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Dec, 05 2017 - by Brett Buehler

How Hydraulic Down Force works:

Simply stated, even plant emergence is the first step to record-setting yields. Even emergence begins with germination, where three key ingredients are required; moisture, warmth, and air. As these ingredients vary throughout a field, so does the time required for a seed to germinate and emerge.

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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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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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Mar, 02 2017 - by Ag Leader

THE EVOLUTION OF FARM DATA – Part I

We're celebrating 25 years of innovation!

Ag Leader reflects on the early days of precision agriculture and spotlights key innovations that have made collecting, protecting, sharing and utilizing data easier and more efficient over the past 25 years

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Feb, 21 2017 - by Sam Worley

InCommand 1200: A window into your planter, part I

Everyone knows planting an ideal population is key to ROI and you are losing big money per acre by not hitting your proper population. Several factors come into play to sap spacing quality and singulation but are you readily aware of how your planter is performing? In this blog series I'll discuss how InCommand 1200 yields visibility into your planter like nothing else.

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Feb, 14 2017 - by Sam Worley

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, 14 2017 - by Anna Sheets

5 Reasons SeedCommand is Your Perfect Valentine

Valentine’s Day is being celebrated across much of North America today. This means hopeless romantics will be swooning, buying flowers (to the tune of $1.9 billion), or even planning marriage proposals (6 million, to be exact). Not you, though. You’re probably having a hard time focusing on all that mushy stuff with planting right around the corner! For people like you, there’s one perfect Valentine – SeedCommand™.

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