Key Motor Grader Safety Tips for Peace of Mind

February 12, 2018

Motor graders from John Deere come with several safety features, all of which are just as important as the operational aspects of the machines.

John Deere Motor Grader Safety

By taking them into account, customers can ensure that they are always working safely while tackling tasks out in the field. Here are some motor grader safety tips to keep in mind:

Motor Grader Safety Tips: Before Operation

  • Buckle up before you start the engine.
  • Make a quick check of the operational controls.
  • Listen for unusual noises and vibrations before starting.

Video Gallery: John Deere E100 Series Lawn Tractors

February 8, 2018

Lawn tractors can come in all shapes and sizes with a variety of features to choose from. If you’re selecting a John Deere E100 series lawn tractor, you can be assured that these mowers are built to last by hardworking men and women in Greenville, Tennessee.

There are a variety of models to choose from in the John Deere E100 lineup and we’re going to walk you through each one so you can make the most informed decision when selecting your model.

John Deere E100 Lawn Tractor

Snow Removal Tips for John Deere Equipment Users

February 7, 2018

When the snow starts falling, you know you can rely on John Deere equipment to help you take care of the cleanup once the storm is over. There is a wide array of attachments and machines to choose from, regardless of the size of the job.

John Deere Snow Removal Tips

Here are some snow removal tips you can keep in mind as you prepare for cleanup with a front blade, rear blade and materials bucket.

  • Insert the loader carrier into the top hangers on the front blade, then lift and roll back the carrier. The front blade should fall into place.

Maximizing Equipment Longevity with the John Deere Undercarriage Inspection App

February 6, 2018

Construction and forestry equipment operators are often times taking on tough projects on an even tougher terrain. As a result, the undercarriage of the equipment can go through a lot of wear and tear, making regular inspections necessary for optimizing machine performance day in and day out.

With John Deere’s Undercarriage Inspection mobile application, construction and forestry equipment operators can more confidently perform an undercarriage inspection and manage inspections for the entire fleet of machines.

Undercarriage Inspection

Let’s take a closer look at this mobile app and learn more about how it can help equipment and fleet owners better manage undercarriage inspections.

How to Efficiently Load the Tanks of the John Deere C850 Air Cart

February 5, 2018

With the John Deere C850 Air Cart, operators can cover approximately 170 acres per fill and easily seed a quarter section without needing to stop. The C850 Air Cart is the largest model John Deere offers, and it strikes the perfect balance between cart, tractor, tool size, and precision ag technology.

The John Deere AirPower™ 2 system uses two separate, high-capacity fans – one for seed and one for fertilizer. Together, they can deliver 550 pounds of material to all eight primary lines. This means great consistency across the drill, uniform seed emergence, and even flowering and copy development.

How John Deere Waterloo Works Builds Its Largest Tractors

February 1, 2018

For over 100 years, John Deere has made a commitment to producing quality tractors that customers have relied on for generations. Their founder, John Deere, famously said: “I will never put my name on a product that does not have the best that is in me.”

John Deere Waterloo Works

When John Deere acquired the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company in 1918, it was a natural extension of the quality products they were already producing. Fast forward 100 years and John Deere Waterloo Works builds the 6, 7, 8, and 9 series John Deere tractors. Let’s take a look at how John Deere builds them.

How a John Deere DB60 Can Help You With Your Planting Needs

January 31, 2018

When producers need a planter that can cover an ample amount of ground, they know they can turn to John Deere for all of their needs. There are various models of the John Deere DB60, for instance, that are specifically designed to cater to a wide array of conditions.

John Deere DB60

Let’s take a look at some of the John Deere DB60 models and how they can help producers out in the field.

Taking on the Tree Stump Removal Process With John Deere Equipment

January 30, 2018

Tree stumps can cause headaches when it comes time to mow the lawn or do other yard work-related chores. Thankfully, stumps can be removed with a little bit of hard work and the right equipment on your side.

John Deere Backhoe

There are many ways to remove a tree stump. One such way is by attaching a John Deere backhoe to a tractor. But, what steps need to be taken to ensure the tree stump removal process is done without mishaps taking place?

With a John Deere tractor and backhoe on your side, you will need to also have a shovel and chainsaw to dig down and around the tree stump.

Examining the Highlights of the John Deere 204L and 304L

January 29, 2018

For operators who need a machine that can work in small spaces over rough terrain, John Deere has developed two new compact wheel loaders for the job – the John Deere 204L and 304L.

John Deere 204L

These models are evolutions of the 204K and 304K machines, and they are specifically designed for rugged conditions and small spaces. They are also equipped with features to minimize maintenance and downtime.

Video: The Original 1967 John Deere 34 Forage Harvester

January 25, 2018

John Deere has a long history of developing quality agricultural equipment like the John Deere 34 Forage Harvester for their loyal customers. These strong machines were built to last and for many, they’re legacy pieces that have been in their family for generations.

Let’s go back in time to 1967 and take a closer look at this “Out of the Vault” video featuring the first John Deere 34 Forage Harvester ever created.

Out of the Vault: John Deere 34 Forage Harvester