Deere Announces Registered Apprenticeship Program

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In an effort to address the nationwide shortage of service technician labor, John Deere has received approval from the U.S. Department of Labor for its new Registered Apprenticeship Program and is making it available to its Agriculture & Turf and Construction & Forestry dealers. The program will provide dealers with a formalized, on-the-job and technical training plan to help them … Read More

Manure Constituent Sensing Available with John Deere Feature

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A new feature from John Deere allows producers and commercial service providers to measure N, P, and K values in liquid manure applied as fertilizer. The John Deere HarvestLab 3000 with Manure Constituent Sensing analyzes liquid manure 4,000 times per second to provide laboratory-quality values for important nutrient constituents to help producers manage their total fertilizer program. According to John … Read More

John Deere Updates MY20 S700 Series Combines

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Updates to John Deere‘s Model Year 2020 S700 Series combines include improved automation and data management. Combine Advisor and HarvestSmart have been updated to further automate these machines. Combine Advisor uses ActiveVision cameras and sensors to identify changes in crop conditions and automatically adjust the combine to maintain the operator’s settings for optimal performance in varying conditions. “In addition, the … Read More

Deere Offers Updated Bigger Sprayers for 2020

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John Deere is introducing its biggest sprayer yet in 2020 – the 1,600-gallon (6057 liter) capacity R4060 Sprayer with the new CommandDrive powertrain. In addition, the existing R4045 Sprayer will come standard with CommandDrive beginning starting in 2020. Both sprayers are designed for large, broad-acre cropping systems and high-volume applications. CommandDrive is an intelligent powertrain that uses a single hydrostatic … Read More

Deere Updates Gen 4 Software

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John Deere recently released 19-1 Gen 4 software and Machine Sync updates to further enhance the automation, documentation, functionality and security of its Generation 4 4600 CommandCenter and 4640 Universal Displays. In fact, the release came just days after the 2019 Commodity Classic, where we talked to John Mishler, marketing manager for precision ag technologies at John Deere. Learn all … Read More

Barn Sentry Launches at Develop with Deere

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John Deere dealers attending the Develop with Deere Conference in Chicago were among the first to see a new barn monitoring system with the launch of Barn Sentry from New Boundary Technologies and Mel Foster Company. The product is designed especially for farmers with hog, turkey and chicken operations and it has the ability to send data from New Boundary’s … Read More

Deere Dealers Gain From Conference

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The 2019 Develop with Deere Conference saw more John Deere dealers attending as they strive to stay current on available technology and know how to best help their farmer customers. “This is where some of the future of John Deere lies,” said Jeff Barnes with Greenway Equipment. “The way that Deere is thinking about partnering with these software guys and … Read More

AWS, Deere Partner on Data Application

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Participants in the Develop with Deere Conference in Chicago had the opportunity to hear a keynote address from Brandon West, Evangelism Leader, Americas, Amazon Web Services (AWS). West shared that John Deere is a partner of AWS, and the groups have similar philosophies. While West said John Deere is working to build a platform for collecting agronomic data and make … Read More