The demand has increased for more efficient harvesting of high-yielding crops, and growers across the U.S. that have used farm equipment looked to manufacturers to develop innovative solutions in the industry. According to Agriculture.com, John Deere answered the call with the S-Series combines.
The news source reported that the S-Series combines, an expanded lineup of wider 600-Series corn heads and new flexible draper platforms, include five models that help to increase the efficiency of overall operations for growers.
The S-Series Combines, which are Class 9 machines, include five models: S550, S660, S670, S680, and S690. This farm equipment ranges in power from 271 horsepower to 543 horsepower, and also range in size.
"This Series features cleaner burning, fuel-efficient engines, while increasing overall combine capacity to provide a powerful harvesting package," says Roger Maes, marketing manager, John Deere Harvester Works.
The cleaning system in the new line of products has been redesigned with a newly engineered cleaning shoe, as it delivers 33 percent increased capacity.
According to the company's website, the S-Series combines come with flexible cab options and ProDrive propulsion systems.