Agriculture

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.

Learning How to Restore a Pasture with an Overseeder

June 26, 2019

Just because your pasture has seen better days doesn’t mean you can’t revitalize it with the right equipment. John Deere has a number of machines that are specially designed to help with pasture management, and the overseeder is one of them. With the Frontier Overseeder, you can bright any pasture back to life, regardless of its condition. Let’s take a look at how the equipment can help you restore your pasture and get back to work.

  • With a Frontier Overseeder, you can choose between a pair of angle-adjustable spiked front rollers or front disks to prepare your soil for seeding.

Exploring the New and Updated John Deere 4-Series Sprayers

June 4, 2019

John Deere has announced that it is expanding the top end of its 4-Series Sprayers with the introduction of two new pieces of equipment: the R4060 Sprayer and R4045 Sprayer. Both models will come standard with CommandDrive beginning with Model Year 2020.

Both of these 4-Series Sprayers are designed for large, broad-acre cropping systems and high-volume applications. The CommandDrive hydrostatic all-wheel-drive powertrain will also give operators the power they need to trek through even the toughest terrain.

Examining the Key Benefits of the John Deere N500C Air Drill

May 28, 2019

John Deere’s N500C Air Drill builds on the best features of the 1990CCS Air Seeder, which has been a staple for producers working with small grain seeds. Customers know that by investing in the N500C Air Drill, they are getting an air drill with the latest in seeding technology to boost productivity and efficiency out in the field.

“Easier meter access, improved seeding accuracy and increased capacity with less compaction were the most common requests we heard from customers,” says 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.”

Exploring CommandARM Controls on Deere’s F4365 Nutrient Applicator

May 21, 2019

When you’re preparing for planting season, you know that you need reliable equipment to help you get your seeds in the ground and see the highest possible yield. John Deere has several pieces of machinery that can help you do just that. The John Deere F4365 High-Capacity Nutrient Applicator is one example of a machine that you can count on out in the field, and its CommandARM controls always hit the mark.The CommandARM controls on the John Deere F4365 High-Capacity Nutrient Applicator are specifically designed to reduce fatigue. This means no more long, grueling days behind the equipment out in the field. The controls themselves on the CommandARM are also specially made to limit the amount of time it takes to train operators on the machine – they are intuitive and easy-to-use.

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.

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.