November 2018
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New Planter Tech Comparison & Consideration  Ag Leader Introduces New Guidance And Steering Solutions Including Dual-Antenna Automated Steering  Tip From Tech: Exporting Data From InCommand or Integra Displays   Managing Stored Grain in Delayed Harvest  Check Out The Ag Leader SteerCommand DualTrac Promo    Stay Safe In The Field This Fall!    Don't Forget Your Fill Dates!  ►  Take Advantage of Our Customer Referral Program Today!
New Planter Tech Comparison & Consideration
Adam Gittins, HTS Ag

There has been no shortage of planter technology to hit the market over the last several months, and although much of the technology is very beneficial, it is NOT all created equal.

High speed planters are all the buzz right now, and here is the most important piece of information I can offer – If you don’t have hydraulic down force, you don't have a high speed planter. The only chance of reacting quick enough to allow faster planting speeds is with hydraulic down force. If you have airbags or springs on the planter, the rest of the technology doesn’t matter. You simply cannot maintain proper depth, and therefore I would suggest slowing down.

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Ag Leader Introduces New Guidance And Steering Solutions Including Dual-Antenna Automated Steering
By Ag Leader

AMES, IOWA, November 5, 2018 - Today, Ag Leader unveiled new guidance and steering solutions including a dual-antenna automated steering system and the latest in GNSS technology to be added to its already high-end precision agriculture guidance and steering line.

“We strive to provide a full range of reliable and accurate guidance and steering products to meet the broad needs and geography of our global customer base. SteerCommand® with DualTrac™ brings a dual-antenna offering to the market that provides RTK accuracy and meets the needs of many farmers requiring high-accuracy automated steering at low speeds,” said Bill Cran, Ag Leader Product Specialist. “New GNSS technology in the GPS 7500 was leveraged to make this possible and also adds new satellite and correction offerings including TerraStar-C Pro.”

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Tip From Tech: Exporting Data From InCommand or Integra Displays

By Ag Leader

After a field operation is completed, data can be exported to USB or AgFiniti. This can be accomplished by pressing the “Export Data” button within the Data Transfer screen and selecting the export location. Under the advanced options menu within the Data Transfer screen, users can also choose to export by grower/event and/or at display shut down.

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Managing Stored Grain in Delayed Harvest

By OPIsystems

Did you know? An OPI system can help you manage your stored grain in a delayed harvest

Wet weather can have a significant impact on harvest. This poses a challenge for farmers who are harvesting, drying, and storing grain.

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Stay Safe In The Field This Fall!
By Sam Worley, Ag Leader

Now that most of the grain is safely out of the field and in storage bins and the combine is ready to be put away, it’s time to go back to the field and start with fall tillage and application. More late nights, but at least there are less moving parts and you can let your guard down right? If that’s what you were thinking, then it’s time to revisit some safety tips and common dangers of fall application.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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Don't Forget Your Fill Dates!

When working with an OPI grain management system, both the Integris Pro and the OPI Blue systems rely on the fill date of the bin being entered in the system to function properly. While you are entering the fill date, it's also a good time to select grain type, and pick out the moisture curve you want to use.

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