Ag Leader Technology, Inc. continues its long-standing partnership with New Leader in designing and supplying the proprietary New Leader-branded ISOBUS-compatible application control technology for their latest crop nutrient applicator, the NL4500 G4 Edge.Keep Reading
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Ag Leader Technology, Inc. announced today it will offer 0% financing on qualified equipment purchases through a new financing partner, GreatAmerica Financial Services.
“As a fellow independently-owned and Iowa-based company with over twenty years of expertise in their field, we have a lot in common with GreatAmerica and are excited to partner with them to provide financing options for our product line,” said Bret Berghoefer, Director of Sales and Marketing.
Financing on Ag Leader equipment will be offered through participating Ag Leader dealers for 12 to 24 months with flexible payment plans on qualified equipment purchases.
“With the return on investment for many of our products being 2 years or less, financing allows the grower to upgrade to latest technology now and spread the cost until it essentially pays for itself,” Berghoefer added. “Having the right technology to manage inputs is critical to the growers’ bottom line and this program is a tool to get that technology in their hands.”
“We look forward to helping the farm community take advantage of the new technology helping growers become more efficient and profitable,” said Chris Prevenas, Director of National Accounts at GreatAmerica Financial.
GreatAmerica Financial Services was founded in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1992. GreatAmerica is a national commercial equipment finance company dedicated to helping manufacturers, vendors, and dealers be more successful and keep their customers for a lifetime. GreatAmerica provides financing and consulting services in all fifty states and some U.S. Territories. GreatAmerica has a staff of over 450 employees with offices in Iowa, Missouri and Georgia. http://www.greatamerica.com
About Ag Leader
Ag Leader Technology, Inc. is a recognized technology innovator of precision agriculture hardware and software. Located in Ames, Iowa, USA, 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 agricultural professionals achieve and maintain a successful, profitable operation. For more information visit http://www.agleader.com
A recent survey conducted by Farm Journal Media resulted in Ag Leader being chosen as the strongest brand in precision agriculture. The survey listed several top contenders in the precision agriculture markets and participants selected their opinion of the strongest brand, which brand they currently use and how satisfied they were with their brand.Keep Reading
Ames, Iowa, January 13, 2015 – Ag Leader Technology, Inc., a premium provider of precision agriculture hardware and software, today announced a no cost supplemental feature called Map View, for the AgFiniti® cloud-based platform. AgFiniti Map View will be used in conjunction with SMS™ Basic and Advanced desktop software programs and AgFiniti to allow maps, field statistics and other data to be viewed on any web enabled device such as tablets, laptops and phones, accessible from any location. Map View will also allow the user to view their current location and compare statistics relevant to that GPS location while in the field, when used on compatible devices.
Available free of cost to all current SMS Basic and Advanced maintenance subscribers, Map View offers the versatility to not only view maps and other data on the go but also allows simple data analysis such as viewing statistics for multiple maps via GPS location or manual selection on your favorite mobile device. “AgFiniti Map View will offer something for every SMS user – from the field scout to the agronomist to the farmer” says Luke James, Software Sales Manager. Additionally, James is excited about the variety of devices that will be able to utilize Map View, “Growers can utilize their existing iPad, Android or Windows devices to view their data anywhere and anytime. When scouting during the summer or consulting at the dining room table with landlords and trusted advisors.”
AgFiniti Map View and SMS version 15.1 release are now available. Visit agleader.com for details or to locate a dealer.
About Ag Leader
Ag Leader Technology, Inc., is the recognized technology innovator of precision agriculture hardware and software. Located in Ames, Iowa, USA, the company designs, manufactures and markets industry leading precision farming technology 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 agricultural professionals achieve and maintain a successful, pro table operation. For more information, visit http://www.agleader.com
Ag Leader is coming out with some exciting new products for 2015. One of the most talked about is the new ISO down force system. The new ISO downforce is very similar to the previous style in terms of how it controls the row units, but there are enhancements that help the system be more precise. Also we have the option to control the ISO downforce system with more displays than the Ag Leader® Integra.Keep Reading
Ames, Iowa, December 18, 2014 – Ag Leader Technology announced today that it is expanding its ISOBUS offerings with a new Liquid Control Module that works with Ag Leader displays, as well as other brands of ISOBUS compatible displays.Keep Reading
Ames, Iowa – Ag Leader Technology, Inc. is pleased to announce their collaboration with AGCO in offering precision technology on AGCO Combines. For model year 2015 Gleaner S8 Series combines, Massey Ferguson 9505 Series and Challenger 500E combines, the option is now available to have an Ag Leader yield monitoring system factory-installed. Ag Leader® Integra and Versa displays are also available to be ordered separately.
