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What You Need to Know About Mulch Mowing and Its Benefits

July 1, 2020

If you’re looking to enhance your lawn care practices, there are several different routes you can take, one of which being mulch mowing. There are several benefits associated with mulch mowing, whether you want to see a greener lawn or simply get more out of your John Deere equipment.

Mulching vs. Bagging

There are several differences between mulching and bagging, all of which you’ll want to consider for the sake of your lawn’s health.

Improve Harvesting Results with the New John Deere X Series Combines

June 22, 2020

When it comes to threshing, separating, and cleaning more bushels per hour, large-scale producers know that reliable machinery is the key to success out in the field. With this in mind, John Deere has announced that it will welcome two new X Series Combines to its 2021 harvesting lineup. The new X9 1000 and X9 1100 Combines not only increase harvesting performance but also simplify everyday tasks during the workday.

Let’s take a closer look at the capabilities and design features that make these new John Deere X Series Combines perfect for those jobs that require maximum efficiency, even when conditions are less than ideal.

Video Gallery: Highlighting the Benefits of John Deere CommandPRO

June 17, 2020

When you’re operating heavy machinery all day, you know how important it is to ensure that you’re comfortable while you work. This is where John Deere CommandPRO comes into play. This customizable, ergonomic joystick enables operators to control everything from tractor speed to direction. In short, you’ll have more opportunity to focus on the machine and what is going on in front of you rather than directing all of your attention to the controls.

Here are a few video overviews that feature the benefits of CommandPRO, specifically in relation to John Deere’s lineup of 7 Series and 8 Series tractors.

Tips and Considerations for Tilling a New Vegetable Garden

June 10, 2020

If you love fresh vegetables, you don’t have to go to the grocery store to stock up when you have your own garden. Creating a vegetable garden is one of the most efficient ways to get your hands on fresh produce on a regular basis. That being said, there are a few tips and tricks you’ll want to take into account as you look to begin planting. Let’s take a look at the list of tips and considerations you’ll need to start tilling a vegetable garden for the first time.

Exploring What the John Deere Compact Tractor Lineup Has to Offer

May 27, 2020

When you’re on a hunt for a compact tractor, you know John Deere has you covered. With its extensive line of compact tractors, you’ll have a wide array of options to choose from, whether you’re looking for strength, versatility, or all of the above. Let’s take a look at the John Deere compact tractor lineup and how it can help you tackle your to-do list day in and day out.

How to Install a Split Rail Fence: Understanding the Fundamentals

May 20, 2020

When it comes time to construct a split rail fence on your property, you’ll want to ensure that you’re doing it right to avoid problems later down the line. There are several fundamentals you can keep in mind while fence building, all of which are easy to follow and can give you peace of mind. Let’s take a look at some of the steps you’ll want to consider as you construct the split rail fence you need.

Educate Yourself on Boundaries

Video Gallery: Maintain the Track Belt on Your John Deere Track Tractor

May 13, 2020

Maintaining your John Deere equipment is essential to ensure it lasts for years to come. If you own a track tractor, the track belt might be one thing you have to mind along the way. Preconditioning new track belts can help you get more out of your John Deere track tractor over time, but what about routine maintenance? Here are a few video overviews of how to maintain the track belt and keep your machinery in working order.

Maximizing Track Belt Life – Part 1

How to Fill Ruts and Tire Tracks Using a Rear Blade

April 29, 2020

Ruts and tire tracks can disrupt your daily tasks and overall comfort while working, but with a rear blade from John Deere, you can fill them and get on with your to-do list. Furthermore, you can potentially boost your productivity level and give yourself one less thing to worry about out in the field. Let’s take a look at how to fill ruts and tire tracks using a rear blade attachment.

Prepare the Machinery

The first step of this process is to attach the rear blade to a utility tractor. To further enhance productivity, operators can also turn their rear blade into a box blade by using bolt-on endplates – this will enable more control while moving soil to backfill tracks and ruts.

John Deere AutoTrac Controller 300 Steering Kit for Increased Accuracy

April 22, 2020

John Deere has introduced AutoTrac™ technology for customers who want a little extra guidance with the AutoTrac Controller 300 Steering Kit. The after-market steering kit is customizable to different types, ages, and brands of ag machines, and does not impact operator ergonomics or steering wheel modifications.

“We know that not all farmers operate new John Deere machines factory equipped with AutoTrac,” said John Mishler, precision ag marketing manager for John Deere. “This solution is compatible with many newer Deere vehicles not already equipped with AutoTrac, as well as older machines and other equipment brands. It integrates with a John Deere precision ag display and StarFire™ receiver for a complete guidance system and a consistent John Deere Precision Ag experience across the entire fleet.”

Highlighting the Combined Power of John Deere and the Wirtgen Group

April 15, 2020

Back in 2017, John Deere announced that it would acquire the Wirtgen Group, an international company with a focus on producing road construction equipment. Since then, it hasn’t looked back – the acquisition has propelled Deere to the front of the pack in terms of the equipment used in the road construction process.

“This transaction enhances our global distribution options in construction equipment and enhances our capabilities in emerging markets,” said Max Guinn, President of Deere’s Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division, at the time of the deal.