DB60 PLANTER STRETCH YOUR PRODUCTIVITY
If youre looking for a productive, all-purpose planter that can help you make the most of your narrow planting window, ask your dealer about the incredible DB Series Planters from John Deere. These acre-hungry machines will help you finish faster.
The DB Planters are available in ten configurations, with widths from 44 to 120 feet, for 20-inch, 22-inch and 30-inch row markets. Theres also a split-row model. All have the features and options you need for true planting efficiency and versatility. Our John Deere row-units and vacuum seed meters lead the industry in accuracy, adjustability and planting speed.
A range of seed-carrying capacities increases your flexibility and reduces refill stops. Plus you can add the new Central Insecticide System and shave hours off your refilling time. The Central Insecticide System is a revolutionary closed handling system thats designed to give you both effective corn rootworm control and exceptional planter productivity. And reliability? Dont worry these planters and their frames are among the toughest around, with plenty of 7x7 steel framing to tie everything together.
With long planters like these, tight turns could give you some uneasiness. But fear not. Thanks to optional steerable axles, the DB Series can cut corners with no trouble at all so you can get in and out of the field worry-free. Just hook the axles up to an independent hydraulic SCV on the tractor and youre ready to go. (Not available on DB60 models)
An easy-to-use control box lets you fold and unfold the DB Planter from the tractor cab. Can 44- to 120-foot planters really fold to a manageable transport size? You bet! In fact, the front-fold design of the DB Series Planters keeps transport widths between 15- and 17.6-feet. Lengths vary, but all are less than 62 feet. Ample underframe clearance (22 to 26 inches) during transport makes it easy to clear obstacles.
Large walking wing wheels keep the DB Planters floating on top of the ground, while wheel spacing improves residue flow. Wing cylinders have locking brackets for safety.
60-ft. toolbar with 24 rows on 30-in. spacing
Available in mini-hopper MaxEmerge 5 row unit
Insecticide option for mini-hopper
Requires a minimum 235-hp tractor equipped with Category 4 drawbar
MONITOR PLANTER PERFORMANCE IN THE CAB
John Deere Connect Mobile is a solution that utilizes an Apple iPad in the cab that provides the operator a better understanding of the planters performance. Connect Mobile documents and displays the row-by-row performance of the planter, helping the operator monitor and more easily detect problems that can occur while planting. Connect Mobile also has a common user interface that makes it easy to use between different pieces of John Deere equipment. Once the job is done, the iPad with the planting data can be utilized to perform basic crop scouting activities in the field.
INNOVATIVE CENTRAL INSECTICIDE SYSTEM (CIS)
The CIS is designed to work with Force CS, which is an improved soil-applied insecticide designed to deliver consistent performance in an advanced, convenient liquid formulation. The innovative design of the CIS incorporates many user-friendly features such as closed handling, central fill, direct injection, and industry-leading row-to-row accuracy. CIS is available on the DB60 - 47 row 38 cm (15 in.) and DB80 - 32 row 76 cm (30 in.) with Pro Series row units only, and can be only ordered as an aftermarket field conversion attachment.
SEEDSTAR XP MONITORING SYSTEM
Building upon the foundation of SeedStar 2, the SeedStar XP system takes planter monitoring to the next level. When paired with the GreenStar (GS) displays (GS 2600 or 2630 Display or the entry-level GS2 1800 Display), the SeedStar XP monitoring system provides more information about the planting process to the operator within the tractor cab. Specific information about how the planter is performing enables the operator to make needed adjustments for implement optimization.
The SeedStar XP planting functions are fully integrated with the full spectrum of AMS applications such as Swath Control Pro system for planters, GreenStar AutoTrac assisted steering system, John Deere Operations Center, documentation, and others. Integrated planting technologies, for better asset utilization and ease of use, is just part of what SeedStar XP provides.
Most operators are not able to plant in perfectly square fields. Whether it is terraces or waterways, there are many field obstacles that make planting with curves impossible to avoid. When planters utilize drive shafts, they are not able to control each individual row-unit; as a result, planting on a curve presents an issue of maintaining 100 percent population. Since the inside rows are moving slower than the outside rows, the inside rows will be over populating while the outside rows are under populating.
With ExactEmerge and the curve compensation feature, each row will receive an individual signal based on the speed the row-unit is moving, maintaining the correct population across the length of the planter. Without curve compensation, there could be as much as a 24 percent drop in population accuracy, which is equivalent to 8,600 seeds per acre when planting at 36,000 seeds per acre. Curve compensation utilizes additional sensors on the planter and updated software to make precise changes to each row-unit to accurately maintain desired populations.
EASY ADJUST ROW CLEANERS
Easy Adjust row cleaner and coulter combo provides a pneumatic row tillage solution that is controlled from the seat of the tractor. Every decision to make an adjustment during spring planting reduces the acres planted per day and can increase or decrease profitability. An adjustment that can be overlooked is row cleaners due to planter size, difficulty to make the adjustment, varying conditions across fields and time.
With the Easy Adjust row cleaners on ExactEmerge planters, operators now have a pneumatic solution to make on-the-go adjustments that is controlled directly from the seat of the cab. They can be raised from the cab as needed with the push of a button for wet areas, waterways, or end rows. The row cleaners are completely integrated into the John Deere GreenStar 2630 Display as well as the Gen 4 CommandCenter display with premium activation and do not require any additional monitors in the cab.
