We’ll help you get started on the road to greater profitability.

If you’re looking to take the next step in productivity improvements on your farm, our VNET Precision Farming team is ready to guide and support you along the path to becoming a data-led operation. We have developed an offering that will meet you at whichever stage of the digital journey you’re on, and guide you through the use of John Deere Operations Center™ to:

  • Set up and manage your critical farm operations and data sources
  • Plan work and maintenance to reduce errors and gain efficiencies
  • Monitor job quality and productivity in near real time across multiple locations
  • Analyse each season’s results to improve the next season’s efficiency and yields

As an electronic diary of all farm operation, agronomic data, and machine records, key information that will be available to you in Operations Center includes:

  • Machine data (including alerts, trouble codes, fuel usages, location, machine utilisation, setup and planning, and scheduling)
  • Field and production data, such as yield maps and application maps (seed, chemical, and fertiliser)
  • Reporting tools to facilitate best practice management and reef regulation compliance

We’ve structured our VNET support packages to meet the requirements of your current stage in the journey to digital enablement, and tailored to the unique requirements of your farming systems. Please read on to understand the options available, and don’t hesitate to contact your local VNET specialist if you have any questions around the right package for your unique needs.

To learn more about the John Deere Operations Center™ support packages available to you through RDO Equipment, please read on and contact our VNET Precision Farming team on 1300 69 88 22. To get to the relevant support package, please click the following:

GOOD DATA IN, GOOD DATA OUT

Package One:

Operations Center Setup

Having your Operations Center Organisation set up correctly is critical to capturing precise and actionable data, equipping you and your team to plan and analyse operational performance through accurate mapping and reports.

Our VNET Precision Farming team of professionals have industry-leading expertise in technology adoption to increase profitability and sustainability in agriculture. Working closely with you, your team, and your partners, the VNET team will assist with setting up your land, equipment, products, and operators to ensure a solid foundation for planning and analysis.

This initial setup includes the creation or import of clients, farms, fields, guidance lines, and connected equipment with logical naming conventions and accurate profile data, enabling the correct identification of fields and associated guidance for operators to utilise and capture data with ease and confidence.

Your Operations Center Organisation will be populated with equipment profiles and connectivity across all machines, implements, and JDLinkTM devices. We will also establish seed and fertiliser product libraries, and ensure appropriate permissions management is in place for all staff, partners, and data integrations requiring access to your organisation.

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Get off to a great start, with data sources and equipment set up and ready for the season ahead.

Working with the VNET team to get the essentials in place for precision farming will equip you to farm smart and profit more. Our Operations Center Setup Package prepares you to leverage John Deere embedded technology for seamless integration of onboard displays and guidance solutions, JDLink™ connectivity, and John Deere Operations Center™.

ORGANISATION

Your organisation setup is the foundation of Operations Center and will include creation of a hierarchical data model of client, farm, field, and guidance and boundary files.

EQUIPMENT

Profiles for equipment will include machines, devices, and up to 20 implements and custom products (chemical and fertiliser). Connectivity and pairings are also established.

DATA SYNC

Data Sync synchronises clients, farms, fields, field boundaries, guidance tracks, operator details and much more.

Personalised support

We’ll come to you – take advantage of up to three on-farm half day visits by a VNET team member. Additional optional support includes boundary mapping, guidance line creation, and extra implement
and custom product setup.

Priced at $1,500 ex GST per farm per annum

Discounted price of $1,000 ex GST if combined with any other support package. P.O.A. for larger organisations. Terms and conditions apply. Reach out to our VNET Precision Farming team for more information.

Ongoing year-round support

Package Two:

Annual Service (Grain/Cotton)

This package is tailored to broadacre operations and aims to ensure that year-round accurate and detailed digital records of agronomic data are recorded to your Operations Center Organisation.

The VNET team will make sure you benefit from the full potential of John Deere precision ag technology, with a focus on capturing data on inputs and using Operations Center tools to better understand the relationship to outputs.

Year-round support provides a wholistic view of work totals and performance data over two crop cycles, with visual mapping across tillage (target depth), chemical application rates, seeding rates, and harvest yield weights. Monitor and plan machine maintenance, with the ability to order parts from within Operations Center.

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Record every machine pass in your fields – from tillage to planting, application and harvest – capturing machine telemetry and production data for reporting that helps you make better decisions.

Priced from $3,500 ex GST per farm per annum

An additional fee of $1,000 ex GST applies if no master setup file is provided. Cotton data routing is not included – please refer to Cotton Data Routing Package (p.9). P.O.A. for larger organisations. Terms and conditions apply. Reach out to our VNET Precision Farming team for more information.

Summer or winter support

Package Three:

Seasonal Service (Grain/Cotton)

Our seasonal package for broadacre operations covers a single crop cycle of agronomic data (excludes off-season tillage, pre-planting, and fertilising data inputs). This package applies to summer or winter grain, or a single cotton season.

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Priced from $2,500 ex GST per farm per cycle

An additional fee of $1,000 ex GST applies if no master setup file is provided. Cotton data routing is not included – please refer to Cotton Data Routing Package. P.O.A. for larger organisations and over 20 fields. Terms and conditions apply. Reach out to our VNET Precision Farming team for more information.

Ad hoc support: Cotton data

Package Four:

Cotton Data Routing

This package offers the peace of mind for correct setup of yield mapping and cotton module identification files – from the machine to the gin – and ensures that all partners are set up correctly in your Operations Center Organisation. As part of this support package our VNET team will establish the correct contractor-to-grower partnerships to suit your requirements and, for ease of data management, transfer the data to them on your behalf.

Monitoring of data routing includes a daily visual check of data recording and correct calibration of yield maps. At the conclusion of the season we will remove the contractor-grower connection to ensure future data security.

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Priced from $60 ex GST per machine per day

Rate is per client and is capped at three (3) machines. P.O.A. for end of pick total transfer (per client rate). Terms and conditions apply. Reach out to our VNET Precision Farming team for more information.

Ad hoc support: Grain harvester

Package Five:

Grain Harvester Yield

The Grain Harvester Yield Data Package is specifically designed for grain harvesting contractors, ensuring the correct configuration of your Operations Center, machines, and connectivity devices to consistently and accurately capture your grower’s harvest data.

Our team will establish the correct contractor-to-grower partnerships to suit your requirements and, for ease of data management, transfer the data to them on your behalf.

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Priced from $60 ex GST per machine per field

Terms and conditions apply. Reach out to our VNET Precision Farming team for more information.

Ad hoc support: Agronomic data

Package Six:

Agronomic Data Reporting

Our Agronomic Data Reporting Package will let you delve deeper into your captured data. The VNET team will review your agronomic data to identify highly productive and opportunity regions, as well as provide supporting documentation for record keeping compliance, risk management, and other traceability purposes.

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Priced from $160 ex GST

Pricing is per work type, per field. Includes My Operations Center reports (tillage, seeding, application, harvest). P.O.A. for other reports.

Ad hoc support: Machine utilisation

Package Seven:

Machine Utilisation Reporting

Let us guide you to fully understand your machine’s data and efficiency capabilities. We will provide you with machine utilisation reports that will assist in making informed decisions around your equipment fleet, including machine health and utilisation.

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Priced from $150 ex GST

Pricing is per machine. Multiple machines (six or more machines) access a discounted price of $120 ex GST per machine.

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