June 2018
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Ag Leader Pass to Pass Trial  Guard Your Grain By Investing In Grain Bin Technology    Farm Business Network Summer Clinic  SureForce Brings Bidirectional Down Force Control to Ag Leader’s SeedCommand Line   From Farm to Table   Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Visits HTS Ag   Take Advantage of Our Customer Referral Program Today!
Ag Leader Pass to Pass Trial
By Cody Vanderholm, HTS Ag

Lots people have asked how the Ag Leader’s SureDrive with Row by Row Hydraulic Down Force system benefits your crop compared to a good ole fashioned ground drive planter with standard spring pressure, so we decided to show you. This year we took two planters that were as close to identical as we could get, put them in the same field and planted pass to pass. This will give us a great set of data to show you the difference it can make for your operation.

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Farmers Business Network is hosting a Summer Clinic at HTS Ag on July 12th, 2018 from 10:30am – 12:30pm. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Joel Akers @ 515-314-5309. Food and drink will be provided!
Guard Your Grain By Investing In Grain Bin Technology
By Laurie Bedord, Successful Farming at Agriculture.com

Iowa farmers protect their assets in the bin by investing in technology.

The grain bin has become an important tool in your marketing plan. While in storage, you must ensure that crop maintains its quality and is in good condition once it's time to haul. Yet, every year you might have problems with corn sticking to walls, crusting on top, or plugging center wells – all of which are signs that proper steps were not taken to safeguard the precious commodity.

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SureForce Brings Bidirectional Down Force Control to Ag Leader’s SeedCommand Line

By Ag Leader

AMES, IOWA, June 4, 2018 - Building on its esteemed SeedCommand line of planting products, Ag Leader® introduces SureForce. SureForce is a new, bidirectional hydraulic down force system with hydraulic uplift. Weight on the gauge wheels of every row is sensed 200 times per second, and force is automatically adjusted up or down to maintain consistent depth in changing soil conditions.

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From Farm to Table

By OPI Integris

Proper grain management hits home for today's farmers

For Pat Ottmann, farming is in his DNA. As one of 10 siblings growing up on the family farm in Northeast Saskatchewan, he learned early in his life about hard work, early mornings and the importance of what was on his plate at the end of the day.

And while he has gone on to pursue other more urban adventures — notably as a magazine publisher of Farming for Tomorrow — he has never strayed too far from the field.

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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Visits HTS Ag

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig stopped HTS Ag's Harlan office on May 18th, 2018 for a tour and to learn more about technology in agriculture. He even got a lesson in flying a drone! Great discussions about what is coming in technology, and how government regulations affect drone use in agriculture.

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  • 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)

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