The Easy Adjust row cleaners have the capability to save three presets for varying ground engagement based on field conditions. The system is controlled in three sections, each wing as well as the center (frame or wheel) track rows. The pneumatic lines use air from the active pneumatic downforce compressor requiring no additional compressor to be installed on the planter. The Easy Adjust row cleaners utilize down and up force air bags. The adjustable air pressure setting for each bag allows the operator to set the ride of the row cleaner depending on the field conditions and the desired results. Making these on-the-go adjustments from tractor cab increases productivity and performance during planting.
The row cleaner only option utilizes parallel linkage to provide the floating action growers require in their fields. Parallel linkage allows for the unit to float up and down in the situation of hills or hard objects. The cleaner and coulter combo does not have parallel linkage, however, the row cleaners have floating rings installed to help provide the same benefits.
Row cleaners play a major role in maximizing yield toward uniform emergence, reducing row-unit bounce and maintaining proper depth. The easy-adjust row cleaners provide growers with quick and stress-free solutions to customizing the planter in variable field conditions. Easy Adjust row cleaners are available on ExactEmerge and MaxEmerge 5e equipped planters. The Easy Adjust row cleaners are not integrated into RowCommand feature.
SEEDSTAR 3 HP MONITORING SYSTEM
Building upon the foundation of previous SeedStar monitoring, the SeedStar 3 HP monitoring system takes planter monitoring to the next level. When paired with the GS3 2630 Display, the SeedStar 3 HP monitoring system provides critical information about the planting process to the operator within the tractor cab. SeedStar 3 HP is compatible with the GS3 2630 and the Gen 4 4600 CommandCenter display.
MAXEMERGE 5 ROW-UNIT
The MaxEmerge family of row-units have never seen a more versatile and efficient design until the MaxEmerge 5. The 5-family row-units improve productivity, increase uptime and lower the cost of ownership like never before.
Serviceability and changing crops has always been a focus of downtime and potential seed loss. MaxEmerge XP row-units (shown on the left) are designed with the meter and hopper as one component. The frame covers the meter so that it cannot be accessed. Cleanout of excess seed requires the operator to take the entire hopper off of the row-unit and to turn it upside down. The MaxEmerge 5 meter (shown on the right) is accessible without having to remove the box. The MaxEmerge 5 design allows large hoppers to be cleaned out the same as mini-hoppers, simply by opening the meter dome and catching the seed as it falls out. This improvement allows operators to change seed varieties easier and three times faster than it took them on the previous MaxEmerge XP units and provides more uptime during the tight planting window.
DB60 24R30 FRAME
The DB60 24R30 Central Commodity System (CCS) with Pro-Series XP row-unit planters feature the Bauer Built Mfg. frame that offers increased strength through the use of 7-in. x 7-in. steel. Not only rugged, both of these well-designed frames offer a clean look, with neatly routed hoses and cables for easy servicing.
The DB60 Planter frame has superior frame flexibility for even-depth planting when working rolling ground. The three-section frames allow each wing to flex 15 degrees up and down relative to the planter's center section. The DB60 24R30 features 6 row-units on the center frame section and 9 row-units on each wing.
The DB60 24R30 Planter equipped with Pro-Series XP row-units folds to a transport width of 15 ft and a length of 41 ft. The combination of narrower transport widths, low center of gravity, and more ground clearance make the DB60 a very stable planter in transport.
Four large 16.5 x 16.1 main frame tires and four 31-13.5x15 wing tires keep the DB60 floating on top of the ground, while wheel spacing improves residue flow. Each wing also utilizes a walking tandem for even planting and excellent float across unlevel fields. The DB60 can be equipped with larger 445/50R22.5 mainframe tires as an option.
ROWCOMMAND INDIVIDUAL-ROW CONTROL SYSTEM
Controlling input costs and improving productivity are key producer requirements today. RowCommand is an effective, integrated John Deere solution designed to meet these intensifying needs. The RowCommand system manages seed output, reduces yield drag, and improves harvest capabilities on all Pro-Shaft driven row-units, and chain-driven MaxEmerge 5.
RowCommand is a simple and efficient solution to control individual row planting. This system does not utilize air to operate; therefore, no compressor, air lines, or valve modules are required. RowCommand utilizes low-voltage controller area network (CAN) messaging to signal power to the desired clutches to stop planting or eliminates power to resume planting. This means very little power is used in normal planting conditions, and in the event a clutch fails electrically, the meter will continue to plant.
CENTRAL COMMODITY SYSTEM (CCS) REFUGE PLUS PLANTER CONFIGURATION
1775NT, 1795, and DB models with CCS can be equipped with the Refuge Plus option.
The third tank on the Refuge Plus system provides increased versatility and productivity to the planting operation by allowing the grower to plant two different varieties simultaneously. The Refuge Plus tank has manifold nozzles, or outlets, to supply seed to eight different row-units. Refuge Plus is ideal for the corn grower planting Bt corn or seed corn. Refuge Plus is the solution for refuge management compliance issues associated with Bt corn production. The 880-L (25-bu) capacity of the third tank makes planting the required 20 percent refuge of non-Bt corn easier while maintaining high productivity levels of the central-fill CCS. For example, the Bt corn planted on 80 percent of the field goes into the larger CCS tanks. The required 20 percent refuge, non-Bt corn, goes into the third Refuge Plus tank with the seed hoses routed to the desired rows.
Central fill with CCS is now easier for the seed-corn grower as well. The seed-corn grower can plant both male and female seed in the desired pattern simply by placing the male seed in the Refuge Plus tank, the female seed in the CCS tanks, and routing the seed delivery hoses to the desired row units.
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