Agriculture

John Deere History: A Timeline of How We Got Here

February 18, 2019

Today, John Deere is known for its award-winning innovations, but have you ever really thought about how we got here? The most critical moments in John Deere history date back to 1837 when the man himself, John Deere, was a blacksmith in Grand Detour, IL who wanted to make farmers’ jobs a bit easier. Fast forward over 180 years, and this company is still manufacturing equipment with the same purpose in mind – helping customers be as productive as possible. While Deere is widely known for its various tractor models, these machines were not being produced until 1918 – this is when the company purchased the Waterloo Engine Gas Company.

Farming the Right Way With John Deere Precision Ag Technology

February 13, 2019

John Deere precision ag is the latest in agricultural technology that keeps you up to speed on everything going on out in the field. Whether you’re working with corn, soybeans, or everything in between, John Deere’s precision ag technology can help you keep an eye on the performance of your machines.

However, it goes beyond just machine overview – field prep, planting, spraying, and harvesting are all taken to the next level with John Deere precision ag.

Exploring the Intelligence Behind John Deere Connected Support

January 15, 2019

The importance of agronomy continues to grow, and as it does, more John Deere customers are turning to connected support to gain further insight into their work. John Deere offers connected support to its customers specifically to provide a closer look at everything from soil to machinery on the go.

Let’s take a moment to examine how John Deere connected support can help with field management and ensure that producers are making the most of their time out in the field.

Featuring the John Deere 244L and 324L Wheel Loaders

January 9, 2019

John Deere has a wide selection of wheel loaders to choose from and has recently just expanded its options with the introduction of the 244L and 324L Wheel Loaders.

“Our next generation of compact wheel loaders was designed to meet the needs of industry professionals who are demanding higher performance from their machines,” said Drew Miller, product marketing manager, compact wheel loaders, John Deere Construction & Forestry. “Tailor-made for tight spaces, the 244L and 324L use our proprietary Articulation Plus system to provide greater stability and yield more lifting power while turning tighter.”

John Deere Combines: Exploring Models and Features from A to Z

December 17, 2018

Since 1927, John Deere combines have changed the way farmers take on the harvesting season. A dedication to quality, constant innovation, and convenience have helped this company become a global leader, serving people around the world.

In order to truly understand the value behind John Deere combines, we should break down the top features, from A to Z.

A: Adjustments

When it comes time for harvest, don’t let an issue such as grain damage end the season early. With interactive combine adjustment (ICA), John Deere combine operators can easily find a solution based on their harvesting priorities. These areas include:

Determining Which Tillage Tool is Right for You and Your Field

December 4, 2018

As the seasons change and you are considering strategies for field management, you’re going to want to ensure that you have the proper tillage tool on hand to take care of all of the necessary tasks. That being said,  there are several tillage tools to choose from – how do you know which one is best for you?

Let’s take a look at some tips that can help you decide which tillage tool is ideal for your needs, as well as some of their various features.

Controlling Weeds After Harvest Season With Your John Deere Sprayer

November 21, 2018

Your John Deere sprayer has several features that can help with a wide range of tasks, but did you know it’s also efficient at controlling weeds after harvest season? Controlling weeds is a breeze with a sprayer, and there’s no better time to take on the task than when the weather starts to cool and the field has been fully harvested.

Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of controlling your weeds with a John Deere sprayer.

1. Cleaner Fields

Everything You Need to Know About Rotary Cutters from Deere

November 14, 2018

Rotary cutters come in a wide range of sizes and configurations, but how do you know which one is right for you? Furthermore, how do you weigh the features against each other when you’re narrowing down your options? Luckily, John Deere has a wide array of rotary cutters to choose from, giving you one less thing to worry about as you look at the solutions available to you.

Examining the Benefits of Utilizing a Cultipacker from John Deere

November 5, 2018

When you’re in the market for a cultipacker, John Deere has a wide variety to choose from, each with its own highlights and benefits. With a cultipacker from Deere, you can maximize yield with a well-prepared seedbed and enhance seed-to-soil contact. Cultipackers are ideal for property owners, landscapers, and small producers alike.

Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the cultipackers from Deere and how they can help you on the job.

Strong Packer Wheels

The cultipackers from the CP11 Series each feature 9.5-inch cast-iron packer wheels. They are specifically made for durable performance while breaking up dirt clods to create smooth, even seed beds every time.

Grain Harvesting Attachments for Boosting Efficiency Out in the Field

October 17, 2018

When it comes to grain harvesting, John Deere has a wide range of combines that are designed to help you take care of the task at hand – but what about attachments? There are several add-ons and options you can deploy with your machinery to boost its efficiency and make it even more versatile out in the field.

Let’s take a look at some of the grain harvesting attachments you can use with your combine to enhance productivity.

Unloading Auger Boot

This auger boot adds nine inches of reach and reduces downtime. Its one-piece design extends time to blow off, and it is available as a retrofit for all high-unloading rate systems.