Commercial

John Deere Winter Battery Maintenance Tips for Equipment Owners

December 12, 2017

Those that live in cold climates have likely run into issues at one point or another where their car or other equipment that has a battery has failed to start. Let’s face it: a battery replacement in the middle of the cold winter is no walk in the park. Thankfully, there are some preventative measures and other maintenance actions that can be taken to prevent a John Deere battery from failing in the cold weather.

Winter Battery Maintenance

A Glance at 2018 Events Commemorating 100 Years of John Deere Tractors

December 5, 2017

For the last 100 years, John Deere has been entrenched in the tractor manufacturing business. From the Waterloo Boy tractors to today’s behemoths, such as the 9RX, the company has established itself as a leader in the industry and a recognizable brand across the United States and much of the globe.John Deere Tractors

With a century of manufacturing under its belt, John Deere has decided it’s time to celebrate with a year’s worth of events. These events will commemorate its tractor production legacy as the company moves into its second century of supporting today’s farmers and property owners. Here’s a look at some of the John Deere tractor events that will be taking place across the country in 2018.

Timeline: Key Dates That Led to the Development of the John Deere Tractor Plow

November 28, 2017

John Deere has been producing equipment for more than 175 years, and during this time, has been responsible for several agricultural equipment innovations that have left their mark across the farming industry. The development of its tractor plow was one of the company’s biggest undertakings and eventual successes.

john deere tractor plow

However, while you may know when the John Deere tractor plow was introduced, you may be unfamiliar with the steps that led to its release. Let’s take a closer look.

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While attending the Illinois State Fair, John Deere was up-close-and-personal with a 30-hp Fawkes steam plow, and shortly after, started working on one himself.

A Comparison Guide to Ejector Scrapers vs. Carry-All Scrapers

November 27, 2017

Whether you need an ejector scraper or a carry-all scraper, there is a wide variety of John Deere options to choose from. Carry-all scrapers are built with a standard bucket and straight-blade configuration. They have enhanced floatation, which makes them ideal for sandy soil. Ejector scrapers have a fixed blade for even more capacity and are better suited for wet soil.

John Deere Scrapers

Let’s take a look at the highlights of the various types of John Deere scrapers available for purchase.

Ejector Scrapers

John Deere Ejector Scraper

John Deere Dubuque Works: A Brief Overview and Key Facts to Know

November 21, 2017

Construction and forestry professionals around the world rely on John Deere equipment to get things done. While John Deere has a number of factory locations around the globe, a large percentage of the construction and forestry equipment that you see in action comes from the John Deere Dubuque Works factory.

John Deere Crawler Dozer

Employees at this location focus on exceptional performance, disciplined growth, and a strong commitment to teamwork to produce high-quality equipment that will make professionals’ lives easier. Let’s take a closer look at the John Deere Dubuque Works location.

Examining the Key Features of the John Deere XUV835R

November 15, 2017

When you need a crossover utility vehicle, John Deere has a wide range of rides to choose from, starting with the John Deere XUV835R. This utility vehicle has a cab with comfort features such as heat and air conditioning, as well as long-lasting LED lights. The three-person cockpit is spacious, and power steering makes the vehicle easy to maneuver.

John Deere XUV835R

Let’s take a look at some of the other features of the John Deere XUV835R.

A Behind-The-Scenes Look at the John Deere Engine Testing Process

November 14, 2017

Located within every John Deere combine, excavator, Gator, tractor, harvester, and any other piece of equipment is a reliable John Deere engine. The engine is the heart of all John Deere machines, and without it, the industries that Deere serves would be different.

However, before these engines can make their way under the hoods of Deere equipment, they must first work their way through a strict engine testing process.

John Deere Engine Testing

In this post, we will take a closer look at the manufacturing process and engine testing that John Deere engines go through before being put to work. Durability and quality are accounted for at each step of the process.

Giving the Gift of Fun with a John Deere Playset

November 13, 2017

When you’re on the hunt for the perfect gift for your little ones, why not consider a John Deere playset? There are several playsets to choose from, whether your kids want a tractor of their own or could simply use some new toys. Let’s take a look at some of the playsets you can consider from John Deere.

1st Farming Fun Load Up Playset

1st farm playset

This John Deere playset comes with 10 pieces, including a John Deere tractor with loader and a hitch to pull a wagon. It also features a farmer, cow, goat and hay bale, and a six-piece easy-to-assemble fence.

A Closer Look at What the John Deere 3025E Has to Offer

November 8, 2017

When it comes to compact utility tractors, the John Deere 3025E is one of the most versatile, efficient models on the market. This tractor comes with four-wheel drive for maximum traction, a tight turning radius, and hydrostatic transmission.

Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the John Deere 3025E and how it can help you with your daily tasks.

Hydrostatic Transmission

The hydrostatic transmission of the John Deere 3025E provides infinite ground speeds, meaning the operator can always match the speed of the tractor to the task at hand. No clutching is necessary to change directions, and the transmission oil cooler cools the transmission oil. In turn, this results in a longer lifespan for the transmission over time.

Fun Facts and History of the John Deere Corn Sheller

November 7, 2017

Whether we are aware of it or not, corn is present in nearly all aspects of most Americans’ daily lives. Sure, we know people and livestock enjoy consuming it directly as a food source. But, did you know it’s also used as a resource for the production of starches, sweeteners, beverage (and industrial) alcohol, and fuel ethanol? And of course, it can be used as a high-quality animal bedding material as well.

Corn in Truck

While the uses for corn continue to evolve, one thing remains constant: cob collection. Let’s take a closer look at the history of corn cob collection and John Deere’s entry into the corn sheller market.