Control Power Hop with John Deere HydraCushion Suspension

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If you’ve experienced the annoyance and problems of power hop then check out a new suspension system feature on new John Deere 9R Tractors. It’s called HydraCushion Suspension. You can see it happen in the video below and how the new system controls power hop. An industry exclusive feature customers will quickly appreciate on the 9520R, 9570R and 9620R models …

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Updates to

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The MyJohnDeere platform continues to grow according to Chris Batdorf. During the John Deere 2015 Products Launch we talked about new features like the Operations Center. John Deere introduces the MyJohnDeere Operations Center with intuitive, easy-to-use tools for customers to manage their machinery and develop agronomic insights. Data can be uploaded securely using backup tools or, right from the field …

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New L Series Square Balers From John Deere

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John Deere has just introduced new large square balers for the commercial hay equipment user. The models include the L330 and the L340 Square Balers. These large balers are designed to maximize performance, increase uptime, and lower the overall cost of operation for commercial hay equipment owners and operators. “We’ve been working for years to develop a large square baler …

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Farm Progress Show Final Day Cancellation

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Well the show started to go on today. However, the weather finally deteriorated and the Farm Progress Show has just announced final day cancellation since lightning has entered the area. I got my notice via Twitter. The first two days were great and the ZimmComm Team got everything done that absolutely had to be done. We wish we could have …

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John Deere Launches 2015 Products

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The new John Deere products are launched. Now it’s on to the field and fall farm shows and time to take orders. However, you can’t order this machine which someone on Twitter last night dubbed the AgriTerminator. It’s a prototype Model 9RX with four tracks! The machine charged onto the show floor last night and was an example of how …

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A New FR Harvester from New Holland

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Here is one serious looking machine. Looking at the New Holland FR Self-Propelled Forage Harvester from the business end it looks like it’s ready to chomp through just about anything you can imagine. During the New Holland Media Day Doug Otto did a walk around for us to explain what’s new in this model. New Holland has been at the …

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New Holland Supporting Wheat Harvest

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I’ll be off to Bismarck at the end of next week to watch a special showing of The Great American Wheat Harvest. You can find it at the Grand 22 movie theatre at 7pm on the 22nd. The screening of this important documentary is sponsored by New Holland Agriculture, one of the many companies and agricultural organizations who provided support …

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Milestone Speedrower Series Windrower from New Holland

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Here’s another milestone for New Holland. It’s the 50th Anniversary of New Holland Speedrower® self-propelled windrowers. And to celebrate New Holland is introducing the Speedrower 160 SP Windrower. The media got to see it and learn about it so we can share the details with you. Walking us through the details of the new machine is Jordan Milewski. You can …

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Livestream from ZimmGlass

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This was a test and only a test. I’ve been waiting for a chance to live stream from my ZimmGlass. That opportunity came this morning here at the AgWorks User Conference. It’s not a great video because I was actually doing this the first time so I was streaming and trying to figure a few things out on my computer …

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AgWorks Doing AgOS Training

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The 2014 AgWorks User Conference is underway in Davenport, IA. Welcoming us this morning is Greg Duhachek, President. I spoke with him during last night’s reception to get a preview of what this conference is all about. It’s an annual conference to bring customer users together to show new features of their software and share the vision of the company. …

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