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Nov, 21 2017 - by Ag Leader

5 reasons to be thankful for precision

Looking back, it’s hard to remember a time when precision technology didn’t influence farming in one form or another. But, it really hasn’t been all that long since the first piece of precision landed on the farm. Ag Leader introduced the first commercially successful on-the-go yield monitor just 25 years ago, after all. So, during this time of gathering to give thanks, let’s take a look at 5 reasons we’re thankful for precision technology.

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Oct, 23 2017 - by Ag Leader

Five Tips for Granular Application

Farming operations across the northern US and Canada will soon be wrapping up harvest and turning to the next operation, fall granular application. Armed with these five tips, fall application should go much smoother.

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Oct, 25 2016 - by Lee Miller

Improve your NH3 operation this fall!

With harvest underway and cooler weather ahead, it is time to start thinking about applying anhydrous. And with continued tight margins, it is important to make sure the correct amount of product is applied to your field. Ag Leader has a solution for you with the technologically advanced DirectCommand™ Liquid module.

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May, 26 2016 - by Sam Worley

Part 2: OptRx at Work in Southwest Iowa

This blog is the final installment of a short series on Ag Leader OptRx® crop sensors. Part 1 touched on the returns and savings an Ohio grower saw with OptRx and this segment will discuss how OptRx is being practically implemented on a southwest Iowa farm.

I hope you find Bill and Paul's peer perspective refreshing - they're both Ag Leader dealers, yes. But they are also progressive farm managers with years of plant/nitrogen experience. Read on to see how Paul uses OptRx and side-dressing to reduce nitrogen costs and effectively fertilize his crops when they need it the most - in season. 

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May, 10 2016 - by Drew Johnston

Ag Leader’s Training Team Takes the mystery out of ISOBUS

With all the exciting news and upcoming product releases coming out of Ames, it’s easy to overlook what's already available. There is our ISOBUS Hydraulic Down Force system that was used by customers and dealers this spring and our DirectCommand ISOBUS Liquid Control system used in early spring or this summer’s applications.

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Apr, 12 2016 - by Sam Worley

Part 1: How OptRx can make you money!

In this blog, I will introduce Bill Copeland of Precision Ag Services - an Ag Leader dealer in Wauseon, Ohio. This guest blog will discuss Bill's experience with the Ag Leader OptRx® crop sensors and nitrogen management. Bill is no stranger to crop nitogen needs and has used numerous methods throughout the years. Here are his findings:

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Feb, 25 2016 - by Paul Rose

Hangin’ On

I took the opportunity last week to travel to the north of England and visit a contractor who has now been running a Sands Horizon sprayer fitted with an Ag Leader® Integra and DirectCommand™ ISOBUS liquid control for about a year now. My intention was to talk to him about his experience with Ag Leader over the last year but if I were to be completely honest, the conversation went way beyond just Ag Leader!

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Oct, 06 2015 - by Lee Miller

Valuable Anhydrous Application Features with the ISOBUS Liquid Control Module

With harvest underway, it is time to start thinking about applying anhydrous. And with today’s tight margins, it is important to make sure the correct amount of product is applied to your field. Ag Leader has a solution for you with the technologically advanced ISOBUS Liquid module. Don’t have an Ag Leader display? Not a problem, the ISO Liquid module can be used on any VT capable display.

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