John Deere Monitor Tips
This document details important information regarding data received from monitors manufactured by John Deere. The information here will help with the upload and understanding of the John Deere data format and structure of the folders as well as which types of tasks are supported.
This article Contains:
- Supported Monitor Models
- Wireless Data Transfer
- Product Recommendation Format(s)
- Folder Structure and Point Location Format(s)
- Support Materials
As new monitor models are introduced some of the older monitors are phased out of the supported category. With each model there are changes made to the structure of the data that impact how it is received by our card managers.
Monitor Model Name
|Green Star (GS1)||Yes||No||Yes||No|
|Green Star 2 (GS2)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Green Star 3 (GS3)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Green Star 4 (GS4)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Wireless Data Transfer:
John Deere's JD Link program provides the ability to share data with other partner organizations. This format is supported on the Green Star 3 (GS3) and Green Star 4 (GS4) models. Files must be available in the Operations Center in an unarchived state to be shared to Corteva Fields.
Product Recommendation Format:
Seed recommendations from VRS can be exported in the format for a Deere Shapefile, this is accepted by all of the listed supported monitors.
Folder Structure and Point Locations:
|Model||File Structure||Point/Zip Location|
|Green Star (GS1)||D:/PFDATA/__.GSY and .GSD||Point to the folder that contains PFDATA folder|
|Green Star 2 (GS2)||D:/RCD/__.FDL and .FDD||Point to the folder that contains RCD folder|
|Green Star 3 (GS3)||D:/GS3_2630/Profile/RCD/EIC/Documentation/xx/__.FDL and .FDD||Point to the folder that contains GS3_2630 folder|
|Green Star 4 (GS4)||D:/JD-Data/log/FarmName/__.JDL||Point to folder that contains JD-Data folder|
NOTE: Support materials provide contact options for Manufacturer support. Corteva Digital Ag Support can provide limited support that can also be found in the Iowa State Monitor Guide.