February 2016
Call us at 800-741-3305 or 712-794-7992
Meet Our New Employee  Save the Date for HTS Ag Customer Training!  Ag Leader Announces Next Generation SeedCommand Lineup  Technology Test Drive 2.0!  Changes in Ag Leader Technical Support Hours  Exciting New Features Already Coming to InCommand!  Spring Storage Is Critical for High Moisture Grain  HTS Ag Trade Show Calendar    SMS Training  Clearance Corner  Precision Ag Classifieds  Customer Referral Program
Meet Our New Employee

Andy Olsen is the new Precision Ag Advisor in the Harlan office. He grew up south of Minden, Iowa on the family farm. He currently farms corn, soybeans, and alfalfa with his Dad. They also have a cow calf operation that keeps them pretty busy. Andy went to college at IWCC and got an Associates of Applied Science degree. He also studied Aviation Maintenance Technology and received an A&P License. Before HTS Ag, Andy worked as an aircraft mechanic for 3 years, and also worked in the ethanol industry as a mechanic for 7 years. In Andy’s spare time he loves to go camping with his wife, Brandy, and his 6 month old daughter, Brailey. He also enjoys fishing local lakes whenever he goes camping.
Save the Date for HTS Ag Customer Training!

We are having Spring Customer Training in Harlan on March 15th and Ames on March 16th. Lunch will be provided to registrants. To register for 2016 Spring Customer Training, please click here.

Ag Leader Announces Next Generation SeedCommand Lineup

AMES, IA, February 2,
2016 - Ag Leader is pleased to announce its next generation SeedCommand™ product line with exciting new features for growers looking to enhance the functionality and productivity of their planting operations.

As an all-encompassing planting solution, the next generation SeedCommand products will be comprised of electric drives and individual row control for hydraulic down force, among other new tools and features.

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Technology Test Drive 2.0!

by Ben Smith, HTS Ag

We have been getting a lot of interest in steering systems at the farm shows this winter. Many of us at HTS Ag are farmers too, and we know that cash is very tight right now, and nobody wants spend money on something that will not increase profits on their farms. So why not take an HTS Ag Technology Test Drive, and TRY before you Buy??

Our HTS Ag Technology Test Drive program will allow you to operate some of the latest Ag Leader Technology in your equipment, in your fields, the way you farm. This new program will allow you to demo the latest displays, assisted steering, and integrated auto steering systems for up to 3 full days of field work at no cost or obligation to you.

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Changes in Ag Leader Technical Support Hours

Ag Leader is changing their technical support hours for customers starting February 15, 2016. Their support hours will now be Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm. Ag Leader will no longer be offering after-hours, weekend and holiday technical support.

One of the benefits of an HTS Ag Service Plan is that we do offer after-hours and weekend support at no charge exclusively to our service plan customers. Our phone support hours are 7am to 10pm Monday through Saturday and Noon to 6pm on Sunday.

For more information about HTS Ag Service Plans, please click here.

Exciting New Features Already Coming to InCommand!

by Sam Worley, Ag Leader.

Today saw the first firmware release for the recently launched InCommand™ display line and already Ag Leader is bringing valuable features to the new display platform.

Here are just a few new feature highlights:

Split Screen Advanced Seed Monitoring (InCommand 1200)
Take advantage of more data with Split Screen Advanced Seed Monitoring. Utilizing the map screen for visual performance data, you can see where a problem started and on what row to make the proper machine changes to save yield. Get even more in-depth information through graphical representations of each individual row.

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Spring Storage Is Critical for High Moisture Grain

by Chandra B. Singh, Ph.D., P.Eng. and Ron Larson, M.Sc., P.Eng.

As outdoor temperatures warm up in the spring, the spoilage risk of stored grain, particularly high moisture grain, increases rapidly. Condensation is often noticed in the grain bins where the grain was cooled below freezing temperatures during winter months. Stored grain requires regular monitoring during the spring months and high moisture grain should be dried as quickly as possible to prevent spoilage.

Spoilage can be prevented for high moisture grain if the grain condition is monitored and corrective action is taken immediately.

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HTS Ag Trade Show Calendar

HTS Ag will be at the following trade shows. Stop by and visit us!

Hawkeye Farm Show
March 1-3, 2016 at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls, IA

Triumph of Ag Expo
March 9-10, 2016 at the Century Link Center in Omaha, NE
We are in booth 1305-1307

SMS Training

Ag Leader still has dates available for SMS training. For more information, click here!
Clearance Corner
Direct Command Custom Kit for 2007 and Newer Spracoupe 7X50
AG Sprayer Kit- Direct command (2007 and Newer Spracoupe 7X50)
Price: $1,622.00

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Take Advantage of Our Customer Referral Program Today!

We love referrals from our valued customers! When you refer a new customer, choose from these reward options:

Discount on an HTS Ag Annual Service Plan!
A gift card to a farm supply Store!
A gift card to one of your favorite eateries!

(Reward amount is based on value of new customer purchase)

Download the referral form here
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HTS Ag Admin
HTS Ag Team

Adam Gittins
Ben Smith
Shiloh Olmstead
Jim Goodlaxson
Nate Pattee
Ryan Reimers
Shari Wahling
Ken Sprague
Tanner Weed
Terry Johnston
Dustin Muell
Audrey Boeck
Alex Boysen
Kaitlyn Weiser
Andy Olsen
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653 Oak Road  •  Harlan, IA 51537
1920 Philadelphia #105  •  Ames, IA 50010
Phone: 800-741-3305