Where the Equipment’s Made: John Deere Factory Locations in the United States

November 29, 2016

Whether you’re out on a farm, at a construction site, in the forest, or just in your neighborhood, there’s a good chance you’ll see some form of John Deere equipment. The equipment that you see does not all come from one location.

Instead, there are John Deere factory locations around the United States (and the world) that specialize and take pride in producing green and yellow machinery.

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So, where exactly is all of this John Deere equipment manufactured?

Here’s a list of John Deere factory locations in the United States that produce the majority of the equipment we see on an everyday basis.

John Deere 48 Backhoe Attachment: Simplifying Digging Projects

November 28, 2016

Each spring, utility tractor owners power up their equipment and prepare to take on a wide variety of chores and projects.

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Large-property owners and commercial contractors looking to take on digging projects may want to consider adding a John Deere 48 Backhoe to their fleet, as it’s designed to provide easy and convenient operation, top-notch digging force and depth, and excellent productivity.

Let’s take a closer look at some of the key areas and specifications of the John Deere 48 Backhoe attachment.

The Shared Features of the John Deere 1775NT Drawn Planters

November 23, 2016

Agricultural professionals who are seeking a planter with all of the bells and whistles may want to consider the John Deere 1775NT. This planter comes in 12, 16, and 24-row versions to accommodate operators’ needs.

Although they each have a different number of rows, the John Deere 1775NT planters come with many similar features.

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Let’s take a look at some of what they share in common.

Custom Seed Rates

All of the John Deere 1775NT planters allow operators to set custom seed rates for individual row population control. Up to four different rates can be assigned across the planter. Additionally, the feature can be used to develop tram lines.

Video Gallery: More Inspiring John Deere Construction Stories (Part 2)

November 22, 2016

Every work site takes on unique challenges and tasks that can be learned from and applied to other jobs. This is one of the many reasons why we enjoy sharing unique construction stories and successes. Whether you’re operating ADTs, loaders, dozers or scrapers, there is something that can be learned from the success of other construction sites.

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We recently put together a video gallery sharing a series of videos that overview some of our all-time favorite John Deere construction stories. As a follow up, we’ve put together part 2 with even more inspiration. Enjoy!

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Winter is Coming: 4 John Deere Weather Enclosure Options

November 21, 2016

With the heart of winter right around the corner, John Deere riding mower owners and operators are likely thinking about ways to transform their equipment from lawn maintenance machines to winter workhorses. Adding snow removal equipment to the mowers is an excellent way to remain productive 365 days a year, but how can operators better protect themselves from the elements? The answer just may be John Deere weather enclosures.

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John Deere offers a number of different weather enclosure options. Today, we will take a closer look at the following products:

  • Hard-Side Cab
  • Soft-Side Cab

Video Gallery: How to Navigate the John Deere Parts Catalog

November 17, 2016

Farmers and producers can get more out of their equipment with John Deere parts. However, with so many on the market today, sometimes it’s hard to find and determine which one you need.

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To get you on your way to finding all of the agricultural parts needed to improve operations, we’ve put together this video gallery. These videos will walk you through finding some of the most commonly searched parts in the John Deere parts catalog. Enjoy!

John Deere 470G LC Excavator Specs and Key Features

November 16, 2016

Professionals who are seeking more productivity and efficiency out of their excavator may want to consider the John Deere 470G LC. This machine is designed to help operators get more out of their workday with optimized hydraulics, a powerful Final Tier 4 diesel engine, and ample horsepower.

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Let’s take a look at some of the other highlights of the John Deere 470G LC.

Powerwise™ III

The John Deere 470G LC has the Powerwise III engine/hydraulic management system, which allows operators to balance engine performance with hydraulic flow on the job. “High Productivity” mode delivers faster hydraulic response and more power, while “Power” mode allows for a balance of power and speed during normal operation. “Economy” limits top speed to help operators save fuel.

What Is a John Deere Gator and What Are the Types?

November 15, 2016

A John Deere Gator™ is a utility vehicle that is designed to help property owners haul material and travel across terrain ranging from smooth, to very rough. Deere’s current offerings all feature a cargo box in the rear for storage. The number of wheels on the Gators ranges from 4 to 6, and depending on the model, they can host up to four occupants.

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John Deere currently offers four different series of Gators, including:

  • High-Performance Utility Vehicles
  • Crossover Utility Vehicles
  • Traditional Utility Vehicles
  • Military Utility Vehicles

John Deere Gator Snow Blade Options for Clearing a Path

November 14, 2016

John Deere Gator owners can use their equipment 365 days a year, whether it be for work or sheer entertainment. This includes during and after a snowfall. We’ve already discussed ways to winterize Gators in the past, and today we are going to continue down this path.

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Here’s a list of John Deere Gator snow blade options (and attachments) that can be added to ensure snow can be removed as quickly as it comes down from the sky.

Video Gallery: The Truth Behind John Deere Engines According to Customers

November 10, 2016

With deep roots in agriculture, John Deere is often the first brand that comes to mind when thinking about farm equipment manufacturing. Today, Deere not only produces engines for agriculture operations, but also for construction, forestry and thousands of other functions.

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With more than 85 years of expertise, Deere understands the heat, humidity, dust and other rough conditions that engines are often exposed to. But, it’s one thing to read about John Deere engines in product brochures, and another to hear from the people that use them.

For this reason, we put together a video gallery so that you can hear from customers. Enjoy!