John Deere X500 Attachments to Prepare You for Spring

February 20, 2017

If you can’t wait for spring, you may want to consider some John Deere X500 attachments to prep your mower for the upcoming season. There are a number of attachments you can use with your X500 mower to give it more versatility.

John Deere X500

Let’s take a look at a few of the attachments that will have you ready to take on a number of different tasks this spring.

Striping Kit

The lawn striping kit is perfect for mowers who want to simplify pattern mowing. The kit provides a durable, flexible, and lightweight attachment for easy use.

A Historic Milestone: The John Deere Steel Plow in 1837

February 16, 2017

Looking back at the John Deere timeline and history of inventions, the first steel plow was certainly an iconic moment. It’s wild to think that, in 1837, John Deere was just another blacksmith working on hayforks, horseshoes, and other prairie essentials.

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Today, John Deere is recognized among the leading manufacturers of agricultural and construction equipment, forestry machinery, diesel engines for heavy equipment, and lawn care equipment.

To celebrate how far John Deere has come from the first steel plow, we thought it was worth jumping back in time to explore how the iconic moment came about.

What to Expect From the John Deere 450K Crawler Dozer

February 15, 2017

Since 1976 (the year John Deere introduced hydrostatic transmission to the crawler dozer market), the company has continued to rely on customer feedback in an attempt to make the lives of contractors easier through improved equipment design. Deere recently introduced its latest K-Series crawler dozer, the 450K, and like its predecessors, it too is designed to meet builders’ needs.

John Deere 450K

Let’s take a closer look at some of the key specs and features of the John Deere 450K.

How to Plant Wildlife Food Plots in 4 Steps

February 14, 2017

Wildlife food plots can be used to attract animals ranging from butterflies to deer. Some food plot planters use them to observe the sheer beauty of the wild up close, while others use them as a means to keep animals away from sensitive areas like vineyards or orchards. Regardless of how you decide to use a wildlife food plot, you must first understand how to construct one.

John Deere Rotary Cutter

Here are some steps to consider taking after you’ve decided it’s time to build out a wildlife food plot:

  1. Research and plan
  2. Analyze the soil
  3. Choose your seed type

John Deere Gator Attachments for the Outdoorsman on the Go

February 13, 2017

There are several John Deere Gator attachments for outdoorsmen who want to add more versatility to their vehicles. Whether they use their Gators on rugged terrain or during rough weather, there are add-ons that can make the equipment durable under all conditions.

John Deere Gator Outdoorsman

Let’s take a look at the John Deere Gator attachments outdoorsmen can use with these vehicles.

Rear Screen

The OPS rear screen for the Gator provides additional protection for users in the outdoors. It includes headrests, and it’s made of perforated black metal for durability. Owners may also want to consider the OPS poly rear panel if they specifically want to reduce dust and wind in the operator station.

Fan Photo Gallery: Beat the Blizzard with John Deere Snow Equipment

February 9, 2017

Winter isn’t always the most pleasant season, depending on where you live in the country. And, people have many ways of coping with the winter blues. Whether distractions are found with more physical activity, comfort food, reading good books or watching classic movies – having the right snow equipment can certainly make your life easier.

As the harshest winter months arrive and snow begins to accumulate, John Deere fans have begun to bring out their most reliable snow equipment. Homeowners and business owners push forward through snowstorms, regardless of the size, to ensure they aren’t blowing off their profits.

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12 John Deere Gator Attachments for Farmers and Ranchers

February 8, 2017

Farmers and ranchers have a wide range of John Deere Gator attachments to choose from, and all of them can potentially increase daily productivity and efficiency. Whether Gator owners want to improve the comfort of their Gator or add a bucket holder, John Deere has attachments to suit its customers’ needs.

John Deere Gator on Ranch

In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the John Deere Gator attachments for farmers and ranchers.

Power Lift Kit

The cargo box power lift kit is designed to make it easy for operators to lower and raise their cargo boxes on a whim – no manual maneuvering is necessary with this kit.

How to Use a Wood Chipper in 7 Quick Steps

February 7, 2017

As winter comes to an end and the weather warms up, you may find dead trees or loose limbs around your property. When this happens, we encourage you to use it to your advantage by turning them into wood chips. Wood chips are a great product to use for mulching and gardening as they limit the need for watering by reducing water evaporation.

John Deere Wood Chipper

However, before you can surface your property with wood chips, you must know how to use a wood chipper to get the job done.

Here are some steps to consider as you begin the wood chipping process:

John Deere and Foresight Intelligence Partnership Overview

February 6, 2017

John Deere has recently formed a partnership with Foresight Intelligence®, Inc., to make it easier for dealers and customers to complete their daily tasks.

John Deere Foresight Intelligence

Jena Holtberg-Benge, director, John Deere WorkSight™, said, “Teaming up with Foresight Intelligence allows our dealers to be even more proactive by managing machine health before a customer is aware of an issue. IATC further enhances the power of John Deere WorkSight and is another tool for our dealers to increase customer uptime and create a sustainable competitive advantage.”

Let’s take a closer look at what this partnership means for John Deere construction equipment owners and dealers.

The History of John Deere Sprayer Production: 1930 to 2016

February 2, 2017

For more than 80 years, John Deere has been providing spraying equipment to American farmers looking to efficiently provide nutrients to their crops. While the technology has advanced significantly, the premise has remained unchanged; keep up with customer demands and stay on the cutting-edge.

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So, how did we get to where we are today? In this video, you’ll have a chance to look back in time and revisit some of the most monumental moments of John Deere sprayer innovation.

John Deere Sprayer Timeline

With this timeline of John Deere sprayer development, you’ll see how far we’ve come. Enjoy!