What’s New in 5.2?

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Insights Weekly

This February, Ag Leader released the latest firmware of 5.2. There are a lot of updates and improvements in the latest firmware and no matter your operation, there will be a feature you will enjoy! The first thing that you will notice about 5.2 is the home screen has changed. It has a green backdrop, but that is just the … Read More

Water Management Software from Ag Leader

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Insights Weekly

Kaleb Lindquist, Ag Leader software specialist, recently joined ZimmComm’s Cindy Zimmerman at the National Farm Machinery Show to talk about water management. “SMS Advanced from Ag Leader allows for directional flow arrows, elevation, slope, water shed mapping and printing,” says Lindquist. “There’s also a water management module that can create a tile plan so growers know if it will be … Read More

Water Management … An Ongoing Issue

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Insights Weekly

Today with input costs and costs of fertilizer and seed being as high as they are when you don’t get the crop planted and a good emerged crop with a good stand to it, you don’t get the max benefits out of the crop that you can. Too much water is a big proponent of this as well as not … Read More

Managing Varying Soil Types

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Insights Weekly

Growers in many states have spent the winter months in drought conditions, and there’s non way to tell what Mother Nature has in store for the spring planting season. If we get rains like 2013, what if there was a way to improve your changes for a better harvest despite too much soil moisture? Well, there is a way to … Read More

Entry-Level Display from Ag Leader

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Insights Weekly

ZimmComm’s Joanna Schroeder recently caught up with Ag Leader’s Josh Rasmusson about the Compass display, a simple and affordable precision farming display that offers guidance and virtual terminal capabilities. Learn more about this new product offering which was just launched in November 2013 in Joanna’s full interview with Josh. [wpaudio url=”http://agwired.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/iowapower-rasmusson-14.mp3″ text=”Listen to Rasmusson explain”] Become a fan of Ag … Read More

Ag Leader’s AgFiniti Connects Via the Cloud

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Data Collection, Insights Weekly

At this week’s 2014 Iowa Power Farming Show, ZimmComm’s Joanna Schroeder caught up with Ag Leader’s Kaleb Lindquist, member of the software sales team, about the new AgFiniti cloud-based platform which allows growers to send and receive data files wirelessly from the cab. Guidance lines, prescriptions, as-applied maps and other data files can be sent and received wirelessly and backed … Read More

Using Technology to Create Efficiency, Increase Profitability

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Biodiesel, Software

At the recent National Biodiesel Conference a number of commodity groups were represented. Frank Legner, Legner Farms is a member of the Illinois Soybean Association and attended the conference to get an update on biodiesel for grower members back in Illinois. He talks about how he uses precision agriculture and Ag Leader software technology on his farm where they grow … Read More

Tech Support Excels During Busy Spring Season

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Insights Weekly

This week we caught up with Scott Andrews, Ag Leader Customer Support Manager, who tells us a little more about what Ag Leader tech support is doing to gear up for the busy upcoming spring season. 1. With the spring rush almost upon us, what is Ag Leader doing to prepare to be ready to answer grower calls? Ag Leader … Read More

Where to Find Ag Leader This Winter

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Insights Weekly

Are you interested in getting the latest information about precision ag equipment? If so, here are a few stops you might want to schedule this winter in order to talk with Ag Leader experts: • Western Canadian Crop Production Show in Saskatoon, SK, Jan. 13-16 • Fort Wayne Farm Show in Fort Wayne, IN, Jan. 14-16 • National No-Till Conference … Read More

Ag Leader Holiday Hours

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Insights Weekly

Ag Leader Technical Support will be closed from Tuesday, Dec. 24 through Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. During this time, there will not be an option to leave a voicemail message. We would like to wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Become a fan of Ag Leader on Facebook today, and get the latest … Read More