Order early and save with our Early Order Program now through August 31, 2017. SureFire is offering specials on Fertilizer Application Systems for planters that will hit the field in spring of 2018.
When you are discussing your new planter, consider your fertilizer application needs at the same time. We’ll work with you to configure a system, schedule shipment in September and October and delay payment until later in the year. Ask your local SureFire Ag dealer if you qualify for the 2018 Early Order Program.
SureFire Liquid Fertilizer Systems are completely compatible and have the ability to be controlled by all major Ag platforms. Why add another controller to the cab when we can simply use the controller you already own? SureFire can work with you and your technology platform to make sure that you have what you need. We will provide the correct harness depending on which platform you have; you will receive everything your system needs to be successful including a high quality braided harness that will hold up better in the difficult Ag environment.
SureFire Ag Systems has teamed up with John Deere Dealers in California and Arizona to introduce our systems to markets across the country. Last week we held SureFire Demo Days where we worked with the individual dealers to train their staff on our systems and had each dealer invite key customers in to see our products for the first time. We traveled from Yuma, AZ to Yuba City, CA and were fortunate to see virtually every crop in in the Southwest.
Around the country as farmers are beginning their planting and fertilizing for spring the question sometimes comes up regarding fluctuations in the application rates as they go across the field. This could be the result of a few things. This blog will walk you through the steps to identify the cause of the bounces in rates and how to correct things to ensure you’re applying uniform product across the field.
First, some bouncing in rates occurs all the time. Many controllers don’t show this on the screen because of a feature commonly known as Rate Smoothing. When Rate Smoothing is turned on, if the actual Applied Rate is within the Rate Smoothing % bounds, the controller shows the Applied Rate as being locked on to the Target Rate. Read more…
With the recent introduction of the Rate Controller 2000 and subsequent updates John Deere has made a significant upgrade to their application control systems. This new JD Rate Controller allows for control of up to 5 liquid, anhydrous, and dry products as well as seed rate control for air drills. In total the JDRC 2000 can control up to 4 products to be documented, and a fifth product for independent control. Other advantages to the JDRC 2000 is the ability to control more implement sections, an easy conversion from Deere’s previous single product rate controller, and an improved user experience.