Deere introduces new 1745 planter
John Deere’s new 1745 MaxEmerge 5 planter is compatible with older tractors. Jeffery Barnes, product manager with John Deere’s planter division says it was create for farmers who have planter-applied fertilizer, a split-down configuration, and allows for a narrow transport.
Barnes says the new planter was successful tested this past year using a John Deere 4440 tractor. Customers can choose from an 8-row; 30-inch; or a 15-row, 15-inch configuration. New orders will be taken beginning in June, with shipments beginning next fall.
AUDIO: Jeffery Barnes, product manager, John Deere