Agriculture

John Deere ROPS: Key Dates and Its Role in Operator Safety

September 26, 2017

When operating heavy machinery such as tractors or earthmoving equipment, accidents can happen. Some of the most dangerous types of accidents when using these pieces of equipment come in the form of rollovers.

While operator precautions should be taken into account at all times, rollovers are sometimes unavoidable. For this reason, John Deere and other equipment manufacturers add rollover protection structures, or “ROPS”, to their machines.

John Deere ROPS

John Deere ROPS History

You may be asking yourself, “when did ROPS burst onto the scene?” Well, in June of 1966, John Deere officially announced the release of its Roll-Gard™ technology. This introduction was instrumental to showcasing the company’s commitment to the safety of all their customers.

How the John Deere 640FD Tackles Tough Crops in the Field

September 25, 2017

The John Deere 640FD is one of the many drapers from Deere that can help producers improve everyday operations. The HydraFlex™ draper is specifically designed to reduce grain loss and crop knock-down for more efficiency. Its features can also reduce downtime and overall cost of operation.

John Deere 640FD

Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the John Deere 640FD.

CommandARM™

With CommandARM controls, operators can easily control and maneuver the John Deere 640FD from inside of the cab. The speed of the side draper belts can be adjusted as needed, and combine software makes it simple to slow them down to a fixed speed. The draper belt protection system is also integrated into the draper’s platform to minimize side belt damage in the event of slippage.

A Look at the Highlights of the John Deere S760

September 20, 2017

John Deere rolled out its new line of advanced grain harvesting technology in mid-2017, and the John Deere S760 was one of the stars of the show. This combine has the “smart” technology customers need to automate and optimize their harvesting operations. Features such as Combine Advisor™ also make it easy to work in a wide range of conditions.

John Deere S760

Let’s take a look at some of the other highlights of the John Deere S760.

John Deere Electric Gator: All the Information You Need to Know

September 19, 2017

As most of us know, John Deere produces gas and diesel-powered equipment of all sizes to get jobs done in agriculture, construction, around the yard, on the golf course, and much more. However, did you know John Deere also produces equipment that’s powered by electricity? One such piece of equipment is the John Deere electric Gator™.

John Deere Electric Gator

Most commonly known as the TE 4×2 Gator, this machine is powered by a 48-V electrical system and includes a number of features that are designed to make work on the property or in other parts of the outdoors a breeze. Let’s take a closer look at some of the features and benefits of the John Deere electric Gator.

A Closer Look at the Highlights of the John Deere S780

September 13, 2017

The John Deere S780 has been rolled out as a part of Deere’s new S700 line of combines, designed to provide the most advanced grain harvesting technology to agricultural professionals. This machine features “smart” technology, improved operator comfort, and better data.

John Deere S780

Let’s take a look at some of the key highlights of the John Deere S780.

TriStream™ Rotor

The S780’s TriStream Rotor has a slightly tapered design in the threshing area. This feature is designed to reduce the growling that typically comes with heavy rotor loads. The spiral vanes surrounding the rotor also guide crop material through the threshing and separating area in a pull-and-release action. This ultimately improves performance, and it allows the machine to operate on less power.

What Is Precision Agriculture and What Are Some John Deere Solutions?

September 12, 2017

Precision agriculture connects people, equipment, and technology in an effort to improve overall efficiency on the farm. With precision agriculture, producers are able to gain more access and control of data to streamline and improve processes from field preparation to the harvest season, and back again.

Precision Agriculture

John Deere offers a number of precision ag products to support the entire farming cycle. Let’s take a closer look at these solutions and how they can improve performance for those that make a living on the land.

Data Management

Mobile Data Transfer

Video Gallery: The Efficient John Deere CH570 Sugar Cane Harvester

September 7, 2017

Are you looking for a harvester with an efficient front end that ensures a smooth uniform feed, while reducing cane losses and soil content? If so, the John Deere CH570 might be a good fit for you. It’s built with the latest cab technology and comfort features for even the longest days on the job.

John Deere CH570

This video walks the operator through the newest technology additions and the features available within the CH570 CommandCenter™. However, the features and advantages on this harvester are nearly endless. From parallel-linkage crop dividers, which minimize cane loss, to its self-cleaning cooling package extending operating time – it seems there’s nothing this machine cannot do.

Meeting Rigorous Baling Demands with the John Deere L340

September 6, 2017

To meet the tough demands of the commercial hay industry, the John Deere L340 has been introduced. This baler is designed to increase uptime and reduce the overall cost of operation. It also has a special single-fork system that compresses crop tightly before transferring the hay into the bale case.

John Deere L340

Let’s take a look at key benefits and specifications of the John Deere L340.

A Closer Look at the Highlights of the John Deere S790

August 30, 2017

Agricultural professionals who are looking for a machine with the most advanced grain harvesting technology may want to invest in the John Deere S790. This model includes “smart” technology, improved operator comfort and more accurate data for the utmost efficiency. Users can make adjustments on the go, leveraging the technology of the equipment as necessary.

John Deere S790

Let’s take look at the key features of the John Deere S790.

Dyna-Flo™ Plus Cleaning System

The Dyna-Flo Plus system of the John Deere S790 is composed of aluminum and high-strength steel, which makes for a lightweight, strong cleaning solution. Its sieve area has been increased by 12 percent for additional productivity, and its weight reduction of 396 pounds makes for smoother operation.

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.

John Deere Gator

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.