Tractors

John Deere to Join Exhibitors for the 40th Sunbelt Ag Expo

October 11, 2017

The 2017 Sunbelt Ag Expo will be hosted between October 17 and 19 at Spence Field in Moultrie, Georgia. In its 40th year, the expo is held to exhibit industry products and innovations from agricultural experts across the industry. On October 17 and 18, attendees will be able to visit between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Visitors who come on October 19 can attend the expo between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

John Deere AutoTrac RowSense

John Deere 3025E Attachments for Greater Versatility

October 9, 2017

There are several John Deere 3025E attachments that can turn the compact utility tractor into an even more versatile asset. With the optional iMatch™ Quick-Hitch, several implements can be added to the machine as needed. There is also a wide variety of weights, wheels and lighting attachments for the tractor.

John Deere 3025E

Let’s take a look at some of the options available to John Deere 3025E owners.

Ballast Box

This ballast box can be attached to the John Deere 3025E to carry more ballast, as needed. In turn, operators can achieve greater stability, especially while operating on rugged terrain. A 23-inch high extension can also be added for more capacity.

What You Should Know About the 2017 John Deere 2025R Updates

October 4, 2017

The John Deere 2025R is a compact utility tractor that can take on a wide array of tasks out in the field, and now, it has been updated for even more versatility. With a powerful Final Tier 4-compliant engine and a revamped operator station, the John Deere 2025R is fit for operators in 2017 and beyond.

John Deere 2025R

Let’s take a look at some of the revamped features of this compact utility tractor and how it can help you on the job.

John Deere ROPS: Key Dates and Its Role in Operator Safety

September 26, 2017

When operating heavy machinery such as tractors or earthmoving equipment, accidents can happen. Some of the most dangerous types of accidents when using these pieces of equipment come in the form of rollovers.

While operator precautions should be taken into account at all times, rollovers are sometimes unavoidable. For this reason, John Deere and other equipment manufacturers add rollover protection structures, or “ROPS”, to their machines.

John Deere ROPS

John Deere ROPS History

You may be asking yourself, “when did ROPS burst onto the scene?” Well, in June of 1966, John Deere officially announced the release of its Roll-Gard™ technology. This introduction was instrumental to showcasing the company’s commitment to the safety of all their customers.

John Deere 5045E Attachments for More Versatility and Efficiency

September 4, 2017

The John Deere 5045E is one of the most powerful tractors in the 5E series, but did you know that there are a number of add-ons for this machine? With John Deere 5045E attachments, you can enhance the versatility of your tractor to take on every challenge on the job.

John Deere 5045E Attachments

Let’s take a look at some of the attachments you can consider for your tractor.

Rear Axles

The 5045E is designed to accommodate a 1.2-inch, 1.6-inch and 4.4-inch rear axle extension. With an extension, operators can achieve wider axle tread settings as necessary.

Ag Education: A Chronological Look at Early Tractor History

August 22, 2017

Whether you’re out on the farm plowing, tilling, harrowing, or planting, one factor remains unchanged; you likely have a tractor mobilizing implements and doing the dirty work. However, with so many new tractor features and models hitting the market each year, it can be easy to lose track of the past.

Tractor History

Let’s take a look at some of the key dates and events that shaped the early history of agricultural tractor development.

1892

John Froelich, who was 43 years old at the time, successfully ran a gas-powered, vertical, single-cylinder engine on the running gear of a steam traction engine back in 1892. The machine, which is now known as the first gasoline tractor, moved forward and reverse.

A John Deere X710 vs. X730 Model Comparison

August 14, 2017

There are several John Deere lawn tractors to choose from – how do you narrow down your choices? A comparison of the John Deere X710 vs. X730 can give you an idea of what the company’s lawn tractors have to offer. Both models have strong frames, powerful engines, and precise mower decks. But, what else do they offer?

John Deere X710 vs. X730

Let’s take a closer look at the John Deere X710 vs. X730.

The Key Features of the John Deere 8270R

August 9, 2017

Agricultural professionals who want a tractor they can rely on for years to come may want to consider investing in the John Deere 8270R. This tractor comes with the latest technology to provide the perfect amount of power and efficiency in a wide range of conditions.

John Deere 8270R

Let’s take a look at some of the features of the John Deere 8270R and how it can help with tasks out in the field.

CommandARM Controls

The CommandARM Controls of this tractor make it easy to maneuver the vehicle. There is an engine throttle, transmission control, power take-off controls, and a rotary encoder hitch control. The CommandARM’s design also allows for a 40-degree right seat swivel for convenient operation.

Fun Facts and History About John Deere Des Moines Works

August 8, 2017

The equipment John Deere produces plays a role in feeding and clothing the world’s ever-expanding population. At the heart of the equipment production process is John Deere factories and their employees.

John Deere Des Moines Works

Let’s take a closer look at one of John Deere’s many factory locations – John Deere Des Moines Works.

Early Des Moines Works History

1941

The story of what John Deere does today begins during World War II, when the government constructed the Des Moines Ordnance Plant. The plant operated throughout the war until 1945, and during that time, the plant made billions of rounds of machine gun ammunition.

Adding Versatility with John Deere 5055E Attachments

July 26, 2017

The John Deere 5E Series of tractors is designed to take on the toughest jobs you have, with an ample amount of horsepower and multiple transmission options. As you look to make the most of your John Deere 5055E, you’ll find that there are several attachments that can make your tractor even more versatile.

John Deere 5055E

Let’s take a look at some of the John Deere 5055E attachments that can turn your machine into the most productive piece of equipment you own.