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Sep, 19 2018 - by Ag Leader

Six Tips for a Smooth-sailing Harvest

Despite some excess late-season moisture in some areas, the fall harvest season is right around the corner for many around the Midwest. Most farmers fall into one of two categories — they’ve either fully embraced the looming season, pumpkin spice latte in hand, and have already gotten the combine out and prepped, or they’re grasping onto the last few days of summer and ignoring the changing color of the fields. Either way, it’s important for growers to prepare their Ag Leader displays in advance of hitting the fields this fall. Here are six easy steps to ensure a smooth season ahead.

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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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Sep, 29 2017 - by Chad Swindoll

The Decision Blind Spot

Have you ever looked over your shoulder while driving and started to change lanes to suddenly hear a horn blaring from a neighboring vehicle? You’ve experienced the infamous “blind spot.” The blind spot is an area that blocks the drivers field of view so that what may be there cannot be seen.

Farm information may contain a decision blind spot if not managed and understood properly.

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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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Sep, 22 2017 - by Chad Swindoll

Back to Basics in the Combine

I have been around combines since I was a kid, and one of the things I learned early on from my father was the importance of setting the combine properly. The amount of crop that is wasted from improper combine settings or operation can be sickening. Real dollars get thrown away through the threshing and cleaning systems of ALL combines every year.

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