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John Deere Horst celebrates 1000th self-propelled sprayer

24 Mar , 2017  

The John Deere Horst factory in the Netherlands has produced its 1000th self-propelled sprayer, a 4000-litre capacity R4040i. This special landmark machine was handed over to a farm business from the Czech Republic at a special Gold Key ceremony held at the factory in February. John Deere Horst has taken only nine years to reach […]

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King Agro opens new John Deere spray boom plant

16 Mar , 2017  

John Deere’s exclusive partner King Agro has opened a new facility at Picassent, near Valencia in Spain. This is dedicated to the production of the revolutionary carbon fibre spray boom introduced last year on the new R4050i self-propelled sprayer. Representing an investment of over €8 million by the company, the new plant will work alongside […]

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SIMA awards for innovation

16 Feb , 2017  

John Deere’s latest research and development work has been rewarded with one Silver and two Special Mention Awards at the SIMA 2017 show, being held in Paris from 26 February to 2 March. The Silver Award is for the Smart AutoLube system, which automatically greases all the lubrication points on the tractor along with its […]

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New John Deere 5G Series specialist tractors

10 Jan , 2017  

John Deere’s latest 5G Series specialist tractor line-up includes four model ranges featuring 3.4-litre Stage IIIB engines with rated power outputs of 75 to 105hp (97/68/EC). This newly updated series has been specifically designed to provide high levels of comfort, power, hydraulic performance and manoeuvrability to customers who operate in orchards and vineyards, or for […]

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John Deere adds new flagship tractors to 6R Series

2 Dec , 2016  

John Deere is launching two new top of the range six-cylinder tractor models rated at 230 and 250hp (97/68 EC), designed to meet the needs of contractors and arable farmers. The 6230R and 6250R will complete the line-up of John Deere 6R Series tractors from summer 2017. The 6230R and 6250R set new standards for […]

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John Deere expands its use of CESAR on the Gator range

22 Nov , 2016  

Mud soaked trails, impossibly steep inclines, freezing cold starts, John Deere Gators have proved themselves year after year as go-anywhere, dependable and reliable work vehicles. With more than 500,000 built, they’ve earned a reputation for durability and quality like no other. Unfortunately, their positive attributes have made Gators a popular target for professional and opportunistic thieves. Reacting […]

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John Deere rewards fuel efficiency

24 Oct , 2016  

As of 1 November 2016, new owners of John Deere 7310R tractors are eligible to participate in a programme that rewards customers financially for fuel-efficient driving on the road. The Fuel Guarantee Programme is designed to offer a special incentive to customers for limiting or even reducing the fuel consumption of their tractor in transport […]

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New StarFire receiver makes UK debut at CropTec

10 Oct , 2016  

John Deere’s new generation StarFire 6000 satellite receiver has been designed to set new standards in operational accuracy and signal uptime, while also improving the connectivity of machines using the John Deere FarmSight range of precision farming solutions. The receiver will be making its UK show debut at CropTec on the East of England Showground, […]

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Johnston Gilpin sells second John Deere forager

28 Jul , 2016  

A second John Deere 8800 self-propelled forage harvester has been sold in Northern Ireland by dealer Johnston Gilpin & Co Ltd in Lisburn, to Hillsborough agricultural contractor McKelvey Brothers, who traded in their six-year-old John Deere 7750 SPFH in part exchange. McKelvey Brothers harvest around 5500 acres of silage each year and wanted to replace […]

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John Deere expands Gator range for 2016

27 Jun , 2016  

John Deere has added three new models to its ever growing Gator crossover 4×4 utility vehicle range for 2016, including a more affordable mid-size machine. The Gator XUV 590i and 590i S4 four-passenger utility vehicles are designed for customers seeking a combination of performance and comfort, with a range of customisation and attachment options. Equipped […]

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