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New combine header line from John Deere

Ever since the initial introduction of the S series models, John Deere engineers have been offering buyers additional ability to spec out green combines to better suit either corn and beans or small grains crops. And this year, Deere has gone another step further with the introduction of a completely new group of headers tailored[...]

John Deere revamps its 6M tractor line

In mid-September, John Deere pulled the wraps off the latest updates to one of its mid-horsepower tractor ranges: the 6M family. That mid-spec line will see a much wider range of new options available for the 2020 model year across all models, but a new 140-horsepower 6140M model will also join the group to fill[...]


John Deere 5R tractors get upgrades for 2019

Since John Deere introduced the 5 Series family of tractors several years ago, the number of available models has grown substantially, along with their options range and available level of sophistication. That’s no surprise. This horsepower class is the biggest seller in North America for most brands, and Deere has populated its line with tractors[...]

John Deere upgrades its 6R Series tractors

Last August John Deere updated its 2019 line of 110- to 215-horsepower 6R Series tractors, giving them a host of new features. The updated models include the 6110R, 6120R, 6130R, 6145R, 6155R, 6175R, 6195R and 6215R in both two- and four-wheel drive configurations with cabs. First and foremost, among the new optional features is the[...]


John Deere introduces new tillage tools

One of John Deere’s three announcements in May of this year was the introduction of the new 2430 line of chisel plows, which will replace the current 2410 models. They will also be available in a second configuration, as the 2430C nutrient applicators. According to the brand, the new 2430s will provide better soil levelling[...]






More updates for Deere’s S Series

At the beginning of May, John Deere announced it was making some improvements to its S Series line of combines. The brand says for 2019 model year machines customers can get an improved track suspension module as a factory-installed option, which will be available with 30- or 36-inch (76.2 or 91.4 cm) belt widths. The[...]

NH and Deere snag engineering awards

Every year the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) recognizes 50 of the year’s best engineering achievements in market-ready farm equipment. This year both John Deere and New Holland each earned one for the engineering built into their newest combines. New Holland’s Opti-Spread Plus residue management system for CR combines won the engineering[...]