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Twitter Fan #Harvest19 Media Gallery: John Deere Harvest Equipment in Action

December 9, 2019

While #Harvest19 posed several challenges, farmers across the country still put in the work day in and day out to get the most out of their fields. Despite facing some obstacles, primarily due to less than ideal weather, John Deere harvest equipment was there to help farmers ensure the best possible harvest season. From corn heads to combines, this equipment played a key role in making #Harvest19 one to remember.

We searched across Twitter for images and videos that we felt best represented how John Deere harvest equipment ensures maximum productivity throughout this season.  We wanted to recognize those who took the time to capture these images and videos in order to showcase what this equipment can really do.

How John Deere Helps Haskell Lemon Construction Reduce Downtime

December 4, 2019

While the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl presented several challenges for many Americans, both during and after the fact, one of the rare success stories involved the Lemon family. Once Haskell and Irene Lemon graduated from the University of Oklahoma in the mid-1930s, they knew they wanted to stay in the area. They initially worked as equipment operators, spreading gravel on country roads across the state.

“They always wanted to work in Oklahoma City where the state department of transportation is located, but it was dominated by large contractors,” says their grandson Jay Lemon, current co-owner of Haskell Lemon Construction Co., along with his partner and cousin, Ken Wert. “Then, in the late 1940s, they had the opportunity to begin their own paving company.”

How IUOE Local 318 Benefits from Employing John Deere Equipment

October 30, 2019

Founded in 1896, the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) is a trade union that represents operating engineers who primarily focus on heavy equipment, as well as mechanics, surveyors, and health industry workers. IUOE Local 318 is led by Justin May and Noah Ridgway, who get through their busy days with the help of a fleet of Deere machines, including everything from dozers to articulated dump trucks. Without Deere, their day jobs would be much more difficult.

Learning Why Circle Line Relies on the Power Behind John Deere Engines

October 2, 2019

John Deere is a longtime producer of powerful engines, meaning companies know that they can turn to the business for reliable equipment that will last a lifetime. This is why Circle Line, New York’s oldest maritime sightseeing service, uses John Deere PowerTech 6.8L engines to drive their ships and keep them running smoothly.

Gus Markou, the president of New York Cruise Lines, has always been interested in ships. Right from the start, he knew that his line, which has been in operation since 1945, needed to be efficient in order to continue standing the test of time. With its products and engines, John Deere was an easy decision for him.

How B&S Site Development Accomplishes Goals with John Deere

September 10, 2019

When companies need equipment to tackle a wide range of tasks for their clients, they know they can turn to John Deere for reliability and productivity. This is exactly what B&S Site Development did, and the business owners have never looked back.

B&S Site Development provides site-preparation services, including dirt work, concrete, wet utilities, and paving to its customers. The company initially began in the residential sector, but eventually moved into the commercial industry as new opportunities sprung up. The business, which is situated in Bristow, Virginia, saw a boom in demand. The area itself has grown dramatically since the 1980s and has become a home for many companies’ world headquarters.

Exploring the Role John Deere Plays in the Success of Discount Dirtworks

July 10, 2019

Building arenas where professional horses and riders compete and train is no easy task. Drew Discount, the owner of Discount Dirtworks, knows this firsthand. “We bred horses on our family farm, so I grew up riding,” said Discount. “But then I got into dirt bikes. I raced motocross from 1993 to 2006 and used farm tractors to build tracks on our property.”

Today, Discount leads his company, which specializes in building and maintaining the show grounds that professionals use across the country – but he knows his job would be a lot tougher without a little help from John Deere.

Learning What a Deere Compact Track Loader Can Do at Z Valley Grain

April 24, 2019

Having a farm to operate on a daily basis comes with a load of responsibilities. Mitch Zumbach and his father, Doran, know this – they own the Z Valley Grain farm near Coggon, Iowa, and they love what they do. With John Deere machinery on hand, they can continue their operations, regardless of what life throws their way.

“It’s always been difficult for me to run a skid steer or CTL,” says Mitch, who lost the use of his right arm in a childhood accident. “We had a competitor machine that we modified so I could use it, but that made it difficult for anyone else to run. My father often wondered if it might be possible with today’s technology to design a machine we could all use.”

Experiencing What John Deere Sports Turf Equipment Can Do

February 20, 2019

John Deere sports turf equipment is designed to tackle a wide range of tasks, making them some of the most popular products on the market. Everything from PrecisionCut Reel Mowers to field rakes make professionals’ jobs easier in this field, and it couldn’t be done without Deere’s commitment to delivering top-of-the-line products to its customers. Let’s take a look at two separate use cases of John Deere sports turf equipment and how it has helped professionals in their respective sectors of the industry.

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Video Gallery: Tackling Tough Jobs at MiCa Enterprises

September 6, 2018

At MiCa Enterprises, getting the job done safely and efficiently each day has been key since starting up in 1991. With a primary focus on power plants and mines, it is vital that the equipment that is used can stand up to any task. As a John Deere customer, this company sees a range of benefits from machines such as motor graders, water trucks, and the 670G LC Excavator.

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Watch the videos below to learn more about MiCa Enterprises and how its workers and equipment are able to handle anything that’s thrown their way.

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Answers to 7 Common John Deere Questions about Mowers

August 22, 2018

You may have plenty of questions about your John Deere mower once you bring it home, regardless of the number of mowers you’ve worked with in the past.

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Let’s take a look at the answers to seven frequently asked questions about John Deere mowers.

How Should Fuel Be Stored?

If possible, try to keep reserve fuel stored inside to avoid temperature extremes. In addition, try to stay away from galvanized tanks, as diesel fuel may interact with zinc to form unstable compounds.