Agriculture

Husker Harvest Days 2017 to Feature John Deere Equipment in Nebraska

August 29, 2017

Husker Harvest Days, which draws agricultural professionals from across the country, is slated to take place between September 12 and 14 this fall. The event will be held in Grand Island, Nebraska, at 9000 W. Husker Highway Wood River. On Tuesday and Wednesday, attendees will be able to visit between 8:00 and 5:00. Activities will be held between 8:00 and 4:00 on Thursday.

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Overview

Farmers from more than 30 states and multiple countries attend Husker Harvest Days each year. The event, which is in its 40th year, gives attendees access to an excess of 600 exhibitors. Representatives are on hand to provide expert knowledge on the latest products and services available on the market.

Video Gallery: Gaining a Competitive Edge with John Deere’s SmartGrade Dozers

August 24, 2017

John Deere strives to make you look good and with the SmartGrade™ Dozers, they’re built with exactly that in mind, making you look like a genius. These machines feature a grade-control system that is completely integrated into the machine cabin, structures, and even the software — delivering precise grading performance and eliminating vulnerable external masts and cables.

The SmartGrade system allows you to choose new load levels, dozing activities and material types in just a couple monitor touches, resulting in no longer needing a GPS expert. But it doesn’t stop there, these dozers come with more than a full 3D grade control integration, they reduce the risk of damage, theft and can even eliminate system installation time.

Making the Most of the John Deere 708C Corn Head

August 23, 2017

If you’re looking for a folding corn head that can tackle a large amount of space in little time, the John Deere 708C may be perfect for you. This machine is equipped to handle narrow roads, and it moves extremely fast across a wide variety of terrain. In turn, this translates into more time spent harvesting and less fuel consumption.

John Deere 708C

Let’s take a look at the highlights of the John Deere 708C corn head.

Ag Education: A Chronological Look at Early Tractor History

August 22, 2017

Whether you’re out on the farm plowing, tilling, harrowing, or planting, one factor remains unchanged; you likely have a tractor mobilizing implements and doing the dirty work. However, with so many new tractor features and models hitting the market each year, it can be easy to lose track of the past.

Tractor History

Let’s take a look at some of the key dates and events that shaped the early history of agricultural tractor development.

1892

John Froelich, who was 43 years old at the time, successfully ran a gas-powered, vertical, single-cylinder engine on the running gear of a steam traction engine back in 1892. The machine, which is now known as the first gasoline tractor, moved forward and reverse.

John Deere to Host Demonstrations at Farm Progress Show 2017

August 21, 2017

For more than 60 years, agricultural professionals and industry-leading experts have come together at the Farm Progress Show. In addition to taking advantage of learning opportunities, attendees have the chance to view the latest offerings from agricultural manufacturers.

John Deere Combines

This year’s show will be held between August 29 and 31 in Decatur, Illinois on Brush College Road. On August 29 and 30, the exhibits will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On August 31, attendees will be able to visit exhibits from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Video Gallery: What Customers Are Saying About Deere’s 1870 Air-Hoe Drill and C850 Air Cart

August 17, 2017

John Deere’s 1870 Air-Hoe Drill and C850 Air Cart were designed to enhance overall productivity on the field. The C850’s accuracy and technology pairing leads to smart and productive operation, while the 1870 allows producers to plant more acres in a quick manner.

John Deere C850 Air Cart

While these two pieces of agriculture equipment are fairly new to the marketplace, they’ve already helped farmers from around the country do more in less time. Don’t take it from us, though. Here are a couple testimonials that show their unique value.

Neil Herbst Testimonial 1870 Drill C850 Air Cart

An Overview of the Highlights of the John Deere R4030

August 16, 2017

Agricultural professionals who are looking for a sprayer that can save time and money while getting the job done may want to consider the John Deere R4030. This sprayer comes with features such as ExactApply™ for the utmost accuracy and efficiency.

John Deere R4030

Let’s take a look at the highlights of the John Deere R4030 and how it can make each day more productive.

ExactApply

With ExactApply nozzle control, operators can better manage drift and improve precision out in the field. It has a pulse-width modulation of 15 and 30 hz, and the ability to apply liquid nitrogen at a wide range of speeds. Operators will also have a key fob for nozzle diagnostics, and the option to control individual nozzles as necessary.

Fun Facts and History About John Deere Des Moines Works

August 8, 2017

The equipment John Deere produces plays a role in feeding and clothing the world’s ever-expanding population. At the heart of the equipment production process is John Deere factories and their employees.

John Deere Des Moines Works

Let’s take a closer look at one of John Deere’s many factory locations – John Deere Des Moines Works.

Early Des Moines Works History

1941

The story of what John Deere does today begins during World War II, when the government constructed the Des Moines Ordnance Plant. The plant operated throughout the war until 1945, and during that time, the plant made billions of rounds of machine gun ammunition.

John Deere Belts and Belt Buckles for Him and Her

August 7, 2017

A John Deere belt or belt buckle is the perfect way for you to show your love of all things Deere. Whether you can’t get enough of the brand or you’re simply an agriculture enthusiast, John Deere belts and belt buckles are the only fashion accessory you need. Let’s take a look at some of the belts and buckles for him and her.

Men’s 2 Color Stitch Leather Belt

 

Color Stitch John Deere Belt

Make Every Drop Count with John Deere ExactApply Nozzle Control

August 3, 2017

We’d like to introduce the ExactApply™ Nozzle Control System that John Deere launched in an effort to help sprayer operators and owners cover more crops with better precision to make sure that every drop counts. There are a variety of features that operators will benefit from, and we’ll certainly be covering each of these in the content to follow.

John Deere ExactApply

To get started, here’s a brief overview of what you can expect from John Deere’s ExactApply system:

  • Get triple the pulse rate modulation than other solutions
  • Deliver a more consistent droplet size from each nozzle at all sprayer speed ranges