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

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 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

Farm Bill Listening Session at Sunbelt Ag Expo

Chuck Zimmerman

Opening day of the 2017 Sunbelt Ag Expo featured a Farm Bill Listening Session held in the R.W. Griffin Building and hosted by Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA). Also in attendance were Rep. Rick Allen (R-GA) and Rep. Al Lawson (D-FL) and all are members of the House Agriculture Committee. Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black served as moderator. The session …

Audio, Farm Bill, Farm Policy, Sunbelt Ag Expo

Corn Growers in the Sunbelt

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Corn Growers Association had a presence last week at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia for the first time. NCGA president Chip Bowling of Maryland visited with attendees at the event, including USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden who grew up on a Georgia peanut farm, and got to see some crops he doesn’t normally see. “I got …

Audio, Corn, NCGA, Sunbelt Ag Expo