John Deere has expanded its range of high horsepower tractors, with the recent introduction of the 9R/9RT 4WD Series. The Series includes the 9420R, 9470R, 9520R, 9570R, 9620R and 9470RT, 9520RT and 9570RT, ranging — as the names suggest — from 420 to 620 horsepower. Designed for large arable farms with hillside terrain and tough field conditions, the… 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

Cervus Equipment Corp. has announced a deal to buy another four John Deere dealerships in Alberta. The company has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the shares of Evergreen Equipment Ltd., which owns Deere outlets at Bassano, Brooks, Drumheller and Hanna. “Signing of this Definitive Agreement demonstrates Cervus’ continued opportunities for growth with John… Read More

John Deere recently rolled out the R4045 sprayer — a higher horsepower, large capacity self-propelled sprayer in the 4 Series sprayer line-up introduced in 2013. The R4045, which replaces the company’s 4940 sprayer, offers the high application rates, productive spray speeds, and all the technology and comfort that ag service providers and large producers need… Read More

Keeping bales from losing value is a difficult endeavour, and unfortunately, we don’t always have the ability to store straw and hay under a roof. Many ranchers have taken a keen interest in net wrap, as it typically offers better weather protection than twine and takes a fraction of the time to wrap and remove…. Read More

John Deere unveiled the ExactEmerge high-speed planting unit at the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) in Louisville, Kentucky. Though it’s hard to imagine a unit that allows traditional seeding speeds to double, John Deere claims that under the right field conditions, it’s entirely possible to seed at 10mph with this new planter. Check out more… Read More

Bad news out of Manitoba this morning, as the first suspected case of porcine epidemic diarrhea is awaiting confirmation from the disease lab here in Winnipeg. The Chief Vet’s office has already confirmed the infection at a wean to finish operation in hog-heavy southeastern Manitoba, but until the lab confirms it it’s still only suspected…. Read More

Is planting accurately while running 10 mph possible? John Deere says yes, if you’re using its new seed delivery system ExactEmerge row unit. Unveiled at the 2014 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky, the ExactEmerge promises precise seed placement and spacing— 10% better at traditional speeds — but boasts the ability to travel at… Read More

Dow AgroSciences and John Deere have announced the companies will collaborate to “develop approaches and technology that will deliver data and provide information to farmers that will assist in the execution of site-specific applications to improve yields and manage costs.” Specifically, Dow AgroSciences has signed on to leverage the MyJohnDeere platform and new cloud-based technologies… Read More

 

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