Tag: John Deere

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2017 Corn Planting Cab Cam – Austin Heil, Hardin County

Farming involves a large number of variables, from equipment to inputs to the weather. For Austin Heil in Hardin County, the most important variable is the planter. He is seeing benefits from new-age upgrades he has added to his older planter. See what he has done to make his planter more efficient and how it [...]

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Precision Planting deal between Deere and Monsanto terminated

Deere & Company announced it was informed by Monsanto Company that it has chosen to terminate a 2015 agreement for Deere to acquire the Precision Planting LLC business. “We are deeply disappointed in this outcome as we remain confident the acquisition would have benefited customers,” said John May, President, Agricultural Solutions and Chief Information Officer. [...]

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John Deere introduces new 5R Series Tractors and 540R Loader

John Deere introduces its new 5R Series Tractors that leverage existing technologies normally found in large tractors, to provide customers with unrivaled maneuverability, an easy-to-use transmission, increased visibility, loader integration, and operator comfort. A 7.4-foot wheelbase paired with a 60-degree steering angle, provides a tight turning radius of 12.1 feet. Customers working in confined areas [...]

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2016 Corn Harvest Cab Cam – Brandon Monebrake, Preble County

Although many corn yield monitors around Ohio have shown lower than average numbers after a challenging growing season, a few parts of the state are pleasantly surprised with the amount of corn they are taking in this year. Count Preble County farmer Brandon Monebrake among those farmers happy with his 2016 harvest. The Ohio Ag [...]

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Legacy’s modified John Deere 2510H is a great tool for putting phosphorus in the right place.

4Rs in one pass

It has been said many times that there is no silver bullet for addressing the challenges of implementing the 4Rs. While it is not silver, Legacy Farmers Cooperative has fabricated a tool that can accomplish nutrient application at the right rate, the right time, with the right product in the right place and it will [...]

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John Deere enters agreement with Scherer Design Engineering

Deere & Company have announced a joint development agreement with Scherer Design Engineering, Inc. to develop and commercialize kernel processing solutions for self-propelled forage harvesters. “Deere is committed to developing industry leading kernel processing solutions with the goal to drive higher milk production in dairy cows”, says Jon Chase, global director, self-propelled forage harvesters and [...]

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Corn Harvest Cab Cam – Mike Adams, Champaign County

Many farmers in the Champaign County area are shelling corn amid concerns of stalk quality and all eyes are on the early yield monitor to see what is really out there after a challenging growing season. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins jumped in to run some corn with Mike Adams.

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John Deere and Frontier Equipment introduce TipsNotebook.com

Customers who have their own “how-do-I-do-that” kind of questions now have a convenient, trustworthy, one-stop resource for the answers. John Deere and Frontier Equipment have launched a new website, TipsNotebook.com, offering more than 45 helpful articles and videos on how to tackle many of those property jobs and projects. “Go to TipsNotebook.com and you’ll find [...]

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New app improves logistics and efficiencies at harvest

Julian Sanchez and Howard Gerwin, both from John Deere’s Technology Innovation Center in Champaign, Illinois, shared details of a new app developed to help farm operations direct their fleets efficiently this harvest season. GrainTruckPlus helps farmers manage their grain harvesting fleet from their field to their preferred elevators. They’ll know where team members are, where [...]

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Two new row guidance products available for John Deere sprayers

Two new AutoTrac products are available to help row crop producers and ag service providers more accurately navigate row-crop fields when making postemergence sprayer applications. AutoTrac Vision utilizes a single-lens camera to detect crop rows and help steer the sprayer down the center of the row for early postemergence applications. AutoTrac RowSense uses a row sensor similar to [...]

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