Forestry

John Deere 959ML Shovel Logger: Best-in-Class Features and Specs

December 11, 2019

When you’re on the hunt for a shovel logger that can take on felling and log handling on difficult terrain, you know that John Deere has a machine for you. The company has rolled out the John Deere 959ML Shovel Logger just for this purpose, and it has a wide array of features that can help with even the toughest challenges Mother Nature throws your way.

Improving Efficiency and Precision with the John Deere FR50

October 16, 2019

To meet customer demands for a felling head with more range of motion and visibility, John Deere has rolled out the FS50/FR50 Felling Heads. These felling heads are compatible with the 800M and 900M Series Tracked Feller Bunchers.

“We are committed to producing high-quality, reliable equipment,” said Jim O’Halloran, product marketing manager for John Deere Tracked Harvesters and Feller Bunchers. “Based off of customer feedback, we are excited to add the FS50/FR50 Felling Heads to our forestry equipment line-up for increased accumulating capacities, improved range of motion and excellent visibility. These new models will make even the hardest tasks easier and more efficient for our customers.”

Take the Guesswork Out of Planning with John Deere Forestry Technology

August 20, 2019

When planning out the amount of work you need to do every day, you shouldn’t have to play a guessing game. This is where John Deere Forestry Technology comes into play – it can help with everything from production measurement to locating harvested trees. The mapped-based production-planning and tracking system is available on John Deere G-Series Swing Machines and M-Series Tracked Harvesters for the utmost convenience.

Let’s take a look at some of the key benefits associated with John Deere Forestry Technology.

Enjoying Enhanced Drivability with John Deere Forwarders

August 7, 2019

To provide loggers with reliable equipment for different worksites and operational needs, John Deere has introduced the John Deere 910G and 1010G Forwarders. These machines come with ultra-comfortable cabs, as well as a variety of boom, load space, axle, and cabin options.

“With the addition of the new 910G and 1010G Forwarders, we are rounding out our forwarder product line to offer a solution for every logging operation,” said Niko Solopuro, product marketing manager WCTL Forwarders and Automation. “Compact in size, these versatile machines deliver power and productivity, even in the most demanding conditions. When in the woods, it is critical to have reliable equipment that ensures operators can efficiently finish jobs, no matter what they may face.”

How the Deere 2154G Improves Business at Smith Logging Company

July 24, 2019

John Deere has set a new standard for the logging industry with the arrival of its 2154G Forestry Swing Machine, and one company can speak firsthand about all of its benefits. The Smith Logging Company, based in Grays, South Carolina, knows that in order to run an efficient operation, you need to get the most out of you can out of all of your supply.

“These days, everything is so competitive that you got to get everything you can out of every piece of wood,” says owner Sherwood Smith. “There are not many processors in this area. I never even thought about a processor until the mill started talking to me about it. I think it is going to be a win-win situation for us both.”

Deere 770G Motor Grader Key for Butler County Highway Department

April 10, 2019

When you need a motor grader to take on a large task, you know that you can turn to John Deere for the equipment you need. This is exactly what workers with the Butler County Highway Department of Missouri did when they needed to find a new way to efficiently manage 1,000 miles of gravel roads. Recently, the department was tasked with finding a way to maintain the roads despite the lack of precipitation in the area to aid with grading. It turned to the 770G Motor Grader from John Deere, and the rest was history. With a fleet of 10 motor graders, the workers were ready to tackle the task at hand.

Experiencing Durability and Productivity with the John Deere 843L-II

April 3, 2019

Customers who are on the hunt for a wheeled feller buncher that can take on a large amount of work without slowing down may want to consider the John Deere 843L-II. Building off of its predecessor, the John Deere 843L-II packs even more power, with a capacity of 270 horsepower, and gross torque of 841 ft. – lb. Throughout the workday, there are no slowdowns with this machine.

John Deere Davenport Works

John Deere Davenport Works manufactures construction and forestry equipment for customers who work on some of the world’s toughest terrains, and the John Deere 843L-II is one of the machines they produce.

Video Gallery: Be the One At John Deere Cylinder Works

July 12, 2018

The team at John Deere Cylinder Works in Moline, IL produces the hydraulic cylinders for units throughout the entire organization, from agriculture to construction to forestry. By promoting a sense of responsibility throughout the factory with the mantra “Be the One,” individuals are expected to take ownership of their impact on the equipment that they put out every day.

John Deere’s core values are always at the forefront of the work that is done at John Deere Cylinder Works, allowing each employee to take pride in what they do. Watch the video below to learn more how these values play out on a daily basis.

Maximizing Equipment Longevity with the John Deere Undercarriage Inspection App

February 6, 2018

Construction and forestry equipment operators are often times taking on tough projects on an even tougher terrain. As a result, the undercarriage of the equipment can go through a lot of wear and tear, making regular inspections necessary for optimizing machine performance day in and day out.

With John Deere’s Undercarriage Inspection mobile application, construction and forestry equipment operators can more confidently perform an undercarriage inspection and manage inspections for the entire fleet of machines.

Undercarriage Inspection

Let’s take a closer look at this mobile app and learn more about how it can help equipment and fleet owners better manage undercarriage inspections.

John Deere Hydrau Benefits for Forestry and Construction Equipment

January 18, 2018

The old saying, “oil is oil,” is simply not the case today with new hydraulic fluid specifications from John Deere that promise performance for forestry and construction equipment for years to come. John Deere Hydrau

Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of the new John Deere Hydrau™ and Hydrau™ XR formula.

Hydrau and Hydrau XR Educational Video

The John Deere Hydrau and Hydrau XR (extended ambient temperature range) formulas are specifically designed for all-season use in hydraulic and hydrostatic construction and forestry equipment. Both formulas have over 29,000 hours of field testing to ensure that they outperform other oils by resisting oxidation and wear.