John Deere Equipment

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.

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 John Deere Announcements From Throughout 2020

December 15, 2020

Since John Deere himself introduced the steel plow in 1837, the company has not slowed down in its quest to deliver its customers top-of-the-line equipment that is designed to make their lives easier. From combines to lawn tractors and everything in between, John Deere knows that quality equipment is the key to success in both small-scale and commercial operations. However, throughout the years, John Deere has not only proven itself to be a leader in innovation, but also one in sustainability and philanthropy. And despite the year posing several challenges, 2020 was no exception in this strive towards excellence. 

John Deere History: The Production & Evolution of Machines by Industry

March 17, 2020

John Deere has a rich 175-year history of machinery production which covers a range of industries, including agriculture and construction, and serves both commercial and residential purposes. Let’s dig deeper and explore details about the production of these industry-specific machines, as well as more details about the different product lines currently offered. 

A Brief History of the John Deere Organization

Many critical moments in John Deere history date all the way back to 1837. In the beginning, John Deere was a blacksmith in Grand Detour, IL who wanted to make farmers’ jobs easier. Fast forward over 180 years, and his company is still manufacturing all kinds of equipment with the same purpose in mind – to help customers, especially farmers, be as productive as possible. 

Addressing the Leading Causes of Battery Failure for Peak Efficiency

October 25, 2018

In order to make the most out of your John Deere equipment, it is critical to preserve each part of the machine, including the battery. Battery failure can be broken down into three individual categories: heat, vibration, and lack of maintenance. An awareness of these three areas is the first step in making sure that everything is running the way that it should be.

Understanding battery failure is a necessary component of guaranteeing your John Deere machine continues to run smoothly while accomplishing a range of tasks. Watch the video below to learn more about diagnosing the top three causes.

Video Gallery: Reinforcing Core Values at the John Deere PEC

August 23, 2018

At the John Deere Product Engineering Center (PEC), more than 1600 employees from over 15 countries work together to develop tractors, engines, and other elements essential to creating great product lines. By adhering to the company’s four core values – quality, innovation, integrity, and commitment – John Deere PEC employees take a tremendous amount of pride in the work they do every day and understand the difference that it can make.

From engineers to visualization experts, the John Deere PEC promotes teamwork, with each individual having as much of a say as the last. Watch the video to learn how John Deere’s core values play out every day at this location, the company’s largest product engineering facility worldwide.

Twitter Fan #Spray18 Media Gallery: John Deere Sprayers in Action

July 23, 2018

Keeping plants healthy and thriving takes work, but with a John Deere sprayer on your side, tasks can be completed with ease and enjoyment. As our fans have reminded us time and again, having the right equipment means being able to appreciate your handy work in no time at all.

We searched across Twitter for images and videos that we felt best represented how John Deere sprayers work to prepare and protect crops throughout the #Spray18 season. We wanted to recognize those who took the time to capture these images and videos in order to showcase John Deere sprayers in action.

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.

Twitter Fan #Hay18 Media Gallery: John Deere Hay Equipment in Action

June 25, 2018

Hay season has officially kicked off, which means John Deere hay equipment is finally being put into action after months of unpredictable weather for most across the country. As our fans have proven, with the right equipment on your side, the wait will feel worth it in the end. From windrowers to round balers, John Deere hay equipment gets the job done right the first time so that operators are able to take a step back and enjoy what they have accomplished.

Video Gallery: The Daily Impact of John Deere Leadership

June 21, 2018

The past century has proven that John Deere leadership is unlike any other. Whether they are working in the factories or within offices, John Deere employees show a great amount of pride in the work they do and are able to be successful thanks to those who have led them along the way. Relationships between leaders and employees that are built on mutual respect allow for enjoyment in the workplace that results in fulfilling the needs of the customer.

Watch the videos below to hear stories focusing on the impact of John Deere leadership on the daily lives of employees.