2014 Farm Progress Show Preview

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The 2014 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa is just around the corner already! Where has the summer gone? Our hick chick reporter Leah Guffey got in touch with show manager Matt Jungmann to get a preview on this year’s show and find out what’s new and what’s going on with the demonstration fields. Matt says the corn is growing, …

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Field to Market Announces New Supply Chain Program

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Field to Market®, the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, has just launched a new agricultural supply chain program for commodity crops. The Field to Market metrics and benchmarks developed through a multi-stakeholder process over the past several years will now become an important platform for measuring, promoting and reporting on continuous improvement in corn, soybeans, wheat, cotton, rice, potatoes and other …

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John Deere Alliance with Dawn Equipment Company

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John Deere has announced an alliance with Dawn Equipment Company, Inc. a manufacturer specializing in ground engaging tools and active control systems for planters. The alliance allows John Deere to sell and support Dawn hydraulic-controlled down-force systems, row cleaners, and closing wheels for planters. Customers will also be able to purchase Dawn’s complete line of M Series closing wheels and …

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Wheat Harvest Film Debuted at Ag Day Festivities

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The debut of The Great American Wheat Harvest was seen by many during Ag Day activities this year in Washington D.C. Chuck took time to chat with Barry Nelson, John Deere, who was a huge sponsor of the production. He also spoke with the director, Conrad Weaver. Both couldn’t have been more excited with how the film turned out and …

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GROWMARK, John Deere Data Collaboration

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GROWMARK and John Deere are collaborating to make life easier and improve decision-making for producers and agronomists. The two are collaborating to deliver near real-time field level data to producers and FS Crop Specialists by linking FS Advanced Information Services (FS AIS), a suite of precision agronomy software, with John Deere Wireless Data Transfer, JDLink™ and MyJohnDeere. GROWMARK Agronomy Marketing …

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See the New John Deere Planter at Classic

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The new John Deere ExactEmerge Planter is likely to be the big attraction at the Commodity Classic trade show next week, just like it was at the National Farm Machinery Show. At NFMS, I talked with John Deere Seeding Group product specialist Kelby Krueger who worked on the ExactEmerge project from start to finish. He says the new row units …

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John Deere ExactEmerge Planter Reveal at NFMS

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In the ICYMI category from the National Farm Machinery Show last week was the big reveal of the new John Deere ExactEmerge™ planter. “We’ve been able to design from the ground up a whole new technology,” said Aaron Wetzel, John Deere VP Global Crop Care. “Being able to provide to our customers unparalleled accuracy in the trench with great opportunity …

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EcoEngineer’s Jim Baker Wins John Deere FFV Mower

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If there was one item that was coveted above all others at the 8th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit, it was the E85, flex fuel riding lawn mower donated by John Deere. Attendees who submitted comments to the EPA in regards to their proposed 2014 renewable volume obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) were registered to win. As soon …

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iCropTrak MyJohnDeere.com Integration

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The MyJohnDeere.com platform has now become integrated with iCropTrak. This even includes the use of Dropbox. Mobile Field and Farm App iCropTrak just announced their integration of the new John Deere wireless connection technology MyJohnDeere.com and DropBox in iCropTrak Version 4.0 for 2014. These technologies will allow for seamless movement of data between your Deere tractor, your iCropTrak enabled iPad …

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BASF Announces Plans for 2014

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BASF recently announced plans to expand its services and initiatives for growers and agricultural professionals worldwide in 2014 through a significant investment in the development of new IT tools. “The initiatives that were announced reflect the very strong commitment by BASF to the agricultural industry to provide modern tools to help growers get the most out of every acre,” said …

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