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Backhoe Safety Tips for Before, During and After Operation

January 3, 2018

Backhoes from John Deere come with a wide array of features, including those specifically designed for safety. However, there are still some precautionary measures operators will want to take into account to ensure that no one is harmed before, during and after machine use.

John Deere Backhoes

Here are some backhoe safety tips every equipment user can utilize on the job.

Backhoe Safety Tips: Before Operation

  • Examine and check operational controls within the cab.
  • Buckle up with the seatbelt before starting the engine.
  • Keep the backup alert turned on when initially starting and maneuvering the machine.

MachineFinder’s Top 10 Agriculture News Articles of 2017

January 2, 2018

As our regular website visitors are aware, we publish industry news articles to our site in an effort to keep our audience aware of what’s happening across the agriculture industry. From upcoming conferences to new John Deere equipment announcements, our articles are meant to educate and be shared with others.

John Deere Agriculture

With 2017 in the books, we wanted to look back at the year, and specifically, some of our most popular agriculture news articles.

Here’s what headlined the headlines in 2017:

John Deere to Celebrate 100 Years of Tractors With Series of 2018 Events

John Deere 100 Years

A Closer Look at the Highlights of the John Deere 30G

December 27, 2017

When you need an excavator to take on a big job without consuming a lot of space, you can confidently turn to John Deere for a solution. The John Deere 30G is a compact excavator that has everything you need for the task at hand. G-Series excavators are extremely maneuverable and pack a ton of force.

John Deere 30G

Let’s take a look at the highlights of the John Deere 30G.

Taking a Close Look at the Highlights of the John Deere XUV865R

December 20, 2017

Whether you’re looking for an off-road adventure or you want to be able to explore rough terrain more easily, the John Deere XUV865R could be the answer. This crossover utility vehicle has a three-person cockpit, strong power steering, and a diesel engine system that packs a punch.

John Deere XUV865R

Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the John Deere XUV865R.

HVAC System

The HVAC system of the John Deere XUV865R is made to provide the utmost comfort to operators. There are automotive-style controls on the center of the dashboard, four dashboard vents, and windshield vents mounted to the top of the dash for effective defrosting. A compressor can also be turned on or off to keep airflow constant within the vehicle.

Winter Attachments for Your John Deere Motor Grader

December 18, 2017

If you live in an area that experiences brutal winters, you know how important it is to have the right equipment on hand to tackle the snow. With a John Deere motor grader, you’re already on the right track to being prepared for Old Man Winter. There are a number of attachments that can be used with a John Deere motor grader to help you move and plow snow in your area.

John Deere Motor Grader

Let’s take a look at some of the add-ons that will make your job easier this cold weather season.

Versatile Attachments for Your John Deere 8320R

December 11, 2017

When producers need a tractor that can take on long work days, the John Deere 8320R is one of the most viable options on the market. This tractor comes with either 16-speed PowerShift, e23 PowerShift or Infinitely Variable Transmission to cater to operators’ needs. Its 320 engine horsepower also packs a punch, and it works seamlessly with JDLink™ to provide users with up-to-the-minute performance information.

Let’s take a look at some of the attachments that work with the John Deere 8320R.

An Up-Close Look at the Best John Deere Toys for Toddlers

December 6, 2017

There are a number of options available to you when it comes to gifts for little ones, but how can you put a John Deere spin on them? John Deere toys for toddlers can help you do just that, whether you know a future farmer, construction worker, or just a young agricultural enthusiast. Let’s take a look at some of the gifts you can choose from for the kids in your life.

John Deere Monster Treads Push and Roll Gator

John Deere Monster Tread Gator

This Gator toy comes with a little driver and it can be easily rolled on any surface for hours of play. Its large, safe components make it ideal for toddlers.

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.