Agriculture

Enjoy Precise Applications with John Deere 400 and 600 Series Sprayers

March 17, 2021

Deere has introduced the John Deere 400 and 600 Series Sprayers to meet the evolving demands of farmers who require more operator comfort, high-quality application, and the most machine uptime possible. The John Deere 400 Series will include the 408R, 410R, and 412R, while the John Deere 600 Series will include the 612R and 616R.

“Each sprayer features a new, larger cab with your choice of three comfort and convenience packages available to fit a variety of needs,” Joel Basinger, marketing manager for John Deere said. “The 400 and 600 Series Sprayers turn technology into application quality and enhance machine uptime for customers.”

20 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About John Deere Diesel Engines

February 22, 2021

John Deere & Company has a long history of providing quality diesel engines to its customers, from its first in 1949 to today’s Tier 4 PowerTech engine. Throughout this period of time, there have been several exciting developments that have helped shape not just the evolution of diesel engines, but also John Deere history as a whole. Let’s take a look at 20 interesting facts that you may not know about John Deere diesel engines!

Fun Facts About John Deere Diesel Engines

  1. Since 1949, Deere has designed and manufactured diesel engines.

What Is a Rotary Tiller and How Is It Used in Gardening?

February 18, 2021

Whether you are replanting your garden from last year, or have decided to put in a new garden, a rotary tiller is ideal to get that seedbed tilled into the perfect texture for planting. Let’s take a look at what a rotary tiller is and what it can be used for.

What is a Rotary Tiller?

A rotary tiller, which is also known as a rototiller, power tiller, rotavator, rotary hoe, or rotary plow, is a motorized cultivator. It works the soil by means of rotating tines or blades, and is either self propelled or drawn as an attachment behind either a two-wheel tractor or four-wheel tractor. A rotary tiller is an implement that utilizes its set of curved tines that are attached to a rotating shaft to dig into soil and turn it into a seedbed that’s ready for planting.

Achieve Higher Yields This Spring Planting Season with John Deere

February 15, 2021

As spring draws closer, farmers across the country are in the midst of preparing for their next planting season. Despite cold weather and, for many, the ongoing presence of snow, producers know that as soon as the climate allows for it, they will need to be out in their fields day in and day out to achieve high yields. Before heading out to the fields, however, farmers must first take certain factors into consideration, such as the crops they are going to plant, when they can actually sow their fields, and – critically – what planting equipment they are going to use. 

An Inside Look at the John Deere Harvester Works Combine Factory in East Moline, IL

February 10, 2021

John Deere is a leading manufacturer in advanced products and services in the agriculture, lawn and turf care, forestry, and construction industries. Since it was founded in 1837, John Deere has continued to extend its heritage of integrity, quality, commitment, and innovation worldwide.

John Deere Harvester Works, which has approximately 2,400 employees, exports their vehicles to over 35 countries. Currently they manufacture four models in its 70 series lineup, in addition to a complete line of front-end equipment.. Let’s take a look at more information on John Deere Harvester Works, and what it provides to its visitors.   

Highlighting the Latest Updates Within the John Deere Operations Center

February 10, 2021

To provide a more consistent user experience and offer new mobile features, Deere has updated the John Deere Operations Center. Work Planner now allows farmers to streamline their tasks, while MyOperations™ – the new name for the mobile version of the Operations Center – gives producers the option to manage their fleet remotely.

“We know farmers are always on the move, which makes the mobile app version of Operations Center more important than ever,” said Jennifer Badding, go-to-market manager – digital technology, with John Deere. “That’s why John Deere has made improvements to both versions, web and mobile, to make them look and function in a similar manner, so farmers have clear and easy access to their data from any device.”

John Deere Baler Parts: Hay & Forage Equipment Resources

February 2, 2021

Haymaking season calls for a JD baler that’s up for the task and is fully equipped with maintained John Deere baler parts. The baler is the backbone of a quality stack of hay, one with the right amount of moisture and nutrients to keep your animals healthy.

John Deere 2013 Premium Round Baler

Whether your haymaking requires a square or round baler, it’s essential to keep the inner parts fully functional and well maintained. With these 5 top-notch John Deere baler parts, your haymaking equipment is guaranteed to be productive, efficient, and able to produce high-quality bales.

What Is a Hay Tedder and How Do You Select the Right Type?

January 21, 2021

A hay tedder is used to spread and fluff hay in a uniform swath after a windrower, mower-conditioner, rake, or some other type of equipment has created a windrow. Speedy dydown are equivalent to high-quality hay. Hay Tedders allow equal distribution for all different types of conditions, largely thanks to flotation tires that help with smooth operation over irregular land. Tine height adjustments also allow operators to match their implements to crop conditions. If wheel rakes are used to collect hay into windrows, hay tedders exist purely to undo that work. A hay tedder is used to spread the hay out so it can dry more quickly. The hay tedding process allows producers to reduce the dry down time and is especially useful for those that live in wet or humid areas, as it allows them to complete the hay baling process faster. 

John Deere X Series Combines Honored in 2021 CES Innovation Awards

January 20, 2021

John Deere X Series Combines have been recognized for their innovative technology, design, and engineering in the past. Now, they are being honored with a CES Award from the Consumer Technology Association, which hosts the CES Innovation Awards program. The program is an annual competition that honors outstanding design and engineering across a multitude of consumer technology products. It is meant to recognize honorees in several different categories and distinguish the highest rated in each. For 2021, John Deere has been awarded the Best of Innovation honor for its X Series Combines. The association notes Deere’s commitment to innovation as a means to help farmers grow crops more efficiently and sustainably.

Taking the Steps to Winterize a John Deere ExactApply System

January 6, 2021

As we head further into the winter season, you’ll want to ensure that your John Deere ExactApply system is prepared to continue doing its job for the months ahead. Doing so can ensure that everything is working properly and that you can keep your equipment intact for years to come. Let’s take a look at the steps you’ll need to take to winterize your John Deere ExactApply system.

Steps to Winterize Your John Deere ExactApply System

  1. Make sure that the machine has been washed and cleaned.
  2. Drain the solution in the machine and rinse the water tank.