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.

20 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About John Deere Diesel Engines

February 22, 2021

John Deere & Company has a long history of providing quality diesel engines to its customers, from its first in 1949 to today’s Tier 4 PowerTech engine. Throughout this period of time, there have been several exciting developments that have helped shape not just the evolution of diesel engines, but also John Deere history as a whole. Let’s take a look at 20 interesting facts that you may not know about John Deere diesel engines!

Fun Facts About John Deere Diesel Engines

  1. Since 1949, Deere has designed and manufactured diesel engines.

What Is a Rotary Tiller and How Is It Used in Gardening?

February 18, 2021

Whether you are replanting your garden from last year, or have decided to put in a new garden, a rotary tiller is ideal to get that seedbed tilled into the perfect texture for planting. Let’s take a look at what a rotary tiller is and what it can be used for.

What is a Rotary Tiller?

A rotary tiller, which is also known as a rototiller, power tiller, rotavator, rotary hoe, or rotary plow, is a motorized cultivator. It works the soil by means of rotating tines or blades, and is either self propelled or drawn as an attachment behind either a two-wheel tractor or four-wheel tractor. A rotary tiller is an implement that utilizes its set of curved tines that are attached to a rotating shaft to dig into soil and turn it into a seedbed that’s ready for planting.

Exploring the Benefits of John Deere Performance Tiering

February 17, 2021

To meet the changing demands of its customers, John Deere has developed a new Performance Tiering Strategy to provide a range of equipment at different levels of capability. To start, Deere is beginning with its wheel loader lineup. The company will move away from the traditional series letter designations and will instead focus on three tiers of machinery – G, P, and X.

“Every job site is unique, and customers want machine solutions that can be personalized to meet their diverse needs, including performance, price, and comfort,” said Jason Daly, global director, production systems, technology, and marketing, John Deere. “By offering three tiers, customers can move up or down the spectrum to find the right mix of features, performance, and innovation for their business and application.”

Achieve Higher Yields This Spring Planting Season with John Deere

February 15, 2021

As spring draws closer, farmers across the country are in the midst of preparing for their next planting season. Despite cold weather and, for many, the ongoing presence of snow, producers know that as soon as the climate allows for it, they will need to be out in their fields day in and day out to achieve high yields. Before heading out to the fields, however, farmers must first take certain factors into consideration, such as the crops they are going to plant, when they can actually sow their fields, and – critically – what planting equipment they are going to use. 

John Deere Gator Attachments & Accessories for Your Gator & UTV

February 10, 2021

The John Deere Gator Utility Vehicle (UTV) is a versatile machine on its own, but with the addition of some attachments, the Gator can be upgraded to the next level. John Deere Gator attachments cover a variety of needs, including blades, cab additions, cargo box storage, carts/hitches, high performance items, lights/signals, protection, and sprayers/washers.

The following is an image gallery highlighting a few unique attachments John Deere offers to Gator owners.

Blades

Gator attachment HD POWERtach Blade

The HD POWERtach Blade supplies up to 1,000 lb. of down pressure and has the ability to angle up to 25 degrees to the left or right. It also includes hardened skid shoes, reinforced moldboard, heavy-duty springs, and a reversible cutting edge to extend wear life.

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.   

Highlighting the Latest Updates Within the John Deere Operations Center

February 10, 2021

To provide a more consistent user experience and offer new mobile features, Deere has updated the John Deere Operations Center. Work Planner now allows farmers to streamline their tasks, while MyOperations™ – the new name for the mobile version of the Operations Center – gives producers the option to manage their fleet remotely.

“We know farmers are always on the move, which makes the mobile app version of Operations Center more important than ever,” said Jennifer Badding, go-to-market manager – digital technology, with John Deere. “That’s why John Deere has made improvements to both versions, web and mobile, to make them look and function in a similar manner, so farmers have clear and easy access to their data from any device.”

Tractor Maintenance Checkpoints to Consider Year-Round

February 3, 2021

In order to get the most out of your John Deere equipment, routine maintenance is essential. Tractor maintenance, in particular, can help you ensure that your machinery is operating in the best shape possible every time you gear up to tackle your to-do list. Whether you mostly use your tractor on the weekends or almost every day of the year, following the tractor maintenance guidelines in your Operator’s Manual is critical. Let’s take a look at some of the steps you can take to keep everything in working order.

John Deere Baler Parts: Hay & Forage Equipment Resources

February 2, 2021

Haymaking season calls for a JD baler that’s up for the task and is fully equipped with maintained John Deere baler parts. The baler is the backbone of a quality stack of hay, one with the right amount of moisture and nutrients to keep your animals healthy.

John Deere 2013 Premium Round Baler

Whether your haymaking requires a square or round baler, it’s essential to keep the inner parts fully functional and well maintained. With these 5 top-notch John Deere baler parts, your haymaking equipment is guaranteed to be productive, efficient, and able to produce high-quality bales.