Ag Leader Talks Data at InfoAg 2015

Jamie Johansen

Russ Morman, an 18 year veteran of Ag Leader’s marketing department, manned the Ag Leader booth at the recent InfoAg Conference in St. Louis, MO. He shared their key messaging to attendees as they passed through and spoke with me on how they respond to growing questions concerning data. “This year we are really focusing on our software solutions, our …

Ag Leader, Agribusiness, Data, InfoAg

Soil-Max Introduces New Model to the Stealth ZD Family

John Davis

Tiling equipment maker and Ag Leader Technology subsidiary Soil-Max has introduced a new piece of tiling equipment that promises to make sub-surface irrigation and drainage a more affordable option for more producers. Soil-Max’s newest addition to the Stealth ZD family, the ZD 48, debuted at the recent National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky and will begin shipping to buyers …

Ag Leader, Agribusiness

Ag Leader Introduces AgFiniti Map View

Jamie Johansen

Ag Leader Technology, Inc., a premium provider of precision agriculture hardware and software, announced a no cost supplemental feature called Map View, for the AgFiniti® cloud-based platform. AgFiniti Map View will be used in conjunction with SMS™ Basic and Advanced desktop software programs and AgFiniti to allow maps, field statistics and other data to be viewed on any web enabled …

Ag Leader, Agribusiness, Data, Software

Ag Leader Offers ISOBUS Liquid Control Module

John Davis

A new way to precisely control liquid applications for farm fields has debuted. Ag Leader is expanding its ISOBUS offerings with a new Liquid Control Module that works with Ag Leader displays, as well as other brands of ISOBUS compatible displays. The module is configurable for the user’s choice of sprayer, liquid fertilizer, anhydrous and manure application with features and …

Ag Leader, Agribusiness

Ag Leader Yield Monitoring System on AGCO Combines

John Davis

Ag Leader‘s precision technology will now be offered on North American AGCO combines. Ag Leader says the 2015 Gleaner S8 Series combines, Massey Ferguson 9505 Series and Challenger 500E combines will feature a factory-installed Ag Leader yield monitoring system, with Ag Leader Integra and Versa displays also available to be ordered separately. “Adding a yield monitoring system with Ag Leader …

Ag Leader, Agribusiness

New Ag Leader GNSS and Steering Products Hit Market

John Davis

A new line of GNSS and steering products are being touted as innovations that combine industry-leading precision farming displays with superior GNSS technology. Precision ag equipment provider Ag Leader Technology, Inc. announced a new line of GNSS receivers – GPS 6000, GPS 6500, RTK Relay and GPS 6500 base station – as well as the company’s latest automated steering controller, …

Ag Leader, Equipment, GPS, Guidance

Ag Leader Announces Hydraulic Down Force 8-Section Control

Jamie Johansen

Precision agriculture company Ag Leader Technology announced Hydraulic Down Force 8-Section Control for planters. The addition of 8- Section Control adds several new features to the company’s Hydraulic Down Force System. Row-by-row sensing allows the system to monitor and respond to the down force needs of each row, in order to account for frequent variations in field conditions. The system …

Ag Leader, Agribusiness, Planting

AgGateway Digging into Data Sharing with SPADE

Cindy Zimmerman

Many booths at the recent InfoAg Conference sported this little sign: AgGateway – SPADE Participant. We caught up with AgGateway Standards Director Jim Wilson at the John Deere booth to learn more about the SPADE project. “SPADE stands for Standardized Precision Ag Data Exchange,” Wilson explained. As a non-profit industry consortium, AgGateway is facilitating the project which will ultimately benefit …

Ag Leader, Audio, Data, Industry News, InfoAg, John Deere, MapShots

2014 Pre-Harvest Prep

Melissa Sandfort

It wasn’t long ago the focus was on getting the crops planted, fertilized, and sprayed. Hopefully the hard work is paying off and yields are looking good for the fall. With cost of inputs remaining high and a dip in most crop prices, it is very crucial to know what practices were successful and which did not have a good …

Ag Leader, Insights Weekly

Ag Leader Announces OnTrac3™ Assisted Steering System

Jamie Johansen

Ag Leader Technology introduced its latest assisted steering system: OnTrac3. The newly designed OnTrac3 represents the next generation of the company’s assisted steering system and features a number of improvements to the Electronic Control Unit (ECU)and the Mechanical Drive Unit (MDU). A key update to Ag Leader’s assisted steering platform is the addition of an auto-calibration procedure. Through auto-calibration, OnTrac3 …

Ag Leader, Agribusiness, technology