What Is a Box Blade and How Is It Used?

March 28, 2017

Primarily used for leveling, grading, backfilling, or spreading materials like gravel or soil, box blades typically attach to the back of tractors and provide operators with a versatile implement that can be used for many applications.

What is a Box Blade

A box blade looks like a 3-sided metal box and includes front and rear scraping blades that are located on the bottom of the rear panel. Box blades use scarifiers (angled metal teeth) to dig into the ground and break up the dirt or soil so it can be shaped to match the operator’s preference.

Versatile John Deere D105 Accessories and Attachments for Spring

March 27, 2017

With the arrival of warm weather comes landscaping needs. The John Deere D105 is one mower that comes with a wide range of attachments to tackle everyday mowing tasks. Let’s take a look at some of the John Deere D105 accessories and attachments that can enhance the versatility of the lawn tractor.

John Deere D105 Accessories and Attachments

Lawn Striping Kit

The grass groomer lawn striping kit is compatible with the John Deere D105 model. It has a flexible, durable, non-weight-bearing design that makes it easy to use when necessary. With this attachment, operators will enjoy effortless pattern mowing.

A Brief Overview of the Refreshed John Deere Strategy

March 23, 2017

Over the years, Deere & Company has proactively studied changes in its major global markets to better understand and meet the needs of customers around the world. The company has recently refreshed its strategy to address these changes.

Here, we’ve provided a summary of the revised John Deere Strategy. You can also watch the video below to get Chairman and CEO Sam Allen’s perspective on it.

John Deere Strategy

The Enhanced Features of the John Deere 5R Series Tractors

March 22, 2017

The John Deere 5R Series tractors were introduced to provide customers with easy-to-maneuver machinery for everyday tasks out in the field. They come with increased visibility, loader integration, and more operator comfort than previous models.

John Deere 5R Series

The John Deere 5R Series tractors can also be equipped with the 540R loader for enhanced versatility. Let’s look at the highlights of each of these tractors.

5090R

The 5090R tractor comes with a Final Tier 4 engine to meet emissions standards while providing up to 90 hp of engine power. The Command8™ transmission for premium ground speed also comes standard with this tractor, and it has smooth hydrostatic power steering. Loader joysticks are integrated with the transmission to make gear shifting a breeze.

How to Repair Your Gravel Driveway in 3 Steps

March 21, 2017

Gravel driveways are relatively simple to install and add great country character to those properties that put them in place. However, no matter how hard you work to protect them, heavy storms and other natural events will likely leave you to deal with potholes, depletion, erosion, and more. Don’t let these drawbacks keep you from installing gravel at your property.

Repair Gravel Driveway

Here are some tips to consider when it comes time to repair your gravel driveway.

Previewing OnLink: John Deere and OnGolf’s Golf Course Management Software

March 20, 2017

From selecting the correct nutrients to monitoring weather and maintaining a fleet of equipment, golf course superintendents have a lot to keep up with on a daily basis. With these challenges in mind, John Deere Golf recently partnered with OnGolf™ to develop OnLink, a cloud-based, automated-reporting golf course management software.

John Deere Golf Course Management Software

Let’s take a closer look at OnLink’s features and learn how it can simplify golf course management.

Customer Story: Building Fields for Our Future with John Deere

March 16, 2017

The Fields & Futures Foundation is helping 15 middle schools and high schools in Oklahoma City rebuild 44 athletics fields that have fallen into disrepair. Cimarron Construction has been key in making this project happen with support from John Deere equipment dealers.

John Deere Construction

Overview

In the video below, you’ll learn about how Cimarron Construction put together a plan to rebuild 44 athletics fields that have fallen apart. Not only did they rebuild all of these fields, but they also maintain them after they are up and running.

John Deere 1725C Planter Overview and Key Features

March 15, 2017

The John Deere 1725C planter delivers a wide variety of benefits to its operators. This machine has dual electric motors, a BrushBelt™ delivery system, and a 10mph planting speed for the utmost efficiency. It was also designed with maneuverability in mind, making tasks easier in narrow fields.

John Deere 1725C Planter

Let’s take a look at the key features of the John Deere 1725C planter.

ExactEmerge™ System

The ExactEmerge trench delivery system is designed to maintain accurate speed placement at higher speeds while the machine is in use. This ensures that growers are always working optimally to get the highest crop yields.

An Up-Close Look at the John Deere C850: The Largest Air Cart Yet

March 14, 2017

Small-grain producers are always trying to cover more acres per day. Thanks to the recent introduction of the company’s largest air cart to date, John Deere is aiming to allow producers to do just that with the C850.

John Deere C850 Air Cart

Producers understand when it comes to seeding with an air cart, it’s about more than just capacity. Success is also derived from the technology and productivity-enhancing features. Let’s take a closer look at some of the capabilities that do just that.

John Deere Golf Shirt Options for Him and Her

March 13, 2017

As the weather begins to warm across the country, tee times will begin filling up and golfers will start spending their days out on the course. There’s a phrase in golf that states, “look good, feel good, play good,” meaning you will likely play better if you feel like you’re dressed sharply.

Golf Course

With this phrase in mind, here’s a list of John Deere golf shirt options for men and women, so they can play their best this upcoming season.

John Deere Golf Shirt Options for Men

Men’s Gray Dri-FIT Polo

Mens Gray Dri-FIT Polo