Residential

Highlights of the Durable John Deere XUV560 Gator

July 20, 2016

John Deere announced updates to the John Deere XUV560 and XUV560 S4 Gators™ in June 2016, and these rides are now more versatile and durable than ever before. The John Deere XUV560 comes with a new quiet V-twin engine, independent four-wheel suspension and four-wheel drive.

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Let’s take a look at how this John Deere Gator can make transportation more enjoyable while you’re on the job.

John Deere X330 vs. X350 Lawn Tractor Comparison

July 13, 2016

Designed to mow well fast, models within the John Deere X300 Series are all a great choice for operators looking to deliver a high-quality cut to their lawn with comfort. With effortless steering and other control features, the X300 Series is the ideal equipment to get around obstacles on the property and trim with precision.

John Deere X330 vs. X350

The John Deere X330 and X350 are two of the most popular lawn tractors in the family and we have seen a number of buyers and existing customers looking for information comparing the two. Without further delay, let’s jump right into our John Deere X330 and X350 model comparison.

Video Gallery: 5 John Deere ZTrak Mower Maintenance Tips

July 7, 2016

Whether you’re seeking performance and efficiency, productivity and functionality or a heavy-duty, large-capacity mower, there is a John Deere ZTrak™ that can help.

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While it can be argued that there is no other mower like it on the market, the ZTrak still requires regularly scheduled maintenance for the best results.

For this reason, we put together a video gallery providing 5 key maintenance tips to get the greatest performance out of your mower. Enjoy! 

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John Deere Horicon Works: Timeline of Historical Events

July 5, 2016

Back in 2013, John Deere celebrated its 50th anniversary as a producer of lawn and garden equipment. To put the company’s manufacturing prowess into perspective, Deere pushed its 500,000th Gator Utility Vehicle off the assembly line in Horicon, Wisconsin back in 2010. However, this milestone at John Deere Horicon Works wasn’t earned overnight and there was history at the location even before the first tractor was produced.

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In fact, the factory has a long and rich history, dating back more than 100 years. Let’s take a look at some of the key milestones that led Horicon Works to where it is today.

Bagging vs. Mulching: What’s the Difference?

June 20, 2016

When doing work on the yard, the end goal is clear: a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing lawn. However, many homeowners are faced with the bagging vs. mulching conundrum when it comes to determining what to do with the clippings that have been cut by the mower.

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At the simplest level, bagging is the process of collecting clippings within a bagging system and then disposing them in an appropriate location (compost bin, container, etc.). On the other hand, mulching is the term used to define the process of cutting grass and leaving the clippings behind in the yard, where they will decompose as time passes.

How to Use John Deere Frontier Equipment to Conquer a Variety of Jobs (Video Gallery)

June 16, 2016

Frontier offers more than 600 implements that are designed to work as hard as those in control. When paired with John Deere equipment, these implements can help with virtually any task around the property you may encounter.

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In this video gallery, we’ve pulled together four tutorial videos that cover the following tasks:

  • Manure spreading
  • Mowing with a grooming mower
  • Aerating, fertilizing, and overseeding
  • Building a rail fence

How to Use a Manure Spreader

John Deere Mower Deck Options: What You Need to Know

June 13, 2016

Every property owner yearns for a great looking lawn. With the help of John Deere lawn equipment, achieving this goal is within reach. While many land owners understand what types of equipment are best-suited for various tasks and yard sizes, the mower decks that do the actual cutting may be more of a mystery.

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Every John Deere mower deck is solid stamped out of steel and designed in a way that sets up for a superior cut. But, what are the different mower deck options available to John Deere customers today and what models are compatible? Let’s take a closer look:

10 John Deere Replicas for Collectors or Aspiring Farmers

May 23, 2016

There’s something about tractors that makes children’s faces light up when they see them. However, whether they’re toddlers or in grade school, they have a number of years to wait until they can drive one. Until now. Thanks to a wide variety of John Deere replicas, kids can let their imaginations run wild while having the equipment to get the job done, whatever that job may be.

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In this post, we will highlight 10 different (1:16 scale) replica John Deere tractor options that you can add to your kids’ playroom or your own collection. Enjoy!

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Buying a Small Tractor: 8 Questions to Answer

May 18, 2016

When thinking about John Deere equipment, many of our minds run straight to farms with hundreds of acres being worked on by massive machines. However, while these types of machines might make you the talk of town at your home or ranch, they might not always be the most practical answer for your needs. This is where John Deere’s small tractor options come in.

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Like making any other investment, it’s critical to understand what option best suits your needs. To help you narrow down the options and select the right model for you, we’ve outline eight questions you should answer prior to buying a small tractor (1 Family to 6D Series).

8 Types of John Deere 1025R Attachments to Consider

May 9, 2016

The John Deere 1025R is a wonderful sub-compact utility tractor option for those looking to get a variety of jobs done. Much of its versatility comes in its ability to support a wide range of attachments.

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The 1025R’s attachments include everything from tire chains to hood guards. Let’s take a look at most of the John Deere 1025 attachments you can add to your machine today.

Hitches

The iMatch Quick Hitch bushings and iMatch Quick Hitch Category 1 hitch are both available for the John Deere 1025R. They quickly attach and allow the tractor to tow several different implements.