John Deere Kicks Off Drive Green Event

Chuck Zimmerman

We’re getting ready to “Drive Green” here in Sarasota, FL. Dozens of media representatives are gathered here to ride and drive some new John Deere tractors. The company announced their new line of utility tractors in the 5 and 6 Series. I’ll have pictures and video after we go out there later today. This morning at the registration table I …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, John Deere, Tractor

New Eight Row Folding Corn Head from Deere

Kelly Marshall

Brand new from John Deere is an option for an 8-row folding corn head.  The 608FC corn head can be used with group 6 and 7 S-Series combines, offering an easier solution for transporting on narrow roads.  It also eliminates the need for header trailers, tow vehicles and related manpower. “Harvesting with a new John Deere 8 row folding corn …

Agribusiness, Equipment, John Deere, Video

Deere Kicks Off Drive Green Events for 2015

Jamie Johansen

In what has become an annual tradition across the country, hundreds of local John Deere dealerships are again hosting Drive Green Demo Days events. This year’s Drive Green events will focus on the tractor buying experience, not only giving guests the opportunity to check out a wide variety of equipment and implements, but also the many different attachments that are …

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Drive Green Challenge at Hudson River Tractor

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s Drive Green Challenge time again this weekend. Today I’m in Clifton Park, NY visiting with Hudson River Tractor Company. I spoke with one of the owners, Tory Northrop, who gave me some background on how the company came together. He’s in the group photo of the family members out here for today’s event. Tory says the merger that made …

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Driving Green at GreenSouth

Chuck Zimmerman

I was driving green with John Deere in Gainesville, FL this weekend. GreenSouth Equipment held a field party for customers and the public as part of the Drive Green Challenge tour. One of the stars of the tour is the truck that travels across the country delivering some of the equipment that is displayed at scheduled events. I met this …

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Coufal-Prater Equipment Shows Green

Chuck Zimmerman

Spending a day at a farm implement dealership is not only fun when you can drive brand new equipment but also an education. It’s also a way to get to meet new farm friends too! That’s what I did earlier this week at Coufal-Prater Equipment’s John Deere Day which was held at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock, TX. Pictured …

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Driving Green With John Deere

Chuck Zimmerman

It has been a while since I got to Drive Green with John Deere. However, today I’m on location at Coufal-Prater Equipment in Round Rock, TX. It is a beautiful day. Over the next couple months I’ll be out on location capturing some of the customer experience in photos and video. All will be submitted to the company for use …

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Harold Beaver Wins John Deere Chip Foose 4020 Tractor

Chuck Zimmerman

John Deere just announced the winners of their Big Buck Sweepstakes. The big prize winner is Harold Beaver who receives the Chip Foose customized John Deere 4020 Tractor. As the grand prize winner of the John Deere Big Buck Sweepstakes, Beaver not only won the customized John Deere 4020 Tractor but also met and talked with Chip Foose, who designed …

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