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A Closer Look at the Features of the John Deere Z915E Mower

April 26, 2017

The John Deere Z915E is a part of the E Series line of mowers and offers a number of essential features. This mower is specifically designed for durability, and it comes with 7-Iron™ II mower decks for top cut quality.

John Deere Z915E

Let’s take a look at some of the other key features of the John Deere Z915E and what it offers in terms of lawn care.

Heavy-Duty Frame

The Z915E has a heavy-duty and thick-gauge steel channel mainframe. This means that it is unlikely to wear down over time. The Cast I-beam caster arms are designed for durability, and the frame itself is wide open for easy maintenance and cleaning.

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.

6 John Deere DVDs to Educate Children on Construction and Farming

April 17, 2017

From the John Deere Tractor and Engine Museum to John Deere coloring books, the company offers a number of different fun and interactive ways for kids to learn more about Deere and its equipment.

John Deere Kids Learning

For those that are looking for yet another way to educate children about the green and yellow, there are a number of John Deere DVDs available. To help narrow down the selection process, we’ve assembled a brief list. Enjoy!

All About John Deere for Kids

All About John Deere for Kids DVD

What Is a Rotary Cutter and How Is It Used?

April 11, 2017

A rotary cutter is a tractor-mounted implement that’s used to help control overgrowth of properties and pastures that have been inundated with brush or tall weeds.

What is a Rotary Cutter

These implements are often times confused with grooming mowers. It’s important to note that the two are not the same. Rotary cutters are typically used to cut through rough plant material (up to about one inch thick) and can be adjusted to cut at low (1 1/2 inches) or higher (9 inches) heights. After the rough material has been cut, the rotary cutter will leave the material on the ground behind.

4 Primary Benefits of Spraying With John Deere ExactApply

April 5, 2017

Each year during the crop growing season, producers hit the fields with several goals in mind. One goal that typically lives near the top of producers’ lists is improving spray resolution accuracy.

As the summer of 2016 came to a close, John Deere ExactApply was introduced in an effort to meet these demands and improve overall application efforts. The new system will be available on new 2018 model John Deere 4-Series sprayers.
John Deere ExactApply

Doug Felter, product marketing manager, crop protection and nutrient solutions, said at the time of the release, “The new ExactApply system was developed for producers and ag service providers who seek a higher level of control of product applications, especially improved application efficacy and accuracy in all field shapes and sizes.”

Heavy Equipment Inspection Steps That Lead to Safer Operation

April 3, 2017

When performing heavy equipment maintenance, basic safety inspections should never be overlooked as a part of the process. Heavy equipment inspections relating to safety will keep your crew safer during the working season and will also be beneficial to the health of your equipment fleet.

Heavy Equipment Inspection

While basic safety inspections are often overlooked by operators, they’re very easy to incorporate into the machine maintenance fold. Here’s a list of locations on heavy equipment where safety inspections should be strongly considered.

Note: The frequency of these inspections may vary depending on the operating conditions. 

12 Attachments to Add to Your John Deere EZtrak Mower

April 2, 2017

Those who own or have come across a John Deere EZtrak mower understand they are incredibly simple to operate, yet they also get the job done. However, the mowing process can be enhanced even further thanks to a number of available EZtrak mower attachments.

EZtrak Mowers

To showcase some of these attachments, we’ve put together a list that provides a short description of each. Enjoy!

1. The 15-Gallon Sprayer

15-Gallon Sprayer

Utilize this 15-gallon sprayer attachment to apply a variety of liquids, including liquid fertilizer, weed killer, tree spray, de-icer and more. The sprayer’s boom sprays a 60-in. swath and a 19-foot hose and wand has the ability to spot spray lawns and shrubs. Available for Z400s and Z600s.

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.