Agriculture

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.

Engaging the John Deere GoSeed App for Additional Productivity

February 21, 2018

Using SeedStar™ can make seeding an easier, more enjoyable experience for producers. With the John Deere GoSeed App, operators can also ensure they are making the most of their equipment while they’re out in the field.

John Deere GoSeed

Let’s take a closer look at the app and how it can be used to boost efficiency.

Getting Started

John Deere GoSeed

Step 1:

When you first open the app, you will be notified that GoSeed does not replace the operator’s manual. That being said, it is important to read the operator’s manual to learn how to properly use your equipment before deploying any information you use from the app. Once you have done so, you can press “Accept” and move forward.

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