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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

Excavator Safety Tips for Before, During, and After Operation

August 1, 2017

While there are many safety features on John Deere excavators, there’s no guarantee they will always get the job done. Good judgment is always required to make full use of the features and ensure the safety of yourself and others around you.

Excavator Safety

Here are some excavator safety tips you should consider when putting the equipment to work.

Excavator Safety Tips: Before Operation

  • Seat belts are provided for comfort and security.
  • Before going to work, be sure the mirrors are clean and set properly.
  • Make a quick check of the controls. Be sure the control levers are operating properly.

John Deere Relative Flow Blockage System: Everything You Need to Know

July 27, 2017

The John Deere 1870 Air Hoe Seeder includes a variety of core features for precision placement and depth, and pressure control. But, one of the most exciting features is the Relative Flow blockage system that lets operators monitor the relative flow rate of seed and fertilizer right from the cab.

John Deere Relative Flow

Unfortunately, blockage in the air hoses happens periodically. When a problem develops, having the ability to catch these blockages early will ultimately help prevent a small problem from turning into a larger one. Relative Flow blockage from John Deere allows customers to monitor seed flow from one essential page.

Learning About the S700 Series With the John Deere Virtual Combine App

July 18, 2017

As mentioned in one our recent posts, John Deere has introduced a new line of combines (the S700 series) for 2018. The S700 series models are loaded with smart features that are all designed to improve productivity and data capabilities when the harvesting season comes around. While you can spend time reading up on the features to gather knowledge about the machines, John Deere also offers another way to learn more, thanks to the Virtual Combine app.

John Deere S700 Combine

The app provides those interested with a unique way of learning more about the equipment, and it could be the closest you can get to the combines without actually stepping foot inside the cab.

John Deere 4640 Display: Key Features and Benefits

July 10, 2017

Technology is changing the world we live in. It’s taking what used to be manual processes and turning them into automated functions that are designed to improve productivity regardless of the task that’s at hand. When it comes to farming, the same can be said thanks to the growing fleet of available precision agriculture technology solutions.

The John Deere 4640 Display is the latest technological aid, designed to improve data collection, increase functionality, and simplify the management of tractor-driven field operations.

John Deere 4640 Display

Part of the John Deere Generation 4 Operating System, the 4640 Display allows John Deere customers to use popular applications like AutoTrac™, documentation, and Section Control, all in a portable display.

Key Collaboration Benefits of John Deere Operations Center

July 6, 2017

The John Deere Operations Center and the connected mobile apps are an online set of tools that help you see what’s actually happening on your farm. With this, you can learn from your performance over time, collaborate with your trusted advisors and direct your field work with precision.

john deere operations center

In the video below, we will help you better collaborate with trusted advisors and connect with other software systems for better insights. Learn how to pinpoint any increasing operational costs and yields.

Key Collaboration Benefits of John Deere Operations Center

6 Cutting-Edge John Deere Crop Protection Products and Features to Consider

June 26, 2017

Throughout the planting season, crop producers spend countless hours and put an abundance of energy into making sure they’ve put their property in the best position possible to generate fantastic yields.

John Deere crop protection

After the seeds are in place and the growing process begins, producers must take the next step: protecting their fields. To address these needs, John Deere offers a series of cutting-edge products and features that are designed to help producers overcome any challenges they face throughout the growing cycle.

Let’s take a look at a few pieces of John Deere equipment and features that simplify crop protection.

Four Fuel Management Tips and Best Practices for Construction Crews

June 20, 2017

While fuel prices may change by the day, construction businesses that operate a variety of equipment remain steadfast on keeping costs low. Fuel management is often times at the top of the list of ways to immediately free up dollars for other aspects of the businesses that could use the help.

Fuel Management Tips

While John Deere construction equipment is designed with fuel efficiency at top of mind, there are some tips and best practices that can be put to action to better manage fuel, save time, and improve efficiency across the worksite.

Here are four quick tips to consider:

How to Install, Operate, and Maintain a John Deere Cold Planer

June 6, 2017

Cold planers are designed to help those on the worksite repair streets, level pavement, and cut drainage in parking lots, to name a few. John Deere currently offers four cold planer models (CP12D, CP18D, CP24D, and CP30D) as part of its Worksite Pro™ attachment lineup.

John Deere Cold Planer

Let’s take a closer look at how to install, operate, and maintain these models to you can get the job done quickly and efficiently before moving on to the next.

John Deere Oil Change Tips for D100 Tractors and ZTrak Mowers

June 5, 2017

The John Deere D100 Series and ZTrak™ mowers are commonly used to manicure lawns and leave behind a picturesque final product. However, for a tractor or mower to last a long time, it’s critical to perform regular maintenance, which includes oil changes.

John Deere D100

Here are some John Deere oil change tips for D100 and ZTrak Zero Turn mowers.

How to Change the Oil on a D100 Lawn Tractor or ZTrak Mower

  • Start by running the engine for a minute or two. This will warm up the oil so it will drain easier.