In a groundbreaking move set to redefine the agricultural landscape, John Deere and Corteva Agriscience have announced a partnership designed to streamline farmers’ access to industry-leading agronomic insights through the John Deere Operations Center. This collaboration marks a pivotal moment for the farming community, offering a fusion of digital and on-board capabilities from John Deere, a global leader in smart farming equipment, with the agronomic expertise and analysis of Corteva, a world leader in agricultural solutions.
The initiative promises to deliver precise, personalized agronomic information for equipment leveraging John Deere Precision Ag technology, Pioneer sales representatives providing best-in-class agronomic support, and farmers aiming to boost productivity and sustainability. This partnership represents a significant leap forward in making data-driven scientific recommendations more accessible to farmers, tailored to the unique characteristics of their farms.
“We are committed to simplifying the process for farmers to gain more benefits from data-based, scientific recommendations. This partnership does exactly that,” stated Brian Lutz, Vice President of Agricultural Solutions at Corteva. “For a technology company aiming to provide farmers with the best, most innovative tools, this partnership sets a new industry standard. It’s an exciting next step for both farmers and our companies. We are thrilled to combine Corteva’s cutting-edge scientific achievements with John Deere’s technology stack to simplify the last mile of field execution.”
“The future of agriculture will be enabled by the combination of analytical data and scientifically validated agronomic recommendations, precisely executed by connected and increasingly intelligent machines,” said Doug Soder, Director of Product Management and Customer Experience at John Deere. “Meeting the ambitious goals of providing food, fuel, and housing for the growing global population requires more efficient collaboration across the industry to ensure we are doing everything possible to assist farmers in optimizing field planning and operations with the best products. We are excited to work with Corteva to ensure seamless operation for our mutual customers and help them derive more value from their farm data.”
Pilot programs are set to commence this spring across the United States and will eventually expand to Canada. These pilot projects lay the foundation for a strategic multi-year partnership, underscoring a shared commitment to enhancing the efficiency and sustainability of farming practices through innovative technology and actionable insights.