Agriculture

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.

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.

Pre-Harvest Technology Tips to Take into Account Before Harvesting

October 1, 2018

Before the harvest season begins, you’ll want to make sure that your John Deere equipment is prepared to handle tasks out in the field. The right amount of preparation can ensure that you’re working as quickly and efficiently as possible when it comes time to harvest. By understanding what you need to accomplish pre-harvest, you will be guaranteed a productive season.

Let’s take a look at some pre-harvest technology tips to take into account when heading into the harvest season.

Benefits of Using the John Deere GS11 Series Overseeder

September 26, 2018

When you’re seeding, you want to make sure that you get everything just right. This is why John Deere has worked to design seeding equipment that matches the specific needs of its customers, day in and day out. The John Deere GS11 Series Overseeder is one example of a machine that has been built with precision in mind, as well as efficiency.

Let’s take a look at some of the features of the John Deere GS11 Series Overseeder that work to help you out in the field.

Taking a Closer Look at the New John Deere Forage Harvesters

September 10, 2018

The new John Deere Forage Harvesters are specifically designed to help operators boost efficiency without compromising on the quality of their harvest. The 9000 Series Self-Propelled Forage Harvesters churn out excellent silage quality that helps livestock producers improve their feeding efficiency, animal health and productivity.

Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the new 9600, 9700, 9800 and 9900 John Deere Forage Harvesters.