John Deere wins at the Agritechnica’s 2015 Innovation Awards had RealAgriculture representatives hopping in Hanover, Germany in November. You’ve already seen footage from their ProCut technology and their GoHarvest combine simulation system. In this episode of the TechTour, we move over to forage production, and Deere’s “Active Fill Control Sync” (AFC Sync). Don’t Miss Out: Enter to Win a Meridian… Read More

John Deere continues to update its online tools to give farmers easier access to information to manage their operations. The latest updates to the John Deere Operations Center were unveiled at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky, in February. The Operations Center allows users to see performance over time and collaborate with partners… Read More

Agriculture so loaded with changing technology that it’s hard to keep pace as farmer, never mind as someone who isn’t directly involved the industry. Many of us get upset how modern agriculture can be represented as a non-technological industry. “I don’t farm like grandpa did.” Increasingly we spend time trying to explain the level of… Read More

Deere & Company is making another investment in precision planting technology. On the heels of announcing the acquisition of European planter manufacturer Monosem, Deere has signed a deal with Monsanto-subsidiary The Climate Corporation to buy its Precision Planting LLC equipment business and offer near real-time wireless connectivity with Climate Corp’s proprietary Climate FieldView platform. “To… Read More

Deere & Company has announced a deal to acquire precision planter manufacturer Monosem, including the European company’s four facilities in France and two in the U.S. “Through this action, we continue to build on our leadership position in precision agriculture,” said John May, Deere’s president of Agricultural Solutions and Chief Information Officer, in a statement… Read More

The wait is over. Following years of anticipation, John Deere has joined its competitors in building a four-track high horsepower tractor. The 9RX series made its farm show debut at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois earlier this month. As Deere’s Colin MacDonald explains in the video above, the four-track machines share plenty of similarities… Read More

John Deere has announced an alliance with Soucy Track to sell and distribute products through its dealer channel. This means John Deere dealers will offer Soucy Track model S-TECH 012P configurations for the 1770NT and 1775NT planter models equipped with hydraulic drive or electric drive. “In some field conditions, this will increase flotation and optimize… Read More

You could say the day when tractors “talk” to each other in the field has arrived, as John Deere has expanded its field automation system to include coverage map and guidance line sharing between machines. New Machine Sync features unveiled last month build on the application’s ability to link a combine with a grain cart to allow the combine operator… Read More

It was the Interactive Combine Adjustment (ICA) technology that won John Deere an Ag Innovation Award at Agri-Trade this year. ICA was first released in 2014, and is designed to minimize losses, while optimizing straw and grain quality. The operator is offered the choice between single and multiple optimization targets. Then, s/he receives suggestions for possible… Read More

John Deere recently launched its 8000 Series of self-propelled forage harvesters with five new models. “The 8000 Series builds upon the best features of our popular 7000 Series Self-Propelled Forage Harvesters,” said Shaun Fritchey, marketing representative, John Deere Ottumwa Works, in a release. “This new series integrates cutting-edge crop analysis and documentation with an innovative machine design to provide… Read More

 

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