Agriculture Equipment

  1. Rare Deere 4030s Selling In Nebraska

    Rare Deere 4030s Selling In Nebraska Although nobody knew it at the time, August 19, 1972, was to become one of the most pivotal days in John Deere history. Actually, it was a pretty big day for farming in general. The Generation II tractors launched at Deere dealers nationwide on August 19, 1972. Four all-new tractors with a brand-new game-changing design, and a new objective — Read more...
  2. The Billy Goat Of A Tractor

    The Billy Goat Of A Tractor Well, this is a little different, isn’t it? Normally I write about stuff built for row crop farms. But once in a while, we see neat stuff built for specialty crops like orchards and vineyards. This Antonio Carraro 9400 TRH in the photo is a prime example! ANTONIO CARRARO... THEY MAKE SHOES, RIGHT??? If you ask 10 random farmers in the States Read more...
  3. John Deere 9 Series Tractors Get An Update For 2022

    John Deere 9 Series Tractors Get An Update For 2022 John Deere has introduced its largest tractors for model year 2022, the 9 Series tractors. The line of high-horsepower tractors includes three configurations – the wheeled 9R, two-track 9RT, and four-track 9RX. Model year 2022 includes six 9R sizes, three 9RT sizes, and four 9RX sizes. JOHN DEERE 9 SERIES UNDER THE HOOD Models with 390 to 590 Read more...
  4. John Deere's Catch-Up Tractor

    John Deere's Catch-Up Tractor The John Deere GP was Deere’​s first tricycle front end. The wide-track version is among the most collectible of all the poppin’​​​ Johnnies! In the mid-20s, John Deere was in desperate need of a tractor to compete with Harvester’s new do-it-all tractor – the Farmall Regular. The Farmall Regular was a highly successful row-crop Read more...
  5. Deere Expects More Machinery Sales as Crop Prices Rise

    Deere Expects More Machinery Sales as Crop Prices Rise Deere & Co. raised expectations for profits next year, anticipating that higher crop prices will lead to improving demand from U.S. farmers for its tractors and harvesting combines. Dry weather in the U.S. this summer contributed to a less robust harvest than anticipated, as demand for wheat, soybeans and corn rose due to higher consumption of Read more...
  6. John Deere Add Two New Models To Its X Series Combine Line Up

    John Deere Add Two New Models To Its X Series Combine Line Up John Deere is taking harvesting performance to the next level with the introduction of two new X Series combines for the 2021 harvest season. The X9 1000 and X9 1100 combines help large-scale farmers thresh, separate, and clean more bushels per hour or harvest more acres in a day – even as conditions change. The X9 1100 can harvest up to 30 Read more...
  7. The COVID-19 Virus and U.S Agriculture's Supply Chain Concerns

    The COVID-19 Virus and U.S Agriculture's Supply Chain Concerns AG ECONOMISTS LAYOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF KEEPING THE SUPPLY CHAIN FUNCTIONING. DES MOINES, Iowa --If they said it once, they said it 20 times during a one-hour webinar, “The U.S. food supply chain is the biggest concern, right now, in this fight against the COVID-19 virus.”Agricultural economists at the University of Illinois, repeated that Read more...
  8. Unmanned Systems Grow in European Agriculture

    Unmanned Systems Grow in European Agriculture Unmanned systems’ global inroads are including European agriculture. GNSS for precision guidance of tractors and harvesters is already in place. More recent innovations include fully driverless and smart systems, while drones remain poised to fly. ROBOTS IN THEIR PLACEThe experience of one Dutch company is instructive. Precision Makers is an up- Read more...
  9. The Amazing Ways John Deere Uses AI and Machine Vision to Help Feed 10 Billion People

    The Amazing Ways John Deere Uses AI and Machine Vision to Help Feed 10 Billion People In just 30 years’ time, it is forecasted that the human population of our planet will be close to 10 billion. Producing enough food to feed these hungry mouths will be a challenge, and demographic trends such as urbanization, particularly in developing countries, will only add to that. To meet that challenge, agricultural businesses are pinning Read more...
  10. High-Tech Agriculture: Farmers Risk Being 'Locked In' to Unsustainable Practices

    High-Tech Agriculture: Farmers Risk Being 'Locked In' to Unsustainable Practices Since World War II, Europe's agricultural sector has been very receptive to new technology, and the result has been staggering productivity gains – for four generations, farmers have produced more than their parents did. At the same time, however, agricultural prices have fallen around the world and price subsidies have been cut. This has led to Read more...

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