Commercial

Leveling a Riding Lawn Mower Deck: Setting Deck Height & Ensuring an Even Cut

February 22, 2021

As you mow around your house, business, or any other property with a John Deere mower, there’s a chance you may notice ridges forming where you have passed through. These ridges have likely formed because the mower deck may not be completely leveled.

How to Level a Mower Deck

How to Level a John Deere Zero-Turn Mower Deck

It is essential to level a John Deere Zero-Turn Mower Deck in order to get maximum use out of your machine as you work. Not everyone is used to the Quick Leveling Method, which makes necessary adjustments easier on the fly. Let’s look at how to level the deck on a zero-turn mower, so you are ready to tackle all of the challenges in your yard this year.

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.   

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.

What Is a Hay Tedder and How Do You Select the Right Type?

January 21, 2021

A hay tedder is used to spread and fluff hay in a uniform swath after a windrower, mower-conditioner, rake, or some other type of equipment has created a windrow. Speedy dydown are equivalent to high-quality hay. Hay Tedders allow equal distribution for all different types of conditions, largely thanks to flotation tires that help with smooth operation over irregular land. Tine height adjustments also allow operators to match their implements to crop conditions. If wheel rakes are used to collect hay into windrows, hay tedders exist purely to undo that work. A hay tedder is used to spread the hay out so it can dry more quickly. The hay tedding process allows producers to reduce the dry down time and is especially useful for those that live in wet or humid areas, as it allows them to complete the hay baling process faster. 

Highlighting John Deere Announcements From Throughout 2020

December 15, 2020

Since John Deere himself introduced the steel plow in 1837, the company has not slowed down in its quest to deliver its customers top-of-the-line equipment that is designed to make their lives easier. From combines to lawn tractors and everything in between, John Deere knows that quality equipment is the key to success in both small-scale and commercial operations. However, throughout the years, John Deere has not only proven itself to be a leader in innovation, but also one in sustainability and philanthropy. And despite the year posing several challenges, 2020 was no exception in this strive towards excellence. 

How to Start a Cold Diesel Engine in the Winter

February 13, 2020

For those planning to work throughout the winter months, it’s essential to learn how to start a cold diesel engine. Doing so is essential to keeping your engine in working order for seasons to come. For many, however, this can be difficult.

How to Start a Cold Diesel Engine in Winter

The top two reasons why individuals typically encounter difficulties with cold diesel engines are gelled fuel and electrical failure. So, before facing dropping temperatures, cold diesel engine-powered machinery must be properly maintained. With this in mind, here are six tips for starting a diesel in cold weather and maintaining your equipment over time.

Exploring New Additions to the Frontier Equipment Lineup

August 21, 2019

To tackle even more tasks on the job site, John Deere has rolled out three new products as a part of its Frontier equipment lineup: the SA20F Skid Steer Carrier Adapter, RT30 Gear-Driven Rotary Tillers, and GS10L Ground-Driven Overseeder.

“The new Frontier SA20F Skid Steer Carrier Adapter is compatible with John Deere 100, 200 and 300E Compact Utility Tractor Loaders and enables you to utilize industry-standard skid steer attachments on a compact utility tractor,” said Scott Geier, John Deere manager sales and marketing for partnered products. “The SA20F gives your existing tractor and loader added versatility to do more without the hassle and expense of upgrading your inventory of skid steer attachments and helps keep your input costs low.”

Optimize Safety and Stability for Loader Tractor Ballasting

July 3, 2018

At John Deere, safety is a top priority when ensuring that customers are able to make the most out of their equipment. This means taking the necessary steps to monitor the machine throughout all stages, from setup to operation. Before loader tractor ballasting, the operator should review the manual in order to maximize safety, stability, and performance while putting their John Deere equipment to work.

Let’s take a look at how to optimize loader tractor ballasting while maintaining safety throughout the operation.

An In-Depth Look at the John Deere Z540R

March 28, 2018

When customers have an ample amount of ground to cover, they can rest assured that John Deere has a residential mower to suit their specific needs. The John Deere Z540R is one example of a machine that can provide an ideal cut and reduce the amount of time it takes to complete the task at hand.

John Deere Z540R

Let’s take a closer look at some of the features of the John Deere Z540R and how it can help with mowing jobs of all sizes.

A Closer Look at the Features of the John Deere 4052M

February 28, 2018

When you need a machine to take on a wide variety of tasks out in the field, the John Deere 4052M might come to mind. This compact utility tractor has standard four-wheel drive, a turbocharged diesel engine, and iMatch™ Quick-Hitch for any attachments you may want to use on a whim.

John Deere 4052M

Let’s take a look at some of the features of the John Deere 4052M and how it can help you with your daily tasks.