Moline, Ill. (Jan. 7, 2020) – John Deere will be exhibiting at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in March 2020. Encompassing 70,000 square feet, the John Deere Enterprise booth area will include locations for the Construction & Forestry Division (#N12525), John Deere Power Systems (#S83817) and the Wirtgen Group (Silver Lots 1 and 2; #S5419). In addition to an expansive and interactive […]

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The new 959ML can be factory configured for shovel-logging and directional-felling applications, making it easy to harvest logs in areas once thought impassable. Our patented leveling technology delivers exceptional stability on steep slopes, while a live heel improves control and positioning of the log. An industry-exclusive slope-monitoring system displays the total range of motion on the […]

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Sprint to the Finish How do you make a small fortune in racing? Start with a large fortune, as the old joke goes. Although logger Thomas Johnson, co-owner of Thomas Johnson Logging in DeRidder, Louisiana, doesn’t compete at the highest levels of stock-car or open-wheel racing, he wouldn’t call it an inexpensive hobby. “But we […]

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Alabama Logger Ray Cobb Ignored the Doubters Before chain saws and modern logging equipment such as skidders and feller bunchers revolutionized the industry, logging was hard, manual work. In the early part of the 20th century, loggers followed the timber harvest and lived in logging camps. “My grandfather cut wood using crosscut saws and skidded it with […]

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MOLINE, Illinois (February 16, 2017) — Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) has again been included in Fortune Magazine’s ranking of the World’s Top 50 Most Admired Companies. The Most Admired research reviews a company’s performance on nine criteria, including innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment […]

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Africa’s agriculture is beginning to change. African governments’ have increased their investment in agriculture and are involving the private sector with new donor organizations, also becoming involved in the industry. Africa’s growth has been accelerating. From 2000, the continent began to stir. Between 2002 and 2013 (estimate), real GDP in Africa grew on average by […]

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