John Deere “CAN DO” It

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere is trying to build a combine out of cans. We’re talking about 300,000 cans of food here to replicate a full-sized S-Series combine in a field. It would be a world record. Kind of like what America’s farmers do every year – set new records in feeding the world. The John Deere Project ”CAN DO” combine sculpture and …

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New Digs for John Deere Sales and Marketing

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere officially opened a sparkling new LEED-certified sales and marketing center in Olathe, Kansas on September 30 with the help of employees, government officials, and other special guests. “This 126,000 square foot facility has been laid out to enhance the work environment for employees and has the most up-to-date technology so we can communicate and train work groups around …

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Precision.AgWired.com: Equipment to match those advancements

Meghan Grebner

How can we keep up with the technological advancements growers face in the field?  In this Precision.AgWired.com Podcast, sponsored by Ag Leader Technology we sit down with Katie Dierker, Division Marketing Manager with John Deere and find out what John Deere is doing to meet the increased demands of growers in the field. This summer, John Deere had its biggest John …

John Deere, Precision Pays Podcast

Machine Sync From John Deere

Chuck Zimmerman

John Deere unveiled a product that you couldn’t see on the show floor at this week’s product launch in Indianapolis, IN. It’s called Machine Sync. This new technology provides “timely, critical information on equipment location, operational status and automates equipment during harvest.” “Having real-time data is critical for equipment operators during harvest,” says Holli Brokaw, AMS product manager for John …

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FCC Group Finds GPS Interference With Plan

Cindy Zimmerman

The Coalition to Save Our GPS is growing as new evidence mounts that a proposed communications network would interfere with GPS systems. A report was released last week by a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) technical working group on the potential for interference to GPS from the proposal by Virginia-based company LightSquared to set up 40,000 wireless broad-band stations across the …

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The John Deere FarmSight Strategy

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere introduced FarmSight during the Commodity Classic earlier this month and we told you about it at the time, but I also had a chance to learn more about it from Audrey Bartlett, product manager for John Deere Ag Management Solutions. “John Deere FarmSight is really all about having these advanced technology solutions integrated with our platform equipment – …

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Count Down to AGRITECHNICA

Cindy Zimmerman

Only eight months until the world’s largest agricultural machinery and equipment exhibition opens its gates in Hanover, Germany with more manufacturers of tractors, agricultural machinery and equipment than ever before. During the 2011 Commodity Classic, I had a chance to chat with our friends Malene Conlong and Annette Reichhold with DLG (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft – German Agricultural Society) who organize the …

Agritechnica, Equipment, Events, John Deere