Getting More Done with the John Deere 710L

June 8, 2016

At the beginning of May 2016, John Deere revealed the new John Deere 710L, a backhoe loader with a 17-foot 3-inch dig depth. The machine, which joins the lineup of L-Series Backhoe Loaders, can take on everything from trench digging to concrete break-up.

“The 710L provides a huge leg up with added lift capability and an improved rear control valve for enhanced controllability as well as productivity-boosting features and unmatched reliability and uptime,” said Brian Hennings, product marketing manager for backhoes and tractor loaders at John Deere.

Simplifying Equipment Servicing with the John Deere MyMaintenance App

June 6, 2016

Let’s face it, maintaining equipment and performing repairs can be a hindrance to productivity on the job site. This can be especially challenging when you’re a construction manager with many pieces of equipment running at once, all needing attention at different times. With this challenge in mind, John Deere recently unveiled its MyMaintenance mobile application.

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The app is specifically designed and set up to take John Deere construction equipment preventative maintenance and servicing to the next level. Let’s take a closer look at some of the features that allow it to do just that.

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Twitter Gallery: 35 John Deere #Plant16 Fan Photos and Videos

June 2, 2016

Each year, farmers and growers patiently wait for the start of planting season, excited to plant grains that will eventually feed the country and world. This too, is one of our favorite times of the year.

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Why? Not only because it’s critical to sustaining agriculture, but also because of the overwhelming amount of photos that are taken by crop farmers and shared on social media. Thousands of eye-catching images were shared on Twitter with the hashtag #Plant16 this year, showing all of the hard work that went into this planting season.

5 Defining Features of the John Deere 1025R Sub-Compact Utility Tractor

June 1, 2016

Meet a key member of the John Deere 1 Family – the 1025R Sub-Compact Utility Tractor. The 1025R is one of the most capable sub-compact tractors on the market with up to 25 horsepower, AutoConnect™ decks, iMatch™ compatibility and hundreds of implements and attachments available. Tackle some of the hardest chores on your list with this unwavering machine.

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We wanted to give you a better idea about some of the key qualities that the John Deere 1025R Tractor incorporates. Check out these five features that can help you take on your most challenging tasks. Enjoy!

John Deere Tractor Spotlight: 8245R

May 31, 2016

If you’re on the hunt for a machine that can tackle a wide range of heavy duty jobs around your property, the John Deere 8245R could be exactly what you need. This tractor, which is a part of the 8R Series, has a FT4 engine and a quieter cab for more comfort during the workday.

Let’s take a look at some of the other highlights of the John Deere 8245R.

Heavy-Duty Engine

The PowerTech™ PSS 9-liter Final Tier 4 engine is designed to provide operators with the efficiency and performance they desire on the job. Best of all, the engine is designed to work within existing emissions regulations. This means that operators can have peace of mind, knowing they are effectively working within environmental guidelines.

Getting the Most out of John Deere Agriculture Data (Webinar Recap)

May 26, 2016

It’s essential that growers not only know how to collect agriculture data, but also understand how to apply it to their daily operations. John Deere recently collaborated with Farm Progress to help farmers get the most out of their harvesting data.

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A webinar was hosted by Farm Progress with key insights from experts representing The Ohio State University and John Deere:

  • John Fulton, Assistant Professor at Ohio State University
  • Tyler Hogrefe, Senior Technical Product Manager at John Deere
  • Willie Vogt, Executive Director at Farms Progress (Webinar Host)

Webinar: Harvesting Data

Increasing Efficiency with the John Deere 6140R

May 25, 2016

When handling beef, dairy and row crop operations, you need a machine that can take care all of the demands of the workday. The John Deere 6140R is the ideal tractor for these jobs, and it has numerous features that make it one of the most efficient machines on the market.

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Let’s take a look at what you can expect when you invest in the John Deere 6140R.

Adaptive Hydraulic Cab Suspension PLUS

For superior operator comfort, the John Deere 6140R has Adaptive Hydraulic Cab Suspension PLUS, which is designed to reduce operator fatigue. A semi-active system automatically self-levels and adjusts to load changes and braking forces.

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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Video Gallery: Leveraging John Deere Hydraulics to Improve Efficiency

May 19, 2016

Did you know that how you set up your John Deere hydraulics could make a big difference in efficiency? One of the best and most overlooked settings in Custom Mode is the ECO ON and ECO OFF engine control. The ECO ON and ECO OFF setting helps satisfy hydraulic demands, maintain the lowest possible engine speed, improve implement performance and reduce fluid consumption.

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For this reason, we’ve put together a video gallery to explain how John Deere hydraulics can help you become more efficient, and how the ECO ON and ECO OFF setting supports this. 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).