Getting the Most out of John Deere Agriculture Data (Webinar Recap)

May 26, 2016

It’s essential that growers not only know how to collect agriculture data, but also understand how to apply it to their daily operations. John Deere recently collaborated with Farm Progress to help farmers get the most out of their harvesting data.

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A webinar was hosted by Farm Progress with key insights from experts representing The Ohio State University and John Deere:

  • John Fulton, Assistant Professor at Ohio State University
  • Tyler Hogrefe, Senior Technical Product Manager at John Deere
  • Willie Vogt, Executive Director at Farms Progress (Webinar Host)

Webinar: Harvesting Data

Increasing Efficiency with the John Deere 6140R

May 25, 2016

When handling beef, dairy and row crop operations, you need a machine that can take care all of the demands of the workday. The John Deere 6140R is the ideal tractor for these jobs, and it has numerous features that make it one of the most efficient machines on the market.

John Deere 6140R

Let’s take a look at what you can expect when you invest in the John Deere 6140R.

Adaptive Hydraulic Cab Suspension PLUS

For superior operator comfort, the John Deere 6140R has Adaptive Hydraulic Cab Suspension PLUS, which is designed to reduce operator fatigue. A semi-active system automatically self-levels and adjusts to load changes and braking forces.

10 John Deere Replicas for Collectors or Aspiring Farmers

May 23, 2016

There’s something about tractors that makes children’s faces light up when they see them. However, whether they’re toddlers or in grade school, they have a number of years to wait until they can drive one. Until now. Thanks to a wide variety of John Deere replicas, kids can let their imaginations run wild while having the equipment to get the job done, whatever that job may be.

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In this post, we will highlight 10 different (1:16 scale) replica John Deere tractor options that you can add to your kids’ playroom or your own collection. Enjoy!

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John Deere 4040

Video Gallery: Leveraging John Deere Hydraulics to Improve Efficiency

May 19, 2016

Did you know that how you set up your John Deere hydraulics could make a big difference in efficiency? One of the best and most overlooked settings in Custom Mode is the ECO ON and ECO OFF engine control. The ECO ON and ECO OFF setting helps satisfy hydraulic demands, maintain the lowest possible engine speed, improve implement performance and reduce fluid consumption.

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For this reason, we’ve put together a video gallery to explain how John Deere hydraulics can help you become more efficient, and how the ECO ON and ECO OFF setting supports this. Enjoy!

Determine Minimum Engine Speed for High Hydraulic Flow Implements

Buying a Small Tractor: 8 Questions to Answer

May 18, 2016

When thinking about John Deere equipment, many of our minds run straight to farms with hundreds of acres being worked on by massive machines. However, while these types of machines might make you the talk of town at your home or ranch, they might not always be the most practical answer for your needs. This is where John Deere’s small tractor options come in.

John Deere Small Tractor

Like making any other investment, it’s critical to understand what option best suits your needs. To help you narrow down the options and select the right model for you, we’ve outline eight questions you should answer prior to buying a small tractor (1 Family to 6D Series).

3 John Deere Buildex Toys for Your Little Ones

May 16, 2016

John Deere is known for its agricultural machinery, but did you know that it also has a line of toys for children? John Deere Buildex toys, for instance, are modeled after real-life John Deere equipment.

To give your child insight into what it’s like to work and play with agricultural responsibilities, consider one of these John Deere Buildex toys.

1. Buildex Build N Play Model 60 Kit

John Deere Model 60 Buildex Toy

John Deere Customer Stories: Rewriting Forestry Business Rules

May 12, 2016

With loggers that don’t back down and equipment that won’t let them down, John Deere customers are working hard in the forest every day. Whether they own a forestry business or are in the midst of their forest operations career, there is a lot to be learned and shared.

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The John Deere forestry equipment line was designed with hundreds of hours of input from customers who live and breathe logging. Why? Because they know what works and what doesn’t. Now, it’s time to check back in with some John Deere customers to see how the forestry equipment is being used throughout daily operations.

5 Defining Features of the John Deere 8800 Forage Harvester

May 11, 2016

Back in August, John Deere introduced a host of new agricultural products, ranging from new tractors to windrowers. One of the headlines of the product release was the announcement of the 8000 Series Self-Propelled Forage Harvester lineup, with models ranging from 375 to 832 hp. The most powerful of these models, the 8800, is worth taking a closer look at.

John Deere 8800 Forage Harvester

The John Deere 8800 Forage Harvester is designed to provide season-long reliability and excellent cutting performance. Here are some of its key features and benefits:

8 Types of John Deere 1025R Attachments to Consider

May 9, 2016

The John Deere 1025R is a wonderful sub-compact utility tractor option for those looking to get a variety of jobs done. Much of its versatility comes in its ability to support a wide range of attachments.

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The 1025R’s attachments include everything from tire chains to hood guards. Let’s take a look at most of the John Deere 1025 attachments you can add to your machine today.

Hitches

The iMatch Quick Hitch bushings and iMatch Quick Hitch Category 1 hitch are both available for the John Deere 1025R. They quickly attach and allow the tractor to tow several different implements.

Video Gallery: A Glance at the John Deere XUV590i Gator

May 5, 2016

Whether you’re tackling a challenging job all week long, or going away for a hunting trip on the weekend – a tough, affordable and fast John Deere Gator would be nice to have on your side.

John Deere XUV590i Gator

Have you met the John Deere XUV590i Gator? It combines balanced acceleration, a new top speed of over 45 mph, four-wheel independent suspension, and a comfortable and quiet operator station all into one package. And, it also comes available in a four-passenger model.

There are many features that set the XUV590i Gator apart from the rest. These include four-wheel drive in a mid-size chassis, powerful twin-cylinder engine, independent four-wheel suspension, and availability of more than 75 attachments.