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5 Factors to Consider When Buying Commercial Mowing Equipment

November 30, 2015

Commercial mowers are much more than just weekend toys. Commercial mowing equipment owners and those interested in purchasing a John Deere commercial mower understand there are places to be, grass to cut and jobs to finish.

John Deere Commercial Mowing Equipment

Thankfully, John Deere’s complete line of commercial mowing equipment is designed to provide a solution that answers the needs of the buyer. Since time is precious, we’ve put together a list of five factors to consider when you’re looking to make a purchase.

Key Features and Benefits of the John Deere 6200

November 25, 2015

If you own just a few acres, but still need a piece of equipment to help make your life a little bit easier, you may want to consider a utility tractor. With so many new models available in today’s market, it can be easy to overlook models from the past, like the John Deere 6200.

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In this post, we’ve outline the standard and optional features of the 6200 that make it a popular choice among farmers and landowners decades after it first rolled out of the factory.

Classic John Deere Combines Doing Harvest 2015 Work

November 20, 2015

This has been a fun 2015 harvest season for me as I’ve been inundated with awesome pictures of classic John Deere combines still getting the job done out in the fields across America. Pics like the one below, a John Deere 55 that did 20 acres of western Minnesota fields on Saturday, November 14, 2015. What a great pic.

John Deere 55 Combine in Minnesota

Or this picture (below), sent to our Machinery Pete Facebook page by one of our followers, John H. from Carlisle, MN. His grandfather with his John Deere 45EB combine in the pic and John with his slightly newer John Deere 9870 STS combine:

Parts and Attachments to Keep Your Old John Deere Tractor Running Like New

November 18, 2015

For many John Deere tractor owners, their equipment is far more than a piece of machinery. Often passed down from generations before, a John Deere tractor can act as a companion, or even further, a part of the family.

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The special bond is hard to break and in order for it to be passed on to future generations, it’s important to upgrade parts and attachments to keep it running just like it did for those on higher branches of the family tree. Here are some parts and attachments that old John Deere tractor owners should keep in mind to ensure their equipment gets better with age.

Equipment List: John Deere Tillage Parts for Your Field Work

November 11, 2015

When it comes to tilling your fields, you want to ensure that you’re using the most efficient, reliable equipment possible. John Deere tillage parts can help you meet your goals, and they come with a wide range of features to make your job easier.

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Chisel Parts

Additional Versatility: With replacement chisel parts (twisted slash points, moldboards, etc.), you can stay moving in the right direction with regards to your primary tillage operation. Additionally, there are two different shovels to choose from for tilling.

24-inch Concave Shovel: This shovel creates “soil ribbons” that tack down residue.

A Few Questions to Answer Before Buying a Lawn Tractor

November 9, 2015

Home and property owners understand there are a number of yard-related projects that require their attention during the winter, spring, summer and fall. To take on these projects with confidence and ambition, many consider an investment in a lawn tractor. With so many options available, it’s important to enter the buying process knowing exactly what type of tractor will best suit your needs.

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Before going to the dealership or inspecting equipment options online, make sure you do your own personal recon, while also answering these questions:

7 John Deere Snow Attachments for Signature and Select Series Tractors

November 4, 2015

John Deere’s Signature and Select Series Tractors are known for their ability to keep lawns in pristine condition from the beginning of spring all the way through the end of fall. However, their usefulness doesn’t stop once the snow begins to accumulate thanks in large part to snow blowers and blades.

John Deere Tractor in Snow

However, these versatile tractors can be easily transformed even further into winterized workhorses with the help from a few John Deere snow attachments (outside of blowers and blades). Let’s take a closer look at some of these attachments.

Recent Examples of John Deere Dealers Giving Back

November 3, 2015

Good people doing good things in their local communities. That describes what I see when I look at implement dealers around the country.


Yes, they sell new and used farm machinery. Yes, they provide the much needed around the clock service their farmer customers need and rely on. Yes, they have become trusted advisors to their farm customers on all the latest technological advances in equipment.

But dealers do more.

Key Tips for John Deere Tractor Storage

November 2, 2015

Once you invest in a John Deere tractor, you’re going to want to take care of it. Maintenance is essential to keeping your machinery in working order for years to come, but proper storage tactics should be taken seriously as well.

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That being said, here are some tractor storage tips you can take into account, as well as ways to keep your equipment operational over time.

Proper Coverage

Coverage is important when considering a tractor storage location, especially for the harsh winter months. A tractor cover can help, as long as it is not plastic. Plastic covers reduce air circulation, which can cause machinery problems over time. Ideally, you should try to choose a tractor storage location that does not experience dramatic temperature fluctuations.

Transforming the Mowing Experience the John Deere X590

October 26, 2015

In Spring 2015, John Deere announced that it would be adding to its residential mowing lineup, including the John Deere X590 model to make the job easier for homeowners.

“We know weekends are precious,” said Kim Ridel, product marketing manager at John Deere, at the time of the announcement. “Whether you enjoy the time spent on your mower smelling the fresh-cut grass or you just need to get the mowing done, John Deere has the right mower for you.”

Let’s take a look at what comes with the John Deere X590 and how you could turn mowing into one of your favorite weekly tasks.