Deere Adapts to Virtual Trade Shows

Carrie Muehling

The new year already holds a number of virtual events, which create special challenges for equipment manufacturers who are used to having their products on display for people to touch and kick tires. John Deere Corporate Business Manager Chad Brusveen attended the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) virtual event last month and talked about some of the challenges and opportunities. “This …

ARA, Audio, John Deere

John Deere Introduces New Combines

Carrie Muehling

Farmers can choose from two new John Deere combines as they look toward harvest in 2021. The company is introducing the X9 1000 and X9 1100 combines, as well as new front end products. Harvesting Product Manager Matt Badding compared the new X9 1100 combine to the current S790 model. “When we’re talking about high yielding, high moisture corn, we …

Audio, Equipment, John Deere, NAFB

Successful Opening Deer Days with a Deere

Chuck Zimmerman

We had the best weather for opening days of the deer season at the Crystal Pig Hunt Club that we’ve had yet and took advantage of it to harvest a few deer. I’m looking forward to getting back on site in a couple weeks. We saw a lot of deer and mostly does. I had a spike buck walk up …

Hunting, John Deere

ZimmCast 651 – NCBA Virtual Newsroom and More

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast, featuring weekly interviews with agribusiness industry leaders and all about what’s new, with a focus on agricultural marketing. In this week’s program you’ll hear from Marvin Kokes, Senior VP of Corporate Relations, NCBA. We talk about this week’s Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting and the virtual ag newsroom we created on AgNewsWire. From there …

AEM, Agencies, Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, FLM Harvest, John Deere, ZimmCast

Deere Board Elects John May as CEO

Cindy Zimmerman

The Deere & Company Board of Directors has elected John C. May as Chief Executive Officer, effective November 4, 2019. May has served as Deere’s President and Chief Operating Officer since April 2019. Current CEO Samuel R. Allen will continue as chairman of the board of directors after he steps down from the CEO position. May becomes the 10th chief …

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John Deere Celebrates 150 Years in Kansas City Area

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere opened its Kansas City branch office 150 years ago, where it quickly became the largest distribution center and sales hub for the rapidly growing company that was founded in 1837. This week, company employees, retirees, community leaders and guests gathered at the historic John Deere Plow building located in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Mo., to celebrate …

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