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Tips for Effectively Preparing for the Upcoming Planting Season

January 20, 2020

Farmers everywhere know that in order to maximize yields, they must take the necessary steps before the planting season begins. While it can depend on weather conditions, it is typically best if crops like corn or soybeans are planted between April 15 and May 15. Every farmer is different, with each practicing various techniques to get their land where it needs to be for the current season and for seasons to come.

Before taking action, farmers should plan their next move carefully to ensure they are getting the most out of their field. Let’s take a look at some tips and considerations for how to effectively prepare for the planting season and achieve a successful harvest.

How John Deere ExactEmerge Improves Performance (Video)

May 18, 2017

Welcome to the next generation of planting! John Deere ExactEmerge™ planters offer more accuracy and increased speed. It’s hard to believe that with 10mph planting capabilities, owners and operators can achieve singulation, population, spacing, and uniform depth like never before. Get your profits to where you need them by maximizing productivity efficiency, and yield potential.

John Deere ExactEmerge

Originally designed for corn and soybean producers about three years ago, we thought it would be helpful to check in on how the technology is working for them. In the video below, you’ll have a chance to hear from one of the first users – Greg Smith, a grower in Cummins, Kansas.

9 John Deere Crop Planting Offerings to spring to Success

March 19, 2014

Today’s producers face a number of crop planting challenges related to seed costs, maintaining consistent depth control, singulation or spacing, ground conditions, and monitoring and documentation. As we enter the peak stages of crop planting, John Deere offers a number of products that attempt to make these common hurdles easier to overcome.

John Deere Planting

Let’s take a look at nine offerings that aim to simplify the process for crop producers by reducing costs and increasing productivity.

Row Command

Row Command

Bringing Planting into the Fast Lane with John Deere’s ExactEmerge

February 17, 2014

Prior to its recent reveal at the National Farm Machinery Show, the name and accommodating features of the John Deere ExactEmerge planter had the agriculture industry on the edge of its seat, and for good reason. The ExactEmerge planter allows crop producers to double previous industry standard maximum planting speeds (about 5 mph) thanks to a number of new features.

John Deere ExactEmerge

So, without further delay, let’s take a look at some of the features of the ExactEmerge that give crop producers the ability to deliver seed to the trench in a speedy, consistent manner.