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John Deere X500 Attachments to Prepare You for Spring

February 20, 2017

If you can’t wait for spring, you may want to consider some John Deere X500 attachments to prep your mower for the upcoming season. There are a number of attachments you can use with your X500 mower to give it more versatility.

John Deere X500

Let’s take a look at a few of the attachments that will have you ready to take on a number of different tasks this spring.

Striping Kit

The lawn striping kit is perfect for mowers who want to simplify pattern mowing. The kit provides a durable, flexible, and lightweight attachment for easy use.

John Deere Gator Attachments for the Outdoorsman on the Go

February 13, 2017

There are several John Deere Gator attachments for outdoorsmen who want to add more versatility to their vehicles. Whether they use their Gators on rugged terrain or during rough weather, there are add-ons that can make the equipment durable under all conditions.

John Deere Gator Outdoorsman

Let’s take a look at the John Deere Gator attachments outdoorsmen can use with these vehicles.

Rear Screen

The OPS rear screen for the Gator provides additional protection for users in the outdoors. It includes headrests, and it’s made of perforated black metal for durability. Owners may also want to consider the OPS poly rear panel if they specifically want to reduce dust and wind in the operator station.

12 John Deere Gator Attachments for Farmers and Ranchers

February 8, 2017

Farmers and ranchers have a wide range of John Deere Gator attachments to choose from, and all of them can potentially increase daily productivity and efficiency. Whether Gator owners want to improve the comfort of their Gator or add a bucket holder, John Deere has attachments to suit its customers’ needs.

John Deere Gator on Ranch

In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the John Deere Gator attachments for farmers and ranchers.

Power Lift Kit

The cargo box power lift kit is designed to make it easy for operators to lower and raise their cargo boxes on a whim – no manual maneuvering is necessary with this kit.

A Brief History of the John Deere Model 55 Combine

February 1, 2017

Used John Deere equipment from decades back can be found on farms and ranches across the United States. The spattering of green and yellow from coast to coast speaks to the longevity of the equipment and customers’ loyalty to the brand.

The John Deere model 55 combine was the company’s first self-propelled combine and is still a favorite within the antique equipment community.

The introduction of self-propelled combines dates back to shortly after World War II. At the time, the War Production Board regulated the production and allocation of materials across the United States, including agricultural equipment.

12 John Deere Skid Steer Attachments for Efficiency and Productivity

January 30, 2017

John Deere skid steers are designed to provide operators with the utmost efficiency on the job. With John Deere skid steer attachments, users can get even more out of their equipment, whether they need additional speed or force for a specific task.

John Deere Skid Steer Attachments

Let’s take a look at 12 attachments compatible with John Deere skid steers.

Buckets

John Deere manufactures easy-to-attach buckets for its skid steers, and they come in a wide range of depths to tackle various tasks on the job.

Ag Forks

John Deere 3710 Moldboard Plow: Key Features and Benefits

January 25, 2017

The John Deere 3710 Moldboard Plow is designed to tackle heavy-duty jobs in tough conditions. It can be used with a rigid or flex frame to suit operators’ needs in a wide variety of cropping environments. The John Deere 3710 was also designed with high clearance in mind, meaning it can be used by operators taking on tall conditions.

John Deere 3710

Let’s take a look at some of its other top features.

NU Bottoms

This moldboard plow has NU bottoms behind the mainframe. This prevents it from becoming a pinch-point for residue. Operators can also work at speeds up to 6 miles per hour with the NU bottoms, allowing for more productivity and fuel efficiency.

How to Plant a Wildflower Meadow in 4 Steps

January 24, 2017

The land that we live on is naturally beautiful, but there may be some spots of your property that you’d like to provide a boost to in terms of visual appearance. While there are a number of ways that you could pursue this, planting a wildflower meadow might be one of the prettiest when completed.

Wildflowers

You might be asking yourself, “how exactly do I do this?” We’re here to help.

Here’s how to plant a wildflower meadow successfully in four steps:

Examining the Key Features of the John Deere DB90 Planter

January 18, 2017

Agricultural professionals who are looking for a planter to tackle wide open fields may want to consider the John Deere DB90. This planter is designed to plant 36 rows at a time with 30-inch spacing. It is available with Pro-Series XP™ units, and it can be equipped with the Central Insecticide System™.

John Deere DB90 Planter

Let’s take a look at some of the other highlights of the John Deere DB90.

Curve Compensation

With curve compensation, each row is handled according to its individual position. ExactEmerge™ allows the John Deere DB90 to maintain the correct population across the length of the planter. With curve compensation, there is up to 24 percent more population accuracy.

How the John Deere 980 Field Cultivator Tackled Soil Work

January 11, 2017

The John Deere 980 Field Cultivator was originally designed to handle a wide variety of conditions with a tough frame and excellent residue handling capabilities. Its S-tine standards also produced vibrating action for optimal soil and chemical mixing.

john-deere-980-field-cultivator

But, what are some of the other features it offered? Let’s take a look at what made the John Deere 980 Field Cultivator a must-have for agricultural professionals.

Strong Frame

This cultivator had a five-bar frame design with a roomy coil-tine harrow. Its level-lift design helped operators with seedbed preparation and chemical incorporation, providing consistency.

Examining the Benefits of the John Deere 1895 Air Drill

January 4, 2017

Agricultural professionals who are looking for consistency when they’re placing seed and fertilizer may want to consider the John Deere 1895 Air Drill. This piece of equipment is designed for separate fertilizer placement, and it is designed to provide consistent depth across the entire field while in use.

John Deere 1895 Air Drill

Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of using the John Deere 1895 Air Drill on the job.

No-Till Openers

The no-till openers of the John Deere 1895 Air Drill come standard. The single disk openers are gang mounted, and hydraulically raised and lowered. The hydraulic downforce system provides operators with a range of downforce settings for the openers. They also work in no-till conditions, as well as minimum or reduced-till conditions.