NextSwath End-of-Row Turn Technology by Trimble

Taylor Truckeytechnology, Trimble

As producers across the country begin to put this year’s crops in the ground, Trimble has launched their NextSwath End-of-Row Turn Technology that will improve efficiencies throughout the growing season. When approaching the end of a crop row, NextSwath automatically executes a turn pattern that precisely aligns the implement to begin working while minimizing skips and overlaps. This will reduce … Read More

New Matrix Pro GS with Enhanced Swath Control

Melissa SandfortDisplays, Spraying

The Matrix Pro GS Guidance System offers growers TeeJet exclusive RealView® guidance over video along with several new productivity enhancing features. Matrix Pro GS is the only system available that displays guidance and live video simultaneously, improving accuracy and efficiency in field operations. Up to eight RealView cameras can be used to monitor multiple machine operations while at the same … Read More

AutoSwath Looks Ahead

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Insights Weekly

You may already be in the fields planting, but it’s not too late to consider investing in automatic swath control – a tool that could save you time AND money, and save the environment. Not only does Ag Leader Technology’s AutoSwath feature reduce seed cost by not doubling seed, but it also can increase yield potential in areas that are … Read More

More Control with Swath Control Pro

Laura McNamaraAudio, Equipment, Resources, Software

Swath Control Pro is getting more popular with growers every season. Kirk Swihart says that’s because the technology reduces overlap and helps farmers improve their input costs. Kirk is the Technical Assistant Supervisor with John Deere. He reminds growers that all 4000 series sprayers are compatible with the Swath Control Pro. He says growers do need John Deere’s StarFire application … Read More

Swath Control Pro for Planters

Laura McNamaraDealers, Equipment

Farmers are always looking for new ways to increase yield gains. John Deere’s Swath Control Pro for planters is a tool farmers looking for those extra gains might want to consider. Chuck interviewed Kirk Swihart, John Deere’s Dealer Technical Assistant Supervisor, to see just what this ag toy can do. He also dug up info on what is and what … Read More

Growers Excited About Swath Control Pro For Planters

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, Equipment, National Farm Machinery Show

At this year’s National Farm Machinery Show farmers were asking lots of questions about the new Swath Control Pro for planters according to Kyle Collins, seen here with Tommy Johnson, a grower from Hopkinsville, KY. Kyle works in John Deere’s Ag Management Solutions division. He says that what growers are really interested in is how they can save on seed … Read More

Swath Control Pro For Planters Animation Video

Chuck ZimmermanEquipment, Events, Video

It’s one thing to hear about a new product enhancement but quite another to “see” it. That’s the case with John Deere’s Swath Control Pro for planters. This new precision ag product enhancement received lots of excitement at the recent new product introduction. To see just how it works you can watch a great animation of it on the John … Read More

Winning With Swath Control Pro for Planters

Cindy ZimmermanCommodity Classic, Education, Equipment, General, Media Room, Satellite

One of the WIN Sessions at the Commodity Classic on Friday was focused on John Deere’s Swath Control Pro for planters. The presentation, given by Kyle Collins with John Deere’s Ag Management Solutions, explained to the group how the Swath Control technology can allow for more use of seed to help growers improve planter performance for optimal plant emergence and … Read More

More News from John Deere

AgWired Precision, Equipment, John Deere

John Deere made several new equipment announcements this week, including three combine updates already featured. The new W170 windrower for canola growers makes swathing faster and easier in heavy crop and hilly conditions. With 46 inches (116.8 cm) of ground clearance and 12-inch (30.48 cm) wider walking beams, tall windrows can flow easily beneath the machine’s frame and are corralled … Read More