Agriculture

John Deere Products Win Big at the 2018 AE50 Awards

January 15, 2018

This year, John Deere won several AE50 awards from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE). For more than a century, the organization has been recognizing those who find sustainable solutions in their respective fields.

John Deere AE50 Awards

Deere excelled in the agricultural industry, with a handful of its products making the list of winners.

5R Series Utility Tractors

The 5R Series tractors from John Deere offer 90 to 125 horsepower for tasks of all sizes out in the field. They also feature fully electronic transmissions, cabs with extensive visibility, and Deere’s AutoClutch™ system.

How the John Deere 1795 Can Fulfill Your Planting Needs

January 10, 2018

If you need a drawn planter, there are several options on the market from John Deere. One option you may want to consider is the John Deere 1795, a model with several features to accommodate a wide array of conditions. This model has the SeedStar™ 2 Monitoring System, Easy Adjust row cleaners, and custom seed rates, among its many features.

John Deere 1795

Let’s take a look at some of the other highlights of the John Deere 1795 and how it can help you out in the field.

Optimizing 4 Series Sprayer Performance With the John Deere ApplyPlus App

January 9, 2018

The John Deere 4 Series sprayer line comes chock-full with comfort and performance features that are designed to maximize crop yield and overall performance on the field. However, to get even more from your equipment, you should always be looking for ways to optimize setup and maintenance procedures.

With these factors in mind, John Deere has released a mobile application, ApplyPlus, that’s designed to help R4023, R4030, R4038, and R4045 sprayer owners get the most out of their equipment.

John Deere ApplyPlus

Let’s take a closer look at the John Deere ApplyPlus mobile application and some of the actions you can take once it’s downloaded to your device.

Video Gallery: John Deere AutoTrac Setup and Operation on a 4600 Display

January 4, 2018

The technology behind John Deere AutoTrac™ is designed to make the user experience as simple as possible. However, any piece of technology needs to be properly set up and sometimes troubleshot when problems arise.

These videos will explain how to set up the John Deere AutoTrac RowSense™ and Vision features on a 4600 Display and how to troubleshoot them if necessary.

4600 AutoTrac RowSense Setup and Calibration

MachineFinder’s Top 10 Agriculture News Articles of 2017

January 2, 2018

As our regular website visitors are aware, we publish industry news articles to our site in an effort to keep our audience aware of what’s happening across the agriculture industry. From upcoming conferences to new John Deere equipment announcements, our articles are meant to educate and be shared with others.

John Deere Agriculture

With 2017 in the books, we wanted to look back at the year, and specifically, some of our most popular agriculture news articles.

Here’s what headlined the headlines in 2017:

John Deere to Celebrate 100 Years of Tractors With Series of 2018 Events

John Deere 100 Years

How to Adjust Your John Deere Carbon Fiber Sprayer Boom

December 26, 2017

Back in the beginning of the year, John Deere announced the availability of new lightweight carbon fiber booms that are designed to help minimize crop and soil impact. While the new carbon fiber sprayer booms offer many benefits just based on their construction and design, operators should consider best practices to get the most out of them when working in the field.

Below are some helpful tips producers should consider as they adjust their sprayer booms for 4 series sprayers.

John Deere Ottumwa Works: A Brief Overview and Key Facts

December 19, 2017

The John Deere company prides itself on producing equipment across industries that’s built to last and simplifies operations for those behind the wheel. When it comes to haymaking equipment, the same high-quality standards are in place and those manufacturing it attempt to send only the world’s best equipment through the doors each time the assembly process concludes.

John Deere Ottumwa Works

In this post, we will take a closer look at the Ottumwa Works location and see how employees inside design and manufacturing some of the industry’s highest quality haymaking equipment.

Key Highlights of the John Deere 2630 Series Disks

December 13, 2017

To build on the performance of its 2620 Series tillage tools, John Deere has created a 2630 Series of disks. The goal is to bring more control to light, medium and heavy-duty tillage operations. The John Deere 2630 Series disks also have TruSet™ Technology, meaning operators have control over tillage depth and pressure at their fingertips.

John Deere 2630 Disks

Let’s take a look at some of the features of the John Deere 2630 Series disks.

John Deere Winter Battery Maintenance Tips for Equipment Owners

December 12, 2017

Those that live in cold climates have likely run into issues at one point or another where their car or other equipment that has a battery has failed to start. Let’s face it: a battery replacement in the middle of the cold winter is no walk in the park. Thankfully, there are some preventative measures and other maintenance actions that can be taken to prevent a John Deere battery from failing in the cold weather.

Winter Battery Maintenance

Video Gallery: Leveraging John Deere S700 Combine Features to Maximize Efficiency

December 7, 2017

Earlier this year, John Deere introduced four new S700 combine models for 2018. Each model has significant improvements in “smart” technology and includes the 700C/FC Series Corn Heads and 700D Drapers for more efficient grain harvesting. The combines are also able to make automated adjustments while in action, making life easier for the operator.

Let’s take a look at some of these new features in action and how to set them up with the videos below.

John Deere Combine Go Harvest: S700 Ready to Harvest Guide