Deere Appoints Beverly Flores Media Relations Manager

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

Congratulations to Beverly Flores for her new role with John Deere. I think the legacy of the Magic Man, Barry Nelson, is in good hands. I wonder if he ever taught Beverly a few card tricks! LOL. Beverly Flores, formerly manager of external communications for John Deere’s Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG), has been named media relations manager for John Deere …

Agribusiness, John Deere

Big Year for Deere

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

It’s been a big year for John Deere, as Product Marketing Manager Doug Felter can tell you. For starters, there was the addition of the Nutrient Applicator – a first for Deere. Growers and retailers are already putting it to good use this fall, applying P&K, among other nutrients. The exact apply nozzle is another advancement for the company. “It …

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Agrible Working with Deere Ops Center

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At the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk we learned that Agrible’s Morning Farm Report is now available through the John Deere Operations Center. “I have yet to met the grower who wants to enter the information twice – and quite honestly, most of them don’t even want to do it once,” said Agrible’s Jason Little. “We have …

Audio, data, John Deere, NAFB

John Deere Operations Center Gets Upgrades

Cindy Zimmerman

The John Deere Operations Center is getting an upgrade. A new software release for the cloud-based platform will offer more user-friendly tools and features, allowing growers to collect and access their farm information and collaborate with their advisors more easily than ever. At the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk last week, Jake Flanders with John Deere Intelligent Solutions …

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Barry Nelson’s Final Final Party

Chuck Zimmerman

The creative folks at Sage put together a great election night retirement party for long time John Deere employee Barry Nelson. There are many people in Kansas City this week for the multiple meetings taking place like the National Association of Farm Broadcasting convention. The ZimmComm Team is here too and we were able to bid a fond farewell to …

Agency, Agribusiness, John Deere, Public Relations

Deere Encourages ADAPT Adoption

Kelly Marshall

One focus of last week’s Develop with Deere conference in Kansas City was AgGateway‘s new ADAPT Toolkit. John Deere was a leader in creating the ADAPT program, and they’re making sure the software developers at the conference have the information they need to put it to use. Deere has developed their own plug-in for the system and tested it in …

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Bringing Deere Dealers and Developers Together

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere dealers are interacting with software developers this year at the annual Develop with Deere conference in Kansas City. Conference coordinator Kevin Krieg says having the dealers on hand at the event will help them better serve their customers. “That’s really been the new add to this year’s conference is being able to get the software companies to share …

Audio, John Deere, Technology

Developing With Deere

Chuck Zimmerman

John Deere is holding its annual Develop with Deere conference in Kansas City this year with almost double the number of attendees of last year. Many more dealers have come to learn what the company has planned for the future. The conference includes presentations from 33 application development companies who are working with John Deere in various ways to integrate …

Agribusiness, John Deere, Precision Agriculture

New Agreement for John Deere and Ag Leader

Kelly Marshall

Ag Leader and Deere & Company have announced a licensing agreement for Precision Planting’s SeedTube and related planting products.  The agreement states that Ag Leader, a precision competitor, may use Deere technologies and licenses to manufacture and sell the Precision Planting SeedTubes and related technology, including vSet, vDrive and DeltaForce.  Of course, this is contingent on Deere’s acquisition of Precision …

Ag Leader, Agribusiness, John Deere, Precision Agriculture