John Deere X730 Attachments for Additional Versatility

October 2, 2017

John Deere X730 attachments can help you transform your machine into a more versatile, efficient part of your collection. Everything from utility carts to ballast boxes can be used with the John Deere X730 to help you be more productive during the workday.

John Deere X730

Let’s take a look at some of the John Deere X730 attachments you can use on the job.

Ballast Box

A ballast box can be utilized with the John Deere X730 to provide more traction and stability while working on rugged terrain. With the attachment, power is correctly transferred to the ground during operation. Additional stability also translates into more safety for the machine user.

Video Gallery: The DN495 Spinner Spreader Attachment

September 28, 2017

The new DN495 spinner spreader can convert your applicator into a 3-season machine in as little as 4 hours. This equipment doesn’t only have a capacity of 300 cubic feet, enabling it to carry 10 tons of fertilizer, it also helps to make your job in large fields easier and quicker than ever.

John Deere DN495 Spinner Spreader

In the video below, you will learn how to correctly operate the F4365 with the spinner spreader applicator attached. There are two modes in which this is able to run. The first mode is “Full Auto Mode,” which runs the engine in the lowest RPMs, meaning, when the throttle is pushed all the way forward, the machine will still operate at 1200 RPMs until more power is needed.

The Highlights and Efficiency of the John Deere 744K

September 27, 2017

For added durability, productivity, and increased uptime, the John Deere 744K has been rolled out as a part of Deere’s line of K-Series four-wheel drive wheel loaders. The John Deere 744K is designed to meet Final Tier 4 emissions standards and reduce overall daily operating costs on the job site.

John Deere 744K

Let’s take a look at some of its features and how it can help you drive efficiency.

Engine

The John Deere 744K has an EPA Final Tier 4/EU Stage IV diesel engine that does not sacrifice torque to meet environmental standards. It operates at a maximum of 303 horsepower with a rated speed of 1500rpm, and it requires little maintenance over time.

John Deere ROPS: Key Dates and Its Role in Operator Safety

September 26, 2017

When operating heavy machinery such as tractors or earthmoving equipment, accidents can happen. Some of the most dangerous types of accidents when using these pieces of equipment come in the form of rollovers.

While operator precautions should be taken into account at all times, rollovers are sometimes unavoidable. For this reason, John Deere and other equipment manufacturers add rollover protection structures, or “ROPS”, to their machines.

John Deere ROPS

John Deere ROPS History

You may be asking yourself, “when did ROPS burst onto the scene?” Well, in June of 1966, John Deere officially announced the release of its Roll-Gard™ technology. This introduction was instrumental to showcasing the company’s commitment to the safety of all their customers.

How the John Deere 640FD Tackles Tough Crops in the Field

September 25, 2017

The John Deere 640FD is one of the many drapers from Deere that can help producers improve everyday operations. The HydraFlex™ draper is specifically designed to reduce grain loss and crop knock-down for more efficiency. Its features can also reduce downtime and overall cost of operation.

John Deere 640FD

Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the John Deere 640FD.

CommandARM™

With CommandARM controls, operators can easily control and maneuver the John Deere 640FD from inside of the cab. The speed of the side draper belts can be adjusted as needed, and combine software makes it simple to slow them down to a fixed speed. The draper belt protection system is also integrated into the draper’s platform to minimize side belt damage in the event of slippage.

Video Gallery: How to Safely Load a Construction Equipment Trailer

September 21, 2017

“Safety first” is one of the many things John Deere had in mind when creating the compact wheel loader, excavator and track Loader. Each of these pieces of equipment has been designed with the specific goal in mind to be safe and easy to transport with tie down locations that are easily assessable. In this post, you will learn how to quickly tie down equipment and how to swiftly move from job to job.

Loading a Construction Equipment Trailer

A Look at the Highlights of the John Deere S760

September 20, 2017

John Deere rolled out its new line of advanced grain harvesting technology in mid-2017, and the John Deere S760 was one of the stars of the show. This combine has the “smart” technology customers need to automate and optimize their harvesting operations. Features such as Combine Advisor™ also make it easy to work in a wide range of conditions.

John Deere S760

Let’s take a look at some of the other highlights of the John Deere S760.

John Deere Electric Gator: All the Information You Need to Know

September 19, 2017

As most of us know, John Deere produces gas and diesel-powered equipment of all sizes to get jobs done in agriculture, construction, around the yard, on the golf course, and much more. However, did you know John Deere also produces equipment that’s powered by electricity? One such piece of equipment is the John Deere electric Gator™.

John Deere Electric Gator

Most commonly known as the TE 4×2 Gator, this machine is powered by a 48-V electrical system and includes a number of features that are designed to make work on the property or in other parts of the outdoors a breeze. Let’s take a closer look at some of the features and benefits of the John Deere electric Gator.

Basic Dozer Safety Tips to Consider Throughout Operation

September 18, 2017

While all John Deere equipment is designed with safety in mind, the design itself will not ensure 100% safe operation. The equipment operator can take several steps to ensure dozer safety before, during, and after operation.

Dozer Safety Tips

Here are some steps that should be taken by all dozer operators to ensure they’re kept safe while on the jobsite.

Dozer Safety: Before Operation

  • Buckle the seatbelt before starting the engine. In the case of a rollover, the seatbelt will keep you in place and will allow the ROPS to do its job.

Video Gallery: The Groundbreaking and Innovative JD570

September 14, 2017

Earlier this year, John Deere celebrated the 50th anniversary of one of their most beloved and groundbreaking pieces of equipment – the John Deere JD570, also known as the first construction vehicle to have a cab and canopy with the integral ROPS available from the factory. The JD570 comes with the foundation of configurations to John Deere’s graders. Its 83-horsepower motor grader equipped with a power shirt transmission including eight forward and 4 reverse speeds makes it one of our most innovative machines.