john deere 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.

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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.

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

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

John Deere 4640 Display: Key Features and Benefits

July 10, 2017

Technology is changing the world we live in. It’s taking what used to be manual processes and turning them into automated functions that are designed to improve productivity regardless of the task that’s at hand. When it comes to farming, the same can be said thanks to the growing fleet of available precision agriculture technology solutions.

The John Deere 4640 Display is the latest technological aid, designed to improve data collection, increase functionality, and simplify the management of tractor-driven field operations.

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Part of the John Deere Generation 4 Operating System, the 4640 Display allows John Deere customers to use popular applications like AutoTrac™, documentation, and Section Control, all in a portable display.

6 Cutting-Edge John Deere Crop Protection Products and Features to Consider

June 26, 2017

Throughout the planting season, crop producers spend countless hours and put an abundance of energy into making sure they’ve put their property in the best position possible to generate fantastic yields.

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After the seeds are in place and the growing process begins, producers must take the next step: protecting their fields. To address these needs, John Deere offers a series of cutting-edge products and features that are designed to help producers overcome any challenges they face throughout the growing cycle.

Let’s take a look at a few pieces of John Deere equipment and features that simplify crop protection.

The History of John Deere Sprayer Production: 1930 to 2016

February 2, 2017

For more than 80 years, John Deere has been providing spraying equipment to American farmers looking to efficiently provide nutrients to their crops. While the technology has advanced significantly, the premise has remained unchanged; keep up with customer demands and stay on the cutting-edge.

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So, how did we get to where we are today? In this video, you’ll have a chance to look back in time and revisit some of the most monumental moments of John Deere sprayer innovation.

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With this timeline of John Deere sprayer development, you’ll see how far we’ve come. Enjoy!

Power Train ’66: A John Deere Marketing Legend

October 17, 2016

Today, if you turn on the television, visit a website, tune in to your favorite radio station, or pick up a magazine, you could very well hear or see a mention of the John Deere brand. John Deere’s marketing efforts are one of the key components that have made the brand what it is today, and its marketing roots can be traced many decades back.

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The company’s annual new product introductions typically draw the most buzz within the agriculture community, and back in 1966, its “Power Train ’66” campaign had the industry buzzing more than it ever had before. Today, a half century later, we want to reminisce on this marketing marvel and describe to those that may have not been around exactly why it was such a memorable campaign.

7 John Deere Agriculture Apps Worth Downloading

August 26, 2015

Back in 2012, John Deere’s JDLink was recognized as one of the 10 best mobile apps for the agricultural sector. In the years since then, Deere has shown no signs of slowing down when it comes to developing mobile apps that can make the lives of their customers that much simpler.

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Before you hop aboard your equipment, be sure to take a look at all John Deere has to offer, especially if you find yourself connected to your mobile device throughout the day. To simplify the “shopping” process, we’ve pulled together a list of seven John Deere agriculture apps that are designed to help producers throughout the year.

A Look Back at the Foundation of John Deere Planter History

July 27, 2015

Today’s John Deere planters allow producers to plant corn, soybeans, cotton, sugar beets, and popcorn accurately at 10 mph thanks to top-notch technological features. But, where did it all begin?

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To better understand how planting equipment got to where it is today, we’ve put together a list of some of the most critical moments of John Deere planter history, enjoy!

The Early Beginnings

Driven by the industry’s need for an accurate corn planter, Charles Deere (John Deere’s son) and Alvah Mansur (a Deere family business partner) formed the Deere & Mansur Company to manufacture planters. At the time, the planter company was operated separately from the Deere plow company in a small two-story building in Moline.

John Deere Combine Models: A Visual Guide

July 16, 2015

If you’re in the business of producing crops, chances are, you either own or are interested in owning a new or used combine. For more than 80 years, John Deere has been producing these machines to arm farmers with the technology and specific features that best fit their operation’s needs.

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While you could learn all about John Deere combines by scouring through pages and pages of brochures and product manuals, we wanted to take the time to make combine identification a bit simpler by putting together a visual guide. This post features photos that correspond with some of the most popular John Deere combine models. Enjoy!