Engaging the John Deere GoSeed App for Additional Productivity

February 21, 2018

Using SeedStar™ can make seeding an easier, more enjoyable experience for producers. With the John Deere GoSeed App, operators can also ensure they are making the most of their equipment while they’re out in the field.

John Deere GoSeed

Let’s take a closer look at the app and how it can be used to boost efficiency.

Getting Started

John Deere GoSeed

Step 1:

When you first open the app, you will be notified that GoSeed does not replace the operator’s manual. That being said, it is important to read the operator’s manual to learn how to properly use your equipment before deploying any information you use from the app. Once you have done so, you can press “Accept” and move forward.

Twitter Fan Media Gallery: Heavy Construction Equipment in Action

February 20, 2018

With spring looming in the distance and the ground starting to thaw in some parts of the United States, heavy construction equipment is making an appearance on many construction sites. We’re seeing everything from John Deere backhoes to excavators being used on small and large projects.

We searched high and low to find some of the best images of construction equipment in action captured by our fans on Twitter. We wanted to recognize the photographers who took time out of their day to snap a photo and put it on their social profiles and also thank the hardworking men and women in the construction industry who keep working even in harsh winter weather.

John Deere Debuts New Roll-Out Bucket for Wide Array of Tasks

February 19, 2018

With a roll-out bucket, no task is too big for agricultural, construction and landscaping professionals. The new roll-out bucket from John Deere comes in three different widths, designed to accommodate a wide range of tasks out in the field.

John Deere Roll-Out Bucket

“From loading tall Total Mixed Ration mixers in ag applications or elevated truck beds, our new roll-out buckets allow customers to lift higher and get more done in a workday,” says Jessica Hill, program manager of global attachments at John Deere. “Our unique hydraulic design is ideal for customers loading light materials when a machine’s lift height is limited.”

Video Series: Embracing John Deere Precision Ag Part 1

February 15, 2018

John Deere recently searched to find a family that was effectively leveraging John Deere precision ag solutions to improve farming efficiency. In the middle of Sikeston, Missouri they found the Scott family.

John Deere Precision Ag

Let’s take a look at this video and learn why after generations of traditional farming, the Scotts are upgrading their technology.

Tech at Work – Scott Family Episode 1

The Scott family’s farm has been in operation for generations. They primarily grow cotton but also produce soybeans and corn. Doug Scott is a creature of habit and isn’t as tech savvy as his two sons, Jerod and Taylor. However, having seen what farming technology can do for their operation, they’ve decided to adopt precision ag to assist in decision-making and how they manage their crops.

How a Deere Manure Fork Can Help You Manage Your Compost

February 14, 2018

If you have livestock, you have manure around your property. To make the most of it and handle it properly, you’ll want a manure fork from John Deere. The manure fork can be used in a wide array of applications, whether you’re harvesting a large amount of manure or simply relocating it on your property. Manure forks also work seamlessly with Deere tractors for ease of use.

John Deere Manure Fork

Let’s take a look at a few ways you can use your manure fork to your advantage out in the field.

Weed Control Tips and Tricks for Healthy Vegetation

February 13, 2018

With springtime approaching, it’s never too early to start thinking about ways to protect your property and ensure it turns into a healthy and green area.

Weed Control

As most property owners know, this is typically easier said than done, mainly because weeds can sprout with very little warning. However, just because weeds are popping up, it doesn’t mean all hope is lost. Weed control is attainable with a little hard work.

Why Is Weed Control Important?

Weed control best practices are a must for those that have a pasture for livestock to graze, or property owners that have a large amount of acreage where they want to have healthy vegetation. Weeds overtaking the pasture or acreage will result in lower quality hay or grazing vegetation.

Key Motor Grader Safety Tips for Peace of Mind

February 12, 2018

Motor graders from John Deere come with several safety features, all of which are just as important as the operational aspects of the machines.

John Deere Motor Grader Safety

By taking them into account, customers can ensure that they are always working safely while tackling tasks out in the field. Here are some motor grader safety tips to keep in mind:

Motor Grader Safety Tips: Before Operation

  • Buckle up before you start the engine.
  • Make a quick check of the operational controls.
  • Listen for unusual noises and vibrations before starting.

Video Gallery: John Deere E100 Series Lawn Tractors

February 8, 2018

Lawn tractors can come in all shapes and sizes with a variety of features to choose from. If you’re selecting a John Deere E100 series lawn tractor, you can be assured that these mowers are built to last by hardworking men and women in Greenville, Tennessee.

There are a variety of models to choose from in the John Deere E100 lineup and we’re going to walk you through each one so you can make the most informed decision when selecting your model.

John Deere E100 Lawn Tractor

Snow Removal Tips for John Deere Equipment Users

February 7, 2018

When the snow starts falling, you know you can rely on John Deere equipment to help you take care of the cleanup once the storm is over. There is a wide array of attachments and machines to choose from, regardless of the size of the job.

John Deere Snow Removal Tips

Here are some snow removal tips you can keep in mind as you prepare for cleanup with a front blade, rear blade and materials bucket.

  • Insert the loader carrier into the top hangers on the front blade, then lift and roll back the carrier. The front blade should fall into place.

Maximizing Equipment Longevity with the John Deere Undercarriage Inspection App

February 6, 2018

Construction and forestry equipment operators are often times taking on tough projects on an even tougher terrain. As a result, the undercarriage of the equipment can go through a lot of wear and tear, making regular inspections necessary for optimizing machine performance day in and day out.

With John Deere’s Undercarriage Inspection mobile application, construction and forestry equipment operators can more confidently perform an undercarriage inspection and manage inspections for the entire fleet of machines.

Undercarriage Inspection

Let’s take a closer look at this mobile app and learn more about how it can help equipment and fleet owners better manage undercarriage inspections.