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John Deere Harvester Works: An Inside Look

October 17, 2017

As the global population continues to expand, crop producers, farm managers, equipment manufacturers, dealers, and others must all work together to maximize farming efficiency and continue to harvest the land for food. Over the years, the harvesting process has evolved, and so too has the equipment that’s used to assist. John Deere is just one of many equipment manufacturers in the industry, but the iconic green and yellow machinery can be found scattered across farms both in the United States and abroad.

So, where exactly is this harvesting equipment produced? John Deere Harvester Works, located in East Moline, Illinois, is one such location.

Learning About the S700 Series With the John Deere Virtual Combine App

July 18, 2017

As mentioned in one our recent posts, John Deere has introduced a new line of combines (the S700 series) for 2018. The S700 series models are loaded with smart features that are all designed to improve productivity and data capabilities when the harvesting season comes around. While you can spend time reading up on the features to gather knowledge about the machines, John Deere also offers another way to learn more, thanks to the Virtual Combine app.

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The app provides those interested with a unique way of learning more about the equipment, and it could be the closest you can get to the combines without actually stepping foot inside the cab.

A Brief History of the John Deere Model 55 Combine

February 1, 2017

Used John Deere equipment from decades back can be found on farms and ranches across the United States. The spattering of green and yellow from coast to coast speaks to the longevity of the equipment and customers’ loyalty to the brand.

The John Deere model 55 combine was the company’s first self-propelled combine and is still a favorite within the antique equipment community.

The introduction of self-propelled combines dates back to shortly after World War II. At the time, the War Production Board regulated the production and allocation of materials across the United States, including agricultural equipment.

2017 John Deere Combine Updates: What You Should Know

October 6, 2016

Each John Deere department (all 54 of them) has a Continuous Improvement team that is focused on taking quality to the next level. With this goal in place, combine models just keep getting better with each and every year that goes by, and 2017 is no different.

2017 John Deere Combine

Take a journey with us to learn about new improvements made to the 2017 John Deere combines and see how they are built to run even better than they look. Enjoy these videos!

New Features of the 2017 John Deere Combines

10 John Deere Combine Parts to Improve Your Grain Harvesting

August 5, 2015

When it comes to harvesting, crop producers rely on several John Deere combine parts to improve their daily operations. If you feel like you aren’t getting the most out of your crops or aren’t fully maximizing your yields, there are parts and attachments that can help. By understanding the uses of different combine parts, you will be able to determine which are best to bring your harvesting operations to the next level.

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For this reason, we’ve put together a list of John Deere combine parts that can help you maximize production and improve efficiency season after season and acre after acre. Enjoy!

6 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Used Combine

June 29, 2015

Combines are some of the biggest equipment investments that crop producers make. It’s essential to go into the used purchasing process with confidence and a clear understanding of what exactly it is that you’re looking for. Conduct ample research, ask questions, and inspect the equipment, to meet your operation’s needs.

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While most farm equipment owners take very good care of their machines to maximize their lifespan, there are some things all used combine buying prospects should keep in mind. Here are some questions to ask (yourself and others) before making a purchase:

Utilizing 2014 S-Series Combine Technology for Intelligent Harvesting

July 22, 2014

John Deere agricultural technology has come a long way in recent time, providing producers with digital tools to enhance the overall crop farming process. With the harvesting season beginning in the next few months, producers will likely look to their combine technology to help guide them to a high yield.

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At their most recent product introduction, John Deere introduced a number of new products and capabilities, including enhancements made to S-Series combines. Let’s take a look at the technological features that can be found aboard the 2014 John Deere S-Series combines and how they can assist the crop production process.

5 Combine Maintenance Tips for a Strong Finish to the Harvest

November 13, 2013

The fall harvest season puts large demands on equipment and unexpected breakdowns or poor performance can significantly impact yields, as time repairing combines takes away from critical moments that could be spent in the field. As the fall harvest comes to a close, let’s take a look at five combine maintenance tips that will ensure the final days out in the field aren’t wasted in the shop performing repairs.

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Understanding and Inspecting Your Machine: Important prior to, as well as in the midst of the harvesting season, operators should perform thorough scans of their combines prior to rigorous days in the field. Neglecting to do so could result in lost time addressing issues that could have been dealt with prior to the day’s work.

Image Gallery: 20 Inspiring John Deere Combine Photos

October 10, 2013

For 86 years to date, John Deere and Company has been producing the latest and greatest combines for harvesters across the world, simplifying the harvesting process by providing annual technological and mechanical advancements to enhance work in the field. As the fall harvest winds down, and the stretch run is upon us, we thought it would be a good idea to share some inspiring John Deere combine photos.

Whether you’re a harvester yourself, or you just want to get an up-close look at combines in action, sit back, relax, and check out 20 of our favorite combine photos, enjoy!

5 Harvest-Changing 2014 John Deere S-Series Combine Enhancements

September 12, 2013

John Deere has been attempting to perfect the combine for more than 100 years, gathering customer feedback from those inside the machines to make the harvesting process more comfortable and efficient for operators.

At its recent new product introduction in Columbus, Ohio, Deere and Company introduced several new S-Series Combine enhancements and features that aim to simplify the harvesting process, making it more comfortable and efficient for those who spend their days on the field.

John Deere S-Series Combines

Let’s take a look at five of the latest updates that have been made to the S-Series, and examine how exactly each will help on the field.