Agriculture

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.

Enjoy More Productivity with Intelligent Boom Control

August 14, 2019

When you need more control on the job to boost your productivity, you know you can count on John Deere to deliver. Now, the company has rolled out Intelligent Boom Control (IBC) for many of its harvesters, and customers are rejoicing at the benefits.

“After using an IBC-equipped machine, the boosts to productivity and efficiency are undeniable, making IBC a must-have feature for any logging operation,” said Sakari Suuriniemi, product marketing manager for John Deere. “Understanding the demands of the logging industry and the labor challenges, IBC allows operators – new or seasoned – to work faster, even in difficult conditions.”

Accurately Track Applied Nutrients with the HarvestLab 3000

August 6, 2019

When you need to track your applied nutrients out in the field accurately and efficiently, you require a machine you can rely on in even the toughest conditions. This is where John Deere’s HarvestLab 3000 comes into play. With HarvestLab technology and constituent sensing, this piece of equipment will not let you down. Let’s take a look at how the features of this technology make it a must-have device on the job.

On-the-go measuring.

The HarvestLab 3000 offers on-the-go measuring of moisture, dry matter, protein, starch, fiber, neutral detergent fiber, acid detergent fiber, and sugar. It measures these components efficiently and accurately.

Understanding How to Achieve a Healthy Lawn Through Soil Testing

July 30, 2019

If you’re worried about the state of your lawn or garden, you might want to take a look at the soil. Without the proper foundation, your lawn or garden is bound to falter, and it all starts with the right soil. Soil testing is essential to ensuring that your field has the right nutrients to help it grow strong for years to come. Let’s take a look at some of the tips you can take into account to test your soil and make sure everything is in working order.

Exploring What the “On Life & Land” Podcast Is All About

July 23, 2019

These days, individuals can indulge in their passions through a wide array of content, with audio continuing to grow in popularity. Podcasts cover an extensive range of topics, including, but not limited to, agriculture, construction, and forestry. Now, John Deere fans have a new series they can check out to get their fix on all things related to the brand and life out in the fields: “On Life & Land.”

The Furrow Magazine, a print and web-based publication, has launched the new podcast series to give its fans an opportunity to share their own stories, which often relate to John Deere and/or agriculture.

Cover More Acres in Less Time With the John Deere R4060 Sprayer

July 17, 2019

If you need a sprayer that can tackle a large area efficiently in a short amount of time, Deere has the perfect solution for you. The R4060 Sprayer with the new CommandDrive™ powertrain is the company’s biggest sprayer yet, and it can handle a wide array of tasks to make your workday easier.

Let’s take a look at some of the features of the R4060 Sprayer and how it can help you out in the field.