Agriculture

Farmers Share Their Thoughts on the New John Deere X Series Combines

July 29, 2020

To cater to large-scale producers, John Deere has announced that it is adding two new models of X Series Combines to its 2021 harvesting lineup. The X9 1000 and X9 1100 Combines are both designed to thresh, separate, and clean more bushels per hour in tough conditions. In turn, this means less downtime and a boost in productivity for operators out in the field. Now, farmers are sharing their firsthand accounts of what it’s like to have the new X Series Combines and front-end equipment at their disposal.

Exploring the New Combine Header Lineup from John Deere

July 15, 2020

John Deere knows that in order to take on a long workday, producers need reliable equipment that is designed to help cross off every task on their to-do list. With this in mind, the company has revamped its entire combine header lineup to include HDR Rigid Cutterbar Drapers, RDF HydraFlex™ Drapers, CR and CF Corn Heads, and a BP15 Belt Pickup. Ultimately, the goal is to provide customers with the machinery they need to achieve maximum harvesting capacity while minimizing grain loss under any condition.

Improve Harvesting Results with the New John Deere X Series Combines

June 22, 2020

When it comes to threshing, separating, and cleaning more bushels per hour, large-scale producers know that reliable machinery is the key to success out in the field. With this in mind, John Deere has announced that it will welcome two new X Series Combines to its 2021 harvesting lineup. The new X9 1000 and X9 1100 Combines not only increase harvesting performance but also simplify everyday tasks during the workday.

Let’s take a closer look at the capabilities and design features that make these new John Deere X Series Combines perfect for those jobs that require maximum efficiency, even when conditions are less than ideal.

Video Gallery: Highlighting the Benefits of John Deere CommandPRO

June 17, 2020

When you’re operating heavy machinery all day, you know how important it is to ensure that you’re comfortable while you work. This is where John Deere CommandPRO comes into play. This customizable, ergonomic joystick enables operators to control everything from tractor speed to direction. In short, you’ll have more opportunity to focus on the machine and what is going on in front of you rather than directing all of your attention to the controls.

Here are a few video overviews that feature the benefits of CommandPRO, specifically in relation to John Deere’s lineup of 7 Series and 8 Series tractors.

Tips and Considerations for Tilling a New Vegetable Garden

June 10, 2020

If you love fresh vegetables, you don’t have to go to the grocery store to stock up when you have your own garden. Creating a vegetable garden is one of the most efficient ways to get your hands on fresh produce on a regular basis. That being said, there are a few tips and tricks you’ll want to take into account as you look to begin planting. Let’s take a look at the list of tips and considerations you’ll need to start tilling a vegetable garden for the first time.

Agricultural Equipment to Maximize Yields During Crop Planting Season

May 18, 2020

Farmers everywhere know that in order to maximize yields, they must take specific steps before and during the planting season. While it typically depends on weather conditions, it is best if larger crops such as corn or soybeans are planted between mid-April and mid-May. Each farmer is different in terms of how they plant, with each practicing a range of techniques and employing various types of agricultural equipment to get their land where they need it to be for the current season and for seasons to come.

How to Fill Ruts and Tire Tracks Using a Rear Blade

April 29, 2020

Ruts and tire tracks can disrupt your daily tasks and overall comfort while working, but with a rear blade from John Deere, you can fill them and get on with your to-do list. Furthermore, you can potentially boost your productivity level and give yourself one less thing to worry about out in the field. Let’s take a look at how to fill ruts and tire tracks using a rear blade attachment.

Prepare the Machinery

The first step of this process is to attach the rear blade to a utility tractor. To further enhance productivity, operators can also turn their rear blade into a box blade by using bolt-on endplates – this will enable more control while moving soil to backfill tracks and ruts.

John Deere AutoTrac Controller 300 Steering Kit for Increased Accuracy

April 22, 2020

John Deere has introduced AutoTrac™ technology for customers who want a little extra guidance with the AutoTrac Controller 300 Steering Kit. The after-market steering kit is customizable to different types, ages, and brands of ag machines, and does not impact operator ergonomics or steering wheel modifications.

“We know that not all farmers operate new John Deere machines factory equipped with AutoTrac,” said John Mishler, precision ag marketing manager for John Deere. “This solution is compatible with many newer Deere vehicles not already equipped with AutoTrac, as well as older machines and other equipment brands. It integrates with a John Deere precision ag display and StarFire™ receiver for a complete guidance system and a consistent John Deere Precision Ag experience across the entire fleet.”

Twitter Fan #Plant20 Media Gallery: John Deere Planting Equipment in Action

April 6, 2020

It’s that time of year again – the 2020 planting season is finally here! After dealing with a particularly rainy winter, farmers across the country have been rearing to get their John Deere planting equipment out of storage and enjoy some time out in the field. From planters to air drills and seeders, our fans know that with John Deere on their side, there’s no doubt that #plant20 will be a success.

We searched across Twitter for images and videos that we felt best represented how John Deere planting 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.

John Deere History: The Production & Evolution of Machines by Industry

March 17, 2020

John Deere has a rich 175-year history of machinery production which covers a range of industries, including agriculture and construction, and serves both commercial and residential purposes. Let’s dig deeper and explore details about the production of these industry-specific machines, as well as more details about the different product lines currently offered. 

A Brief History of the John Deere Organization

Many critical moments in John Deere history date all the way back to 1837. In the beginning, John Deere was a blacksmith in Grand Detour, IL who wanted to make farmers’ jobs easier. Fast forward over 180 years, and his company is still manufacturing all kinds of equipment with the same purpose in mind – to help customers, especially farmers, be as productive as possible.