Ag Outlook Forum Planned for Kansas City

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The Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City and Agri-Pulse Communications have joined together to present an Ag Outlook Forum on September 28th in Kansas City. Those scheduled to appear at the event include Kansas City Federal Reserve President Esther George, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens (invited), John Deere Senior Vice President John Lagemann, and Kansas City Southern …

Agri-Pulse, Agribusiness, John Deere

Deere and Monsanto End Precision Planting Deal

Cindy Zimmerman

Under pressure from the Department of Justice, an agreement between Deere & Company and Monsanto to purchase Precision Planting LLC was terminated Monday. The department filed suit on Aug. 31, 2016, to block the acquisition, alleging that the transaction was a merger-to-monopoly in high-speed precision planting systems, an innovative technology that enables farmers to accurately plant corn, soybeans and other …

Agribusiness, John Deere, Monsanto, Precision Agriculture

Outstanding Young Farmers Recognized

Kelly Marshall

As part of National Ag Day, John Deere welcomed four new inductees to the Outstanding Farmers of America (OFA) Fraternity as National Outstanding Young Farmers at the OYF Awards Congress.  This year Jessica Niederer spoke on behalf of the inductees. Niederer is an organic grower who sells all of her 57 varieties at farmer’s markets in New Jersey. Selling at farmer’s markets offers her a …

Ag Day, Audio, Award, John Deere

John Deere C850 Air Cart for Small-Grain Producers

Jamie Johansen

The John Deere C850 Air Cart sat centerstage in their booth during the 2017 Commodity Classic. At times you even had to wait in line for a chance to climb the latter for a birds eye view and get a first-hand look at the cart’s 850-bushel carrying capacity. Tyson Harris, product manager at John Deere, also had a line of …

Agribusiness, Audio, Commodity Classic, Equipment, Grains, John Deere

Farm Economy, Tech & Legacy of John Deere

Jamie Johansen

“I’m an advocate for agriculture because I think it’s the finest industry in the world.” Those words spoken by John Lagemann, Senior VP, Sales & Marketing for the Agriculture and Turf Division, who has 35 years with John Deere – which in itself is a true testament. Lagemann had a busy schedule at the 2017 Commodity Classic, not only wearing …

Agribusiness, Audio, Commodity Classic, Equipment, Farm Machinery, John Deere, Technology, Video

John Deere – Making Good Farms Even Better

Jamie Johansen

John Deere’s passion for making good farms even better is evident with their commitment to Commodity Classic and the farmers from across the country who take in the event each year. “Commodity Classic is one of the greatest trade show to be at because we have such great growers that attend. Corn growers, soybean growers, wheat and sorghum come and …

Agribusiness, Audio, Commodity Classic, Equipment, John Deere, Video

Check Out Deere’s Connect Mobile App

Kelly Marshall

If you’re familiar with John Deere‘s Seed Star Mobile app, get ready – the next big thing is here! Amy Pousson-Noonan was at the National Farm Machinery Show recently to launch the Connect Mobile app; a family of apps that helps monitor and learn from the performance of their planter or sprayer while its in the field. She explains that …

Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show

Deere Debutes Sprayer Improvements at #NFMS17

Kelly Marshall

Attendees of the National Farm Machinery Show got the first view of John Deere‘s new CommandView III cab on their 4-Series Sprayers and the 4600 CommandCenter that comes with it. Customers are always looking for ways to be more efficient– to spend less time setting up and more time spraying, says Jason Beuligmann, which is why John Deere has made …

Audio, Equipment, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show

Deere Showcases 5R Series Tractors at #NFMS17

Kelly Marshall

Chris Lammie is pretty excited about his job with John Deere small tractors– especially the brand new 5R Series being shown at the National Farm Machinery Show. The 5R series features incredible maneuverability with a 12.1 foot turning radius, a comfortable cab, brand new loader, improved visibility and a fully electronic clutch. It also comes with a fantastic lighting package, …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, Tractor