April 2018 Newsletter
From then until now John Deere celebrates 100 Years of Tractors.

John Deere purchased the Waterloo Boy Tractor Company in 1918. In March 2018 they celebrated 100 years of tractors with the newest tractor being the John Deere Quad Track. Click here to watch how tractors have changed over the years in 30 seconds.
Deere Season Sales Event going on now through May 1st!

Looking for a quality cut in just one pass? Test drive a John Deere ZTrak with the re-engineered Accel Deep™ mower deck. Stop by one of our five locations to get behind the wheel today! You won't regret it!
This month we discuss the process of attaching the hydraulic and electrical connections between a 1770NT planter and a John Deere tractor.
Tips on Caring for Your Spring Lawn 
Spring is here, which means your lawn is in need of some TLC. Find out how to keep your yard clean, green and tidy with our list of springtime maintenance tips. Banish moss and weeds, and reclaim your lawn this season with STIHL.
Committed to keep you up and running all season long
Avoid downtime this spring, by being proactive and enrolling your machines in one of our Spring Service Inspections. Preventative Inspections save you time and money by detecting issues and preventing costly repairs.  Click here to see our current promotions.
April 20-21: Drive Green Event Fowler location
April 27-28: Drive Green Event Rensselaer & DeMotte locations
May 4-5: Drive Green Event Valparaiso location
May 11-12: Drive Green Event Crown Point location
Introducing the New EU2200i Generator
More power from the generator you trust. The all new EU2200i raises the bar when it comes to quiet, dependable, durable and easy-to-use generators. The EU2200i delivers 10 percent more power than the EU2000i, letting you power more of what you need, but with virtually no change in weight or cost. Plus it provides even better performance, combined with improved ease of use and maintenance, for powering work, home or play.
Agronomy Corner
NEED SULFUR? Purdue’s Shaun Casteel tells farmers that the nutrient needs of today’s soybeans are somewhat different than those of past varieties. Do many soybeans need sulfur? He’s trying to find out.

Soybean Success: Specialist says the concept needs to be tested at more locations on more soil types. Continue reading here.
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709 hrs, MFWD, POWRQuad Plus 16F/16R
3 Section Folding Vertical Tillage
32 Row, 15” Spacing, Vacuum Metering
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