TAG: John Deere

Track your way to efficiency

April 17, 2019By
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Use the data from GPS and asset-tracking technology to make a difference in your business read more

Experts’ Tips: Striping using a walk-behind

April 10, 2019By
Striping with a walk-behind (Photo: iStock.com/Nastco)

The Challenge: Striping using a walk-behind John Deere Carl Agee Product marketing manager DO ensure the mower is equipped with a striping kit and that it provides smooth steering, allowing the operator to maintain straight lines. DO keep cut widths consistent on each pass and keep in mind that varying the applied pressure will change the contrast of the stripe.... read more

John Deere: M and R Series Commercial Walk-Behind Mowers

April 10, 2019By

The M and R Series Commercial Walk-Behind Mowers address primary customer needs of productivity and operator comfort. The redesigned controls feature improved hand position, control grips with recessed operator presence levers and spring-loaded neutral locks. Improved weight distribution and position of hand controls make it easier to raise the front end of the mower, ideal for curb-climbing applications. The recoil... read more

John Deere awards scholarships at NCLC

March 25, 2019By

John Deere awarded Alyssa Brown from Brigham Young University (BYU) with the 2019 John Deere Landscape Industry Scholarship at the 2019 National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC). The NCLC was hosted by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. During the NALP Foundation Scholarship Awards Reception, Alyssa received a check for $2,500, which... read more

Experts’ Tips: Avoid these track loader mistakes

March 22, 2019By

CHALLENGE: What are some ways to avoid mistakes when using track loaders? ASV Buck Storlie Product line manager DO use three-point turns instead of counter-rotations whenever it’s possible. DO perform regular maintenance on the machine and clean the undercarriage of mud and debris. DO pay attention to track tensioning, which should match what’s in the equipment manual. DO stay aware... read more

Experts’ Tips: Stand-on mowers

February 20, 2019By

Stand-on mowers Bob-Cat Co. Ron Scheffler Senior product manager When working with stand-on mowers, make sure to plan for fuel fill-ups. Whether you have a reserve tank or a fuel gauge on your mower, always make fuel checks part of your daily routine. This includes having an emergency gas can on your trailer. When you stand on the machine, be... read more