Agriculture

Preparing for the Planting of Spring Crops with John Deere PlanterPlus

April 23, 2018

If you are tired of searching through your manuals for answers to common questions, such as how to set up your display for planting, the John Deere PlanterPlus app is here to solve your problems. This app is specifically designed to help you optimize the settings on your row unit and make the most of your time out in the field.

John Deere Planter

In this post, we will walk you through how to begin using the John Deere PlanterPlus app and show you some of the features you’ll be able to utilize.

How to Create a Tank Mix from the John Deere Operations Center

April 19, 2018

When operators are creating a tank mix, one easy way to complete the task is with the Operations Center from John Deere.

John Deere Operations Center

Here is how tank mixes can be created directly from the Operations Center quickly and efficiently.

  • Open Product Manager from your Tools menu in the Operations Center. This will open all current products in your organization.
  • There are two different methods for creating a tank mix. The first method involves selecting the products you want to include from the list and clicking the “Generate Tank Mix” button.

John Deere Engine History: A Production Timeline

April 9, 2018

John Deere has a long track record of creating top performing equipment for everything from construction to agricultural jobs. Behind every machine is a powerful engine, which is created to stand the test of time.

Let’s take a look at some key dates in John Deere’s engine history and rediscover where it all began.

1900

John Deere entered the engine market with the Root and VanDervoort Engineering Company of Champaign, Illinois.

1907

During the early days of this partnership, R&V relocated its manufacturing facilities to East Moline, Illinois.

A Closer Look at the 2410 Chisel Plow and 610 Integral Chisel Plow

April 4, 2018

When you need a chisel plow, John Deere has a wide array of options to choose from. The 610 Chisel Plow, for instance, is perfect for demanding field conditions. The 2410 Chisel Plow is perfect for customers who want a variety of ground-engaging tools.

Let’s take a look at the key features of these two plows and how they help operators out in the field.

2410 Chisel Plow

John Deere 2410 Chisel Plow

Combine Threshing and Equipment Maintenance Tips

March 29, 2018

The threshing elements and concaves are some of the hardest working elements in your combine. That being said, it’s essential to perform routine maintenance on these parts and measure wear when possible to keep everything running smoothly. Doing so can ensure that the harvesting season is as fruitful and successful as you need it to be.

John Deere Combine Threshing

Let’s take a look at some tips for measuring wear on your combine threshing and separating parts.

  • Check the threshing element with the combine clearance gauge from John Deere. If the tool goes over the trailing edge, the element needs to be replaced.

Spotlighting the John Deere 1895 Air Drill and Its Highlights

March 13, 2018

Operators who are in the market for a new air drill could make the most of their money by investing in the John Deere 1895 Air Drill. This machine comes with optional air seeder row marketers, blockage warning systems, and an open center hydraulic check valve.

John Deere 1895 Air Drill

Let’s take a look at some of the other highlights and benefits of investing in this air drill.

  • The John Deere 1895 Air Drill is 60 feet wide to provide 40 percent more working width. This results in the seeding of an additional 100+ acres per day.

Preparing Your Field and John Deere Machinery for Spring Tillage

March 8, 2018

As the seasons change, there’s no better time to prepare for spring tillage. With a few tips from John Deere, you can ensure that you have the perfect seedbed for all of your planting needs once winter comes to an end. Here are some helpful tips for spring tillage as you look ahead to the new season.

John Deere Spring Tillage

  • It’s important to prepare your tractor before you head to the field. Ideally, you do not want to have to worry about how compaction may negatively impact your yield as you prep your soil for spring.

A Closer Look at the Features of the John Deere 4052M

February 28, 2018

When you need a machine to take on a wide variety of tasks out in the field, the John Deere 4052M might come to mind. This compact utility tractor has standard four-wheel drive, a turbocharged diesel engine, and iMatch™ Quick-Hitch for any attachments you may want to use on a whim.

John Deere 4052M

Let’s take a look at some of the features of the John Deere 4052M and how it can help you with your daily tasks.

How to Maintain Combine Belts and Chains for Harvest Season

February 27, 2018

When you’re handling your grain, you want to be sure you have the right equipment to maximize your yield. John Deere has a wide array of combines, as well as combine belts, to help you take on the task.

There are several combine headers to choose from that offer all-crop flexibility and specialist capabilities for whatever the terrain throws your way. However, maintenance is key to ensuring that your combines and combine belts last for years to come. Using belts that are in working order can also ensure that your machine is up to the task when it comes time to harvest.

How John Deere CommandQuad Makes Gear Shifting a Breeze

February 26, 2018

The John Deere CommandQuad™ transmission for John Deere 6M tractors now helps operators boost their efficiency and reduce their fatigue while out in the field. With easy-to-use buttons and a soft lever, gear shifts are a breeze with CommandQuad.

John Deere 6M

Let’s take a look at some of the key benefits of John Deere CommandQuad and how it assists operators on the job.

  • Operators can change gears and ranges on the go with the press of a button from within the cab, no machine-clutching necessary.
  • AutoClutch allows operators to brake quickly and easily without having to use the clutch.