John Deere Supporting #CattleCon17

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As Director of Industry Relations and liaison to trade organizations, Chuck Studer was on hand at the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show on behalf of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.  John Deere is a proud sponsor of the organization and works to support the men and women raising beef through partnership programs. Not only is Deere the executive …

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John Deere Showing Biodiesel Support

Chuck Zimmerman

There was some John Deere green during the National Biodiesel Conference Vehicle Showcase this year. Chuck Studer, Director of Industry Relations, highlighted John Deere’s vast diesel equipment product line and long-standing involvement with biodiesel. John Deere was one of the first original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to get involved with biodiesel, approving B5 biodiesel blends for use in its engines in …

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New Offerings for Specialty Crops from John Deere

Kelly Marshall

John Deere has something new up its sleeve again. Carl Weidemeier attended the Potato Expo in San Fransisco to show growers the latest offering for specialty crops. Beginning in the spring of 2017 growers will be able to connect their third party yield monitors to the My John Deere platform. A harness converts the message from the third party monitor …

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John Deere Prototype Electric Tractor Unveiled

Chuck Zimmerman

In advance of the Paris International Farm Show (SIMA) in France John Deere has unveiled what it says is the “First fully battery-electric high-hp tractor.” This photo is from the SIMA new products website page. I don’t have much other information at the moment but it looks like the company is doing a lot of work on the electrification of …

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New Products for the New Year at John Deere

Kelly Marshall

John Deere is announcing several new solutions for 2017. For producers looking for additional in-cab display, the Gen 4 Extended Monitor has the ability to monitor multiple machines, implements and precision ag functions and allows for easy movement of pages and display functions from one monitor to another.  It’s easy to install, easily customizable and offers more information during key times.  The …

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Deere Appoints Beverly Flores Media Relations Manager

Chuck Zimmerman

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 …

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Big Year for Deere

Cindy Zimmerman

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

Cindy Zimmerman

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 …

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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 …

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