Examining the Impact of Volunteer Wheat on Future Crops

July 28, 2021

Wheat producers know that they are up against a wide array of crop diseases every season. However, there are preventative measures they can take to ensure that these threats do not impact their yield. By being proactive, producers can do everything in their power to maintain their wheat, and ultimately, their bottom line. 

What is Volunteer Wheat?

Volunteer wheat is a problem that some producers may run into, and failing to address it can contaminate the harvest. When crop and herbicide rotation are not utilized in fields, volunteer plants can grow and thrive. Volunteer wheat, in particular, comes from past crops.

John Deere 112 Tractor: What You Need to Know

July 23, 2021

As soon as the weather begins to warm up, home and landowners are rearing to get outside and begin working through their list of landscaping tasks. And what better way to do this than to get one’s John Deere 112 tractor out of the garage? However you choose to use this vintage machine for your lawn and garden needs, know that the John Deere 112 tractor means business.

How Zenor Electric Gets the Most Out of Its John Deere CTLs

July 21, 2021

Zenor Electric is on track to celebrate its 20th anniversary this year and with help from John Deere equipment, the future of the company continues to look bright. Dusty Moore, who owns Zenor Electric, initially began his career studying electronics in college. It didn’t take him long to realize that he wasn’t on the right path, so he quickly diverted to a five-year apprenticeship program in the electrical trade. “Probably the biggest thing I like about the trades is going to different locations all the time and not being stuck in the same setting,” Moore said. “And I get to use my brain and hands at the same time.”

Gardening Equipment & Attachments: Tips for Success

July 19, 2021

Spring and summer typically bring along an increase in gardening. With this in mind, it is never too early to begin thinking about what types of equipment you may need to start your garden this year. Building an effective garden can take a lot of effort and can be a lot like building a home. Any home, or garden, needs a good solid foundation from which to build up from and in the case of a garden, this foundation is the soil.

In this post, learn about the following topics related to gardening and how they can make your garden more effective this year:

John Deere Recognized For Excellence On the ROL100 List

July 14, 2021

Awards and industry recognition are not easy to come by, but John Deere has quickly become a leader among the competition. Recently, the company ranked 20th in the first annual Indiggo Return On Leadership ROL100 list. Despite introducing a new operating strategy amidst a global pandemic, Deere was able to overcome the challenges and thrive in the difficult environment.

“It has literally taken leadership from top to bottom,” said Deanna Kovar, vice president of Production and Precision Ag Production Systems. “Not only did we transform the organization, we did it while part of our organization was working in really stressful situations in our production facilities to keep employees safe during the pandemic and the other part of our organization was working remotely from home.”

Why Deep Roots Landscape Management Relies on John Deere

July 7, 2021

Ben Lemmons, who owns Deep Roots Landscape Management, has been fond memories of growing up on a hobby farm in Kansas. As a child, he remembers building forts, growing gardens, and raising goats. Now, he has taken his passion to a new level, developing it into a business in Manhattan, Kansas, and integrating John Deere machinery along the way.

John Deere 310 Backhoe: Reflecting on 50 Years of Innovation

June 30, 2021

To celebrate 50 years of manufacturing backhoe loaders, John Deere is reflecting on the launch of the JD310, the company’s first backhoe loader, originally introduced in 1971. Today, the company continues to integrate the latest innovations and power solutions into its lineup of backhoe loaders. The 310L backhoe loader, the latest generation of the John Deere 310 model, remains a critical part of Deere’s lineup. Continued improvements have made this machine what it is today, and operators know how big of a difference it can make on the job site.

John Deere Protect Service Plan: Features & Benefits

June 23, 2021

To provide further support to its customers, John Deere has rolled out a new service program for its equipment: The John Deere Protect™ Service Plan, also known as John Deere Protect. Under this plan, required maintenance is performed at every 500-hour mark by a dealer service technician. This means that customers can worry less about the risk of long-term ownership, giving them peace of mind.

The John Deere 160 Lawn Tractor: Taking a Look Back

June 17, 2021

In 1963, John Deere released its very first lawn tractor and, since then, Deere engineers have continued to roll out new and improved lawn and garden models every year. In 1986, the John Deere 160 Lawn Tractor was introduced for residential yard maintenance, and the rest was history.

John Deere 160 Lawn Tractor: Designed for Efficiency

The John Deere 160 was a late addition to the 100 Series – a descendant of the original John Deere 110 Lawn Tractor. When Deere released the first line of lawn tractors, it redefined how people cared for their lawns, gardens, and yards. In fact, it offered urban landowners a mower that gave a “big farm” feel in both style and power.

John Deere Classic 2021: 50 Years of Traditions in the Making

June 16, 2021

The John Deere Classic has been a mainstay in the world of golf for years, and it continues to be a time-honored tradition among lovers of the sport even into the year 2021. TPC Deere Run is settled on a piece of property with a long, treasured history, and it is not forgotten today. Erskine Wilson first built his stone house and farm on the land at the same time that John Deere was beginning his plow company just 70 miles upstream. Today, TPC Deere Run brings together its rich history with locals and visitors alike who come to watch one of the world’s greatest sports.