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Ag Leader Responds to John Deere Claim of Patent Infringement

by Dec 7, 2020

AMES, IA, December 7, 2020 – Late Friday, December 4, 2020, Kinze and Ag Leader were notified that John Deere filed a lawsuit alleging patent infringement related to True Speed/SureSpeed technology.  In the interest of keeping you informed about these accusations, we want to provide the following information regarding this action.


Kinze and Ag Leader deny all allegations of infringement. In a technology-based industry such as ours, these types of disputes are not uncommon. This legal action has absolutely no effect on the availability of current Kinze and Ag Leader products.

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Ag Leader brings precision technology to the market to help farmers plan, plant, apply and harvest more efficiently and accurately. Ag Leader remains committed to serving our customers while providing quality product support for our partners. For media inquiries, please reach out to Ag Leader at (515) 735-7000 or by email at