Agriculture

Spring Field Maintenance: Get the Most Out of Your Agricultural Equipment

May 14, 2019

Spring is finally in full swing, with farmers having waited months and months for the winter weather to end. These same farmers are now beginning to think about planting and harvesting crops for next season. Despite this enthusiasm, however, many are now facing the result of less than ideal soil conditions which have been impacted further by the use of agricultural equipment. Some of these problems include ruts in the ground, amongst others.

Depending on where you live in the United States, the climate and terrain vary significantly, requiring farmers to think about new strategies for growing under these conditions. Luckily for these modern farmers, there is an extensive selection of agricultural equipment that helps to make this process easier, including the following:

Discovering What the John Deere ExactEmerge Planter Can Do

May 7, 2019

When you’re on the hunt for a piece of equipment that can help you tackle even the largest planting jobs, you know you can turn to John Deere for help. The ExactEmerge planter, which debuted at the 2014 National Farm Machinery Show, was specially designed to take on a wide array of planting jobs, whether you’re looking to cover a small plot of land or a large amount of acreage in one pass. Find out what this equipment is capable of by hearing it directly from John Deere customers.

Tackling Tough Ground with the John Deere 2430 Chisel Plow

April 30, 2019

Whether you’re taking on a large portion of land all at once or planning out a week’s worth of work, the 2430 Chisel Plow from John Deere can help you with the task at hand. The hydraulically adjusted knife-edge rolling baskets are specifically designed to shrug off rocks, break up clods, and leave a smooth field finish in one pass. The internal basket scrapers also reduce plugging and allow users to run the baskets 100 percent of the time for the utmost efficiency.

Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the 2430 Chisel Plow and how it can help you out in the field this season.

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.”