A day after John Deere announced its acquisition of Bear Flag Robotics on Aug. 5, two of Deere’s autonomous agriculture leaders fielded questions via a conference call with reporters across the country about what the new partnership means for the agriculture industry and for Deere, whose Intelligent Solutions Group operates an expansive research and testing […]

John Deere announced four new companies to its 2021 Startup Collaborator program: Nori (developing a carbon market), NVision Ag (developing nitrogen management decisions), Scanit (offering detection and classification of airborne plant pathogens) and Teleo (converting construction and mining equipment into tele-operated robots). Launched in 2019, the yearlong program enables John Deere and selected startup companies […]

John Deere’s X Series combines received a Robotics category award at CES, the national trade show hosted by the Consumer Technology Association, John Deere announced Wednesday. John Deere is a CES Innovation Award Honoree for the X Series, which uses ActiveVision camera technology to help farmers see inside a combine’s grain tank and monitor the condition […]

Deere & Co. has received 5G licenses in five Iowa and Illinois counties as part of the Federal Communications Commission auction for the Citizens Broadband Radio Service 3.5 GHz spectrum, enabling Deere to accelerate the availability of 5G in its largest manufacturing facilities in North America, the company announced this week. Providing 5G access and […]

A new strategy announced by Deere & Co. this week is designed to accelerate the company’s integration of smart technology with Deere’s equipment manufacturing. The Deere Smart Industrial strategy concentrates on three focus areas: production systems, technology stack and life cycle solutions. More information and a list of changes to personnel assignments under the strategy […]

If there is one symbol for Iowa agriculture and innovation, it is the tractor. Since the machine’s early history in the corner of northeast Iowa, the tractor has been the most persistent yet ever-changing mark of innovation – and some controversy – in U.S. agriculture. While the history is long and the changes are nonstop […]

Deere & Company’s Intelligent Solutions Group is launching a new startup collaboration program to build relationships with tech companies seeking to reach John Deere customers. The Startup Collaborator is a partnership initiative to allow Deere and startup companies to test new technologies with customers and dealers, without a more formal business relationship, Deere & Company […]