Understanding the Role John Deere Plays at A-1 Excavating

December 30, 2019

For those in the excavating business, building a fleet of machinery that can be relied on to take on the toughest jobs in the field is critical. This is why Terry and Todd Pecha, co-owners of A-1 Excavating, chose to use John Deere equipment for their specific needs.

A-1 Excavating: Starting from the Ground Up

According to Todd Pecha, it wasn’t always easy-going for A-1 Excavating in the early days. Initially, they started by working with a local silica sand-mining company. They were brought in to do the preliminary site work, and the relationship grew from there.

How Does An Air Seeder Work? Breaking Down the Process Step by Step

December 23, 2019

When you’re on the hunt for an air seeder that will take care of all of your seeding needs, you know you can turn to John Deere for the right piece of equipment. But what does an air seeder do? How is it different from your standard everyday planter? The fact of the matter is that there are many key differences, and air seeders from John Deere have several special features that make them reliable, efficient machines to have on the farm.

Surprise the John Deere Fan in Your Life with This Holiday Gift Guide

December 17, 2019

When the holiday season hits, you know it’s time to stock up on John Deere gifts that every agricultural fan in your life will love. Nothing beats a John Deere-branded gift, and you’re sure to find something for everyone on your list. Let’s take a look at this holiday gift guide which will help you show the people in your life how much they mean to you.

Stormtech Charcoal Oasis Backpack

This backpack is made of strong polyester material and comes with the classic green and yellow John Deere logo. The spacious main compartment also has a padded laptop sleeve for added convenience.

Tackle Winter Head-On with John Deere: Considerations for Snow Removal

December 16, 2019

As temperatures continue to drop, there is one thing on the mind of many across the country: snow. While it can bring joy and excitement, especially for children, home and landowners know the challenges that are often associated with snow removal. Dealing with heavy wet snow, ice, and slippery conditions requires one to take the appropriate steps to ensure they are prepared for what is to come.

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.

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.”

Maintain Your Machine with These Tractor Storage Tips

November 26, 2019

Whether you’ve finished using your tractor for the season or you’re just putting it in storage for a short amount of time, there are a few tips you can keep in mind as you do it. Proper storage is essential for keeping all of your machines working efficiently for years to come. It can also potentially reduce the amount of maintenance you have to conduct on your equipment over time.

Let’s take a look at some of the tractor storage tips you can implement to ensure that your machine stays in the best shape possible.

Breaking Down the New John Deere 7R Series Tractor Updates

November 20, 2019

In an effort to provide more power and versatility to its customers, John Deere has announced that it is updating its line of 7R Series Tractors for model year 2020. In addition to offering new levels of comfort, these tractors will also include the latest precision ag technology.

“New 7R Tractors deliver high-horsepower capabilities in a compact, easy-to-maneuver chassis,” said Tammy Lee, marketing manager, production agriculture for John Deere. “The latest updates strengthen dependability and simplify routine maintenance and service work while adding new technology.”

Winter & John Deere Gators: How to Get the Most Out of your Vehicle

November 18, 2019

When winter strikes, Gator UTVs can be extremely helpful when you need to get through the snow, rain, and sleet. These vehicles are made for any condition, task, or challenge throughout all four seasons of the year, including winter, when terrain can be extremely treacherous. All Gator models come ready to deal with mud, snow, and other severe weather conditions. 

The cold weather doesn’t mean you need to stop using your Gator UTV. Get prepared for winter, and be preventative before the season begins. Let’s find out more about how to winterize your machine in order to get the most out of it this season.