John Deere Works for Ag Retailers

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Randy Kasperbauer and Chip Donahue at InfoAg The ag retailers who supply products and services are the main point of contact between John Deere and the farmers who put them to work. “They’re the ones that really serve the customer at the local level,” said Chip Donahue, manager of business segment strategy for Deere. He and colleague Randy Kasperbauer, product …

Precision Ag is John Deere Connected

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A significant percentage of the more than 100 companies exhibiting at the InfoAg Conference last week were proud to promote that they were John Deere Operations Center Connected. Stu Pocknee with Precision Terrain Solutions of Australia specializes in landforming and agricultural water management, basically “anything to do with putting an implement behind a tractor and changing the shape of a …

John Deere and Granular Collaborate

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John Deere and Granular are working together on a product development and co-marketing agreement that gives John Deere customers more tools to measure and improve their financial performance. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will work to further integrate Granular’s leading Farm Management Software (FMS) product and the John Deere Operations Center. Certain Granular FMS functionality will …

InfoAg Conference Underway in St. Louis

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The 2017 InfoAg Conference is underway in St. Louis with a bigger crowd and more exhibitors than ever. Since 1994, the InfoAg Conference has been the premier event for discussion and advancement of precision agriculture. This event draws interest from domestic and international agriculture professionals and features a wide range of educational and networking opportunities for professionals interested in learning …

Adapt-N® Integrates with John Deere API

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Agronomic Technology Corp announces the integration between Adapt-N® and the John Deere Operations Center, which will make it even easier for farmers and agronomists to get Adapt-N’s leading nitrogen diagnostics and recommendations, and then apply them in the field using John Deere equipment. “This integration expands our growing presence in the Precision Agriculture space and, more importantly, makes it easier …

4 Series Sprayers From Deere See Upgrades

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The 4 Series Sprayers from John Deere offer a little something for everyone, Doug Felter says. With options ranging from 600 to 1,200 gallon tanks and 80- to 132-foot booms, these sprayers are set up to provide growers and retailers the ability to get through the fields with timely applications across their operations. Part of making their sprayers better than …

New Design for John Deere Field Cultivator

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If you haven’t checked it out yet, the John Deere field cultivator is worth looking into. Jarred Karnei was at the John Deere Reveal event last week to talk about the newly redesigned equipment. “Here we’ve incorporated technology into our tillage tools,” Karnei describes. “What it allows our producers to do is to be able to be in the cab …

A John Deere Tractor for Every Need

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Dennis Ogle, Senior Marketing Representative, focused on the R Series tractors at John Deere‘s Reveal event in Moline, Illinois last week. They offer almost anything you could want for on-farm jobs, Ogle explains. From the 1000 tractor to the 8 R option, there are big things to think about. Choose tracked models or wheels, pick the cab comfort level you’ll …

Deere’s 3-Point Mounted Sprayer Packs a Punch

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Scott Geier is a marketing Manager for implements and attachments at John Deere, making him the go-to guy for information on their recently released 3-point mounted sprayer. The 3-point mounted sprayer is designed for use with tractors between 50 and 180 horsepower. While it’s small it’s also mighty, providing many features typically available only on larger-scale equipment. The new attachment …

John Deere Display Gets Smarter

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The John Deere Gen 4 monitor has been in large agriculture tractors since the 2014 model, but at the big Reveal event last week in Moline, Illinois the company unveiled its latest upgrade, the 4640 Universal Display. “Brand new today is a 4640 Universal display, so that means we have a portable display that we can retrofit back into 30 …