9R series leads long list of new equipment heading to market next year. The 9RX prototype with its four-track design is a future-look at product, but there was plenty of new equipment announced for 2015. This gallery offers you a look.
Cousins Ralph Lagergren and Mark Underwood reached celebrity status when they sold the patent rights to their Bi-Rotor combine to John Deere. A book, called “Dream Reaper: The Story of an Old-Fashioned Inventor in the High-Tech, High-Stakes World of Modern Agriculture,” was written about their journey, and even today they remain recognizable figures....More
Engineers are looking at how users connect with equipment in new ways to make operation easier. Key driving force for user interface change the need for easy to use functions on a tractor display. An important feature for the new 4600 Command-Center is contextual help....More
The North American Farm and Power Show featured new application equipment including a RoGator from Zeigler, Equipment Technology's Apache sprayer, John Deere's 4830 self-propelled sprayer, and a pull-behind fertilizer applicator from Fast. Also shown were residue managers from Yetter and monitor from AgLeader.
The proliferation of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices has made them popular and essential communications tools for today’s farmers and ranchers. As a result, John Deere is introducing mounting brackets and attachments to make it easier to have hands-free access and improved viewing of their mobile devices while operating equipment....More
John Deere has introduced its 2013 Heavy-Duty Crossover Utility Vehicle (XUV) lineup, which features the all-new, fastest, most powerful four-seat Gator available. The company has also made updates to current models.
New Four-Seat Gator XUV...More
Winners of the 2013 FinOvation Awards presented by Farm Industry News have been determined. The first 10 winners include Versatile, John Deere, Kubota, New Holland, AGCO's Fendt, Case IH, Monsanto with Precision Planting, Yetter Farm Equipment and Dawn Equipment. Readers of Farm Industry News and online determine the winners of this award. The next 10 winners will be announced Friday.
Historically, the best way to protect the hay quality of large round bales has been to store bales indoors. For 2013, John Deere is offering producers a new way with B-Wrap, which provides an alternative to indoor storage.
“B-Wrap is rolled onto round bales just like regular net wrap,” says Laura Cobb, senior marketing representative for the John Deere Ottumwa Works. “But B-Wrap protects bales much better than net, significantly reducing storage losses and maintaining nutrient quality of hay.”...More