This summer has been an interesting one to say the least. As the fall months quickly sneak up on us, many are reflecting on the wet season that plagued some widespread regions across the US. Most of these reflections should include thoughts of improving your fields performance; what better way to accomplish this than through drainage tile?Keep Reading
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With harvest in full swing, it is time to start thinking about preparing for tile planning and installation. From checking tiling hardware and controllers to designing and creating tile plans, both can save time and headaches while in the field. Below are a few items to keep in mind when starting to prepare for tile season.Keep Reading
Too little? Too much? How is soil moisture affecting your yields?Keep Reading
Now that we are well into the harvest season, some of us are beginning to think about installing drainage tile on our fields. Most growers are probably on a long waiting list to have their fields tiled, even if it’s just to install on a few wet holes.Keep Reading
We have had great feedback from our SMS Advanced customers that are using the optional Water Management Module, but we also hear questions from potential users ranging from “What is this module?” to “How can this help me create valid tile installation plans?” To help answer those questions, we will be hosting 3 free webinars this summer that cover the core functionality of the Water Management Module.
The arrival of Ag Leader® Integra and Versa™ firmware version 4.5 brought with it the ability to create a dedicated Topography map. With this new feature a topography map, which is basically an elevation map, can be generated while the display is in any operating mode, such as tillage, planting, application, etc. These topo maps can be very beneficial for creating and installing tile runs using the Intellislope tile plow control system, and are now easily obtainable right from the display!Keep Reading
Here's your chance to add to your newly acquired GPS knowledge! Check out these commonly confused and misused water management terms. After that, contact your local Soil-Max dealer and start managing your water in conjunction with Ag Leader's Intellislope Software!Keep Reading
With the recent addition of tile plow control to Ag Leader’s line-up, Intellislope dealer training has just taken place at Ag Leader Technology in Ames, Iowa. Over the past two weeks, Ag Leader has trained 60 dealers, representing 27 dealerships eager to support the new Intellislope product.Keep Reading
Ag Leader founder and President Al Myers is proud to announce the acquisition of Soil-Max™, manufacturer of the market-leading Gold Digger™ tile plow, and the assets of Gradient, Inc., a related company which revolutionized the control of tile plows with the Intellislope™ GPS-based control system. These products allow growers and tiling contractors to solve water management challenges very cost effectively by greatly reducing the technical knowledge, labor and time required to install tile.Keep Reading