John Deere

How John Deere Helps Elder Corporation Tackle Unique Jobs

February 24, 2021

John Deere has been a household name for decades, so it’s no wonder that those in the construction industry continue to flock to the company for their equipment needs. One business that has learned about all of the benefits that Deere has to offer is Elder Corporation of Des Moines, Iowa. This third-generation company has seen technology change in various ways over the years. Elder Corporation specializes in demolition, earthwork, underground utilities, concrete, and much more, meaning it needed machinery that could take on a wide array of tasks. This is where John Deere came into play.

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.”

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.”

John Deere X Series Combines Honored in 2021 CES Innovation Awards

January 20, 2021

John Deere X Series Combines have been recognized for their innovative technology, design, and engineering in the past. Now, they are being honored with a CES Award from the Consumer Technology Association, which hosts the CES Innovation Awards program. The program is an annual competition that honors outstanding design and engineering across a multitude of consumer technology products. It is meant to recognize honorees in several different categories and distinguish the highest rated in each. For 2021, John Deere has been awarded the Best of Innovation honor for its X Series Combines. The association notes Deere’s commitment to innovation as a means to help farmers grow crops more efficiently and sustainably.

Addressing Unique Needs with the John Deere 953ML Shovel Logger

January 13, 2021

In an effort to address the needs of loggers who work in wetland and swamp conditions, John Deere has rolled out the 953ML Shovel Logger. This piece of forestry machinery can help customers maneuver through the muck while enjoying the comforts of a modern operating station. “We are committed to providing loggers with proven equipment solutions that meet their unique needs, regardless of the job site,” said Jim O’Halloran, product manager John Deere. “The new 953ML expands our portfolio to offer a machine engineered with wetland conditions in mind. Unlike wheeled machines, this purpose-built shovel logger can effortlessly tackle swampy terrain.”

John Deere X320 vs. X360: A Tractor Comparison Guide

January 11, 2021

The John Deere X320 and X360 tractors are both ideal for mowing with the utmost control. However, there are slight differences between the models that may appeal to customers depending on their specific needs. 

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If you’re looking for a tractor that has the ability to handle all the work you need to do around your property, look no further than the John Deere X320 tractor. This tractor comes with a 48-inch or 54-inch deck to suit all of your needs, and it also has a heavy-duty transmission for all of the jobs around the yard. Alternatively, if you are looking for an even more heavy-duty vehicle, the X360 may be the better option due to its hydraulic lift system. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the John Deere X320 and the X360 to help you make a more informed purchasing decision.

Taking the Steps to Winterize a John Deere ExactApply System

January 6, 2021

As we head further into the winter season, you’ll want to ensure that your John Deere ExactApply system is prepared to continue doing its job for the months ahead. Doing so can ensure that everything is working properly and that you can keep your equipment intact for years to come. Let’s take a look at the steps you’ll need to take to winterize your John Deere ExactApply system.

Steps to Winterize Your John Deere ExactApply System

  1. Make sure that the machine has been washed and cleaned.
  2. Drain the solution in the machine and rinse the water tank.

How to Level a John Deere Zero-Turn Mower Deck

December 30, 2020

Leveling a John Deere Zero-Turn Mower Deck is essential to get the maximum use out of the machine as you work. However, not everyone is accustomed to using the Quick Leveling Method to make necessary adjustments on the fly. Let’s take a look at how you can level the deck on your zero-turn mower and ensure that you’re ready to tackle all of the challenges of your yard.

How to Level a Zero-Turn Mower Deck

  1. Be sure to recognize the safety information and understand the safety signal words within your operator’s manual before you begin.

Enjoy Ease of Operation with the John Deere Z545R ZTrak™ Mower

December 23, 2020

Mowing doesn’t have to be a daunting task, especially when you have a John Deere Z500 Series mower. With a piece of equipment like the John Deere Z545R ZTrak Mower, you can reduce the amount of time you spend out in the yard and tackle all of your landscaping tasks comfortably. This mower is specially designed to increase efficiency across the board. Let’s take a look at some of its features and how it can potentially help you achieve the lawn you’ve always dreamed of!

Increase Efficiency of Field Operations with John Deere AutoPath

December 16, 2020

To meet the demands of producers seeking more accuracy while planting out in the field, John Deere has rolled out AutoPath™. This new precision ag application utilizes data collected from the first pass in the field to establish precise row guidance for the following field passes, regardless of the machine type or width of the equipment.