6 Quick Tips for Starting a Cold Diesel Engine This Winter

February 13, 2020

For those planning to work throughout the winter months, it’s essential to learn the ins and outs of starting a cold diesel engine. Doing so is essential to keeping your engine in working order for seasons to come. With this in mind, here are six tips for starting a cold diesel engine and maintaining your equipment over time.

1. Do Not Underestimate Warm-Up Time

Giving your cold diesel engine time to warm up is essential. Ideally, you should always allow your equipment to warm up for at least five minutes before operating. Failing to do so can make the engine work harder than necessary.

John Deere Recognized For Its Innovativeness in 2020 AE50 Awards

February 12, 2020

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) is dedicated to recognizing the best in the industry in terms of product innovations each year with the AE50 Award. John Deere is one of the many companies that has been recognized in the past for its machinery, and this year, it has done it again – several pieces of John Deere equipment have been given the AE50 Award from the ASABE.

This year’s AE50 winners include a wide range of machines, systems, components, software, and services that have been recognized for their innovation, significant engineering advancement, and impact on their respective markets.

How John Deere Combine Advisor Improves Harvest Operations

February 5, 2020

When you’re hard at work, the last thing you want to worry about is grain loss and poor grain quality. Unsurprisingly, John Deere has a solution to help producers manage this potential challenge – Combine Advisor™. This piece of technology is designed to bring more automation to harvesting and give you one less thing to worry about on the job. By eliminating some of the need to make manual adjustments on the fly, Combine Advisor helps boost the effectiveness of John Deere machinery. Let’s take a look at some of its features and how it can improve your operations.

Enhance the Versatility of John Deere Equipment with a Skid Steer Adapter

January 29, 2020

You may already own a skid steer from John Deere, but did you know that you can transform your machine into an even more efficient piece of equipment with an adapter? There are several benefits associated with the SA20 Series Skid Steer Carrier Adapter that you might be unfamiliar with, so let’s take a look at its advantages and features.

Easy Attachment

The adapter is easy to attach – just pick it up with the loader carrier, and insert and close the locking pins. The entire process takes approximately 50 seconds and is hassle-free. Once it’s on, you’ll be ready to tackle all of the tasks on your to-do list.

Visit John Deere at These 5 Trade Shows This Winter

January 22, 2020

For many, the cold weather and less than ideal weather conditions brought on by winter mean staying inside, which can bring about a sense of boredom. This doesn’t have to be the case for John Deere enthusiasts, though! This winter, the company will be attending a number of trade shows to demonstrate a range of equipment and technologies. In fact, this season of trade shows kicked off in early January when the company attended CES 2020 in Las Vegas, NV.

Tips for Effectively Preparing for the Upcoming Planting Season

January 20, 2020

Farmers everywhere know that in order to maximize yields, they must take the necessary steps before the planting season begins. While it can depend on weather conditions, it is typically best if crops like corn or soybeans are planted between April 15 and May 15. Every farmer is different, with each practicing various techniques to get their land where it needs to be for the current season and for seasons to come.

Before taking action, farmers should plan their next move carefully to ensure they are getting the most out of their field. Let’s take a look at some tips and considerations for how to effectively prepare for the planting season and achieve a successful harvest.

Exploring the Role of the John Deere 850L at Dubuque County Landfill

January 14, 2020

When it comes to taking on a large expanse of land, John Deere customers know they can rely on the company for the right machinery to manage the task at hand. This is what workers at the Dubuque County Landfill do to carry out their daily activities, and it’s the John Deere 850L Crawler Dozer that makes their jobs that much easier on a regular basis.

Taking on the Trash

Moving and loading trash around the landfill would be difficult without the right machinery, which is why John Gotto, who works at the Dubuque County Landfill, is grateful for his John Deere 850L Crawler Dozer.

What Makes the John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum Stand Out

January 8, 2020

Whether you’re a general fan of agriculture or you love John Deere, there’s no better place to visit than the John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum. This facility was recently named the best museum in Iowa by BudgetTravel.com, and for good reason. It has something to offer for the whole family, meaning no one leaves disappointed.

The John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum initially opened in December 2014. Located in Waterloo, Iowa, there are several exhibits designed to educate visitors of all ages about the history of the tractor, as well as how its engine has evolved over time. The building that houses the museum dates back to 1941, and it is situated on the site of the company’s first John Deere tractor factory.

Understanding the Role John Deere Plays at A-1 Excavating

December 30, 2019

For those in the excavating business, building a fleet of machinery that can be relied on to take on the toughest jobs in the field is critical. This is why Terry and Todd Pecha, co-owners of A-1 Excavating, chose to use John Deere equipment for their specific needs.

A-1 Excavating: Starting from the Ground Up

According to Todd Pecha, it wasn’t always easy-going for A-1 Excavating in the early days. Initially, they started by working with a local silica sand-mining company. They were brought in to do the preliminary site work, and the relationship grew from there.

How Does An Air Seeder Work? Breaking Down the Process Step by Step

December 23, 2019

When you’re on the hunt for an air seeder that will take care of all of your seeding needs, you know you can turn to John Deere for the right piece of equipment. But what does an air seeder do? How is it different from your standard everyday planter? The fact of the matter is that there are many key differences, and air seeders from John Deere have several special features that make them reliable, efficient machines to have on the farm.