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John Deere announces Waterloo layoffs

John Deere says it’s laying off 317 production employees at its Waterloo, Iowa facilities. In a statement to Brownfield, company officials said the indefinite layoffs are effective April 29th and employees were informed of the decision on Tuesday. The company says it balances the size... Read More.

John Deere S7 Combine

John Deere go-to-market manager for harvesting equipment Bergen Nelson says Deere is launching the new S7 combine, featuring four models. He tells Brownfield the S7 offers improved productivity through new harvesting automation and engine technology. ... John Deere S7 Combine

John Schuerholz Elected to Royals Hall of Fame

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ( —The Kansas City Royals today announced that former General Manager John Schuerholz has been elected into the Royals Hall of Fame. Schuerholz will be inducted during a private luncheon on Friday, June 28, followed by an on-field recognition prior... Read More.

John Deere to layoff 150 workers in Ankeny, Iowa

John Deere has announced a round of layoffs at its facility in Ankeny, Iowa. Company officials tell Brownfield approximately 150 production employees at John Deere Des Moines Works will be placed on indefinite layoff effective over April and May. The employees were informed of... Read More.

Quivira Water Issue Discussed at St. John Meeting

By Lucky Kidd ST. JOHN, Kan. — Representatives of communities in the Rattlesnake Creek basin met in St. John Monday afternoon to discuss a push to enforce the water rights of Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, which potentially could dramatically... Read More.

Using the Entire John Deere Suite

Illinois farmer Chris Gould says he uses the whole suite of John Deere software and hardware to manage his operation. Beginning with the yield monitor at harvest, he tells Brownfield the data informs fertilizer and seeding rates for the next growing season. ...