New Gator is the most comfortable ever

John Deere’s new premium XUV 865R Gator is the most comfortable model ever produced in the company’s popular cross-over utility vehicle range. This 23hp diesel-powered model combines the established high performance of the XUV 865M with a wide range of additional operator friendly features, including a luxurious cab environment. Standard specification includes a continuously variable transmission with on-demand four-wheel drive, power […]

Heavy-lift utility drone for agriculture

John Deere and Volocopter have announced their cooperation on cargo drone technology and presented the first large drone adapted for agricultural use at Agritechnica 2019. A demonstrator model of the VoloDrone equipped with a John Deere crop sprayer, which is ready for its first field flight, was displayed in the Future Technology Zone. Featuring a potential payload of 200kg, the VoloDrone is able to cover an enormous area, especially under difficult operating conditions. This first large agricultural drone is the result of a collaboration between John Deere, who bring knowledge of […]

A new dimension in harvest productivity and efficiency

John Deere has chosen Agritechnica 2019 to preview an addition to the top end of its combine harvester range with the all-new X9 model and matching draper header, specifically designed and developed for tough European harvesting conditions. Compared to the S790, which is the largest model in the current line-up, the X9 will deliver a step up in performance and […]

The future begins in the Future Technology Zone

In a new exhibition concept at this year’s Agritechnica, John Deere is demonstrating its leading position in precision agriculture in the Future Technology Zone. Nine different product developments and research projects in the fields of electrification, autonomy through automation and artificial intelligence show how agriculture could work even more sustainably and productively in the future. Electrification Zero emission compact utility tractor: This electric compact tractor is based on the John […]

New tractors make show debut at AgriScot 2019

John Deere’s new 6M Series tractors make their public show debut on Wednesday 20 November at AgriScot 2019 (stand no. 188). The four-cylinder 6120M and 6140M on display at the Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston feature higher standards of comfort, performance, manoeuvrability and visibility compared to previous models in the range. This is a more compact 6M Series tractor than John Deere has offered before, with the low bonnet design on the 6120M presenting a clear view to the frontof the machine. In addition, a slimmer steering wheel cowl and the newly […]

High-precision slurry spreading from John Deere and Vogelsang

John Deere and Vogelsang have launched a joint project to promote more sustainable organic fertiliser application. The combination of John Deere Section Control and Vogelsang’s automatic partial width Comfort Flow Control (CFC) section control system enables highly precise spreading of liquid manure. “We are using our joint expertise to ensure that plants can be supplied with the necessary nutrients through […]

John Deere updates self-propelled foragers for 2020

John Deere’s 8000 and 9000 Series self-propelled forage harvesters have been updated with several new features for 2020, to provide customers with more comfort, lower operating costs and even more control and reliability. AHC (Active Header Control) extended with active lateral tilt float Pick-up and direct cut headers can be operated with maximum efficiency and safety by this new control mode. Once the operator lowers the header,it can freely move over the ground. As soon as it is raised, it centres itself and locks automatically, so this fixed position provides greater security on the road. This extension of the AHC function is unique in the industry. New Dura Line package The Dura Line smooth roll […]

New stepless transmission is a world first

John Deere, in cooperation with Joskin, has unveiled the world’s first continuously variable transmission with an electro-mechanical power split, including an implement interface. Thiscompletely new concept has been awarded the only gold medal by the Agritechnica Innovation Commission jury. On the new eAutoPowr transmission, John Deere has completely replaced the hydraulic components with an electric power path. The transmission’s two brushless electric motors are virtually wear-free and powertrain durability is said to exceed that of any other similar conceptpreviously offered by the industry. In […]

Set up your tractor and implement with one click

John Deere’s new AutoSetup system enables farmers and contractors to manage and store all their tractor and implement settings in the cloud. Operators can easily retrieve the settings when they enter a field, so lengthy setups for machine and field specific settings are only necessary once and further adjustments are no longer needed. The universal storage of cloud based data […]

John Deere and Reichhardt partnership announced

Alongside the Agricon agreement (see separate release), John Deere has also announced a strategic partnership with the German company Reichhardt GmbH Steuerungstechnik. This agreement covers Reichhardt’s GREEN FIT product line, which allows John Deere Precision Ag technology to be used on multiple brands of agricultural machinery. These retrofit solutions will be available from the John Deere dealernetwork. Based in Hungen, Reichhardt is a leading provider of automation solutions for tractors, self-propelled machines and implements used in agriculture. The company is dedicated to strong customer relationships and long-term […]