Agriculture

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. 

Cover More Ground with John Deere’s New LS475 Liquid System Option

September 4, 2019

To accommodate John Deere customers who apply high-volume liquid fertilizers, crop protection products and other solutions over a wide variety of fields, the company has rolled out the new LS475 Liquid System option for the F4365 High-Capacity Nutrient Applicator. With this new liquid application system, customers can cover more acres without having to stop frequently for refills.

John Deere LS475

Taking a Closer Look at the New Smart Connectors for John Deere Lawn Tractors

September 3, 2019

To accommodate customers who want more insight into how their lawn tractor is working for them, John Deere has rolled out Smart Connectors to accompany the MowerPlus™ app. These Smart Connectors communicate with the MowerPlus smartphone app via Bluetooth® technology. Depending on the mower model and connector, the new add-ons can communicate everything from fuel level to battery state.

John Deere Smart Connector

An Overview of the MowerPlus App

The smartphone app, MowerPlus, was introduced by Deere back in 2016. It is available for both Android and iOS devices, and it allows users to optimize their use of lawn equipment over time.