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 to Plant Wildlife Food Plots in 4 Steps

February 14, 2017

Wildlife food plots can be used to attract animals ranging from butterflies to deer. Some food plot planters use them to observe the sheer beauty of the wild up close, while others use them as a means to keep animals away from sensitive areas like vineyards or orchards. Regardless of how you decide to use a wildlife food plot, you must first understand how to construct one.

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Here are some steps to consider taking after you’ve decided it’s time to build out a wildlife food plot:

  1. Research and plan
  2. Analyze the soil
  3. Choose your seed type

How to Plant a Wildflower Meadow in 4 Steps

January 24, 2017

The land that we live on is naturally beautiful, but there may be some spots of your property that you’d like to provide a boost to in terms of visual appearance. While there are a number of ways that you could pursue this, planting a wildflower meadow might be one of the prettiest when completed.


You might be asking yourself, “how exactly do I do this?” We’re here to help.

Here’s how to plant a wildflower meadow successfully in four steps:

10 Pieces of John Deere Farming Clothes that Every Farmer Needs

June 30, 2014

Farming is definitely a unique job. However, it is similar to any other in the sense that farmers need work clothes too.  Although their work apparel might not be the traditional suit and tie, farming clothes are much more exciting to pick out.

As we continue into the month of July, we can anticipate farmers spending many more long days on the field aboard their agriculture equipment. In an effort to help farmers better plan their work attire, we’ve put together a John Deere-themed assortment of farming clothes. Let’s take a look at some of our top picks.

Utilizing John Deere Box Drills to get Seed in the Ground Fast

March 24, 2014

More than 140 years ago, the first grain drill was sold and the reason for its existence has remained unchanged. Those utilizing seed drills do so because they provide a reliable, effective way of getting seed into the ground, and doing so quickly.

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However, since the development and sale of the first seed drill, like anything else, evolution has occurred. John Deere is one of the leaders in the advancement, offering a series of box drills to give crop producers the opportunity to get seed into the ground, fast. Let’s take a look at Deere’s full range of box drills and what each one has to offer.