Vice President Visits Sunbelt Ag Expo

Cindy Zimmerman

Vice President Mike Pence spoke to farmers at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia Tuesday and toured agricultural damage caused by Hurricane Michael. “A once-in-a-generation storm that dealt a direct and devastating blow to Florida’s panhandle and Sunbelt’s farm country,” said Pence, who visited Decatur County and toured a feed mill damaged in the storm. Listen to the Vice …

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Stoneville Varieties Presentation at Sunbelt Field Day

Chuck Zimmerman

Debbie Brown, Stoneville representative in the Eastern Region, gave a presentation to tour participants during the Field Day at Sunbelt Ag Expo. Her focus was on the top four varieties for the Georgia area. Debbie points to Stoneville 5517GLTP, 5471GLTP, 5818GLT and 6182GLT as those varieties that will provide cotton growers with the best results. You can find more information …

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Stoneville Varieties featured at Sunbelt Field Day

Chuck Zimmerman

The Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day brought hundreds of farmers from Georgia and surrounding states. The event let’s you see demonstration plots with the latest innovative research, and visit with industry and university researchers to get up-to-date information on topics such as new seed and forage varieties, irrigation and water management, crop protection, soil fertility and precision agriculture. Stoneville took …

Audio, Bayer, Cotton, Seed, Sunbelt Ag Expo, Technology

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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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