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Planters & Planting Equipment

Plant for success

John Deere offers an entire portfolio that takes every producer into account – the crop you grow, the topography of your land, the size of your operation, the likes and dislikes you’ve shared. You’ll find just about every possible planter product or feature available.


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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.

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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.

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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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New Compact 1745 Planter

Take the narrow road to better results at harvest. Introducing the new 1745 Planter, the small split-row planter perfect for smaller fields.

  • Save a reported 4.3% in seed costs.*
  • Yield an extra 10 bushels per acre.**
  • Pull with older, smaller tractors.
  • Transport easily on narrow roads.
  • Pivot-folds in only 40 seconds.

* 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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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 10 mph (16 km/h) and adjust rates to match your ground speed automatically. Turn compensation improves nutrient placement along curves.

Compatible models:

1775NT 12Row30, 1775NT 16Row30, 1775NT 24Row30, 1795 12Row Split 23 or 24, 1795 24Row20, 1795 16Row Split 31 or 32DB60 24Row30, DB60 36Row20, DB60 24Row Split 47 or 48, DB66 36Row22, DB44 24Row22

Planter Row Units and Performance Upgrade Kits

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.

Put Precision Ag to work for you all year long

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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.

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