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How to Use a Land Plane to Take on Spring Projects

February 21, 2017

Whether you’re looking to smooth land for a garden, maintain your gravel driveway, or take on a different land-leveling project this spring, a land plane could be the perfect tool to add to your equipment lineup. However, buying or renting the equipment isn’t enough. You must understand how to properly operate it to achieve the greatest level of productivity.

John Deere Land Plane

Here are some factors and steps you should consider taking to get the most out of your land plane this spring.

Note: The following information is suitable for operating Frontier Land Planes. 

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.

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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.

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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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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!

A Brief History of the John Deere Model 55 Combine

February 1, 2017

Used John Deere equipment from decades back can be found on farms and ranches across the United States. The spattering of green and yellow from coast to coast speaks to the longevity of the equipment and customers’ loyalty to the brand.

The John Deere model 55 combine was the company’s first self-propelled combine and is still a favorite within the antique equipment community.

The introduction of self-propelled combines dates back to shortly after World War II. At the time, the War Production Board regulated the production and allocation of materials across the United States, including agricultural equipment.

4 Steps to Free a Tractor Stuck in Mud

January 31, 2017

Fields can become very muddy when the snow melts away or the rain comes falling down. While precipitation might be good for crops, it increases the chances of operators encountering a soft spot in the soil and getting the tractor and attached implements stuck in mud.

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If your tractor gets stuck in the mud, there are a number of steps you should take to ensure personal safety and avoid damage to your equipment. Here are a few steps you should consider:

  1. Raise any attached implements
  2. Stop the tractor and put it in reverse

How to Plant a Wildflower Meadow in 4 Steps

January 24, 2017

The land that we live on is naturally beautiful, but there may be some spots of your property that you’d like to provide a boost to in terms of visual appearance. While there are a number of ways that you could pursue this, planting a wildflower meadow might be one of the prettiest when completed.

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You might be asking yourself, “how exactly do I do this?” We’re here to help.

Here’s how to plant a wildflower meadow successfully in four steps: