TAG: John Deere

John Deere: 652R and 652R EFI QuikTrak Mowers

August 2, 2019By

The 652R and 652R EFI QuikTrak™ mowers provide professional landscapers with the durability and productivity they need. The compact design allows for excellent maneuverability in tight spaces. These units are equipped with a 52-inch floating mower deck made with 7-guage fabricated steel, powered with commercial-grade engines (23.5 HP carbureted or 25 HP EFI), and hydrostatic drive system with speeds up... read more

Companies in the News: Case helps with public service project; Briggs & Stratton wins equipment dealer award and more from Jeffrey Scott, NaturaLawn, Echo, David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, John Deere, Slingshot and iQ Power Tools

July 31, 2019By

Case Construction Equipment and Tidewater Equipment supported Team Rubicon in a public service project and equipment training exercise at Camp Martha Johnson, a Girl Scouts camp in Lizella, Ga. The training provided Team Rubicon heavy equipment operators/volunteers with stick time and resulted in the complete demolition and removal of four obsolete structures on the site, as well as the cleanup... read more

John Deere introduces new high-lift option on 344L compact wheel loader

July 30, 2019By
Photo: John Deere

John Deere compact wheel loader operators can now reach new heights with the addition of the high-lift option on the 344L compact loader. The 344L High-Lift offers operators increased height and further reach for dumping or stacking, ag material handling, general construction or landscaping and snow removal tasks. “The 344L High-Lift was designed to provide operators with increased hinge pin... read more

Versatile vehicles

July 24, 2019By
UTV (Photo: John Deere)

With trailers full of mowing and maintenance equipment, some landscape contractors may ask themselves, “Why add another piece to the puzzle? What’s the point of adding a UTV to my fleet?” Utility vehicles, or UTVs, are versatile machines that can be used in many applications. They can haul materials such as soil, stone, brick or mulch. They also can be... read more

John Deere announces new registered apprenticeship program

July 19, 2019By

John Deere received approval from the U.S. Department of Labor for its new registered apprenticeship program and is making it available to its agriculture and turf, as well as its construction and forestry dealers. The program will help address a widespread shortage of service technicians, especially in rural areas across the country, by providing dealers with a formalized, on-the-job and technical... read more

At 2019 Renewal & Remembrance industry gives back to those who served

July 17, 2019By
Frank Mariani, owner of Mariani Landscape, addresses the volunteers at the 2019 Renewal & Remembrance. “This place simply takes your breath away,” he said of Arlington National Cemetery. (Photo: Seth Jones)

It was a busy and productive day at the 23rd annual Renewal & Remembrance, held earlier this week in Arlington, Va. More than 400 landscape professionals visited Arlington National Cemetery and volunteered their time and talents to improve the 624-acre cemetery that serves as the resting place for 400,000. On Monday alone, 31 funerals took place at Arlington National, with... read more