2022 has officially arrived, and John Deere wasted no time in showcasing its innovativeness and dedication to offering its customers top-of-the-line equipment. During the month of January, the company announced new offerings, added to its Startup Collaborator Program, and received several AE50 awards. Learn more about these exciting accomplishments and how they helped John Deere ring in the new year on a high note.
John Deere MachineFinder News Roundup: January 2022
John Deere Unveils Autonomous Tractor at CES 2022
At CES 2022, which took place in early January, John Deere revealed its autonomous tractor – this machine combines the company’s 8R tractor, TruSet-enabled chisel plow, and GPS guidance system to ensure producers have access to the most refined technology in the industry. The tractor also has six pairs of stereo cameras for 360-degree obstacle detection and distance calculation. Additionally, it continuously checks its position relative to a geofence to ensure it operates where it’s supposed to. What’s more, positioning is within less than an inch of accuracy.
To learn more about the unveiling of the new John Deere autonomous tractor, check out this article.
John Deere Introduces 2 New Signature Edition Gator UVs
Next up in the list of exciting John Deere announcements was the introduction of the new XUV835R Signature Edition Gator™ Utility Vehicle and the XUV865R Signature Edition Gator Utility Vehicle. Both vehicles will be premium models offering a range of features, such as a climate-controlled cab and four-wheel drive in order to meet the demand for UVs with more premium, automotive-inspired features.
To learn more about the new John Deere new XUV835R Signature Edition Gator™ Utility Vehicle and the XUV865R Signature Edition Gator Utility Vehicle, check out this article.
John Deere Adds to Its 2022 Startup Collaborator Program
Towards the end of the month, John Deere took the time to announce that it had added seven companies to its 2022 Startup Collaborator program, an initiative that was originally launched in 2019 to enhance Deere’s investment in new ideas and technologies. The seven companies added to the program this year include Burro, CropZone.com, Four Growers, SeeDevice, Ucropit, ViewAR, and Yard Stick.
To learn more about the 2022 Startup Collaborator program, check out this article.
John Deere Receives Eight 2022 AE50 Awards for Innovation
Last but not least, January was wrapped up with the announcement that John Deere was named a winner of the 2022 AE50 Awards, receiving eight awards for outstanding innovations. Each year, the ASABE gives out 50 awards to honor innovative product-engineering designs across the food and agricultural industry. Those who receive the award are recognized for their efforts to bring new technology to farmers and food processors. This year, John Deere was honored for the following innovations:
- See & Spray™ Select
- MY22 9 Series Tractors
- Integrated ExactRate™ Liquid Fertilizer System
- 1775NT Planter
- Quick Change Blades for ProSeries™ Openers
- HDF Hinged Frame Flexible Cutterbar Draper
- W200 Series Self-Propelled Windrowers and Platforms
- C770 Cotton Harvesters
To learn more about this achievement, check out this article.