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Planters & Planting Equipment

Plant for success

John Deere offers an entire portfolio that takes every farmer into account – the crop you grow, the topography of your land, the size of your operation, and your budget. Whether you want to replace your planter with a new machine, or retrofit your current planter with new row units, we have the Planting Equipment and Performance Upgrades you need to plant with success.


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Drawn Planters

Versatile. Scalable.
Cover more acres with flexibility and productivity, even in no-till situations.

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Mounted Planters

Compact. Economical.
These mounted planters offer an affordable option for planting in conventional and reduced-till conditions.

DB60 Planter in field

DB Planters

Large acres. All-purpose.
Finish the job faster with these acre-hungry drawn planters. Available in ten configurations with widths from 44 to 120 feet.

DR16 Planter in field

DR Planters

Customizable. Stack-Fold Technology.
Name your configuration. The Deere-Orthman DR Series mounted planters specialize in flexibility to match those ever-special designs you need.

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Model Year 22 Planter Enhancements

Efficiency and flexibility are key to getting the job done right. Get larger CCS and fertilizer capacity and LED lighting to keep you planting longer with fewer stops. The ExactRate family of components allow you to leverage high-rate liquid fertilizer like never before. The new ExactRate™ Tractor Tanks fit within the 8RX Tractor frame and the ExactRate™ Fluid Transfer System seamlessly carries your product, from the tractor to the planter, and out the ExactRate™ Liquid Fertilizer System into the soil.

  • Pairs with 8RX with ExactRate™ Tractor Tanks
  • 1,600-US gallon total capacity
  • 80 acres between refills
  • Optional Planter Tracks on 1775NT

 

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New ExactRate™ Liquid Fertilizer System

Fertilize as you plant – exactly. ExactRate is the new factory-installed integrated solution that matches the capability of our ExactEmerge™ and MaxEmerge™ 5e planters. Plant and apply nutrients up to 16 km/h and adjust rates to match your ground speed automatically. Turn compensation improves nutrient placement along curves.

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Compact 1745 Planter

Take the narrow road to better results at harvest. The 1745 Planter is a small, split-row planter that's perfect for smaller fields. Its compact design makes it easy to transport on narrow roads.

The 1745 can help you save 4.3% in seed costs* and an extra 10 bushels per acre.** You can pull it with older, smaller tractors, and it pivot-folds in only 40 seconds.

Planter Row Units and Performance Upgrades

Pair your planter with the best row unit for your needs to improve seed placement, spacing and emergence.

John Deere ExactEmerge™ Virtual Tour

Accurate at your speed. Whatever that may be. Go deep into the heart of this revolutionary technology and learn what makes ExactEmerge different from any other row unit.

MaxEmerge™ 5 Virtual Tour

See what went into the most versatile row unit on the market in this animated clip.

MaxEmerge™ 5e - Electric Drive Row Unit

This electric drive row unit enables curve compensation and can be ordered with Individual Row Hydraulic Downforce, Pneumatic Closing Wheels and Easy Adjust Row Cleaners.

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DB Custom-Built Planter Configurations

We offer custom-built planters for those farmers with specific requirements outside of our normal configurations. From tracks to special row counts and spacing, we can meet your needs. For example, we offer:

  • Five-section frame weight distribution
  • Tram-line spacing
  • Special wheel and tire requests
  • Special row counts and spacings
  • Skip rows
  • Electric-drive row units (ExactEmerge™ and MaxEmerge™ 5e) for planters not available from our factory

Maximize Your Yield Potential

Knowing what it takes to get the most out of your planter to maximize yield potential is only half the battle. Having a planter that can actually perform the task is the other half. In our 2016 planting solutions video, we lay out just what it takes to get the job done.

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No Speed Limit

A well-regarded University conducted a study recently using ExactEmerge™ in a single trial to determine if there are any negative impacts to planting at higher speeds. And now you can view the report for yourself to see how we truly have married speed and accuracy.

*Runge, Max, et al. “Automatic section control technology for row crop planters.”Alabama A&M & Auburn Universities ANR-2217, Oct. 2014
**Coronel, Eric, and Tom Mueller. “Does banding N at or near planting increase corn yield compared to broadcast? ”John Deere Internal Literature Review, May 2017.

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