Agriculture

Taking a Closer Look at the Evolution of John Deere Ag Technology

April 15, 2019

When looking back on John Deere history, it is clear that this company has consistently represented its vision of providing the best for its customers. To this day, every decision that is made at Deere links back to four core values: Integrity, Quality, Commitment, and Innovation.

While all of these values are equally important to the success of this company, innovation is a central factor in what has made John Deere stand out throughout the past century. By regularly introducing the latest technology into its manufacturing processes and products, this company has proven its willingness to adapt to change in order to help its customers across industries, especially agriculture.

Attain Higher Yield Potential with the John Deere N500C Air Drill

March 27, 2019

John Deere has announced that it has redesigned the N500C Series Air Drills for 2019, bringing even more features into the mix to make daily tasks easier for operators. The air drills now integrate the latest in seeding technology, including the new ProSeries Openers to provide small grain producers with the most accurate smart seeding tools on the market.

“Easier meter access, improved seeding accuracy and increased capacity with less compaction were the most common requests we heard from customers,” said Ryan Hough, marketing manager for John Deere Seeding. “The N500C Air Drill was designed to give operators much easier meter access, and the latest in integrated technology for improved seed placement accuracy, control, and confidence, to help them do the best seeding job possible for cereals, canola, soybeans and other crops.”

Simplify Harvesting with the New John Deere Software Update

March 12, 2019

John Deere has now released its 19-1 software update for its Generation 4 4600 CommandCenter and all 4640 Universal Displays. This latest software update includes a high level of automation activation that allows the Machine Sync automation functionality to work on all Gen 4 platforms for tractors and combines.

John Mishler, marketing manager for precision ag technologies, notes that this John Deere software update will provide benefits that are immediately obvious to operators.

“It also enables Gen 4 Display compatibility with more John Deere equipment, including 8000- and 9000-Series Forage Harvesters, documentation of weather and field conditions, expands AutoTrac™ functionality and automation on more equipment, and provides additional levels of security than before,” Mishler says.

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