TAG: John Deere

Experts’ Tips: Common mower operator mistakes

January 14, 2020By
Man riding zero-turn mower (Photo: John Deere)

In their constant pursuit of job site efficiency, maintenance crews shouldn’t lose sight of the fact that safety and quality are equally important. To that end, even the most seasoned zero-turn mower operators need a refresher training from time to time — especially after a long off-season. “Operators should keep an eye on their tires,” says Roger Beale, a branch... read more

Increase efficient mowing with airless radial tires

December 23, 2019By
MORE MOW TIME Airless radial tires help eliminate downtime on mowers and reduce many maintenance costs. (Photo: Exmark)

Airless radial tires aim to keep mowers in the field and out of the shop so landscape contractors can have more productive and efficient mowing. read more

John Deere collaborates with customers, upgrades G-Series skid-steers and compact track loaders

November 26, 2019By

John Deere enhanced its lineup of five small-frame G-Series skid steers and compact track loaders. The five models (312GR, 314G, 316GR, 317G, 318G) were introduced to the market more than three years ago. But John Deere worked with customers to better understand their needs and how to improve machinery for maximum productivity, uptime and solutions. “As we constantly source feedback... read more

Top uses for small walk-behind mowers

November 14, 2019By
Toro mower (Photo: Toro)

When determining what type of mower to use, it’s important to first look at the site, says Paul Fraynd, CEO of Sun Valley Landscaping in Omaha, Neb. Often, small, tight areas such as parking lot islands, fenced-in backyards, hillsides and spaces with a lot of obstacles call for smaller mowers. Sun Valley Landscaping uses 21- and 30-inch mowers for many... read more

John Deere updates its 2020 track loader

November 8, 2019By
Photo: LM Staff; John Deere

 Seth Jones, editor-in-chief of Landscape Management magazine, spoke with Doug Laufenberg, regional sales manager at John Deere, to learn what’s new and different with the 2020 update of the John Deere track loader. It will be available starting Nov. 2019.     View more content from GIE+EXPO. ICYMI: Mulch Mate expands lineup with two new products | GIE+EXPO 2019... read more

John Deere: Three-bag Material Collection System

October 19, 2019By

The New John Deere three-bag Material Collection System (MCS) is compatible with all gas-powered Z900 ZTrak models and features an improved design for more efficient material collection and superior performance. The heavy-duty impeller chops up materials into fine pieces, creating a more efficient fill from left to right, maximizing capacity. With stronger suction on the blower, there are no double... read more