Four basics to get precision ag working on your farm

More and more farmers are using precision ag to find new efficiencies, improve yields and increase profits. Here’s the basics to get you started.

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1. Display

In-cab, touchscreen display to document data, easily manage guidance lines, application rates, input placement, and more.

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2. Starfire™ Receiver

From plus-or-minus 15 cm to sub 2.5 cm RTK accuracy, find the receiver and correction signal that's right for your operation.

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3. John Deere Operations Center

Your single, secure place to monitor, organise, analyse, and share your farm data – anytime or anywhere.

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4. JDLink™ Connection

With a free JDLink connection, machine and field data automatically streams to your Operations Center account.

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Choose from several easy to use touch-screen displays. More than just A-B lines, you’ll improve fuel economy and input placement. With connection to a JDLink modem you can get remote support and wirelessly send and receive files.

We have several display options to choose from. See which is best for your needs

ModelScreen sizeTouch screenCommand Arm DisplayVideo camera supportRemote Display AccessWireless Data Transfer

264 mm (10.4-in.)


213 mm (8.4-in.)


264 mm (10.4-in.)


213 mm (8.4-in.)


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StarFire™ 7000 Receiver with SF-RTK

The StarFire 7000 – now with SF-RTK – delivers next-generation performance and dependability. A multi-constellation satellite signal reduces time needed to achieve full signal accuracy. Season-to-season repeatability minimises guidance line, coverage, and boundary drift year after year.

  • New SF-RTK signal offers RTK-like accuracy within 2.5 cm
  • Up to 73% faster pull-in times, compared to SF3
  • Guaranteed 5-year repeatability, season to season*
  • Drop-in replacement for StarFireTM 6000 integrated or universal

Choose the level of accuracy that’s right for you.

ModelHorizontal pass-to-pass accuracyPull-in timeRepeatabilityDelivery methodActivations/ Subscriptions requiredAdditional hardware required

+/- 15 cm

~ 10 min





+/- 2.5 cm

< 10 min

+/- 2.5 cm in-season repeatability

StarFire™ Network

SF-RTK Renewable License


+/- 2.5 cm

<1 min

+/- 2.5 cm long term


SF3 ready activation,

RTK ready activation.

RTK Radio

+/- 2.5 cm

<1 min

+/- 2.5 cm long term

Cellular network

SF6000 Receiver:
SF3 ready activation,
RTK ready activation,
Mobile RTK access license

SF7000 Receiver:
RTK permanent license

Mobile RTK Modem 4G LTE

Operations Center

Unlock the full power of your farm data.

Operations Center seamlessly connects data from your fields, your machines, and your operators and advisors. It puts all the information you need at your fingertips to maximise critical farm operations, from planting, tillage, and seeding to applying and harvesting.

*Due to tectonic plate movement and proximity to a tectonic plate boundary, SF-RTK may not be repeatable in New Zealand.