John Deere Engine History: A Production Timeline

April 9, 2018

John Deere has a long track record of creating top performing equipment for everything from construction to agricultural jobs. Behind every machine is a powerful engine, which is created to stand the test of time.

Let’s take a look at some key dates in John Deere’s engine history and rediscover where it all began.

1900

John Deere entered the engine market with the Root and VanDervoort Engineering Company of Champaign, Illinois.

1907

During the early days of this partnership, R&V relocated its manufacturing facilities to East Moline, Illinois.

John Deere: 100 Years of Tractor Innovation

April 5, 2018

Over the past 100 years, John Deere has been working to constantly improve their equipment and make history, especially when it comes to tractors. Innovation has been a key to success within the company and it’s what has kept people coming back for more than a century.

Since the beginning, new developments have been in the works in order to ensure “a tractor for every farm, crop, purpose.” These developments started out with purchasing the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company, manufacturers of Waterloo Boy tractors, and have continued into more recent years with the introduction of technologies like Autotrac.

A Closer Look at the 2410 Chisel Plow and 610 Integral Chisel Plow

April 4, 2018

When you need a chisel plow, John Deere has a wide array of options to choose from. The 610 Chisel Plow, for instance, is perfect for demanding field conditions. The 2410 Chisel Plow is perfect for customers who want a variety of ground-engaging tools.

Let’s take a look at the key features of these two plows and how they help operators out in the field.

2410 Chisel Plow

John Deere 2410 Chisel Plow

How to Safely Use a John Deere Winch Blade

April 2, 2018

When you need to move light material, such as snow, you may want to consider using a winch blade from John Deere. This attachment is perfect for moving around terrain or other debris around your yard when it comes time to clean up.

Let’s take a look at how you can safely use a winch blade with your John Deere machinery and make the most of all of your equipment.

  • Begin by reading your machine’s operator’s manual. This will give you insight into any safety precautions you need to take before you begin using your winch blade.

Combine Threshing and Equipment Maintenance Tips

March 29, 2018

The threshing elements and concaves are some of the hardest working elements in your combine. That being said, it’s essential to perform routine maintenance on these parts and measure wear when possible to keep everything running smoothly. Doing so can ensure that the harvesting season is as fruitful and successful as you need it to be.

John Deere Combine Threshing

Let’s take a look at some tips for measuring wear on your combine threshing and separating parts.

  • Check the threshing element with the combine clearance gauge from John Deere. If the tool goes over the trailing edge, the element needs to be replaced.

An In-Depth Look at the John Deere Z540R

March 28, 2018

When customers have an ample amount of ground to cover, they can rest assured that John Deere has a residential mower to suit their specific needs. The John Deere Z540R is one example of a machine that can provide an ideal cut and reduce the amount of time it takes to complete the task at hand.

John Deere Z540R

Let’s take a closer look at some of the features of the John Deere Z540R and how it can help with mowing jobs of all sizes.

Twitter Fan Media Gallery: Compact Construction Equipment in Action

March 26, 2018

Despite the fact that spring has officially arrived, many parts of the country are still facing snowy and icy conditions, making getting outside seem unbearable. While some are able to spend their time working on their landscapes, others are cleaning up snow on a consistent basis. As our fans have shown us, though, John Deere compact construction equipment helps make any job quick and easy, no matter the weather.

100 Years of John Deere Tractors: Remembering the Waterloo Boy

March 22, 2018

For more than a century, John Deere has been at the forefront of the agricultural industry, and tractors have been one of the pillars of success.

Deere acquired the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company back in 1918, and with this deal, it was able to create its first all-wheel-drive tractor model. Despite the accomplishment, it was an advanced concept in a limited market. Deere had to go back to the drawing board to finally find its niche in the industry.

Exploring the Key Features of the John Deere Z525E

March 21, 2018

When you need a mower that is easy to maneuver around a big yard, the John Deere Z525E is up to the task. This mower comes with either a 48 or 54-inch Accel Deep™ mower deck and it can operate up to 8.5 miles per hour on the ground.

John Deere Z525E

Let’s take a look at the other highlights of the John Deere Z525E and how it can help you tackle all of your residential mowing needs.

John Deere Spring Clothing to Welcome the New Season

March 20, 2018

As the seasons change, there’s no better time to revamp your wardrobe. There are several John Deere spring clothing options to choose from once the weather starts to warm. Best of all, they are designed to help you show off your John Deere and agricultural pride.

Let’s take a look at some of the John Deere spring clothes you may want to consider.

Men’s Charcoal 100th Anniversary Tee

John Deere Charcoal T-Shirt

This charcoal-colored tee was specifically designed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Deere and Company purchase of the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company. It’s made from 100 percent premium ringspun cotton for a soft feel.