Tag Archives: John Deere

Perplexed

Thursday, March 8, 2018 There are snow flurries in the air, and here I am, writing planting prescriptions for the soybean air drill.  The creation of these maps is going better this year, for we are doing them in JD … Continue reading

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Snowy weekend forecast

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 It’s rather warm here in SWIN today, right now the temperature reads 55F (13C).  Another even warmer day is predicted for tomorrow.  But our forecast is for single digit temps on the weekend, possibly dipping below … Continue reading

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Another PIP

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 John Deere provided another PIP (Product Improvement Program) for our S680 combine today.  Seems that John Deere has had some complaints about the S-series cabs being noisy, so Kyle from Hutson, Inc. is here today to install more … Continue reading

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PIP

Thursday, February 25, 2016 Last Monday, Jon from Huston’s came to install a PIP (Product Improvement Program) on our John Deere S680 combine.  John Deere provides these kinds of changes whenever they discover that an improvement will help their warranty … Continue reading

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Update

Thursday, February 4, 2016 Yesterday afternoon was a time when the Greenstar systems in our John Deeres were updated.  Once or twice a year, John Deere provides improvements to the internal programming in the GPS, guidance, and field information packages.  … Continue reading

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Hello, Again.

Monday, February 1, 2016 Pat and I have been away from the farm for a few days, spending the last Saturday to Saturday in a special basketball ‘pilgrimage’.  We traveled to Iowa City to watch our Purdue Boilermakers take on … Continue reading

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Winter project

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 The project du jour is to refurbish the cutting parts on the draper headers.  John has brought in replacement “sections” for the knife in each header– the JD 640FD and the MacDon FD75.  Each is 40 … Continue reading

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