Agriculture

How to Create a Tank Mix from the John Deere Operations Center

April 19, 2018

When operators are creating a tank mix, one easy way to complete the task is with the Operations Center from John Deere.

John Deere Operations Center

Here is how tank mixes can be created directly from the Operations Center quickly and efficiently.

  • Open Product Manager from your Tools menu in the Operations Center. This will open all current products in your organization.
  • There are two different methods for creating a tank mix. The first method involves selecting the products you want to include from the list and clicking the “Generate Tank Mix” button.

John Deere Engine History: A Production Timeline

April 9, 2018

John Deere has a long track record of creating top performing equipment for everything from construction to agricultural jobs. Behind every machine is a powerful engine, which is created to stand the test of time.

Let’s take a look at some key dates in John Deere’s engine history and rediscover where it all began.

1900

John Deere entered the engine market with the Root and VanDervoort Engineering Company of Champaign, Illinois.

1907

During the early days of this partnership, R&V relocated its manufacturing facilities to East Moline, Illinois.

John Deere: 100 Years of Tractor Innovation

April 5, 2018

Over the past 100 years, John Deere has been working to constantly improve their equipment and make history, especially when it comes to tractors. Innovation has been a key to success within the company and it’s what has kept people coming back for more than a century.

Since the beginning, new developments have been in the works in order to ensure “a tractor for every farm, crop, purpose.” These developments started out with purchasing the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company, manufacturers of Waterloo Boy tractors, and have continued into more recent years with the introduction of technologies like Autotrac.

A Closer Look at the 2410 Chisel Plow and 610 Integral Chisel Plow

April 4, 2018

When you need a chisel plow, John Deere has a wide array of options to choose from. The 610 Chisel Plow, for instance, is perfect for demanding field conditions. The 2410 Chisel Plow is perfect for customers who want a variety of ground-engaging tools.

Let’s take a look at the key features of these two plows and how they help operators out in the field.

2410 Chisel Plow

John Deere 2410 Chisel Plow

How John Deere CommandQuad Makes Gear Shifting a Breeze

February 26, 2018

The John Deere CommandQuad™ transmission for John Deere 6M tractors now helps operators boost their efficiency and reduce their fatigue while out in the field. With easy-to-use buttons and a soft lever, gear shifts are a breeze with CommandQuad.

John Deere 6M

Let’s take a look at some of the key benefits of John Deere CommandQuad and how it assists operators on the job.

  • Operators can change gears and ranges on the go with the press of a button from within the cab, no machine-clutching necessary.
  • AutoClutch allows operators to brake quickly and easily without having to use the clutch.

Video Gallery: Reliving John Deere’s Tractor History

February 22, 2018

100 years of innovation, technology, and design have gone into making John Deere tractors what they are today. For their centennial year, John Deere is looking back at their tractors through the years to see how far they’ve come.

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Go back in time and watch John Deere’s tractor history unfold.

John Deere Tractors at 100 – The Legend Runs On

In 1918, John Deere bought the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company and showcased the Waterloo Boy Tractor at trade shows around the country. This tractor revolutionized farming and was incredibly popular among farmers. Shortly thereafter, the Model D Tractor was unveiled as an improved version of the Waterloo Boy.

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