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What Is a Rotary Cutter and How Is It Used?

April 11, 2017

A rotary cutter is a tractor-mounted implement that’s used to help control overgrowth of properties and pastures that have been inundated with brush or tall weeds.

What is a Rotary Cutter

These implements are often times confused with grooming mowers. It’s important to note that the two are not the same. Rotary cutters are typically used to cut through rough plant material (up to about one inch thick) and can be adjusted to cut at low (1 1/2 inches) or higher (9 inches) heights. After the rough material has been cut, the rotary cutter will leave the material on the ground behind.

A Look Inside John Deere Commercial Mower Parts

August 27, 2015

There’s an art to commercial mowing – it requires the right operators, the right equipment and the right parts. You can tighten up your mowing with John Deere commercial mower parts, designed to keep your equipment sharp and lasting for a long time.

Z900 M

We thought it would be helpful to highlight a couple of John Deere commercial mower parts that can help you master the art of mowing. First, we’ll start off with the commercial grade deck belt, used on John Deere Z900 B, M, and R Series Mowers. Enjoy!

Mowing Tips: The Complete Guide to a Perfectly Manicured Lawn

September 22, 2014

The prominence of lawn care has transformed over the years, beginning as a luxury expense for only the wealthiest homeowners that could afford groundkeepers to maintain their property and has become a billion dollar industry in the United States.

Mowing Tips

For this reason, U.S. homeowners are constantly searching for mowing tips and tricks to preserve the youth of their lawn. With the right lawn and garden equipment and a few handy tricks, homeowners will be able to achieve the lawn of their dreams.

Knocking Down Stalks with Ease Using John Deere Rotary Cutters

April 30, 2014

Often times, when the process of cutting or mowing grass is imagined, our minds immediately go to mowers manicuring the green grass surrounding homes or businesses. However, the reality is, knocking down long grass and stalks in no-till and minimum-till fields (along roadways, cemeteries, orchards etc.) is just as important  in order to encourage grass growth, control insects, reduce weeds, prevent erosion, and much more.

John Deere Rotary Cutter

To manage these large areas of grass and stalks, operators need large rotary cutters that make quick, efficient work of large-scale projects. John Deere’s Rotary Cutters come in different sizes and styles that provide a solution to nearly any cutting situation. Let’s take a look at a few of the models and what makes them effective stalk-choppers.