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Apr, 04 2018 - by Ag Leader

Where in the World is the Yield Monitor 2000?

Ag Leader Technology was founded in 1992, and its first product to the market was the Yield Monitor 2000. The Yield Monitor 2000 was the first widely adopted yield monitor in the world, and changed the way farmers measured the success of their toil. Over the years, adoption of the Yield Monitor 2000 spread, not only throughout North America, but also around the globe, finding a home on nearly every continent. 

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Feb, 02 2018 - by Ag Leader

InCommand 1200: A window into your planter, part II

In the second installment of this blog, I will share specific examples where InCommand identified issues that could cost yield. It's all pretty common knowledge that proper seed spacing and uniform emergence equates to more bushels in the bin but how do you know you're planting properly?

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Feb, 02 2018 - by Ag Leader

Hit the Spring Planting Target with Hydraulic Down Force

Will Hutchinson enjoys a good challenge, especially when it comes to improving production on his row crop, wheat and alfalfa farm near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

So when he saw the opportunity to leverage Ag Leader’s Hydraulic Down Force system to prevent a common problem and improve his planting operations on acres where he plants cover crops, he jumped at the chance. Two years later, he’s seeing major corn yield improvements as a result.

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Jan, 18 2018 - by Chad Swindoll

Steering for Yield, Comfort in the Field

The return on investment of GPS automated steering systems is almost never argued anymore. GPS technology has been proven to reduce overlap, resulting in fuel savings and productivity gains that farms of all sizes can appreciate. However, in my experience, the leading reason that farms today invest in a steering system is operator comfort. Many providers in the agricultural industry offer solutions that fit this niche and most all of them perform well. Producers face a decision when purchasing steering for their farms.

If each option is so similar, how do I choose?

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Jan, 16 2018 - by Ag Leader

A Window into your planter

Everyone knows planting an ideal seed placement is key to ROI and you are losing big money per acre by not placing seed properly. Several factors affect spacing quality and singulation, but do you know how your planter is performing? If the answer is no, you need a window into your planter, and the InCommand 1200 gives you just that. In this blog series, I'll discuss how InCommand can gain you visibility into your planter like nothing else.

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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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