Agriculture

How to Start a Cold Diesel Engine in the Winter

February 13, 2020

For those planning to work throughout the winter months, it’s essential to learn how to start a cold diesel engine. Doing so is essential to keeping your engine in working order for seasons to come. For many, however, this can be difficult.

How to Start a Cold Diesel Engine in Winter

The top two reasons why individuals typically encounter difficulties with cold diesel engines are gelled fuel and electrical failure. So, before facing dropping temperatures, cold diesel engine-powered machinery must be properly maintained. With this in mind, here are six tips for starting a diesel in cold weather and maintaining your equipment over time.

How John Deere Combine Advisor Improves Harvest Operations

February 5, 2020

When you’re hard at work, the last thing you want to worry about is grain loss and poor grain quality. Unsurprisingly, John Deere has a solution to help producers manage this potential challenge – Combine Advisor™. This piece of technology is designed to bring more automation to harvesting and give you one less thing to worry about on the job. By eliminating some of the need to make manual adjustments on the fly, Combine Advisor helps boost the effectiveness of John Deere machinery. Let’s take a look at some of its features and how it can improve your operations.

Visit John Deere at These 5 Trade Shows This Winter

January 22, 2020

For many, the cold weather and less than ideal weather conditions brought on by winter mean staying inside, which can bring about a sense of boredom. This doesn’t have to be the case for John Deere enthusiasts, though! This winter, the company will be attending a number of trade shows to demonstrate a range of equipment and technologies. In fact, this season of trade shows kicked off in early January when the company attended CES 2020 in Las Vegas, NV.

Tips for Effectively Preparing for the Upcoming Planting Season

January 20, 2020

Farmers everywhere know that in order to maximize yields, they must take the necessary steps before the planting season begins. While it can depend on weather conditions, it is typically best if crops like corn or soybeans are planted between April 15 and May 15. Every farmer is different, with each practicing various techniques to get their land where it needs to be for the current season and for seasons to come.

Before taking action, farmers should plan their next move carefully to ensure they are getting the most out of their field. Let’s take a look at some tips and considerations for how to effectively prepare for the planting season and achieve a successful harvest.

How Does An Air Seeder Work? Breaking Down the Process Step by Step

December 23, 2019

When you’re on the hunt for an air seeder that will take care of all of your seeding needs, you know you can turn to John Deere for the right piece of equipment. But what does an air seeder do? How is it different from your standard everyday planter? The fact of the matter is that there are many key differences, and air seeders from John Deere have several special features that make them reliable, efficient machines to have on the farm.

Twitter Fan #Harvest19 Media Gallery: John Deere Harvest Equipment in Action

December 9, 2019

While #Harvest19 posed several challenges, farmers across the country still put in the work day in and day out to get the most out of their fields. Despite facing some obstacles, primarily due to less than ideal weather, John Deere harvest equipment was there to help farmers ensure the best possible harvest season. From corn heads to combines, this equipment played a key role in making #Harvest19 one to remember.

We searched across Twitter for images and videos that we felt best represented how John Deere harvest equipment ensures maximum productivity throughout this season.  We wanted to recognize those who took the time to capture these images and videos in order to showcase what this equipment can really do.

Taking a Closer Look at Frontier Equipment for Livestock and Equine

October 29, 2019

When you need new equipment for livestock and equine purposes, you know that you can turn to Deere to find the right machinery. There is a range Frontier™ equipment that can help with all things livestock and equine around your property, whether you need a mounted sprayer or a manure fork. Let’s take a look at some of these machines and attachments, and closely examine how they can help you out in the field.

Exploring the History of John Deere Combines and Harvest Equipment

October 14, 2019

Since the invention of the first steel plow in 1837, the driving force behind John Deere has been manufacturing equipment that makes the lives of farmers easier. From seeding to harvesting, farmers across the globe rely on John Deere equipment to help achieve their yield goals.

While each season welcomes new tasks and challenges, with the right equipment on their side, operators can overcome any hurdle they may face with ease. This is especially true during the harvest season when farmers are finally able to reap the fruits of their labor.

Improve Baling Capacity with John Deere Baler-Wrapper Machines

September 18, 2019

When you need to improve your baling capacity, you can rest assured knowing that John Deere has the baler-wrapper machines you require to get the job done. For its 2020 lineup, the company recently rolled out the C451R and C461R Combination Round Balers, both of which are designed to help boost the efficiency of cutting, baling, and wrapping all types of forage. Ultimately, these benefits result in higher quality feed.

“This is the first combination baler-wrapper that Deere has offered in North America that excels in meeting the baling capacity, speed, performance and versatility needs of customers who harvest a wide variety of forage crops,” said Nick Weinrich, tactical marketing manager for John Deere hay tools.

Corn Harvest 2019: Tips and Tools for a Great Harvest

September 16, 2019

Did you know the U.S. corn crop acreage could cover all of Germany? And that corn is grown on all continents except for Antarctica?

Corn is present in almost all parts of daily life for Americans. The most obvious consumption of corn is on its own as a food source. That being said, it is used for many other things, such as sweeteners, fuel ethanol, and starches. With corn presenting itself as such a crucial aspect of everyday life for many, it is important to also understand the amount of work that goes into the corn harvest every year.