Agriculture

How John Deere ExactEmerge Improves Performance (Video)

May 18, 2017

Welcome to the next generation of planting! John Deere ExactEmerge™ planters offer more accuracy and increased speed. It’s hard to believe that with 10mph planting capabilities, owners and operators can achieve singulation, population, spacing, and uniform depth like never before. Get your profits to where you need them by maximizing productivity efficiency, and yield potential.

John Deere ExactEmerge

Originally designed for corn and soybean producers about three years ago, we thought it would be helpful to check in on how the technology is working for them. In the video below, you’ll have a chance to hear from one of the first users – Greg Smith, a grower in Cummins, Kansas.

What Is a Root Rake and How Is It Used?

May 16, 2017

Root rakes are designed to pick up bulky, unusually-shaped, or long materials while leaving the soil and small rocks behind. After the large debris is moved, the root rake can also be used to remove roots and other debris from beneath the soil.

Root Rake

Now that we understand what a root rake is used for around the property, let’s take a look at how to install, operate, and maintain the equipment.

How to Adjust Track Sag in 5 Quick Steps

May 15, 2017

There are many important factors that drive productivity on the job site for construction professionals. There are also many factors that could slow production down or inhibit the path to success. Did you know track sag could be one of the inhibiting factors?

Track Sag

If the track on your equipment is too tight, it could result in excessive wear to the track itself and undercarriage components. On the flip side, if the track is too loose, the machine may feel unstable while operating and the track may even slip right off the sprocket.

Video Gallery: How to Get the Most Out of the John Deere F4365 Nutrient Applicator

May 11, 2017

The John Deere F4365 is great for many things – ride quality, more capacity, improved controls and ease of use, and increased productivity. But, in order for operators to get the most out of their equipment, it’s essential that they understand key features and uses of each.

John Deere F4365

Designed for unmatched performance and productivity in the field, the F4365 nutrient applicator can truly be a game changer. As Dave Mulder, Product Manager with John Deere Crop Care, said:

“We’ve designed the F4365 to be the best-in-class high-capacity nutrient applicator in terms of performance and productivity in the field. We’ve improved the overall durability, ride quality, and operation of this machine, and extended service intervals to make service and maintenance easier – all to increase uptime in the field.”

Tackling the Workday with the John Deere 3033R

May 10, 2017

If you need a compact utility tractor to tackle all of the tasks on your list throughout the workday, you may want to consider the John Deere 3033R. This tractor is specifically designed to handle everything from building to tilling. Its premium features and heavy duty frame ensure that you’re always working efficiently.

John Deere 3033R

Let’s take a look at the key highlights of the John Deere 3033R.

Diesel Engine

This compact utility tractor has a Yanmar® diesel engine with three cylinders and a high torque reserve. Its engine is specifically designed to reduce exhaust emissions and noise levels during operation. It also meets all current Environmental Protection Agency emission requirements for Final Tier 4 emission standards. Gross engine horsepower is 31.8 for the John Deere 3033R.

What Is a Grooming Mower and How Should It Be Used?

May 9, 2017

Grooming mowers commonly feature two or three spindles that allow operators to cut sports fields, public areas, lawns, and other large areas that need to be manicured. These durable implements reduce mowing time without sacrificing performance.

Grooming Mower

Now that we know what a grooming mower is, let’s take a closer look at some of the steps that should be taken when putting it to work.

1. Inspect the Turf Area

Not all turf areas are the best fit for a grooming mower to pass through. However, if you have a large turf area that’s wide enough for the grooming mower to operate, it can be a great piece of equipment to use when trying to keep the grass neat and sharply cut in a timely manner.

What Is a Root Grapple and How Is It Used?

May 2, 2017

Root grapples are tractor loader attachments that can be added to equipment for lifting, stacking, moving, pushing, loading, or unloading heavy-duty materials.

Root Grapple

While a root grapple can be used for a variety of tasks, they’re especially useful when it comes to moving large piles of brush that are collected around the property. Let’s take a look at some of the steps you should consider taking when using a root grapple to take on brush.

John Deere Operator Training Simulators FAQ

May 1, 2017

Across industries, training is often required before starting the job. Working with heavy machinery like farming or construction equipment should be no different, and for this reason, John Deere offers a number of operator training simulators.

John Deere Operator Training Simulator

What are they? How do they work? These are some of the most common questions. With this in mind, let’s take a closer look at some of the most frequently asked questions (and answers) when it comes to John Deere operator training simulators.

What Is a One-Row Cultivator and How Is It Used?

April 25, 2017

A one-row cultivator is an implement that attaches to the rear of a tractor, allowing the operator to drive over the top of a row in a garden while the tines cultivate the soil on either side of the row.

One-Row Cultivator

Frontier’s one-row cultivator comes standard with six C-shaped tines that are attached to the frame of the implement with bolts that allow them to be adjusted horizontally. The Frontier one-row cultivator is best matched with tractors that have between 25 and 45 horsepower.

Now that we know a little more about the one-row cultivator, let’s take a look at what it’s used for.

8 Frontier Food Plot Seeder Features that Simplify Tillage and Seeding

April 24, 2017

Using a Frontier food plot seeder, operators have the opportunity to create an attractive wildlife habitat. The food plot seeder can disk, cultivate, deposit seed, pack soil, and level the soil all with a single pass using its notched disks and a S-tine toolbar.

John Deere Frontier Food Plot Seeder

Now that we understand a bit more about how a food plot seeder operates and what it’s used for, let’s take a look at some of the features that are offered by Frontier’s model.

S-Tine Attachments

The Frontier food plot seeder can be equipped with three different S-tine attachments for improved tilling performance.