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Apr 9 2013

Technology Tune-Up

April 9th, 2013|Ag Leader, auto steer, automatic shutoffs, autoswath, data management, GPS, HTS Ag, Integra, planter, Precision Agriculture, seedcommand, Training|0 Comments

As you get ready to head back to the field, there are some important things to consider regarding your technology used in the operation for fieldwork, so you can get the most value possible from it.  Often times you could be looking at several months since you have last used your display, so it is [...]

Jan 24 2012

Can variable rate planting pay?

January 24th, 2012|crop inputs, data management, GPS, planter, Precision Agriculture, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This question has come up a lot to me lately - many farmers are trading planters, and the new one has hydraulic drives on it.  More accurately, the question is "can I do variable rate planting?"  The short answer is yes, but I then follow-up with a return question of what do you want to [...]

Aug 21 2008

SeedCommand payback increasing???

August 21st, 2008|automatic shutoffs, autoswath, GPS, planter, Precision Agriculture, seedcommand|0 Comments

I just got back from a seed technology day, and heard rumblings of seed corn costing $300+ per bag for 2009. They had a good explaination for this, as the technology is becoming better and better, keeping us from needing to spray for certain insects, etc., but it made me think right away about how [...]

May 12 2008

Is this thing planting?

May 12th, 2008|autoswath, planter, Precision Agriculture|0 Comments

Over the past few weeks as the planters started rolling, I have had several questions about when the planter starts and stops using the autoswath control from Ag Leader, so I thought I would explain how to adjust this.The Ag Leader Insight uses look ahead settings. This is simply a time measurement so that we [...]