis?

We live and work in a culture replete with options. Producers face countless decisions regarding the big three – seed, chemical, fertilizer, and a long list of other items. If we look at seed alone, how many choices are there? Hundreds! The adoption of technology on farms has given growers the potential for improved decision making.

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Nov, 08 2017 - by Chad Swindoll

Remember the 4Rs of Nutrient Stewardship

Making use of the earth’s natural resources in a responsible manner is something all farmers understand. We all want to keep doing what we love, so it only makes sense that we would conserve and steward the land that provides our livelihood.

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Oct, 31 2017 - by Ag Leader

Five Reasons Why You Need a Guidance System

5 Reasons You Need a Guidance System

Are you on the fence about adding a guidance system to your operation? With options ranging from an entry-level assisted steering system, all the way to a fully integrated steering system, it’s worth taking a look at. Here are five reasons why.

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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, 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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