A Glance at 2018 Events Commemorating 100 Years of John Deere Tractors

December 5, 2017

For the last 100 years, John Deere has been entrenched in the tractor manufacturing business. From the Waterloo Boy tractors to today’s behemoths, such as the 9RX, the company has established itself as a leader in the industry and a recognizable brand across the United States and much of the globe.John Deere Tractors

With a century of manufacturing under its belt, John Deere has decided it’s time to celebrate with a year’s worth of events. These events will commemorate its tractor production legacy as the company moves into its second century of supporting today’s farmers and property owners. Here’s a look at some of the John Deere tractor events that will be taking place across the country in 2018.

John Deere Stocking Stuffers for the Whole Family

December 4, 2017

When the holiday season rolls around, it’s time to start thinking about all of the stocking stuffers you can get for friends and family. For those with a love of agriculture, John Deere has a wide array of stocking stuffers to choose from. Everything from ornaments to keychains can make for the perfect little gifts. Let’s take a look at some of the best stocking stuffers John Deere has to offer.

3-in-1 John Deere Classic Hat Clip

John Deere Classic Hat Clip

This hat clip has a laser engraved John Deere Classic logo for the golf lover in your life. It also acts as a removable ball marker, and it can be used to open bottles on a whim.

Video Gallery: Taking on Snow and Hay Tasks With the John Deere 5R Series

November 30, 2017

You may be familiar with John Deere’s 5R series, which offers machines from 90 all the way to 125 horsepower with advantages within each option. What you may not be aware of is that these tractors come equipped with the ability to handle both snow and hay tasks. Though these applications may be opposite in their focus, both are pivotal in the tractor landscape.

With an 8% tighter and more accurate turn radius than other tractors within the field, the 5R series makes for easy maneuverability when working in confined spaces. In addition, these machines operate with a 30% more efficient fluid PFC hydraulic system, making for a stronger flow.

A Closer Look at the Highlights of the John Deere 7210R

November 29, 2017

When you have a wide array of jobs to tackle out in the field, you want a tractor you can rely on for the long haul. The John Deere 7210R has multiple features that any agricultural professional will appreciate. This tractor comes with a powerful engine, several front hitch options and an e23™ transmission for all of your working needs.

John Deere 7210R

Let’s take a look at some of the other highlights of the John Deere 7210R.

Engine

The 7210R comes with a PowerTech™ PSS 6.8-liter engine with dual turbochargers. It delivers up to 210 horsepower, meaning it can take on even the most rugged, challenging terrain.

Timeline: Key Dates That Led to the Development of the John Deere Tractor Plow

November 28, 2017

John Deere has been producing equipment for more than 175 years, and during this time, has been responsible for several agricultural equipment innovations that have left their mark across the farming industry. The development of its tractor plow was one of the company’s biggest undertakings and eventual successes.

john deere tractor plow

However, while you may know when the John Deere tractor plow was introduced, you may be unfamiliar with the steps that led to its release. Let’s take a closer look.

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While attending the Illinois State Fair, John Deere was up-close-and-personal with a 30-hp Fawkes steam plow, and shortly after, started working on one himself.

A Comparison Guide to Ejector Scrapers vs. Carry-All Scrapers

November 27, 2017

Whether you need an ejector scraper or a carry-all scraper, there is a wide variety of John Deere options to choose from. Carry-all scrapers are built with a standard bucket and straight-blade configuration. They have enhanced floatation, which makes them ideal for sandy soil. Ejector scrapers have a fixed blade for even more capacity and are better suited for wet soil.

John Deere Scrapers

Let’s take a look at the highlights of the various types of John Deere scrapers available for purchase.

Ejector Scrapers

John Deere Ejector Scraper

A Closer Look at the John Deere Z945M and Z955M Mowers

November 22, 2017

In the fall of 2017, John Deere announced the addition of two new zero-turn mowers for landscapers who desire more maneuverability and efficiency on the job. The John Deere Z945M and Z955M both come with multiple deck offerings and new features to cater to customer demands. Each model also has increased power and fuel efficiency.

John Deere ZTrak Mowers

Let’s take a look at some of the features of the John Deere Z945M and Z955M.

John Deere Dubuque Works: A Brief Overview and Key Facts to Know

November 21, 2017

Construction and forestry professionals around the world rely on John Deere equipment to get things done. While John Deere has a number of factory locations around the globe, a large percentage of the construction and forestry equipment that you see in action comes from the John Deere Dubuque Works factory.

John Deere Crawler Dozer

Employees at this location focus on exceptional performance, disciplined growth, and a strong commitment to teamwork to produce high-quality equipment that will make professionals’ lives easier. Let’s take a closer look at the John Deere Dubuque Works location.

Tips for Maintaining John Deere Tires on Construction Equipment

November 20, 2017

A new tire can be costly to replace, especially on construction equipment. When it comes time to make the investment, you’ll want to ensure that you’re utilizing the tire appropriately to get the most bang for your buck.

John Deere Tires

In this guide, we will go over the tips you need for utilizing your John Deere tires correctly, regardless of your machine. These tips include:

  • Refer to Your Periodic Maintenance Chart
  • Observe Specific Tire Pressures for Graders
  • Change Tire Pressures When Moving to Other Applications
  • Review Your Michelin Tires
  • Refer to Your JDLink™ Ultimate System

An Overview of the New John Deere 9RX Narrow Track Series

November 16, 2017

The 9RX series has set the standard for high-performance tractors, outstanding performance, and power. Knowing this, John Deere has introduced and added not one, but three new narrow track versions to its 9RX lineup. These tractors feature a narrow undercarriage, which is ideal for your 20, 30 and 40-inch rows. These tractors have been built for the most productive growers and can cover more acres with more horsepower, flotation, traction and stability than other models.