Agriculture

John Deere 9560 STS Specs and Key Features

August 22, 2016

The John Deere 9560 STS is a part of the 60 Series STS combine line, which means it’s designed for high performance and any crop condition. Its Single Tine Separator (STS) system makes for easy crop handling while providing top quality of harvested grain.

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Let’s take a look at some of the specs and key features of the John Deere 9560 STS and how it helps operators on the job.

Engine Air Scoop

The engine has air scoop advanced cooling technology. This provides continuous cool air to the engine and engine deck compartment. The radiator fan of the John Deere 9560 STS directs air over the engine as well, which helps reduce the amount of debris that gets caught in this area of the combine.

Video Gallery: Introducing the John Deere 1870 Air Seeder and C850 Air Cart

August 18, 2016

Something special happened at the 2016 Canada Farm Progress Show. Not only was the show celebrating its 39th year with more than 40,000 attendees, nearly 700 exhibitors and representatives from 52 countries, but John Deere also had the chance to showcase some exciting new products.

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Loyal customers and fans that attended the show from all around the world got first row seats to see the new John Deere 1870 Air Seeder and John Deere C850 Air Cart.

For those who didn’t get to attend the show, Farms.com put together a couple of videos that walk you through the important elements of each machine. Here they are!

Shared Grain Handling Features of John Deere 9410, 9510 and 9610 Combines

August 17, 2016

Three models of the John Deere 10 Series Combines are available to harvest all types of crops across a wide range of field conditions. All three models (9410, 9510 and 9610) have a variety of features for better performance, safety, service and reliability to make harvesting and grain handling easier for farmers.

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Some key features include Sound-Gard™ styled cabs, electro-hydraulic controls, hydrostatic ground drive systems, feederhouse reversers, Quadra-Flo Plus™ cleaning systems, durable final drives, large flip-open side shields and more.

We thought it would be helpful to better explain some of the functions that apply specifically to grain handling operations. So, here’s a brief overview of the key features of the legacy John Deere 9410, 9510 and 9610 combines that we think are most important to grain handling:

Video Gallery: Harvesting Canola Efficiently This Season

August 11, 2016

When it comes to harvesting canola, John Deere equipment can help you ensure productivity out in the field. However, it also helps to know how to use your machinery efficiently to optimize every workday.

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To help operators with harvesting canola, we’ve put together this video gallery full of insight and applicable tips.

Tips for Successful Canola Harvesting, Pt. 1

8 Online Resources to Visit for Agriculture Information

August 8, 2016

With so much happening in the agriculture industry, it’s important for farmers, growers and ag enthusiasts to stay up-to-date with the latest news, research and trends.

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One way that we do this is by regularly reading agriculture resources including industry publications, research findings, university research and government websites. Whether aiming to improve crop production, boost farm profitably or implement safer farm practices, you’ll find valuable information by browsing these resources.

We’ve put together a list of resources that should help you stay informed with the latest agriculture information. Enjoy!

John Deere 5045E Overview: What You Should Know

August 3, 2016

The John Deere 5045E is the ultimate tractor for those who want durability and reliability while tackling several acres of land. The machine has a turbocharged diesel engine for ample power, as well as a smooth transition for an enjoyable ride.

Let’s take a look at some of the other key features of the John Deere 5045E.

Final Tier 4 PowerTech™ Engine

This engine is designed to meet Environmental Protection Agency standards for emissions, meaning operators have one less thing to worry about while on the job. It also provides up to 48 horsepower and includes three cylinders for maximum efficiency.

2016 John Deere Classic: The Dates, Field, And More

August 1, 2016

After a longer wait than normal, the 2016 John Deere Classic is finally right around the corner. With more than 45 years of history behind it, the event has become a staple of the PGA TOUR calendar and one of the most charitable tournaments year in and year out.

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Whether you’re going to the event or will be watching it on television, here are some things you need to know about the 2016 John Deere Classic.

A Look at the Top Features of the John Deere S670

July 27, 2016

When harvesting medium or large sized crops, the John Deere S670 could be a perfect match for producers. This combine model is prepared to provide safety, reliability and efficiency on the go.

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Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the John Deere S670 as you look ahead to the fall harvest.

Harvest Smart™

The John Deere S670 comes with Harvest Smart technology, which is an on-the-go control system that makes it easier to control ground speed. Harvest Smart ensures that the combine maintains a consistent crop load by automatically changing the speed as needed.

John Deere Gator HPX Accessories Suitable for Any Project

July 25, 2016

We already know that the John Deere Gator™ HPX offers everything from lawn care to off-roading capabilities. However, did you know there’s a series of accessories available to bring your Gator HPX to the next level of productivity and excitement?

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Whether you’re looking to add to your fleet of attachments or make your first purchasing decision, here’s a complete list of John Deere Gator HPX accessories to consider.

Video Gallery: 3 John Deere Equipment Updates to Improve Crop Production

July 14, 2016

To help growers improve crop production and planting accuracy, John Deere recently brought three new products to the market: the MaxEmerge™ 5e row units, AutoTrac™ products, and the F4365 High Capacity Nutrient Applicator.

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If you want to learn more about each update, check out the videos below. In the meantime, here is a quick overview:

  • John Deere MaxEmerge 5e: Improve planting accuracy, reliability and uptime. The row unit can be used on a variety of John Deere planters like the popular mini-hopper and DB planters.
  • John Deere AutoTrac Vision and RowSense: More accurately navigate row-crop fields when making postemergence sprayer applications.