Agriculture

Looking Back at 7 Memorable John Deere Commercials

December 4, 2014

John Deere commercials have a way of getting customers excited and making them feel more connected to the brand. Actually, it’s much more than being connected to the brand; it’s about being engaged with their unique lifestyles. Whether it be agriculture, construction or forestry, John Deere customers are passionate about what they do. With powerful machines and beautiful outdoor scenery, these commercials can really “wow” someone. But, the craziest part is that these commercials just incorporate everyday happenings in their customer lives and still seem to be so thrilling. So, the question here is, are John Deere commercials really that creative or are Deere fans just living especially exciting lives?

Preparing for Winter: How to Install Tire Chains on John Deere Equipment

December 3, 2014

With December fast approaching, winter weather is something that farmers and other landowners are going to need to prepare for sooner rather than later. Slippery conditions can be problematic for tractors, even those that are designed for durability. While some tires may be exempt to this condition, others may need a little help in the form of chains.

John Deere snow tires

Tire chains can be easily installed and provide an adequate amount of traction during slippery conditions. Here is a brief tutorial on how to install tire chains onto your tires before Old Man Winter arrives.

1. Drape the chain over the tire.

Interview with Michael Jordan, Mississippi Ag and Arkansas Ag: John Deere Dealer Spotlight

December 1, 2014

The harvesting season is one of the busiest times of the year for John Deere dealers around country. Have you ever wondered how dealerships handle the influx of customers looking for new equipment, parts, service, and additional information as harvesting season arrives? Look no further, as we take a closer look at life at a John Deere dealership during this time.

Mississippi Ag and Arkansas Ag Logo

Last week, we spoke with Casey Seymour, of PrairieLand Partners. Today, we will provide a recap of a conversation we had (October, 17) with Michael Jordan, used equipment manager at Mississippi Ag and Arkansas Ag. Excerpts from our conversation can be found below:

Elevating Operation Efficiency with 6 John Deere GreenStar Products

November 26, 2014

Agricultural management solutions continue to help farmers reduce input and labor costs, increase efficiency and better manage their resources. John Deere is at the forefront, revolutionizing the farming industry with its precision products, helping farmers implement technology into their strategies. Here are six John Deere displays, receivers and RTK radios that can change the way farmers do business.

1. GreenStar 3 2630 Display

John Deere GreenStar 3 2630 Display

The John Deere GreenStar 3 2630 Display provides easy information-transfer with a USB stick, and it has a touch screen with quicker operating speed. It also has compatibility with several AMS and JDLink components to enable remote support and machine monitoring.

Interview with Casey Seymour, PrairieLand Partners: John Deere Dealer Spotlight

November 24, 2014

The harvesting season is one of the busiest times of the year for John Deere dealers around country. Store floors become flooded with customers looking for new equipment, parts, service, and additional information that could benefit their operation. If it weren’t for these dealerships, and their hard-working employees, our nation’s crop producers would likely face a number of insurmountable challenges.

Casey Seymour

Video Gallery: Getting Tactical with the John Deere e23 Transmission

November 20, 2014

In 2013, John Deere announced that 7R series tractors would be made available with a newly innovated e23 transmission. This was a noteworthy milestone for operators, as it would give them the ability to preset their working speeds and become even more effective throughout their daily tasks. A system with 23 forward and 11 reverse speeds that is fully equipped with Efficiency Manager, helps operators save on fuel and keep engine RPMs at the most efficient speed by automatically shifting up and throttling back.

John Deere e23

Interview with Eric McCready, AgriVision: John Deere Dealer Spotlight

November 17, 2014

The harvesting season is a busy time for John Deere dealers. Store floors become flooded with customers looking for new equipment, parts, service, and additional information that could benefit their operation. If it weren’t for these dealerships, and their hard-working employees, our nation’s crop producers would likely face a number of insurmountable challenges.

AgriVision Logo

To learn a little bit about the role of John Deere dealerships (and their personnel), during the harvesting season, we’ve reached out to a few professionals that were kind enough to take some time out of their busy schedules, and share some of their experiences and industry knowledge. Today, we will provide a recap of a conversation we had with Eric McCready, who works as a used equipment manager at the Pacific Junction, IA, AgriVision location. Excerpts from our conversation are as follows:

The Future of Hay Farming: John Deere Tractor Baler Automation

November 13, 2014

Every once in a while, a new technology comes along that truly revolutionizes an industry and changes what people think is possible. This recently occurred in the agriculture industry, when John Deere introduced tractor baler automation.

Tractor Baler Automation

Why Tractor Baler Automation?

When designing the John Deere 9 series round balers, engineers were thinking and exploring many possible ways to improve the customer experience of using the product. Because customers are often baling for long periods of time, finding a way to reduce operator stress and fatigue while ensuring consistent bales can make all the difference. Tractor baler automation is one of the game-changing innovations that resulted from this fresh approach, allowing operators to bale with less stress and fatigue while delivering consistent bales.

John Deere Windrowing Equipment: From Small Grains to Forage

November 12, 2014

With four traction unit choices ranging from 110 to 240 horsepower, John Deere offers windrowing equipment designed to be matched for any small grain, hay or forage operation. Combining power and versatility, the range in capabilities aboard these units allows crop producers to make a selection that’s right for their job.

John Deere Windrower

To understand exactly what John Deere has to offer, let’s take a closer look at their wide selection of windrowing equipment and capabilities.

W100 Series Windrowers

W100 Series

Adding Spice to Your Home with 10 John Deere Kitchen Accessories

November 10, 2014

If you spend an ample amount of time in your kitchen, you want it to be a comfortable, cozy place. Why not introduce a bit of John Deere into this area of your home? There are a number of John Deere kitchen accessories you can incorporate into your space. Here are 10 items any John Deere fan must have in his or her kitchen.

John Deere Salt and Pepper Shakers

John Deere Salt and Pepper

Salt and pepper shakers don’t have to be boring. Add some flair to the most-used spices in your kitchen with the John Deere Salt and Pepper Shakers! These shakers have a classic pewter medallion with the John Deere logo front and center.