John Deere’s 6 Family Tractor Line​

Jamie Johansen

John Deere has expanded its lineup of 6M and 6R Series Tractors for model year 2015 to offer producers a wider range of horsepower, frame sizes, transmissions, hydraulics and other options. “Our objective is to continually expand our tractor line to meet a wide variety of customer needs, yet be able to offer the same proven performance, reliability and service …

Agribusiness, John Deere, Tractor

Deere Updates 3E Series Compact Utility Tractors

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2015 John Deere 3032E and 3038E compact utility tractors feature some new customer-driven updates for added convenience, comfort and ease of use. The 3032E and 3038E are equipped with powerful, emissions-compliant Final Tier 4 engines with 31.1 (22.3 kW) and 37.3 (27.4 kW) horsepower, respectively. A hydrostatic transmission with Twin Touch™ pedals provides operators with simple, comfortable-to-use controls to …

Equipment, John Deere, Tractor

FMC Offers Financing Through John Deere

John Davis

Postemergent herbicides and insecticides can be a very expensive proposition for producers that do pay off in the long run. To help growers pay for that initial investment that pays big dividends, FMC is offering no-payment, no-interest financing through John Deere Financial on select crop protection products for corn, soybean and other labeled crops. “Being in the business for more …

Agribusiness, Financial, FMC, Herbicide, Insecticides, John Deere

Deere Recognizes Michelin for an Excellent Year

Jamie Johansen

Michelin has earned multiple prestigious recognitions from Deere & Company, the U.S. heavy-equipment manufacturer based in Moline, Ill., for its products and support that the tire maker’s operating units have delivered globally across various John Deere equipment segments. The Michelin Group’s Agricultural and Earthmover operating units were named “Supplier of the Year” as well as a Partner-level supplier for 2014. …

Agribusiness, Award, Equipment, John Deere

John Deere Adds Sprayers to CPO Equipment Program

Jamie Johansen

For producers and ag service providers looking to upgrade their sprayer equipment line-up, John Deere announces the Certified Pre-Owned Program (CPO) for self-propelled sprayers. “Last May, we introduced the Certified Pre-Owned Program for 8 and 9 Series Tractors and late-model combines,” says Bill Weber, manager, used equipment optimization, John Deere. “This has been a very successful program for our customers …

Agribusiness, Equipment, John Deere

Deere Smaller Self-Propelled Sprayer at #Classic15

Taylor Truckey

Doug Felter, with John Deere, was excited to chat about John Deere’s newer sprayer series, especially the newest model; the JD R4023. The R4023 was first released at National Farm Machinery Show. In the past two years, Deere’s entire sprayer line has been updated to the 4 series which offers expanded storage capacity along with a complete redesign on sprayer …

Audio, Commodity Classic, Equipment, John Deere

AFBF and NFU Policy Panel at #Classic15

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere sponsored an ag policy panel at the 2015 Commodity Classic, moderated by our friend Sara Wyant with Agri-Pulse, and featuring the policy specialists from the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and National Farmers Union (NFU). With trade being a top issue on Capitol Hill right now, NFU’s Chandler Goule and AFBF’s Mary Kay Thatcher voiced their respective organizations’ …

AFBF, Ag Group, Audio, Commodity Classic, John Deere, NFU

John Deere Offers Machine Sync Enhancements

Cindy Zimmerman

Commodity Classic attendees this week will get to find out more about the latest John Deere Machine Sync enhancements which debuted at the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show. Deere announced expanded the functionality of its Machine Sync application this year, featuring coverage map and guidance line sharing that can be useful during seeding and spraying operations, as well as when …

Audio, Commodity Classic, data, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, Precision Agriculture

John Deere ExactEmerge Update

Cindy Zimmerman

The big deal at the Farm Machinery Show last year was the big reveal of the ExactEmerge planter by John Deere and the revolutionary seed delivery system that allows for accurate planting at speeds up to 10 mph was still an attention-getter at the exhibit this year. “Last year was an exciting time,” said Deere’s ExactEmerge expert Kelby Krueger. “We …

Audio, Equipment, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS

Deere Kicks Off Drive Green Events for 2015

Jamie Johansen

In what has become an annual tradition across the country, hundreds of local John Deere dealerships are again hosting Drive Green Demo Days events. This year’s Drive Green events will focus on the tractor buying experience, not only giving guests the opportunity to check out a wide variety of equipment and implements, but also the many different attachments that are …

Agribusiness, John Deere