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Bracing for the Elements with 10 Must-Have John Deere Winter Items

October 14, 2014

 by Machinefinder

While we may still be celebrating the fall season, some areas of the country are preparing for the cold and harsh winter weather. To make the season more enjoyable this year, we have put together a list of John Deere winter apparel for fans to keep warm and stay stylish.

This list includes everything a John Deere fan needs to stay warm in the winter, including sweatshirts, hats, scarves, and even blankets! Let’s take a look.

John Deere Winter

Men’s Camouflage Winter Trapper Hat

Video Gallery: Managing Ag Data with the MyJohnDeere Operations Center

October 9, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Technology and mobile devices have seen their role in agriculture steadily rise in recent years. Farmers that leverage a combination of these things often times witness an uptick in production at the hands of lowered operational costs and increased uptime.

MyJohnDeere Operations Center

Combining technology with mobile devices, the MyJohnDeere Operations Center serves as a set of tools to improve machine uptime, logistics management, and agronomic analysis for producers of crops on varying sizes of land. With this solution, the customer is in control of the data and can share with dealers, crop consultants, and anyone in their network of trusted advisors securely from connected devices. The following five videos provide a closer look at this technology, enjoy!

Take on Miles of Timber with John Deere ForestSight

October 8, 2014

 by Machinefinder

In July of 2014, John Deere ForestSight hit the market, integrating a full suite of technology data and solutions to help loggers better manage their equipment and operations. With this, loggers can save time and money while having a longer lasting line up of forestry machinery.

John Deere ForestSight

We’re here to explain some of the key benefits that you can obtain from using this product and hopefully provide you with a much better understanding of the advanced technology incorporated in it. Let’s jump right into the details.

Why John Deere ForestSight?

Preparing the Combine for Productivity with the GoHarvest App

October 6, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Much like any industry, technology’s presence within agriculture has aimed to increase convenience and save time for adopters. The latter is likely responsible for technology’s growth within agriculture, an industry where time IS money. Mobile devices have played a significant role in technology’s penetration into farming life, and have become an essential piece of today’s successful operations.

Mobile with Equipment

Image Gallery: Sizing Up the 2015 Lineup of New John Deere Products

October 2, 2014

 by Machinefinder

As we highlighted in a previous post, John Deere has recently rolled out its annual new product lineup, featuring a plethora of new equipment and updates to its tractors, hay products, and much more. These new John Deere products have been designed with more power and overall efficiency in mind in order to allow today’s producers to conquer growing demands and crop output with less manpower, in less time.

John Deere CPO Combine

For those of our readers that would prefer to see the 2015 products in a visual fashion, we’ve put together this photo gallery, which showcases all of Deere’s new products and offerings. Enjoy!

Combining Quality and Quantity with John Deere’s New Hay Equipment

October 1, 2014

 by Machinefinder

While there were a number of headline-worthy introductions made at John Deere’s 2015 lineup rollout, commercial hay farming was at the center of it all, with offerings ranging from new balers, to disc mowers, and tedders. These new products eliminate the need for operators to choose between quality and quantity, with a number of new options that place the spotlight on large-scale production without risking superior hay condition.

New Line of John Deere Hay Equipment

To better understand how John Deere’s new hay equipment can simplify the operation, let’s take a closer look at some of the products that have been recently introduced.

Forestry Harvesting Head and Processing Head Maintenance 101

September 29, 2014

 by Machinefinder

John Deere provides the widest range of harvesting and processing heads in the industry, giving customers access to reliable Waratah products. While these incorporate superior grab-arm strength, power-to-weight ratios, and traction-synchronized drives, harvesting head and processing head maintenance is extremely important in preserving the products.

harvesting head

Although these products are designed with durable and long-lasting material for heavy lifting, like any other piece of John Deere machinery, they still need to be properly cared for. For this reason, we’ve put together a list of a few helpful tips to consider when tending to a harvesting head.

Video Gallery: A John Deere S-Series Combine Walk-Around Tour

September 25, 2014

 by Machinefinder

John Deere S-Series combines are designed to be both efficient and productive, bundling power and grain quality into one powerful piece of equipment. More power means less time in the fields and increased grain quality will result in more profitable yields when it comes time to sell.

John Deere S Series Combines

To better understand what makes these pieces of equipment so dynamic, we’ve put together a John Deere S-Series combine video gallery that includes walk-around optimization videos that dealers and customers can view that give detailed information about product features. Enjoy!

Model Year 2015 New Features

Face the Field Head On: 8 Ways to Improve Your Combine Platform

September 24, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Acre-after-acre, the John Deere combine has helped farmers harvest high quality crop by combining the most useful and innovative elements into each machine. Every component is designed to provide consistent performance in the field. By incorporating certain combine platform parts and attachments, farmers can operate at top performance and unleash the combine’s full capabilities, all while lengthening the machine’s life.

Combine Platform

We’ve put together a list of 8 ways that farmers can improve combine platform performance and face any challenging field conditions head on.

Feederhouse Drum Stop Height Adjustment Kit

Image Gallery: 20 John Deere Headers turning Corn into Cash

September 23, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Having the right equipment available during corn harvesting season can make a significant difference in accuracy, speed, operating costs, and most importantly, yields. John Deere headers are designed to match the power and performance of the combines that propel them through the fields. With corn head offerings spanning all the way up to 18 rows, Deere’s headers are built to take on any conditions and allow operators to harvest as quickly and efficiently as possible.

John Deere Combine Harvesting Corn

Rather than just talking about the benefits John Deere headers can provide during the corn harvest, we’ve decided to put together an image gallery of 20 headers in action. Enjoy!

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