John Deere made a highly anticipated announcement at Commodity Classic 2012 that it will add diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) to its engines in order to meet Final Tier 4 emissions standards. Jarrod McGinnis, division marketing manager for John Deere, explains what this means for the future of John Deere engines. For more information, read the story explaining the announcement here....More
After much anticipation in the market, John Deere today announced that it will add a diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) to its tractor engines to meet EPA’s Final Tier 4 emissions standards. The standards require a 90% reduction in nitrogen oxides over previous engine technologies....More
Tomorrow, an estimated 5,000 corn, soybean, wheat and sorghum producers and agribusinesses will convene in Nashville, Tenn. at the 2012 Commodity Classic trade show and convention. Show-goers will get to see and learn about the latest products, technologies and services in seed, crop protection, and machinery....More
1 Titan Machinery Case IH New Holland
91 locations in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Romania
2 RDO John Deere
61 locations in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, Arizona, Texas, Oregon, Washington, California
3 Rocky Mtn. Dealerships Case IH New Holland,
38 locations in Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
4 James River Equipment/Colorado Equipment John Deere...More
We asked readers to tell us the farm equipment that was their smartest buy. The list ranges from 30+ year-old tractors to a newer pickup truck. If you have equipment to add to this list, let us know and send us a picture at FIN@penton.com....More
John Deere launches its first four-seater utility vehicle called the Gator 550-S4. The new Gator is designed for the “convenience transport” market. Kevin Lund, product line marketing manager, gives a short walk-around of the Gator’s new features....More
What is the direction of sales and the buyer trends for 4-WD tractors among manufacturers, such as AGCO, Case IH, Claas, John Deere, New Holland, and Versatile? See this brief summary, produced at the National Farm Machinery Show tractor seminar by Jodie Wehrspann.
It’s a new world record! John Deere’s Project “Can Do” created a full-sized combine made entirely from food – 308,448 cans of food and 11,268 bags of food. According to Guinness World Records, Project “Can Do” is the largest sculpture ever built from canned food, more than doubling the number of cans used in the previous record set two years ago....More
If you want to take advantage of some of the new cab features offered this year, but you can’t quite swing buying a new tractor, dealer-installed attachments may be your answer. Want to make your early-model John Deere tractor feel like new? Here are John Deere’s most popular attachments that provide the latest in creature comforts. For more information, see your local John Deere dealer or visit http://johndeere.com.
For the 2012 tillage season, John Deere is offering three new 2600 Series disks and one new vertical tillage tool designed to provide penetrating, chopping, and mixing soil and crop residue in a single pass to create a uniform seedbed. The new lineup includes the 2625 disk, 2623 disk, 2620 Disk and 2623VT (vertical tillage)....More
John Deere introduced the Welderator to its line of power products for the farm, ranch and workshop. This stationary, gasoline-powered machine provides three functions in one unit – air compressor, generator and arc welder.
The Welderator features an overhead cam/overhead valve, 404cc engine with an electric start on a 30-gal. receiver tank mounted on a 3/16-in. base plate. The unit weighs 585 lbs. and is 46 in. long by 22 in. wide and 47 in. high....More