Agriculture

John Deere to Host Demonstrations at Farm Progress Show 2017

August 21, 2017

For more than 60 years, agricultural professionals and industry-leading experts have come together at the Farm Progress Show. In addition to taking advantage of learning opportunities, attendees have the chance to view the latest offerings from agricultural manufacturers.

John Deere Combines

This year’s show will be held between August 29 and 31 in Decatur, Illinois on Brush College Road. On August 29 and 30, the exhibits will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On August 31, attendees will be able to visit exhibits from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

How the John Deere 980 Field Cultivator Tackled Soil Work

January 11, 2017

The John Deere 980 Field Cultivator was originally designed to handle a wide variety of conditions with a tough frame and excellent residue handling capabilities. Its S-tine standards also produced vibrating action for optimal soil and chemical mixing.

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But, what are some of the other features it offered? Let’s take a look at what made the John Deere 980 Field Cultivator a must-have for agricultural professionals.

Strong Frame

This cultivator had a five-bar frame design with a roomy coil-tine harrow. Its level-lift design helped operators with seedbed preparation and chemical incorporation, providing consistency.

20 Fascinating Farm Facts for Kids

October 24, 2016

With school back in session, kids are willing and eager to learn about all kinds of things, including agriculture and general happenings around the farm. Questions like “What crop is the most important in the United States?” or “How much milk can a cow make?” are some of the most common inquiries adults are faced with.

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We will answer a number of these questions and offer up other farm facts for kids, so the learning can continue once they’re home from a day at school. Enjoy!

Corn Facts for Kids

  • The most important crop to the United States is corn.

8 Harvest-Boosting Features of the John Deere 9996 Cotton Picker

September 14, 2016

Cotton growers typically rely on John Deere for its efficient, durable equipment. The John Deere 9996 is an example of a machine that agricultural professionals turn to for its numerous features, including a high-powered engine and reliable braking system.

John Deere 9996

Let’s take a look at some of the other highlights of the John Deere 9996 and how it can make an impact on the cotton harvest.

Dual Hydrostatic Drive

The John Deere 9996 includes dual hydrostatic drive for the utmost efficiency. The inner hydrostatic pump drives the transmission, while the outer pump drives the row units. A hydraulic reservoir located in the pump housing supplies oil for the entire system.

Gaining an Edge with John Deere Electronic Solutions

October 15, 2014

When thinking about John Deere products, minds often wander to the iconic green and yellow color scheme and powerful, durable machines. However, within these machines, there is an immense amount of electronics that support the brains behind the brawn.

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Deere’s products are designed to be just as tough as those operating them. This means all the way down to the core, including the electronics onboard. Let’s take a look at some John Deere electronic solutions that meet the demands of the worksite and power the intelligence behind the steel.

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Picking More Cotton in Less Time with the John Deere CP690

September 10, 2014

The cotton-picking game has just been taken to an entirely new level for 2015, with the John Deere CP690 cotton picker. By making improvements to one of the most groundbreaking harvesting machines of the era, producers will experience a dramatically enhanced cotton harvesting season.

John Deere CP690

Exciting modifications have been made to both major and minor features of the machine, including the engine, row unit and cab. The CP690 cotton picker, previously known as the 7760, has updated on-board round module building with increased power, performance and uptime.

5 Cutting-Edge Benefits of the John Deere Z465 Mower

July 30, 2014

While landscape fanatics anticipate a perfectly manicured lawn all year round, summer is the prime time for them to show off their grooming skills. Landscapers are always seeking out ways to cut grass quicker and with more precision, which is why John Deere continuously makes improvements to lawn and garden equipment.

John Deere Z465

 Unsatisfied with letting fine mowers rest on their successes, Deere engineers recently incorporated a few improvements into the Z465 riding mower, making all the difference in precision.

Let’s take a look at 5 key benefits of this cutting-edge mower that will put your lawn in the limelight this summer.

Taking a Break from the Farm: Eight Can’t-Miss 2014 State Fairs

July 15, 2014

As the spring planting season has concluded and the summer marches on, crop producers across the country are likely ready for some fun, relaxing days with the family whenever time allows for it. Between July 4th and Labor Day, there will be a number of 2014 state fairs taking place, giving area residents (and even non-residents) a gathering place for food, fun, education, and much more.

State Fair

We’ve searched the web for information covering eight state fairs that we believe are “can’t miss” events this year. So, while producers are preparing their harvesting equipment, we hope this list and information allows them to mark their calendars for a well-deserved day of family-fun!

15 A-Maize-Ing Corn Statistics to Sharpen Up Your Grain Game

July 8, 2014

American producers’ contribution to the world’s corn market is substantial. Without American production, the world’s supply would take a massive hit, impacting all corners of the globe. In order to fulfill the needs of the growing population, farmers spend restless weeks during peak planting and harvesting season (weather permitting) aboard their agriculture equipment to achieve the highest yield possible.

Corn Growing

So, while we understand corn is a major American export, let’s take a closer look at just how valuable American production is to the global market and some other interesting figures. To help paint a clearer picture, we’ve put together a list of 15 corn statistics, enjoy!

A Motion Picture Look at 5 New 2014 John Deere Products

June 12, 2014

Innovation is a critical component of the agricultural industry as crop demands from a growing population have paired with less resources, and in some cases, less time, to create a real challenge for farmers all over the world. In order to leap over these hurdles, companies like John Deere need to stay ahead of the curve, providing farmers and producers with agricultural equipment that will meet their needs.

Deere has announced a significant number of product updates and introductions in recent memory, so, we’ve highlighted five 2014 John Deere products that we believe have an impact within the agricultural industry. Take a look at these videos and feel free to let us know your thoughts or other pieces of valuable new equipment we may have left out!