Exploring What the John Deere Compact Tractor Lineup Has to Offer

May 27, 2020

When you’re on a hunt for a compact tractor, you know John Deere has you covered. With its extensive line of compact tractors, you’ll have a wide array of options to choose from, whether you’re looking for strength, versatility, or all of the above. Let’s take a look at the John Deere compact tractor lineup and how it can help you tackle your to-do list day in and day out.

How to Install a Split Rail Fence: Understanding the Fundamentals

May 20, 2020

When it comes time to construct a split rail fence on your property, you’ll want to ensure that you’re doing it right to avoid problems later down the line. There are several fundamentals you can keep in mind while fence building, all of which are easy to follow and can give you peace of mind. Let’s take a look at some of the steps you’ll want to consider as you construct the split rail fence you need.

Educate Yourself on Boundaries

Agricultural Equipment to Maximize Yields During Crop Planting Season

May 18, 2020

Farmers everywhere know that in order to maximize yields, they must take specific steps before and during the planting season. While it typically depends on weather conditions, it is best if larger crops such as corn or soybeans are planted between mid-April and mid-May. Each farmer is different in terms of how they plant, with each practicing a range of techniques and employing various types of agricultural equipment to get their land where they need it to be for the current season and for seasons to come.

Video Gallery: Maintain the Track Belt on Your John Deere Track Tractor

May 13, 2020

Maintaining your John Deere equipment is essential to ensure it lasts for years to come. If you own a track tractor, the track belt might be one thing you have to mind along the way. Preconditioning new track belts can help you get more out of your John Deere track tractor over time, but what about routine maintenance? Here are a few video overviews of how to maintain the track belt and keep your machinery in working order.

Maximizing Track Belt Life – Part 1

John Deere Connected Support for Maintaining Your Forestry Fleet

May 6, 2020

Operating a forestry fleet can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to take valuable time out of your day. With John Deere Connected Support, enabled via a JDLink™ telematics connection, you can use a wide array of dealer and factory tools designed to increase your efficiency on the job.

Let’s take a closer look at some of the features of this technology and how it can help you keep close tabs on all of your equipment and operators.

How to Fill Ruts and Tire Tracks Using a Rear Blade

April 29, 2020

Ruts and tire tracks can disrupt your daily tasks and overall comfort while working, but with a rear blade from John Deere, you can fill them and get on with your to-do list. Furthermore, you can potentially boost your productivity level and give yourself one less thing to worry about out in the field. Let’s take a look at how to fill ruts and tire tracks using a rear blade attachment.

Prepare the Machinery

The first step of this process is to attach the rear blade to a utility tractor. To further enhance productivity, operators can also turn their rear blade into a box blade by using bolt-on endplates – this will enable more control while moving soil to backfill tracks and ruts.

John Deere AutoTrac Controller 300 Steering Kit for Increased Accuracy

April 22, 2020

John Deere has introduced AutoTrac™ technology for customers who want a little extra guidance with the AutoTrac Controller 300 Steering Kit. The after-market steering kit is customizable to different types, ages, and brands of ag machines, and does not impact operator ergonomics or steering wheel modifications.

“We know that not all farmers operate new John Deere machines factory equipped with AutoTrac,” said John Mishler, precision ag marketing manager for John Deere. “This solution is compatible with many newer Deere vehicles not already equipped with AutoTrac, as well as older machines and other equipment brands. It integrates with a John Deere precision ag display and StarFire™ receiver for a complete guidance system and a consistent John Deere Precision Ag experience across the entire fleet.”

Highlighting the Combined Power of John Deere and the Wirtgen Group

April 15, 2020

Back in 2017, John Deere announced that it would acquire the Wirtgen Group, an international company with a focus on producing road construction equipment. Since then, it hasn’t looked back – the acquisition has propelled Deere to the front of the pack in terms of the equipment used in the road construction process.

“This transaction enhances our global distribution options in construction equipment and enhances our capabilities in emerging markets,” said Max Guinn, President of Deere’s Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division, at the time of the deal.

A Comparison of John Deere Lawn Tractor Models for Spring Landscaping

April 13, 2020

Spring is finally here and for most across the country, this brings about the opportunity to tackle that yard work that has been piling up over the past few months. As with any task, though, home and landowners should kick off their spring lawn care regimen by going over the basics and deciding on the lawn tractor that will be best suited for their operation. While this may seem like a lot to consider, home and landowners can rest assured knowing that the work they put in at the beginning of the season will pay off for months, maybe even years, to come.

Featuring the New 700L and 750L Crawler Dozers From John Deere

April 8, 2020

To cater to those customers seeking more operator comfort and productivity on the job, John Deere has rolled out the new 700L and 750L Crawler Dozers. These machines have a suite of factory-grade control solutions, in addition to electrohydraulic (EH) controls, increased power levels, and a new operator station.

“When developing the 700L and 750L, we leveraged feedback from contractors around the world,” said Nathan Horstman, product marketing manager, crawlers, John Deere Construction & Forestry. “These next-generation dozers are the most productive, reliable and easiest to operate yet. These new models merge power and technology to deliver an easy-to-use, comfortable dozer that is built to run all day.”