Highlighting the Importance of Engine Regeneration

March 3, 2021

Regeneration is the process of oxidizing the accumulated soot from a filter. To comply with environmental regulations, your John Deere tractor may come with an after-treatment device, which includes a diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC) and diesel particulate filter (DPF). After at least 3,000 hours, your machinery will let you know when the filter needs to be removed and cleaned. But there are two types of regeneration: passive and active. Let’s take a closer look at each, as well as why regeneration is important for your engine.

How John Deere Helps Elder Corporation Tackle Unique Jobs

February 24, 2021

John Deere has been a household name for decades, so it’s no wonder that those in the construction industry continue to flock to the company for their equipment needs. One business that has learned about all of the benefits that Deere has to offer is Elder Corporation of Des Moines, Iowa. This third-generation company has seen technology change in various ways over the years. Elder Corporation specializes in demolition, earthwork, underground utilities, concrete, and much more, meaning it needed machinery that could take on a wide array of tasks. This is where John Deere came into play.

20 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About John Deere Diesel Engines

February 22, 2021

John Deere & Company has a long history of providing quality diesel engines to its customers, from its first in 1949 to today’s Tier 4 PowerTech engine. Throughout this period of time, there have been several exciting developments that have helped shape not just the evolution of diesel engines, but also John Deere history as a whole. Let’s take a look at 20 interesting facts that you may not know about John Deere diesel engines!

Fun Facts About John Deere Diesel Engines

  1. Since 1949, Deere has designed and manufactured diesel engines.

Exploring the Benefits of John Deere Performance Tiering

February 17, 2021

To meet the changing demands of its customers, John Deere has developed a new Performance Tiering Strategy to provide a range of equipment at different levels of capability. To start, Deere is beginning with its wheel loader lineup. The company will move away from the traditional series letter designations and will instead focus on three tiers of machinery – G, P, and X.

“Every job site is unique, and customers want machine solutions that can be personalized to meet their diverse needs, including performance, price, and comfort,” said Jason Daly, global director, production systems, technology, and marketing, John Deere. “By offering three tiers, customers can move up or down the spectrum to find the right mix of features, performance, and innovation for their business and application.”

Achieve Higher Yields This Spring Planting Season with John Deere

February 15, 2021

As spring draws closer, farmers across the country are in the midst of preparing for their next planting season. Despite cold weather and, for many, the ongoing presence of snow, producers know that as soon as the climate allows for it, they will need to be out in their fields day in and day out to achieve high yields. Before heading out to the fields, however, farmers must first take certain factors into consideration, such as the crops they are going to plant, when they can actually sow their fields, and – critically – what planting equipment they are going to use. 

John Deere Gator Attachments & Accessories for Your Gator & UTV

February 10, 2021

The John Deere Gator Utility Vehicle (UTV) is a versatile machine on its own, but with the addition of some attachments, the Gator can be upgraded to the next level. John Deere Gator attachments cover a variety of needs, including blades, cab additions, cargo box storage, carts/hitches, high performance items, lights/signals, protection, and sprayers/washers.

The following is an image gallery highlighting a few unique attachments John Deere offers to Gator owners.

Blades

Gator attachment HD POWERtach Blade

The HD POWERtach Blade supplies up to 1,000 lb. of down pressure and has the ability to angle up to 25 degrees to the left or right. It also includes hardened skid shoes, reinforced moldboard, heavy-duty springs, and a reversible cutting edge to extend wear life.

An Inside Look at the John Deere Harvester Works Combine Factory in East Moline, IL

February 10, 2021

John Deere is a leading manufacturer in advanced products and services in the agriculture, lawn and turf care, forestry, and construction industries. Since it was founded in 1837, John Deere has continued to extend its heritage of integrity, quality, commitment, and innovation worldwide.

John Deere Harvester Works, which has approximately 2,400 employees, exports their vehicles to over 35 countries. Currently they manufacture four models in its 70 series lineup, in addition to a complete line of front-end equipment.. Let’s take a look at more information on John Deere Harvester Works, and what it provides to its visitors.   

Highlighting the Latest Updates Within the John Deere Operations Center

February 10, 2021

To provide a more consistent user experience and offer new mobile features, Deere has updated the John Deere Operations Center. Work Planner now allows farmers to streamline their tasks, while MyOperations™ – the new name for the mobile version of the Operations Center – gives producers the option to manage their fleet remotely.

“We know farmers are always on the move, which makes the mobile app version of Operations Center more important than ever,” said Jennifer Badding, go-to-market manager – digital technology, with John Deere. “That’s why John Deere has made improvements to both versions, web and mobile, to make them look and function in a similar manner, so farmers have clear and easy access to their data from any device.”

Tractor Maintenance Checkpoints to Consider Year-Round

February 3, 2021

In order to get the most out of your John Deere equipment, routine maintenance is essential. Tractor maintenance, in particular, can help you ensure that your machinery is operating in the best shape possible every time you gear up to tackle your to-do list. Whether you mostly use your tractor on the weekends or almost every day of the year, following the tractor maintenance guidelines in your Operator’s Manual is critical. Let’s take a look at some of the steps you can take to keep everything in working order.

How John Deere Helped Taussig Landscape Grow More Competitive

January 27, 2021

The landscaping industry can be difficult to break into, as Derek Taussig of Taussig Landscape knows. However, with a bit of ingenuity and research, he was able to find his way to Prairieland Partners, who helped him build his company from the ground up. Since then, he has been utilizing John Deere machinery to drive his business and deliver optimal results to his clients.