Tractors

How to Adjust Your John Deere Carbon Fiber Sprayer Boom

December 26, 2017

Back in the beginning of the year, John Deere announced the availability of new lightweight carbon fiber booms that are designed to help minimize crop and soil impact. While the new carbon fiber sprayer booms offer many benefits just based on their construction and design, operators should consider best practices to get the most out of them when working in the field.

Below are some helpful tips producers should consider as they adjust their sprayer booms for 4 series sprayers.

John Deere Ottumwa Works: A Brief Overview and Key Facts

December 19, 2017

The John Deere company prides itself on producing equipment across industries that’s built to last and simplifies operations for those behind the wheel. When it comes to haymaking equipment, the same high-quality standards are in place and those manufacturing it attempt to send only the world’s best equipment through the doors each time the assembly process concludes.

John Deere Ottumwa Works

In this post, we will take a closer look at the Ottumwa Works location and see how employees inside design and manufacturing some of the industry’s highest quality haymaking equipment.

John Deere Winter Battery Maintenance Tips for Equipment Owners

December 12, 2017

Those that live in cold climates have likely run into issues at one point or another where their car or other equipment that has a battery has failed to start. Let’s face it: a battery replacement in the middle of the cold winter is no walk in the park. Thankfully, there are some preventative measures and other maintenance actions that can be taken to prevent a John Deere battery from failing in the cold weather.

Winter Battery Maintenance

Versatile Attachments for Your John Deere 8320R

December 11, 2017

When producers need a tractor that can take on long work days, the John Deere 8320R is one of the most viable options on the market. This tractor comes with either 16-speed PowerShift, e23 PowerShift or Infinitely Variable Transmission to cater to operators’ needs. Its 320 engine horsepower also packs a punch, and it works seamlessly with JDLink™ to provide users with up-to-the-minute performance information.

Let’s take a look at some of the attachments that work with the John Deere 8320R.

An Up-Close Look at the Best John Deere Toys for Toddlers

December 6, 2017

There are a number of options available to you when it comes to gifts for little ones, but how can you put a John Deere spin on them? John Deere toys for toddlers can help you do just that, whether you know a future farmer, construction worker, or just a young agricultural enthusiast. Let’s take a look at some of the gifts you can choose from for the kids in your life.

John Deere Monster Treads Push and Roll Gator

John Deere Monster Tread Gator

This Gator toy comes with a little driver and it can be easily rolled on any surface for hours of play. Its large, safe components make it ideal for toddlers.

A Glance at 2018 Events Commemorating 100 Years of John Deere Tractors

December 5, 2017

For the last 100 years, John Deere has been entrenched in the tractor manufacturing business. From the Waterloo Boy tractors to today’s behemoths, such as the 9RX, the company has established itself as a leader in the industry and a recognizable brand across the United States and much of the globe.John Deere Tractors

With a century of manufacturing under its belt, John Deere has decided it’s time to celebrate with a year’s worth of events. These events will commemorate its tractor production legacy as the company moves into its second century of supporting today’s farmers and property owners. Here’s a look at some of the John Deere tractor events that will be taking place across the country in 2018.

Video Gallery: Taking on Snow and Hay Tasks With the John Deere 5R Series

November 30, 2017

You may be familiar with John Deere’s 5R series, which offers machines from 90 all the way to 125 horsepower with advantages within each option. What you may not be aware of is that these tractors come equipped with the ability to handle both snow and hay tasks. Though these applications may be opposite in their focus, both are pivotal in the tractor landscape.

With an 8% tighter and more accurate turn radius than other tractors within the field, the 5R series makes for easy maneuverability when working in confined spaces. In addition, these machines operate with a 30% more efficient fluid PFC hydraulic system, making for a stronger flow.

A Closer Look at the Highlights of the John Deere 7210R

November 29, 2017

When you have a wide array of jobs to tackle out in the field, you want a tractor you can rely on for the long haul. The John Deere 7210R has multiple features that any agricultural professional will appreciate. This tractor comes with a powerful engine, several front hitch options and an e23™ transmission for all of your working needs.

John Deere 7210R

Let’s take a look at some of the other highlights of the John Deere 7210R.

Engine

The 7210R comes with a PowerTech™ PSS 6.8-liter engine with dual turbochargers. It delivers up to 210 horsepower, meaning it can take on even the most rugged, challenging terrain.

Timeline: Key Dates That Led to the Development of the John Deere Tractor Plow

November 28, 2017

John Deere has been producing equipment for more than 175 years, and during this time, has been responsible for several agricultural equipment innovations that have left their mark across the farming industry. The development of its tractor plow was one of the company’s biggest undertakings and eventual successes.

john deere tractor plow

However, while you may know when the John Deere tractor plow was introduced, you may be unfamiliar with the steps that led to its release. Let’s take a closer look.

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While attending the Illinois State Fair, John Deere was up-close-and-personal with a 30-hp Fawkes steam plow, and shortly after, started working on one himself.

A Comparison Guide to Ejector Scrapers vs. Carry-All Scrapers

November 27, 2017

Whether you need an ejector scraper or a carry-all scraper, there is a wide variety of John Deere options to choose from. Carry-all scrapers are built with a standard bucket and straight-blade configuration. They have enhanced floatation, which makes them ideal for sandy soil. Ejector scrapers have a fixed blade for even more capacity and are better suited for wet soil.

John Deere Scrapers

Let’s take a look at the highlights of the various types of John Deere scrapers available for purchase.

Ejector Scrapers

John Deere Ejector Scraper