John Deere makes 7 announcements during 2021 virtual Commodity Classic
John Deere kicked off the month of March with a pile of product announcements ranging from tractors to spraying equipment. The announcements coincided with the virtual 2021 Commodity Classic.
John Deere 9 Series tractors
The company’s largest tractors, the 9 Series, were updated under the hood and in the cab for model year 2022. This line of high-horsepower tractors includes three configurations – the wheeled 9R, two-track 9RT, and four-track 9RX.
John Deere 8 Series tractors
John Deere’s model year 2022 8 Series tractors include a new Central Tire Inflation System and integrated intelligence. This line also includes wheeled, two track, and four track models.
The updated 8RX models can be ordered with optional integrated 1,000-gallon ExactRate Tractor Tanks that can be paired with a John Deere planter for more liquid fertilizer capacity.
John Deere See & Spray Select
Deere company acquired See & Spray in 2017. Now, the first commercially available product, See & Spray Select, can help farmers reduce their nonresidual preemerge herbicide use by 77%. The technology helps sprayers target and spray only weeds on fallow ground.
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John Deere 400 and 600 Series sprayers
Model year 2022 John Deere 400 and 600 Series sprayers can be equipped with See & Spray Select technology. This includes the 408R, 410R, 412R, 612R, and 616R.
Hagie self-propelled sprayers
Further expanding its sprayer offerings, Deere announced a new lineup of Hagie self-propelled sprayers. The three new models can reach field speeds of up to 25 mph and range from 300 to 400 hp.
“Everything about these sprayers is new, except for the field-proven signature front spray boom,” says Joel Basinger, marketing manager for John Deere.
John Deere air seeders
The company’s lineup of air seeding tools also received updates for model year 2022. The RelativeFlow blockage detection system is now standard equipment on all air seeders. TruSet in-cab downforce adjustment and quick-change blades are options on all 2022 no-till air seeders.
John Deere zero-turn mowers
The zero-turn mower lineup was updated with new 2021 models. The Z500 Series has been updated and now includes a number of high-spec features for large-acreage owners who take pride in their lawn and want to mow quickly.
Deere introduced the Z365R with 24 hp. and standard industry-exclusive features such as the Easy Change 30-second oil change system and MulchControl.