This excerpt was originally posted on the John Deere, Straightforward Blog September 15, 2011. You can view the original post here.

John Deere Interim Tier 4

Are you new to the “Tier 4” conversation? You’re not alone.  Although the EPA has established and enforced emissions requirements in the form of “Tiers” since 1996, the biggest cuts in emissions are just a few years away from being enforced, bringing a surge of conversation and concern for the off-highway industry.  Interim Tier 4 (IT4) has become the hot topic recently and discussions regarding Final Tier 4 emissions standards will begin to rise to the surface in the coming months.

So what do you need to know now to make informed business decisions?  Here on the Straightforward Blog we have provided several glossaries and resources to get you up to speed.  Check out the articles below for a 101 course in Tier 4 emissions standards:

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