Residential

John Deere Model M Facts and Key Dates

August 29, 2016

The John Deere Model M is a 22 HP tractor that comes in a very compact frame. Although it weighs in at about 2500 pounds and is only 10 feet long and 4.5 feet wide, it can still handle a belly mower, blade, or even a loader if necessary. Additionally, the small frame makes it a great option for small fields and getting around tight corners.

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Among John Deere tractor enthusiasts and collectors, the Model M is often the subject of restoration projects. But, where did the idea of the Model M come from and what were some of the key moments in the history of its development? We’ve got you covered.

7 Fall-Ready John Deere Riding Mower Attachments

August 15, 2016

It’s hard to believe that the fall season is already approaching. As the summer winds down, it’s important for homeowners to start turning their attention to what types of equipment they will need for the fall. With that in mind, we have outlined a list of seven John Deere riding mower attachments that can be easily added to make life easier.

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Without any further delay, let’s take a look at this list:

1. Striping Kit: Many John Deere riding mower owners want to keep their lawn looking fresh all the way up until winter arrives. With this in mind, John Deere offers a flexible, long-lasting and non-weight bearing lawn striping kit that makes it a great option for pattern mowing.

Meet the John Deere 324E: Key Features and Specs

August 10, 2016

The John Deere 324E is designed to outperform the competition with its compact design, improved visibility and overall productivity. Best of all, it comes at an affordable price, meaning customers won’t have to break the bank to invest in a top-quality machine.

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Let’s take a look at some of the features of the John Deere 324E Skid Steer and how it delivers professional-grade performance.

Electrohydraulic Joystick Performance

The John Deere 324E comes with optional enhanced electrohydraulic joystick performance, which includes switchable control patterns and additional attachment controls. With this feature, operators can also shift into creep mode on-the-fly and adjust the settings of their boom and bucket.

2016 John Deere Classic: The Dates, Field, And More

August 1, 2016

After a longer wait than normal, the 2016 John Deere Classic is finally right around the corner. With more than 45 years of history behind it, the event has become a staple of the PGA TOUR calendar and one of the most charitable tournaments year in and year out.

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Whether you’re going to the event or will be watching it on television, here are some things you need to know about the 2016 John Deere Classic.

John Deere Gator HPX Accessories Suitable for Any Project

July 25, 2016

We already know that the John Deere Gator™ HPX offers everything from lawn care to off-roading capabilities. However, did you know there’s a series of accessories available to bring your Gator HPX to the next level of productivity and excitement?

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Whether you’re looking to add to your fleet of attachments or make your first purchasing decision, here’s a complete list of John Deere Gator HPX accessories to consider.

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.