John Deere releases online build selector for tractors

John Deere’s 5 Series range is extensive and there is a model to perform in any farm jobbing environment – shown here the 5100M one of the most popular models in the 5M range that offers engine power that spans 56 to 86 kW (75 to 115hp)

John Deere X Series combine harvesters move into high capacity

John Deere is adding two X Series combines to its range that will appeal to large-scale farmers and contractors. The X9 1000 and X9 1100 harvesters represent a capacity and performance level that John Deere harvesting has not offered previously and in addition these models also have the ability to adjust to changing conditions automatically. […]

John Deere lays off staff as COVID-19 hits harder in the US

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John Deere has paused production at its Davenport and Dubuque, Iowa, plants and is laying off 159 workers. The reduction follows layoffs of 105 workers in Dubuque earlier this year. Both facilities manufacture construction and forestry products, which Deere had projected a 10 to 15 per cent reduction in net sales worldwide for that segment […]

100 Years of John Deere Tractors

Part 1: The first 80 years – 1918 to 1998 In 1918 Deere & Co, the John Deere equipment manufacturer, entered the tractor market by paying US$2.25 million to buy the company that made the Waterloo Boy tractor. The Waterloo Boy was popular in America during World War I. It was based on a traditional […]

John Deere 9RX narrow trackers

John Deere will soon start delivery of its 9RX narrow track tractors. Equipped with a narrow under carriage with a four-track configuration these models are a perfect fit for controlled traffic farming with track width choices of 460mm (18-in) or 610mm (24-in) and track spacing options of 2, 2.2 or 3m (80, 88 or 120-in). […]

Deere claims Green and Yellow colours in a milestone court case

If you are contemplating painting your farm equipment green and yellow, BACK OFF. Well that’s the word from the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. That federal district court ruled in favour of Deere & Company when it claimed in a lawsuit that it has the sole trademark use of a green […]

More revealed about John Deere S700 combines

John Deere has released more details on its new S700 flagship combine range, including some sweeping changes in the cab and precision technology. The S700 Series with encompass four-model lines, from the entry level S770 at 330kW (449hp) up to the flagship S790 with 454kW (617hp). All will carry the most advanced threshing settings Deere […]

John Deere set to launch S700 combines

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John Deere has revealed four new S700 Series combine with the most advanced grain harvesting technology in combines they have ever released. These models designated as the S760, S770, S780 and S790 offer growers the most significant improvement ever from the Deere stable in technology, improved operator comfort and better data functions, along with the […]

Deere and Kramer chalk up a deal for telehandlers

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John Deere has announced an investment in Kramer-Werke GmbH in order access material handling equipment for distribution through the John Deere dealer network under the Kramer badge. This strategic partnership will enable John Deere to provide its dealers with an extensive range of agricultural material handling solutions with a specific focus on hay, forage and broadacre production systems, […]