John Deere planting equipment

John Deere Planters: History, Machines & Tips for Spring

May 14, 2021

As crop planting and seeding season swings into full force, growers have unique needs when it comes to planting technology and parts. It is crucial to think about a variety of techniques each and every planting season. To better understand how planting equipment got to where it is today, we’ve put together a timeline that highlights crucial moments in John Deere planter history, while also featuring some producers that are using their John Deere planters to make the most out of the 2021 planting season.

Achieve Higher Yields This Spring Planting Season with John Deere

February 15, 2021

As spring draws closer, farmers across the country are in the midst of preparing for their next planting season. Despite cold weather and, for many, the ongoing presence of snow, producers know that as soon as the climate allows for it, they will need to be out in their fields day in and day out to achieve high yields. Before heading out to the fields, however, farmers must first take certain factors into consideration, such as the crops they are going to plant, when they can actually sow their fields, and – critically – what planting equipment they are going to use. 

Agricultural Equipment to Maximize Yields During Crop Planting Season

May 18, 2020

Farmers everywhere know that in order to maximize yields, they must take specific steps before and during the planting season. While it typically depends on weather conditions, it is best if larger crops such as corn or soybeans are planted between mid-April and mid-May. Each farmer is different in terms of how they plant, with each practicing a range of techniques and employing various types of agricultural equipment to get their land where they need it to be for the current season and for seasons to come.

Twitter Fan #Plant20 Media Gallery: John Deere Planting Equipment in Action

April 6, 2020

It’s that time of year again – the 2020 planting season is finally here! After dealing with a particularly rainy winter, farmers across the country have been rearing to get their John Deere planting equipment out of storage and enjoy some time out in the field. From planters to air drills and seeders, our fans know that with John Deere on their side, there’s no doubt that #plant20 will be a success.

We searched across Twitter for images and videos that we felt best represented how John Deere planting equipment ensures maximum productivity throughout this season.  We wanted to recognize those who took the time to capture these images and videos in order to showcase what this equipment can really do.

Twitter Fan #Plant18 Media Gallery: John Deere Planting Equipment in Action

May 24, 2018

After facing the coldest April in years, farmers across the country have been anxious to prepare their fields and start their growing season. For many, it has felt like the snow and freezing temperatures were never going to end but, thankfully, the wait is over. As the sun shines brighter and temperatures continue to rise, our fans are finally able to put their John Deere planting equipment to use.

We searched across Twitter for images and videos that we felt best represented how John Deere planting equipment helps make the transition into the planting season seamless, no matter how long the wait. We wanted to recognize those who took the time to capture these images and videos in order to showcase what this equipment can really do.

An Up-Close Look at the John Deere C850: The Largest Air Cart Yet

March 14, 2017

Small-grain producers are always trying to cover more acres per day. Thanks to the recent introduction of the company’s largest air cart to date, John Deere is aiming to allow producers to do just that with the C850.

John Deere C850 Air Cart

Producers understand when it comes to seeding with an air cart, it’s about more than just capacity. Success is also derived from the technology and productivity-enhancing features. Let’s take a closer look at some of the capabilities that do just that.