Industry Perspective. Joanne Howard Challenges and Opportunities in Managing Agricultural Operations for a Low-Carbon Economy 18 July 2007. John Deere Today. An American icon – founded in 1837 – growing outside the United States for more than 50 years.
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Challenges and Opportunities in Managing Agricultural Operationsfor a Low-Carbon Economy
18 July 2007
An American icon – founded in 1837 – growing outside the United States for more than 50 years
Valley City, ND
Langley, British Columbia
Rock Valley, IA
Des Moines, IA
East Moline, IL
Richards Bay, South Africa
Tokoroa, New Zealand
Construction & Forestry 26%
Commercial & Consumer 18%
Investing nearly $2 million per day in research and development
Company A’s ton of GHG = Company B’s ton of GHG
Largest Direct Processes
Deere’s GHG Emissions
Purchased Electricity & Steam
2006 Global Citizenship Report
External Web Page
Performance optimized Tier 3 PowerTech Plus™ engines providing industry-leading fuel economy, power, response
25 x ‘25 Renewable Fuels Champion
Promoting quality standards, handling, distribution and use of biodiesel fuels
"The single-disc fertilizer openers provide efficient fertilizer placement with minimal soil disturbance." — Grant Troop, Quarryville, Pa.
"The pneumatic down pressure feature on my 1770NT planter easily adjusts from the tractor cab and provides more down pressure options than you will ever find that you need." — Kenneth Wisehart, Shirley, Ind.
Precision Ag Solutions for Growers Worldwide
Multiple precision Ag applications
Turning information into insight and strategies that add value and strengthen businesses across the agri-food supply chain
(75.2 MW) (228.5 MW) (233.15 MW)
17 April 2007
"I think it's one of the greatest things that ever happened.
It's good for my pocketbook. It's good for the environment.”
-- Chuck Goodman, retired farmer near Alta, Iowa; Has three wind turbines on his land