Agriculture

Video Series: Embracing John Deere Precision Ag Part 1

February 15, 2018

John Deere recently searched to find a family that was effectively leveraging John Deere precision ag solutions to improve farming efficiency. In the middle of Sikeston, Missouri they found the Scott family.

John Deere Precision Ag

Let’s take a look at this video and learn why after generations of traditional farming, the Scotts are upgrading their technology.

Tech at Work – Scott Family Episode 1

The Scott family’s farm has been in operation for generations. They primarily grow cotton but also produce soybeans and corn. Doug Scott is a creature of habit and isn’t as tech savvy as his two sons, Jerod and Taylor. However, having seen what farming technology can do for their operation, they’ve decided to adopt precision ag to assist in decision-making and how they manage their crops.

How a Deere Manure Fork Can Help You Manage Your Compost

February 14, 2018

If you have livestock, you have manure around your property. To make the most of it and handle it properly, you’ll want a manure fork from John Deere. The manure fork can be used in a wide array of applications, whether you’re harvesting a large amount of manure or simply relocating it on your property. Manure forks also work seamlessly with Deere tractors for ease of use.

John Deere Manure Fork

Let’s take a look at a few ways you can use your manure fork to your advantage out in the field.

Weed Control Tips and Tricks for Healthy Vegetation

February 13, 2018

With springtime approaching, it’s never too early to start thinking about ways to protect your property and ensure it turns into a healthy and green area.

Weed Control

As most property owners know, this is typically easier said than done, mainly because weeds can sprout with very little warning. However, just because weeds are popping up, it doesn’t mean all hope is lost. Weed control is attainable with a little hard work.

Why Is Weed Control Important?

Weed control best practices are a must for those that have a pasture for livestock to graze, or property owners that have a large amount of acreage where they want to have healthy vegetation. Weeds overtaking the pasture or acreage will result in lower quality hay or grazing vegetation.

How to Efficiently Load the Tanks of the John Deere C850 Air Cart

February 5, 2018

With the John Deere C850 Air Cart, operators can cover approximately 170 acres per fill and easily seed a quarter section without needing to stop. The C850 Air Cart is the largest model John Deere offers, and it strikes the perfect balance between cart, tractor, tool size, and precision ag technology.

The John Deere AirPower™ 2 system uses two separate, high-capacity fans – one for seed and one for fertilizer. Together, they can deliver 550 pounds of material to all eight primary lines. This means great consistency across the drill, uniform seed emergence, and even flowering and copy development.

How a John Deere DB60 Can Help You With Your Planting Needs

January 31, 2018

When producers need a planter that can cover an ample amount of ground, they know they can turn to John Deere for all of their needs. There are various models of the John Deere DB60, for instance, that are specifically designed to cater to a wide array of conditions.

John Deere DB60

Let’s take a look at some of the John Deere DB60 models and how they can help producers out in the field.

Examining the Highlights of the John Deere 204L and 304L

January 29, 2018

For operators who need a machine that can work in small spaces over rough terrain, John Deere has developed two new compact wheel loaders for the job – the John Deere 204L and 304L.

John Deere 204L

These models are evolutions of the 204K and 304K machines, and they are specifically designed for rugged conditions and small spaces. They are also equipped with features to minimize maintenance and downtime.

Video: The Original 1967 John Deere 34 Forage Harvester

January 25, 2018

John Deere has a long history of developing quality agricultural equipment like the John Deere 34 Forage Harvester for their loyal customers. These strong machines were built to last and for many, they’re legacy pieces that have been in their family for generations.

Let’s go back in time to 1967 and take a closer look at this “Out of the Vault” video featuring the first John Deere 34 Forage Harvester ever created.

Out of the Vault: John Deere 34 Forage Harvester

John Deere’s Participation in the 2018 Iowa Power Farming Show

January 24, 2018

The Iowa Power Farming Show brings together the largest names in the agricultural industry each year in Des Moines, Iowa to showcase the latest innovations in the world of professional ag. It is the third largest indoor farm show in the U.S., drawing almost 700 exhibitors every year and spanning seven acres.

John Deere Equipment

Six floors across the Iowa Events Center are full of everything from demonstrations to machinery, all for attendees to enjoy. The 2018 event will be hosted from January 30 to February 1.

Finding a John Deere Hagie Model for Your Spraying Needs

January 17, 2018

John Deere has several sprayer models to take care of a wide range of jobs out in the field. As you look to protect your crops, you may want to consider a John Deere Hagie™ model. They come with varying engines, solution capacities and application speeds to suit your specific needs.

John Deere Hagie

Let’s take a look at the John Deere Hagie options available to customers today.

Hagie DTS10

The Hagie DTS10 has a low center of gravity, balanced front-to-back and side-to-side for the utmost stability. Its spray booms are also controlled by an electrohydraulic system, which consists of operator-manipulated switches and hydraulic cylinders. The DTS10 comes with a 6.7-liter diesel engine, which can be configured in a 215-horsepower or 225-horsepower emissions-compliant model for operator needs.

John Deere to Participate in Tulare’s 2018 World Ag Expo

January 16, 2018

The World Ag Expo has been held for more than 50 years, and this year, the goal remains the same – to encourage conversations on the latest innovations in the world of ag for the benefit of producers and consumers alike. The organizers of the expo believe that when their exhibitors succeed, their attendees and farmers transform their operations, and consumers are “positively impacted by the increased efficiency and the continuous re-evaluation of ‘what we’ve always done.’”

John Deere Sprayer