Bagging vs. Mulching: What’s the Difference?

June 20, 2016

When doing work on the yard, the end goal is clear: a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing lawn. However, many homeowners are faced with the bagging vs. mulching conundrum when it comes to determining what to do with the clippings that have been cut by the mower.

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At the simplest level, bagging is the process of collecting clippings within a bagging system and then disposing them in an appropriate location (compost bin, container, etc.). On the other hand, mulching is the term used to define the process of cutting grass and leaving the clippings behind in the yard, where they will decompose as time passes.

How to Use John Deere Frontier Equipment to Conquer a Variety of Jobs (Video Gallery)

June 16, 2016

Frontier offers more than 600 implements that are designed to work as hard as those in control. When paired with John Deere equipment, these implements can help with virtually any task around the property you may encounter.

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In this video gallery, we’ve pulled together four tutorial videos that cover the following tasks:

  • Manure spreading
  • Mowing with a grooming mower
  • Aerating, fertilizing, and overseeding
  • Building a rail fence

How to Use a Manure Spreader

How Can the John Deere 612C Help You Handle Your Corn?

June 15, 2016

The John Deere 612C Corn Head was designed with everything from productivity to stalk control in mind. For this reason, corn producers have taken a liking to this equipment, which can increase efficiency every day on the job.

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Let’s take a look at some of the features of the John Deere 612C and why it has a good chance to become one of your favorite pieces of John Deere equipment.

Stalk Roll Options

Those who enjoy a wide variety of options will appreciate the John Deere 612C, which can be used with opposed knife stalk rolls for improved stalk processing. In total, there are three stalk roll options that can be used with the John Deere 612C.

John Deere Mower Deck Options: What You Need to Know

June 13, 2016

Every property owner yearns for a great looking lawn. With the help of John Deere lawn equipment, achieving this goal is within reach. While many land owners understand what types of equipment are best-suited for various tasks and yard sizes, the mower decks that do the actual cutting may be more of a mystery.

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Every John Deere mower deck is solid stamped out of steel and designed in a way that sets up for a superior cut. But, what are the different mower deck options available to John Deere customers today and what models are compatible? Let’s take a closer look:

Video Gallery: Showing Off John Deere’s 600 Series Flex Headers

June 9, 2016

The John Deere 600 Series Flex Header lets you cut lower, move faster and get the job done quicker. What’s the best part? You won’t have to sacrifice crop quality in the process of doing so.

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Customers have options with the 600FD HydraFlex Draper family – 30-foot, 35-foot, 40-foot or 45-foot drapers. This lineup features a wider feed section, increased speed, shorter end dividers, and extra torque to take on even more crop.

In an effort to give you an overview of the key features and benefits of the 600 Series HydraFlex lineup, we put together this video gallery. Enjoy!

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.