Agriculture

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.

How to Efficiently Load the Tanks of the John Deere C850 Air Cart

February 5, 2018

With the John Deere C850 Air Cart, operators can cover approximately 170 acres per fill and easily seed a quarter section without needing to stop. The C850 Air Cart is the largest model John Deere offers, and it strikes the perfect balance between cart, tractor, tool size, and precision ag technology.

The John Deere AirPower™ 2 system uses two separate, high-capacity fans – one for seed and one for fertilizer. Together, they can deliver 550 pounds of material to all eight primary lines. This means great consistency across the drill, uniform seed emergence, and even flowering and copy development.

How John Deere Waterloo Works Builds Its Largest Tractors

February 1, 2018

For over 100 years, John Deere has made a commitment to producing quality tractors that customers have relied on for generations. Their founder, John Deere, famously said: “I will never put my name on a product that does not have the best that is in me.”

John Deere Waterloo Works

When John Deere acquired the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company in 1918, it was a natural extension of the quality products they were already producing. Fast forward 100 years and John Deere Waterloo Works builds the 6, 7, 8, and 9 series John Deere tractors. Let’s take a look at how John Deere builds them.

Video: The Original 1967 John Deere 34 Forage Harvester

January 25, 2018

John Deere has a long history of developing quality agricultural equipment like the John Deere 34 Forage Harvester for their loyal customers. These strong machines were built to last and for many, they’re legacy pieces that have been in their family for generations.

Let’s go back in time to 1967 and take a closer look at this “Out of the Vault” video featuring the first John Deere 34 Forage Harvester ever created.

Out of the Vault: John Deere 34 Forage Harvester

John Deere’s Participation in the 2018 Iowa Power Farming Show

January 24, 2018

The Iowa Power Farming Show brings together the largest names in the agricultural industry each year in Des Moines, Iowa to showcase the latest innovations in the world of professional ag. It is the third largest indoor farm show in the U.S., drawing almost 700 exhibitors every year and spanning seven acres.

John Deere Equipment

Six floors across the Iowa Events Center are full of everything from demonstrations to machinery, all for attendees to enjoy. The 2018 event will be hosted from January 30 to February 1.

John Deere to Participate in Tulare’s 2018 World Ag Expo

January 16, 2018

The World Ag Expo has been held for more than 50 years, and this year, the goal remains the same – to encourage conversations on the latest innovations in the world of ag for the benefit of producers and consumers alike. The organizers of the expo believe that when their exhibitors succeed, their attendees and farmers transform their operations, and consumers are “positively impacted by the increased efficiency and the continuous re-evaluation of ‘what we’ve always done.’”

John Deere Sprayer

John Deere Products Win Big at the 2018 AE50 Awards

January 15, 2018

This year, John Deere won several AE50 awards from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE). For more than a century, the organization has been recognizing those who find sustainable solutions in their respective fields.

John Deere AE50 Awards

Deere excelled in the agricultural industry, with a handful of its products making the list of winners.

5R Series Utility Tractors

The 5R Series tractors from John Deere offer 90 to 125 horsepower for tasks of all sizes out in the field. They also feature fully electronic transmissions, cabs with extensive visibility, and Deere’s AutoClutch™ system.

How the John Deere 1795 Can Fulfill Your Planting Needs

January 10, 2018

If you need a drawn planter, there are several options on the market from John Deere. One option you may want to consider is the John Deere 1795, a model with several features to accommodate a wide array of conditions. This model has the SeedStar™ 2 Monitoring System, Easy Adjust row cleaners, and custom seed rates, among its many features.

John Deere 1795

Let’s take a look at some of the other highlights of the John Deere 1795 and how it can help you out in the field.

Video Gallery: John Deere AutoTrac Setup and Operation on a 4600 Display

January 4, 2018

The technology behind John Deere AutoTrac™ is designed to make the user experience as simple as possible. However, any piece of technology needs to be properly set up and sometimes troubleshot when problems arise.

These videos will explain how to set up the John Deere AutoTrac RowSense™ and Vision features on a 4600 Display and how to troubleshoot them if necessary.

4600 AutoTrac RowSense Setup and Calibration

Key Highlights of the John Deere 2630 Series Disks

December 13, 2017

To build on the performance of its 2620 Series tillage tools, John Deere has created a 2630 Series of disks. The goal is to bring more control to light, medium and heavy-duty tillage operations. The John Deere 2630 Series disks also have TruSet™ Technology, meaning operators have control over tillage depth and pressure at their fingertips.

John Deere 2630 Disks

Let’s take a look at some of the features of the John Deere 2630 Series disks.