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Managing Stored Grain in Spring
Tips from tech: preparing for spring
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Tips from tech: preparing for spring
by Danielle Hamilton, Ag Leader

As the long awaited spring season approaches, it is time to make sure equipment and its precision components are operating in peak condition to reduce potential downtime during the best of planting conditions. With the Farmer's Almanac predicting intermittent wet spells during March and the beginning of April, followed by unseasonably warm temperatures for the end of April into the month of May 1—now is the time to go through those pre-season check lists to be sure everything is ready for the precious few weeks of pristine farming weather that will be here before we know it!

Whether planting or application is on the horizon, there are a few general maintenance items that everyone should consider before starting off the new crop year.

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Direct Command Custom Kit for 2007 and Newer Spracoupe 7X50
AG Sprayer Kit- Direct command (2007 and Newer Spracoupe 7X50)

Price: $1,622.00

2015 Spring Customer Training
You might already have been invited, but just in case we would like to invite you to our Spring Customer Training Event being held March 18th in Ames at the Ag Leader Technology Academy or March 19th In Harlan at the Therkildsen Center. This is a great opportunity to get latest information on the products and services we offer as well as get you prepared for spring in order to reduce your frustration and down-time as you prepare go to the field. We'll be sharing new product and firmware information and as well as doing some refresher training on display configurations and field operations like GPS & Steering, SeedCommand and DirectCommand. In addition to the great information you will receive, we'll share a good meal and give away some door prizes as well!

Please register by March 16th by calling 800-741-3305, emailing or register online here.
Invest in your operation. . .
Hold onto your cash: 0% until 2016
offer by AgLeader

From now 'til March 20, choose 0% same as cash until January 2016. Invest in your operation, improve efficiencies, increase productivity, and reap the rewards of leading precision farming technologies, all while holding onto your cash in an uncertain commodity market.

  • Enjoy the benefits of Ag Leader Equipment today while delaying the Cash Purchase Price until year end of 2016
  • Keep your cash in your business while you integrate the latest technology
  • Your local Ag Leader Dealer will handle all your equipment and financing needs
  • Fluctuating Commodity Prices—spread out your investment to hedge against lower commodity prices
Program Highlights:
  • Customer pays no interest if cash purchase price is paid in full on or before January 15, 2016.
  • If not paid in full on or before January 15, 2016; Three Annual Payment Options are available; Multiply Cash Purchase Price by .3493 to determine Annual Payments.
  • If Annual Payment Option is selected, there is No Penalty for Early Payoff. A Discount of 6% is offered prior to the Final Annual Payments.
** Important Program Details**
  • Down Payment of 20% due with order
  • Documentation Fee is $150.00
  • Customer must have been in business three years or more
  • Applications must be submitted on or before March 20th, 2015
  • Subject to participating Dealers and qualified credit
  • Available in US only
  • Not available in conjunction with other promotions
Offer ends March 20, 2015. For additional program details, contact your Ag Leader dealer or Lease Consultants at (800) 325-2605.
Managing Stored Grain in Spring
used with permission from OPI-Integris
by Chandra B. Singh, Ph.D., P.Eng. and Ron Larson, M.Sc.

Grain Management Practice

If long term grain storage is your goal, healthy and clean grain should be stored in bins with natural air drying and aeration capability. The bins should be cored and leveled to remove broken kernels and fines that have collected at the core during filling in order to provide a uniform airflow rate. Peaked grain with broken kernels and fines may reduce/restrict the airflow through the central core causing non-uniformity in grain moisture and temperature. These temperature and moisture gradients may result in moisture migration and condensation leading to the hotspot development and grain spoilage.

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