2017 John Deere Reveal

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere hosted an agricultural media event at the company’s Harvest Works headquarters in Moline, Illinois – an appropriate place to unveil a smarter line of grain harvesting technology in the combines and headers John Deere is introducing for model year 2018 production. Deere also showcased the new Frontier VT17 Series Vertical Tillage Tool, new John Deere 4640 Universal Display, …

audio, Equipment, John Deere

AEM Holds Rural Broadband Access Panel

jamie johansen

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) hosted Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and representatives from equipment manufacturers John Deere and HammerHead Trenchless for a panel discussion on Capitol Hill on May 18th focused on the expansion of rural broadband access as part of lawmakers’ work this year on infrastructure. The event was in conjunction with Infrastructure Week 2017 and …

AEM, Ag Group, AgWired AgNewsWire, audio, Equipment, Infrastructure, Internet, John Deere

2017 Commodity Classic

Lizzy Schultz

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for the 2017 Commodity Classic sponsored by FMC, John Deere, and Farmer’s Edge. “Farmer Up” was the theme for this year’s event held March 2-4, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Established in 1996, Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show, produced by the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), American Soybean Association …

Ag Group, agribusiness, audio, Commodity Classic, Corn, FMC, John Deere, soybeans

Develop with Deere Conference

Joanna Schroeder

John Deere is holding its annual Develop with Deere conference in Kansas City this year with almost double the number of attendees of last year. Many more dealers have come to learn what the company has planned for the future. The conference includes presentations from 33 application development companies who are working with John Deere in various ways to integrate …

agribusiness, audio, John Deere, Precision Agriculture

2016 Deere Product Reveal and FPS

Joanna Schroeder

John Deere hosted ag media today at their Des Moines Works facility in Ankeny, Iowa. The #JDReveal kicked off with remarks from Rosalind Fox, factory manager who gave attendees a brief introduction including some cool facts about their facility. The focus of the event was to share new products with the media and John Deere unveiled new technologies including sprayers/nutrient …

agribusiness, audio, John Deere

I AM USFRA – John Deere

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere was one of the first companies to become a member of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) Premier Partner Advisory Group (PPAG) back in 2011 and they continue to provide strong support for the organization. Deere Director of Industry Relations Chuck Studer serves on the board of USFRA and in this interview from National Ag Day he …

audio, John Deere, USFRA

Developing with Deere Conference

Joanna Schroeder

The Develop with Deere conference kicked off in Kansas City this week where John Deere has brought together developers to learn and discuss opportunities with their open API system. The event kicked off with the major announcement that John Deere has acquired Precision Planting from the Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto. Also included in the announcement is an exclusive …

agribusiness, audio, Data Management, John Deere

World Food Prize 2015/Borlaug 101

Joanna Schroeder

The 2015 World Food Prize kicked off in Des Moines, Iowa this week. Also taking place is Borlaug 101: Fundamentals of Global Food Security from October 14-15, 2015. To celebrate the 101st anniversary of founder Dr. Norman E. Borlaug (Green Revolution), and keeping in focus the unprecedented challenge the world faces to sustainably and nutritiously feed 9.7 billion by 2050, …

agribusiness, audio, Conservation, Food, John Deere, Precision Agriculture, World Food Prize

Featured Companies at 2015 Farm Progress Show

Cindy Zimmerman

Thanks to the support of some very important partners, we are able to provide hundreds of photos and audio interviews from the 2015 Farm Progress Show. These sponsors include Bayer CropScience, FMC, GROWMARK, John Deere, and New Holland. Below you will find links to posts about what is new from these companies. 2015 Farm Progress Photo Album New Holland at …

audio, Bayer, Farm Progress Show, FMC, growmark, John Deere, New Holland