“Adding a yield monitoring system with Ag Leader display to your combine allows the operator to view yield and moisture maps in real-time for instant feedback on yield performance while in the field,” said Roger Zielke, Product Manager. “Our time tested yield monitor will be a perfect addition for growers purchasing an AGCO combine.”Keep Reading
Ag Leader is proud to announce the release of SMS Basic and Advanced v15.0 and SMS Mobile v9.0. Here are a few items that are included in this update:Keep Reading
Following the November 3rd GNSS and steering product announcement, here is some more in-depth technical information about the new products and some of their features. These new GNSS products add to a comprehensive, robust solution encompassing industry leading displays, GNSS receivers and steering products.Keep Reading
Ames, Iowa, November 3, 2014 – Ag Leader Technology, Inc., a premium provider of precision agriculture hardware and software, today announced a new line of GNSS receivers – GPS 6000, GPS 6500, RTK Relay and GPS 6500 base station – as well as the company’s latest automated steering controller, SteerCommand™.
Combining industry-leading precision farming displays with superior GNSS technology, Ag Leader is positioned to offer an end-to-end solution for guidance and steering.
“In developing our new GNSS products, we turned to NovAtel – the foremost manufacturer and innovator in GNSS technology – as our partner moving forward in this market,” said Matt Leinen, Product Manager. “We’re confident this relationship provides our customers with the best possible product combination available on the market.”
As a fully scalable, rugged Smart Antenna, the new GPS 6500 utilizes GLIDE, SBAS, TerraStar and RTK, and is designed to meet the need of extended RTK base lines in excess of 20 miles (32km).
A full-featured, easy-to-install system, GPS 6500 with RTK Relay provides RTK correction. The GPS 6500 can be combined with one of four Relay offerings: Relay 900, Relay 400, Relay CDMA or Relay GSM. GPS 6500 with Relay 900 or Relay 400 also offers base station functionality, ideal for steering and other operations where sub-inch accuracy is needed.
When uptime is valued over absolute accuracy, StableLoc™ utilizes available correction signals in order to provide a seamless transition between correction sources – without position jumps – and maximize signal uptime.
“At Ag Leader, we endeavor to put out the best and most complete solution for our customers,” said Bill Cran, Product Specialist. “With our new GNSS products, we have an extremely flexible and powerful lineup capable of fulfilling any role within an operation.”For growers seeking an integrated steering system, Ag Leader’s SteerCommand offers best-in-class integrated steering performance when paired with GPS 6500 for repeatable, precision steering via RTK correction. The new SteerCommand controller features compact and flexible installation, as well as nine-axis terrain compensation for superior accuracy.
“Through our top-tier partners, NovAtel and Novariant, we can provide our customers with a truly all-in-one solution for GNSS and steering,” said Matt Pifkin, Product Specialist. “SteerCommand was designed to function exclusively with our GPS 6500 receiver for a fully modular system providing unmatched performance in a variety of environments and operations.”
GPS 6000 rounds out the new line of products from Ag Leader and is an entry-level option for growers seeking a cost-effective receiver. The GPS 6000 is a single frequency product designed for general mapping and AutoSwath™ functions.
Ag Leader’s family of GNSS and steering products is available worldwide in November through an international network of precision farming dealers. For more information or to locate a dealer, visit http://www.agleader.com.
About Ag Leader
Ag Leader Technology, Inc., is the recognized technology innovator of precision agriculture hardware and software. Located in Ames, Iowa, USA, the company designs, manufactures and markets industry leading precision farming technology 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 agricultural professionals achieve and maintain a successful, profitable operation.
NovAtel designs, manufactures and sells high precision OEM positioning technology. Developed for efficient and rapid integration, NovAtel products have set the standard in quality and performance for over 20 years. State-of-the-art, lean manufacturing facilities in our North American headquarters produce the industry’s most extensive line of OEM receivers, antennas and subsystems. All products are backed by a team of highly skilled customer support and design engineers. NovAtel Inc. is based in Calgary, Canada and is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.
About Novariant Inc.
For more than two decades, Novariant has focused on the development and application of advanced precision steering solutions for Agriculture that provide differentiated steering performance across multiple platforms. With over 30,000 systems in the field and 750 unique platform install kits...steering is all they do. Today, by combining its unique IP and decades of expertise in precision GPS enabled technologies with a broad range of precision steering possibilities, Novariant offers unrivaled plug and play interoperable capabilities to OEMs and VARs worldwide.