New and Expanded ZimmCast

Chuck Zimmerman

After 12 years, the ZimmCast is getting a bit of a makeover. The new and expanded ZimmCast is here. After informally polling our audience and looking at new podcast research, we clearly heard that you want more. So the length of the ZimmCast will increase with more interviews and audio from the travels of the ZimmComm Golden Mic. The mission of …

Audio, John Deere, USDA, USFRA, ZimmCast

New John Deere Utility Tractor Offers Ease of Use and Comfort

Carrie Muehling

New this year from John Deere in the company’s compact utility tractor line is the 2025R, which was on display at the 2017 Sunbelt Ag Expo. Product Specialist Demark Cole said the tractor is for residential customers and property owners who need a small tractor for loader work, rotary cutting and mowing. “Anywhere from small loader work to doing rotary …

Agribusiness, Audio, John Deere, Sunbelt Ag Expo

John Deere Features Combine Technology at Sunbelt Ag Expo

Carrie Muehling

This year’s Sunbelt Ag Expo was an opportunity for John Deere to show off some new combines to growers in the Southeastern United States. Technical Marketing Manager for Combines and Cotton Equipment Matt Badding said the new S700 series combine offers three new features: the Gen4 Command Center, the Combine Advisor package, and Active Yield for sensor calibration. “Right now, …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, John Deere, Sunbelt Ag Expo

Hunting With A Utility Vehicle Series

Chuck Zimmerman

With this post I’m starting a series of posts about deer hunting this season. I have been provided a couple of different utility vehicles to test out and write about the experience. I’ll be featuring photos and video during this year’s season in Georgia which started on October 21 and goes through mid January. Here’s one of the places I’m …

Can-Am, Hunting, John Deere

New John Deere Round Balers and Accumulators

Chuck Zimmerman

John Deere has a new line of Round Balers – the O Series. I talked with Jason Eubanks, Engineering Team Leader, John Deere, about the baler as well as the new Accumulator Attachments. With the introduction of the 0 Series Round Balers for the 2018 haying season, John Deere is offering its first North American-built round baler precutter and the …

Agribusiness, Hay, John Deere, Sunbelt Ag Expo

Deere Wins Fight to Protect Green and Yellow

Cindy Zimmerman

It’s not easy being John Deere green and yellow – especially if you are another equipment manufacturer. A U.‍S. District Court in Kentucky this week ruled in favor of Deere & Company protecting the use of the trademark green and yellow color combination on John Deere agricultural equipment. The court decision permanently bans the use of the John Deere colors …

AgWired Precision, John Deere

Deere Spotlights New Gator™ XUV Models

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere’s new gas-powered Gator XUV835 and diesel-powered Gator XUV865 utility vehicles were turning heads at the Sunbelt Ag Expo this week. “It’s our first ever three passenger wide vehicle,” said Mark Davey, John Deere marketing manager. “And we have the ability to give you a factory-installed cab, plus the ability to install heat and air from the factory.” Davey …

Audio, John Deere, Sunbelt Ag Expo

Updated Deere Utility Tractors in the Sunbelt

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere is updating its popular 3-cylinder 5E Series Utility Tractors for model year 2018 and these versatile machines are on display this week at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. “We lowered the hood down about five inches to give more visibility,” said John Doyle, product marketing manager for Deere. “We increased the size of the operator platform …

AgWired Animal, Audio, John Deere, Sunbelt Ag Expo, Tractor