AgNerd Cloud – John Deere App Center

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

AgNerd Cloud alert! I was just feeling appy this morning so I thought this week’s program could focus on Apps. As in the new John Deere App Center. To learn all about it I talked with Nathan Greuel, John Deere Mobile Technician. The John Deere App Center provides users the ability to search and find apps most useful to their …

AgNerd, Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, John Deere

Farm & Ranch Life’s Top Ten Tractors

Leah Guffey Leave a Comment

Farm and Ranch Living recently asked their readers to submit and vote for their favorite tractor of all time. This really hit home for me since my dad still has the first tractor he over bought – a Massey-Harris 101 Junior. He also has the first car he ever bought, but that’s a different story. Old tractors are still used …

Audio, Case IH, Farm Machinery, John Deere, Tractor

John Deere’s $35,000 Green Fever Giveaway

Jamie Johansen 1 Comment

As John Deere kicks off its annual Green Fever sales event to start its 2015 product marketing year, the company is launching a new $35,000 Green Fever Giveaway program, which includes a $25,000 landscape makeover. Also during Green Fever sales event, customers can get major discounts and financing incentives on select models of equipment purchased from November 1, 2014, to …

Agribusiness, Equipment, John Deere

Johanns Joins Deere Board

Cindy Zimmerman

Former Senator Mike Johanns of Nebraska has been elected to the board of directors for Deere and Company. Johanns, who recently completed his term in the Senate after deciding not to run for re-election, also previously served as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and as governor of Nebraska. “Mike’s wide range of expertise in the areas of agriculture, banking, commerce, …

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Deere to Sell Crop Insurance Business to FMH

Cindy Zimmerman

Deere & Company has announced an agreement to sell its crop insurance business, subject to regulatory approval, to Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company (FMH) of West Des Moines, Iowa. The action is a result of Deere’s previously announced review of strategic options for the crop insurance business. The agreement will result in Deere selling both John Deere Insurance Company and …

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John Deere Opens Tractor and Engine Museum

Cindy Zimmerman

The John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum in Waterloo, Iowa officially opened its doors to the public this week with a focus on engaging visitors in the history of tractor and engine design and manufacturing. “Tractors and engines have been and continue to be important to John Deere’s success,” said Dawn Hendershot, Project Manager. “We are pleased to share the …

Equipment, John Deere, Tractor

John Deere Picks McCormick Company for Marketing

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere today announced the selection of McCormick Company as its marketing agency for John Deere agricultural equipment media and creative projects, and John Deere Financial’s agribusiness market. The relationship will be managed from McCormick’s Kansas City and Des Moines offices. “It’s a sincere privilege for our company to have the opportunity to work alongside the teams at John Deere …

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Slovakian Journalist Wins IFAJ Star for Ag Journalism

John Davis

Slovakian journalist Jozef Sedlák was recently named the winner of the coveted IFAJ Star Prize in Agricultural Journalism for his story, “Food Does not Come from Supermarket Shelves,” which was published in the weekend edition of the Pravda daily newspaper. Judges said they were captivated by the entrepreneurial story of a young Slovak farmer Pavel Petránek, a turkey breeder from …

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John Deere Has Green Fever at NAFB

Leah Guffey

National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s Annual Trade Talk allows the chance to sit down with multiple exhibitors. I stopped and talked with Barry Nelson at the John Deere exhibit and they are highlighting the Green Fever Sweepstakes where the grand prize is: $25,000 Landscaping makeover, plus your choice of: a Gator™, a ZTrack™ Mower, 1 Family Tractor, or Signature Series …

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