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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.

Twitter Fan Media Gallery: Heavy Construction Equipment in Action

February 20, 2018

With spring looming in the distance and the ground starting to thaw in some parts of the United States, heavy construction equipment is making an appearance on many construction sites. We’re seeing everything from John Deere backhoes to excavators being used on small and large projects.

We searched high and low to find some of the best images of construction equipment in action captured by our fans on Twitter. We wanted to recognize the photographers who took time out of their day to snap a photo and put it on their social profiles and also thank the hardworking men and women in the construction industry who keep working even in harsh winter weather.

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.

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.

Maximizing Equipment Longevity with the John Deere Undercarriage Inspection App

February 6, 2018

Construction and forestry equipment operators are often times taking on tough projects on an even tougher terrain. As a result, the undercarriage of the equipment can go through a lot of wear and tear, making regular inspections necessary for optimizing machine performance day in and day out.

With John Deere’s Undercarriage Inspection mobile application, construction and forestry equipment operators can more confidently perform an undercarriage inspection and manage inspections for the entire fleet of machines.

Undercarriage Inspection

Let’s take a closer look at this mobile app and learn more about how it can help equipment and fleet owners better manage undercarriage inspections.

Taking on the Tree Stump Removal Process With John Deere Equipment

January 30, 2018

Tree stumps can cause headaches when it comes time to mow the lawn or do other yard work-related chores. Thankfully, stumps can be removed with a little bit of hard work and the right equipment on your side.

John Deere Backhoe

There are many ways to remove a tree stump. One such way is by attaching a John Deere backhoe to a tractor. But, what steps need to be taken to ensure the tree stump removal process is done without mishaps taking place?

With a John Deere tractor and backhoe on your side, you will need to also have a shovel and chainsaw to dig down and around the tree stump.

Optimizing 4 Series Sprayer Performance With the John Deere ApplyPlus App

January 9, 2018

The John Deere 4 Series sprayer line comes chock-full with comfort and performance features that are designed to maximize crop yield and overall performance on the field. However, to get even more from your equipment, you should always be looking for ways to optimize setup and maintenance procedures.

With these factors in mind, John Deere has released a mobile application, ApplyPlus, that’s designed to help R4023, R4030, R4038, and R4045 sprayer owners get the most out of their equipment.

John Deere ApplyPlus

Let’s take a closer look at the John Deere ApplyPlus mobile application and some of the actions you can take once it’s downloaded to your device.

John Deere Winter Battery Maintenance Tips for Equipment Owners

December 12, 2017

Those that live in cold climates have likely run into issues at one point or another where their car or other equipment that has a battery has failed to start. Let’s face it: a battery replacement in the middle of the cold winter is no walk in the park. Thankfully, there are some preventative measures and other maintenance actions that can be taken to prevent a John Deere battery from failing in the cold weather.

Winter Battery Maintenance

Video Gallery: Using the John Deere Operations Center to Improve Production (Part 3)

November 9, 2017

Within the John Deere Operations Center, you can collect data, analyze it more efficiently and enable a single sign-on for multiple applications. This can all be done while managing machinery information and tracking farm operations. By collecting this information, you are able to make quicker and smarter decisions and share helpful information with your advisors. Deere’s goal behind this technology is easy – they want to help you make and save more money year after year.

John Deere Operations Center

Fun Facts and History of the John Deere Corn Sheller

November 7, 2017

Whether we are aware of it or not, corn is present in nearly all aspects of most Americans’ daily lives. Sure, we know people and livestock enjoy consuming it directly as a food source. But, did you know it’s also used as a resource for the production of starches, sweeteners, beverage (and industrial) alcohol, and fuel ethanol? And of course, it can be used as a high-quality animal bedding material as well.

Corn in Truck

While the uses for corn continue to evolve, one thing remains constant: cob collection. Let’s take a closer look at the history of corn cob collection and John Deere’s entry into the corn sheller market.