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  • John Deere launches heavy-duty compact utility tractors

    June 19, 2019By

    The new John Deere 3D Series compact utility tractors, including the 3025D, 3035D and 3043D models, offer a powerful, affordable and easy-to-use solution for a wide range of jobs. Equipped with a gear-drive transmission and available in three horsepower offerings, the 3D Series tractors are designed to tackle everything from pulling and hauling to cutting and tilling. “Our customers need... read more

    The Big One: A tranquil retreat

    June 19, 2019By
    Front view of house (Photo: James Martin Associates)

    Location: Libertyville, Ill. Company: James Martin Associates This property’s landscape was originally designed and built by James Martin Associates, and created a restful environment where guests could view the water feature, flowers and outdoor elements from a variety of vantage points. After the design/build project was completed, the company’s maintenance team took over the upkeep of the project. Account Manager... read more

    Alliance Tire expands tire line for compact tractors

    June 11, 2019By

    Alliance Tire Americas expanded its Galaxy Garden Pro line of tires with an additional 12 sizes besides the 20 sizes already available. read more

    PERC study finds dealers favor propane-powered commercial mowers over electric mowers

    June 11, 2019By

    A new study by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) found that outdoor power equipment dealers find propane-powered commercial mowers more favorable than comparable electric mowers. “We know how important the relationship is between a landscape contractor and dealer and how much influence dealers can have,” said Jeremy Wishart, PERC’s director of off-road business development. “Knowing that dealers see... read more

    Bobcat Co. unveils 2 new UTVs

    June 5, 2019By

    Bobcat Co. introduced the UV34 and UV34XL utility vehicles (UTVs) with a new chassis for increased durability, an enhanced suspension system, increased towing capacity and more integrated accessories, according to the company. The UV34 and UV34XL feature diesel engines are designed to excel in harsh and challenging working conditions. The Bobcat UV34 features a hp of 23.5; a total vehicle... read more

    Pasture perfect: Maintaining a horse farm

    June 5, 2019By
    Horse pasture (Photo: iStock.com/Bear2016)

    Sometimes a good idea can come out of nowhere. For Scott Hartmann, owner of Scott’s Lawn Care (SLC) in Maple Plain, Minn., an idea for a new maintenance service came where he wasn’t expecting it — on a horse farm. Hartmann recalls that 10 years ago, his company was taking care of the turf areas on a few horse farms,... read more