John Deere Equipment

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.

3 Core Benefits of the John Deere AB485 Air Boom Option

October 10, 2017

Those operating a John Deere F4365 nutrient applicator are likely already aware of the equipment’s ability to take on large-scale fertilizer projects with relative ease. However, that hasn’t stopped Deere from developing even more solutions to improve the dry fertilizer application process.

The latest in this development is the AB485 air boom, which can be easily attached for added efficiency thanks to a number of key features.

John Deere AB485 Air Boom

So, what exactly does the John Deere AB485 air boom have to offer customers that are looking to get even more from their F4365 nutrient applicator? Let’s take a closer look at the benefits to find out more.

John Deere ROPS: Key Dates and Its Role in Operator Safety

September 26, 2017

When operating heavy machinery such as tractors or earthmoving equipment, accidents can happen. Some of the most dangerous types of accidents when using these pieces of equipment come in the form of rollovers.

While operator precautions should be taken into account at all times, rollovers are sometimes unavoidable. For this reason, John Deere and other equipment manufacturers add rollover protection structures, or “ROPS”, to their machines.

John Deere ROPS

John Deere ROPS History

You may be asking yourself, “when did ROPS burst onto the scene?” Well, in June of 1966, John Deere officially announced the release of its Roll-Gard™ technology. This introduction was instrumental to showcasing the company’s commitment to the safety of all their customers.

John Deere Electric Gator: All the Information You Need to Know

September 19, 2017

As most of us know, John Deere produces gas and diesel-powered equipment of all sizes to get jobs done in agriculture, construction, around the yard, on the golf course, and much more. However, did you know John Deere also produces equipment that’s powered by electricity? One such piece of equipment is the John Deere electric Gator™.

John Deere Electric Gator

Most commonly known as the TE 4×2 Gator, this machine is powered by a 48-V electrical system and includes a number of features that are designed to make work on the property or in other parts of the outdoors a breeze. Let’s take a closer look at some of the features and benefits of the John Deere electric Gator.

Ag Education: A Chronological Look at Early Tractor History

August 22, 2017

Whether you’re out on the farm plowing, tilling, harrowing, or planting, one factor remains unchanged; you likely have a tractor mobilizing implements and doing the dirty work. However, with so many new tractor features and models hitting the market each year, it can be easy to lose track of the past.

Tractor History

Let’s take a look at some of the key dates and events that shaped the early history of agricultural tractor development.

1892

John Froelich, who was 43 years old at the time, successfully ran a gas-powered, vertical, single-cylinder engine on the running gear of a steam traction engine back in 1892. The machine, which is now known as the first gasoline tractor, moved forward and reverse.

Video Gallery: What Customers Are Saying About Deere’s 1870 Air-Hoe Drill and C850 Air Cart

August 17, 2017

John Deere’s 1870 Air-Hoe Drill and C850 Air Cart were designed to enhance overall productivity on the field. The C850’s accuracy and technology pairing leads to smart and productive operation, while the 1870 allows producers to plant more acres in a quick manner.

John Deere C850 Air Cart

While these two pieces of agriculture equipment are fairly new to the marketplace, they’ve already helped farmers from around the country do more in less time. Don’t take it from us, though. Here are a couple testimonials that show their unique value.

Neil Herbst Testimonial 1870 Drill C850 Air Cart

Fun Facts and History About John Deere Des Moines Works

August 8, 2017

The equipment John Deere produces plays a role in feeding and clothing the world’s ever-expanding population. At the heart of the equipment production process is John Deere factories and their employees.

John Deere Des Moines Works

Let’s take a closer look at one of John Deere’s many factory locations – John Deere Des Moines Works.

Early Des Moines Works History

1941

The story of what John Deere does today begins during World War II, when the government constructed the Des Moines Ordnance Plant. The plant operated throughout the war until 1945, and during that time, the plant made billions of rounds of machine gun ammunition.

John Deere Classic 2017: The Dates, Field, and More

June 28, 2017

Entering its 47th year, the John Deere Classic has become a staple of the PGA TOUR season, bringing professional golfing action to the Quad Cities area. The 2017 John Deere Classic is just around the corner, and this year, participants will be vying for their share of the $5.6 million purse (an event high).

John Deere Classic 2017

The winner of the event will receive $1 million and the final exemption to the Open Championship, which is one of golf’s four major tournaments. If you’re looking for more information about the 2017 John Deere Classic, you’re in the right place. Let’s take a look at this year’s dates, field, and more.

A Brief Look Back at the John Deere New Generation of Power

June 27, 2017

For nearly a century, John Deere has been producing tractors for its customers that are now located around the world. However, a point in time more than 50 years ago is especially important in the company’s tractor production history. Yes, we’re talking about the introduction of the “New Generation of Power.”

John Deere New Generation of Power

Let’s take a closer look at this special point in time and learn about some of the features that made these pieces of equipment historical pillars for the company.

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.

John Deere crop protection

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.