Deere Customers

Learning About the S700 Series With the John Deere Virtual Combine App

July 18, 2017

As mentioned in one our recent posts, John Deere has introduced a new line of combines (the S700 series) for 2018. The S700 series models are loaded with smart features that are all designed to improve productivity and data capabilities when the harvesting season comes around. While you can spend time reading up on the features to gather knowledge about the machines, John Deere also offers another way to learn more, thanks to the Virtual Combine app.

John Deere S700 Combine

The app provides those interested with a unique way of learning more about the equipment, and it could be the closest you can get to the combines without actually stepping foot inside the cab.

John Deere 4640 Display: Key Features and Benefits

July 10, 2017

Technology is changing the world we live in. It’s taking what used to be manual processes and turning them into automated functions that are designed to improve productivity regardless of the task that’s at hand. When it comes to farming, the same can be said thanks to the growing fleet of available precision agriculture technology solutions.

The John Deere 4640 Display is the latest technological aid, designed to improve data collection, increase functionality, and simplify the management of tractor-driven field operations.

John Deere 4640 Display

Part of the John Deere Generation 4 Operating System, the 4640 Display allows John Deere customers to use popular applications like AutoTrac™, documentation, and Section Control, all in a portable display.

Key Collaboration Benefits of John Deere Operations Center

July 6, 2017

The John Deere Operations Center and the connected mobile apps are an online set of tools that help you see what’s actually happening on your farm. With this, you can learn from your performance over time, collaborate with your trusted advisors and direct your field work with precision.

john deere operations center

In the video below, we will help you better collaborate with trusted advisors and connect with other software systems for better insights. Learn how to pinpoint any increasing operational costs and yields.

Key Collaboration Benefits of John Deere Operations Center

6 Cutting-Edge John Deere Crop Protection Products and Features to Consider

June 26, 2017

Throughout the planting season, crop producers spend countless hours and put an abundance of energy into making sure they’ve put their property in the best position possible to generate fantastic yields.

John Deere crop protection

After the seeds are in place and the growing process begins, producers must take the next step: protecting their fields. To address these needs, John Deere offers a series of cutting-edge products and features that are designed to help producers overcome any challenges they face throughout the growing cycle.

Let’s take a look at a few pieces of John Deere equipment and features that simplify crop protection.

Four Fuel Management Tips and Best Practices for Construction Crews

June 20, 2017

While fuel prices may change by the day, construction businesses that operate a variety of equipment remain steadfast on keeping costs low. Fuel management is often times at the top of the list of ways to immediately free up dollars for other aspects of the businesses that could use the help.

Fuel Management Tips

While John Deere construction equipment is designed with fuel efficiency at top of mind, there are some tips and best practices that can be put to action to better manage fuel, save time, and improve efficiency across the worksite.

Here are four quick tips to consider:

How to Install, Operate, and Maintain a John Deere Cold Planer

June 6, 2017

Cold planers are designed to help those on the worksite repair streets, level pavement, and cut drainage in parking lots, to name a few. John Deere currently offers four cold planer models (CP12D, CP18D, CP24D, and CP30D) as part of its Worksite Pro™ attachment lineup.

John Deere Cold Planer

Let’s take a closer look at how to install, operate, and maintain these models to you can get the job done quickly and efficiently before moving on to the next.

John Deere Oil Change Tips for D100 Tractors and ZTrak Mowers

June 5, 2017

The John Deere D100 Series and ZTrak™ mowers are commonly used to manicure lawns and leave behind a picturesque final product. However, for a tractor or mower to last a long time, it’s critical to perform regular maintenance, which includes oil changes.

John Deere D100

Here are some John Deere oil change tips for D100 and ZTrak Zero Turn mowers.

How to Change the Oil on a D100 Lawn Tractor or ZTrak Mower

  • Start by running the engine for a minute or two. This will warm up the oil so it will drain easier.

How to Level a Mower Deck and Ensure an Even Cut

May 22, 2017

As you mow around your house, business, or any other property with a John Deere mower, there’s a chance you may notice ridges forming where you have passed through. These ridges have likely formed because the mower deck may not be completely leveled.

How to Level a Mower Deck

Thankfully, leveling the mower deck can be done in a short amount of time and you can get back to cutting the grass just the way you want it to look. For the best results, the mower deck needs to be leveled from side to side and front to rear.

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.

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.