Planting Equipment

John Deere offers an entire portfolio that takes every farmer into account – the crop you grow, the topography of your land, the size of your operation, and your budget. Whether you want to replace your planter with a new machine, or retrofit your current planter with new row units, we have the Planting Equipment and Performance Upgrades you need to plant with success.

John Deere Drawn planter in field

Drawn Planters

Versatile. Scalable.
Cover more hectares with flexibility and productivity, even in no-till situations.

John Deere mounted planter in field

Integral Planters

Compact. Economical.
These integral planters offer an affordable option for planting in conventional and reduced-till conditions.

DB60 Planter in field

DB Planters

Large acres. All-purpose.
Finish the job faster with these hectare-hungry drawn planters. Available in 24 to 54 row configurations.

DR16 Planter in field

DR Planters

Customisable. Stack-Fold Technology.
Name your configuration. The Deere-Orthman DR Series mounted planters specialise in flexibility to match those ever-special designs you need.

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Compact 1745 Planter

Take the narrow road to better results at harvest. The 1745 Planter is a small, split-row planter that's perfect for smaller fields. Its compact design makes it easy to transport on narrow roads.

Planter Row Units and Performance Upgrade Kits

Pair your planter with the best row unit for your needs to improve seed placement, spacing and emergence.

John Deere ExactEmerge™ Virtual Tour

Accurate at your speed. Whatever that may be. Go deep into the heart of this revolutionary technology and learn what makes ExactEmerge different from any other row unit.

MaxEmerge™ 5 Virtual Tour

See what went into the most versatile row unit on the market in this animated clip.

MaxEmerge™ 5e - Electric Drive Row Unit

This electric drive row unit enables curve compensation and can be ordered with Individual Row Hydraulic Downforce, Pneumatic Closing Wheels and Easy Adjust Row Cleaners.

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Weave more productivity into your cotton system

1725C ExactEmerge™ Planter

ModelsNumber of RowsSpacing (inches)Transport WidthCentral Commodity System (CCS)Row Unit

8, 16

381 mm (15 in.), 762 mm (30 in.)

3.7 m (12 ft. 2 in.)

2 x 25 bushels

MaxEmerge 5

4, 6, 8 

762 mm (30 in.), 914 mm (36 in.), 965 mm (38 in.)

4.2 m (13 ft. 10 in.), 4.8 m (15 ft. 8 in.), 7.3 m (24 ft.)

N/A

MaxEmerge 5

12

762 mm (30 in.)

4.8 m (15 ft. 8 in.)

N/A

MaxEmerge 5

12

762 mm (30 in.)

4.8 m (15 ft. 8 in.)

N/A

MaxEmerge 5

6, 8

762 mm (30 in.)

3.7 m (12 ft.)

N/A

MaxEmerge 5

12

762 mm (30 in.)

4.6 m (15 ft. 2 in.)

N/A

MaxEmerge 5

12

762 mm (30 in.)

3.7 m (12 ft.)

N/A

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

16

762 mm (30 in.)

3.7 m (12 ft.)

N/A

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

24

762 mm (30 in.)

3.7 m (12 ft.)

N/A

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

12/23 OR 12/24

762 mm (30 in.)/381 mm (15 in.), 508 mm (20 in.)

3.7 m (12 ft.), 4 m (12 ft. 11 in.)

70 bushels; 100 bushels

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

16/31 or 16/32

762 mm (30 in.)/381 mm (15 in.), 508 mm (20 in.)

3.7 m (12 ft.), 4 m (12 ft. 11 in.)

70 bushels; 100 bushels

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

24

762 mm (30 in.)/381 mm (15 in.), 508 mm (20 in.)

3.7 m (12 ft.), 4 m (12 ft. 11 in.)

70 bushels; 100 bushels

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

ModelsNumber of RowsSpacing (inches)Transport WidthCentral Commodity System (CCS)Row Unit

4, 6, 8, 10

762 mm (30 in.), 914 mm (36 in.), 965 mm (38 in.), 1,016 mm (40 in.)

4 m (13 ft. 3 in.), 5 m (16 ft. 4 in.), 7 m (23 ft. 1 in.), 8.8 m (28 ft. 10 in.)

N/A

MaxEmerge 5

6 twin rows 

914 mm (36 in.), 965 mm (38 in.)

4 m (13 ft. 3 in.), 5 m (16 ft. 4 in.), 7 m (23 ft. 1 in.), 8.8 m (28 ft. 10 in.)

N/A

MaxEmerge 5

8, 12, 16

762 mm (30 in.), 914 mm (36 in.), 965 mm (38 in.), 1,016 mm (40 in.)

5 m (16 ft. 5 in.), 5.3 m (17 ft. 5 in.), 5.9 m (19 ft. 6 in.), 4.2 m (20 ft. 3 in.), 7.2 m (23 ft. 8 in.), 8.1 m (26 ft. 8 in.)

N/A

MaxEmerge 5

16

762 mm (30 in.)

7 m (23 ft. 3 in.)

100 bushels

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

12

914 mm (36 in.), 965 mm (38 in.), 1,016 mm (40 in.)

6.7 m (22 ft.)

35 bushels

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e

8

762 mm (30 in.)

3 m (9 ft. 10 in.)

N/A

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e

6/11, 8/15, 12

762 mm (30 in.)/381 mm (15 in.), 914 mm (36 in.)/457 mm (18 in.), 965 mm (38 in.)/483 mm (19 in.), 1,016 mm (40 in.)/508 mm (20 in.), 559 mm (22 in.)

4.8 m (15 ft. 9 in.), 6.3 m (20 ft. 9 in.), 7.9 m (25 ft. 10 in.), 8.5 m (27 ft. 9 in.)

N/A

MaxEmerge 5

ModelsNumber of RowsSpacing (inches)Transport WidthCentral Commodity System (CCS)Row Unit

24

559 mm (22 in.)

4.6 m (15 ft.)

100 bushels; 125 bushels with Refuge Plus option

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

24

762 mm (30 in.)

4 m (13 ft. 3 in.)

100 bushels; 125 bushels with Refuge Plus option

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

36

508 mm (20 in.)

4.9 m (16 ft.)

100 bushels; 125 bushels with Refuge Plus option

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

47

381 mm (15 in.)

5.3 m (17 ft. 6 in.)

100 bushels; 125 bushels with Refuge Plus option

MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

47

381 mm (15 in.)

5.3 m (17 ft. 6 in.)

130 bushels

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5

36

559 mm (22 in.)

5.3 m (17 ft. 6 in.)

100 bushels; 125 bushels with Refuge Plus option

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

32

762 mm (30 in.)

4.9 m (16 ft.)

100 bushels; 125 bushels with Refuge Plus option

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

48

508 mm (20 in.)

4.9 m (16 ft.)

100 bushels; 125 bushels with Refuge Plus option

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

48

559 mm (22 in.)

5.3 m (17 ft. 6 in.)

100 bushels; 125 bushels with Refuge Plus option

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

36, 54

508 mm (20 in.), 762 mm (30 in.)

4.9 m (16 ft.)

100 bushels; 125 bushels with Refuge Plus option

ExactEmerge, MaxEmerge 5e, MaxEmerge 5

54

508 mm (20 in.)

4.9 m (16 ft.)

100 bushels; 125 bushels with Refuge Plus option

MaxEmerge 5

48

762 mm (30 in.)

4.6 m (15 ft.)

125 bushels with Refuge Plus option

MaxEmerge 5

ModelsNumber of RowsSpacingTransport WidthCentral Commodity System (CCS)Row Unit

12

762 mm (30 in.), 914 mm (36 in.), 965 mm (38 in.), 1,016 mm (40 in.), 1 m

5.5 m (17 ft. 11 in.), 6.2 m ( 20 ft. 3 in.), 6.4 m (20 ft. 11 in.), 6.9 m (22 ft. 7 in.)

70 bushels

MaxEmerge 5

16

559 mm (22 in.), 914 mm (36 in.), 965 mm (38 in.), 1,016 mm (40 in.), 1 m

5.5 m (18 ft. 1 in.), 9.2 m (30 ft. 2 in.), 6.7 m (21 ft. 10 in.), 7.2 m (23 ft. 8 in.)

100 bushels

MaxEmerge 5

18

559 mm (22 in.), 914 mm (36 in.), 965 mm (38 in.), 1,016 mm (40 in.), 1 m

6.6 m (21 ft. 9 in.), 6.3 m (20 ft. 8 in.), 8 m (26 ft. 1 in.), 8.6 m (28 ft. 3 in.), 9.3 m (30 ft. 5 in.)

100 bushels

MaxEmerge 5

24

508 mm (20 in.), 559 mm (22 in.), 762 mm (30 in.)

7.1 m (23 ft. 5 in.), 8.6 m (28 ft. 1 in.), 7 m (23 ft.)

100 bushels

MaxEmerge 5

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Maximise Your Yield Potential

Knowing what it takes to get the most out of your planter to maximise yield potential is only half the battle. Having a planter that can actually perform the task is the other half. In our 2016 planting solutions video, we lay out just what it takes to get the job done.

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Ag Management Solutions

Year-round application, faster field performance, reduced input costs, stronger yields and more.

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No Speed Limit

A well-regarded University conducted a study recently using ExactEmerge™ in a single trial to determine if there are any negative impacts to planting at higher speeds. And now you can view the report for yourself to see how we truly have married speed and accuracy.