For Brent Bazemore, owner and president of Griffin Contracting, Inc. in Pooler, Georgia, the path to success started in an unlikely place: his parents’ house. “I founded Griffin Contracting in April 2001,” says Bazemore. “I’d been out of college for about a year. I’d worked at one construction company and then another one. But I […]

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ON OCTOBER 11, 2018, HURRICANE MICHAEL, A CATEGORY 5 STORM, MADE LANDFALL ON THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE. High winds, heavy rain, and extreme surges caused massive destruction along the coast, resulting in billions of dollars in damages — trees uprooted, houses splintered, and shops reduced to bare cement slabs. In Florida alone, dozens of people lost […]

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How a 524L Loader with tool-carrier configuration offers a whole new look for log yards Jim Rogers has seen the timber business from nearly every angle. Cutting, hauling, mulching, and now in his latest endeavor, running a sawmill. “In today’s market, you have to be flexible — that’s the only way to make it,” says […]

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Moline, Ill. (Jan. 23, 2020) — A testament to its commitment to provide reliable, best-in-class construction equipment, John Deere extended its industry-leading articulated dump truck transmission warranty through Dec. 31, 2020. The warranty offers five years or 15,000 hours on all new E-Series models purchased through the end of 2020. “Our customers demand reliability and durability […]

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It’s early morning, and despite the sun making its presence known, the humidity hanging in the summer air shows no sign of dissolving with the fog. As trucks roar to life and hit the quarry roads, a fine dust complements the haze, creating an otherworldly scene amongst the rock and rubble. While the sight may be foreign […]

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Quik-Knect System Named One of This Year’s Most Innovative Products in the Food and Agriculture Industry CARY, N.C. (Jan. 21, 2020) – John Deere, an industry leader in the compact utility tractor space, today announced its Quik-Knect™ system was selected as a 2020 AE50 Award winner by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE). […]

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OLATHE, KANSAS (January 21, 2020) – John Deere was recently presented with a pair of AE50 Awards for outstanding innovations that improve production agriculture. Every year the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) recognizes the 50 most innovative product-engineering designs in the food and agriculture industry with its AE50 Awards, as chosen by international […]

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Top engineering experts praised the innovative design of the triplex mowers CARY, N.C. (January 21, 2020) – After a successful launch in 2019, the John Deere 2700 and 2750 PrecisionCut™ and E-Cut™ Hybrid Triplex Mowers were honored as a 2020 AE50 Award winner by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE). Each year the AE50 […]

Read More → John Deere 2700 and 2750 PrecisionCut™ and E-Cut™ Hybrid Triplex Mowers Receive AE50 Award Honor

Company represents agriculture industry while identifying new opportunities and solutions for producers. OLATHE, KANSAS (January 8, 2020) – John Deere is again exhibiting at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas that’s billed as the world’s largest technology event. As part of its display, Deere will feature its R4038 self-propelled sprayer equipped with advanced technology […]

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