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Ag Leader

May, 18 2015 - by Luke James

Crop Insurance Reporting Made Simple

Looking for a more efficient method for crop insurance reporting this year? Why not use your precision ag data? It contains all the important details required for reporting such as planting dates, crops and acres.

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May, 01 2015 - by Anna Sheets

Don’t miss out on summer training!

While most of our customers are preparing for the busy spring season, the Ag Leader training department is preparing for the training sessions that will occur during the summer months.  We will begin offering trainings again in June, so that once you are done with your spring field work, you can come and learn how to prepare for the summer and fall seasons.

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Ag Leader

Feb, 26 2015 - by Shannon Mitchell

Gear up for Spring with Planting Prescriptions!

One way to maximize your inputs for 2015 is to use variable rate planting within your operation. With our SMS software, you can create planting prescriptions that will utilize your fields’ past yield data, soil type, and soil sampling information. In both SMS Basic and SMS Advanced, you have the ability to create planting/seeding as well as fertilizing prescriptions on a field-by-field basis. You may use any map as a reference layer to build these prescriptions.

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Ag Leader

Feb, 17 2015 - by Derek White

Tips from Tech: Get Your Data Ready for the Year

Looks like Phil the groundhog saw his shadow this year meaning a few more weeks of winter. That means now is a great time to begin writing those prescriptions, cleaning up the management tree, and setting up the displays before busy season is upon us. To make this process easier, take a look below for some tips on getting files out to the display.

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Jan, 16 2015 - by Kaleb Lindquist

View Your Data from Anywhere, Anytime!

The majority of today’s society can be described in one word-mobile.

Most of us have a tablet nearby that has more processing power than our first 2 or 3 computers combined. We can access emails, surf the web, create documents and view nearly any file that’s sitting on our laptops back at the office.  What if we had that same mobility with our precision ag data? Imagine the possibilities…

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Dec, 04 2014 - by Adam Walters

Start the new year by analyzing your data

Now that harvest is over and your data has been imported into SMS, it’s time to organize and fix any mistakes that were found so it can be analyzed before next season. When using precision ag displays, it’s common that the operator will forget to change a field name, perhaps spell something wrong, or even select the wrong crop that they are harvesting. It’s important to correct any mistakes that happened in the field so the data is usable and presentable, which allows us to extract as much value from it as possible.

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Nov, 26 2014 - by Tyler Anderson

Get your data into SMS today!

Now that harvest is winding down for the majority of us, it will be important to get your valuable data read into SMS.  Luckily, the import process in SMS will be the same no matter what kind of display you currently use.  By using the tools present within SMS, you can create maps, queries and charts.  Also your maps and SMS tools will help to determine what management decisions had a positive or negative effect and allow you to start planning for next year's growing season.

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Nov, 18 2014 - by Preston Poots

Training Customers, Dealers, and Insurance Agents?

With fall coming to a close and the harvest season wrapping up, Ag Leader growers are cleaning their equipment and gathering their data. Organizing, analyzing, and making informed management decisions with the data they collected from this last growing season are all priorities when wrapping up the season. Another job that may be on the to-do list is to meet with their insurance agent and export data for this season’s acreage and production reporting.

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