john deere combines

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.

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.

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:

Taking a Closer Look at the New John Deere S700 Combine Updates

July 18, 2018

As farmers plan out their harvesting seasons, ensuring the equipment can handle anything, even less than ideal field conditions, is key. Recent John Deere combine updates include features such as a new track system, new 700FD HydraFlex Drapers, and the MyOperations App. By utilizing these upgrades, operators will ensure that they are being as efficient as possible and making the most out of their equipment.

John Deere S700 Combine

With these features working together, farmers will experience better ride quality and more versatility as well as having the ability to make adjustments to settings right from their mobile device. Let’s take a closer look at these three John Deere S700 Combine updates.

Classic John Deere Combines Doing Harvest 2015 Work

November 20, 2015

This has been a fun 2015 harvest season for me as I’ve been inundated with awesome pictures of classic John Deere combines still getting the job done out in the fields across America. Pics like the one below, a John Deere 55 that did 20 acres of western Minnesota fields on Saturday, November 14, 2015. What a great pic.

John Deere 55 Combine in Minnesota

Or this picture (below), sent to our Machinery Pete Facebook page by one of our followers, John H. from Carlisle, MN. His grandfather with his John Deere 45EB combine in the pic and John with his slightly newer John Deere 9870 STS combine:

Video Gallery: What to Expect from 2016 John Deere Combines

October 15, 2015

Each and every year, John Deere fans patiently wait for new product announcements to see what exciting features will benefit their operations next. This year, one product in particular saw updates that really stand out to farmers who are looking to step up their grain harvesting game – the 2016 John Deere S-Series Combine.

2016 John Deere Combines

There’s a lot to take in when it comes to the 2016 grain harvesting updates, which is why we wanted to share this video gallery so that you can see and hear for yourself. Enjoy!

Model Year 2016 New Features

Reviewing the 2016 Updates to Deere’s Grain Harvesting Equipment

September 28, 2015

John Deere takes pride in creating equipment that helps producers across the country harvest their crops. Each year, new products and updates to existing products are introduced at an annual release. This year, Deere introduced several new products and features to its line of grain harvesting equipment that will get its customers excited.

Overall

Jon Gilbeck, division marketing manager for John Deere Harvester Works, says, “We are constantly listening to our customers and looking for ways to boost their grain harvesting productivity by improving the performance, quality, and technology of the Deere equipment they are using. This includes enhancements to the combines as well as improvements to the different headers and platforms in the lineup.”

Train Like a Pro with the John Deere Combine Simulator

August 24, 2015

As you look to increase your productivity and efficiency out in the field, the John Deere Combine Simulator can help you become the expert you’ve always wanted to be. The interactive and realistic S-Series GoHarvest Premium Combine Simulator is designed to reduce fuel costs and machine hours when training.

There are seven different learning modules available, and you can build your own to customize your educational experience. Here are some of the many features you can incorporate into your John Deere Deere Combine Simulator.

John Deere Combine Models: A Visual Guide

July 16, 2015

If you’re in the business of producing crops, chances are, you either own or are interested in owning a new or used combine. For more than 80 years, John Deere has been producing these machines to arm farmers with the technology and specific features that best fit their operation’s needs.

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While you could learn all about John Deere combines by scouring through pages and pages of brochures and product manuals, we wanted to take the time to make combine identification a bit simpler by putting together a visual guide. This post features photos that correspond with some of the most popular John Deere combine models. Enjoy!

Video Gallery: Six John Deere Combine Videos for Effective Operation

September 4, 2014

With harvesting season upon us, it’s time to begin thinking about strategies to get the most out of this year’s crop. As pieces of harvesting equipment increasingly grow in size and sophistication, it’s more important than ever before that operators fully understand their machine’s capabilities.

John Deere S Series Combine

John Deere’s top-of-the-line S-Series combine includes numerous features that can be a major asset for crop producers during harvesting season when leveraged effectively. In this post, we’ve put together six John Deere combine videos specific to the S-Series combine, which offer tips and how to’s for those lucky enough to operate the equipment during the harvest season. Enjoy, and happy harvesting!