Shop Talk: John Deere Acquires Precision Planting

DEERE & CO. and The Climate Corp., a subsidiary of Monsanto Co., signed agreements for Deere to acquire the Precision Planting equipment business, and to enable exclusive, near real-time data connectivity between certain Deere equipment and the Climate FieldView platform.

Deere will purchase Precision Planting while Climate Corp. will retain the digital agriculture portfolio that has been integrated into the Climate FieldView platform.

Customers will have the option to share their current and historical agronomic data between the Deere Operations Center and the Climate FieldView platform and execute agronomic prescriptions with Deere equipment.

“This connectivity allows farmers to collect and directly share data to the Climate Cloud, enables data visualization in the cab and supports the development of customized data science-driven insights,” says Mike Stern, president and COO of The Climate Corp.


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