Heritage Tractor Blog
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Advantages of a zero-turn mower and why a John Deere ZTrak is the top of its class
So, you’ve got a lawn tractor, but you’ve been hearing so many great things about zero-turn mowers. Your brother has a zero-turn, your in-laws love theirs, and even Dale down the street has one. Should you upgrade? Is it worth the cost? We’ve listed out a few facts and features to help shed some light on your lawn tractor vs. zero-turn mower decision.
The most obvious reason people love zero-turn mowers is the turn radius—hence the name. Put simply, a zero-turn mower has a turn radius of zero degrees. Most lawn mowers, like your current lawn tractor, have a much ... Read More
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Three Ways You Can Use Your John Deere Gator
Is there a more versatile utility vehicle than a John Deere Gator? First introduced in 1992, John Deere Gators were once referred to as farmers’ vehicles because they could be found on farms across the country. Today, they are used for construction, military, and many recreation applications.
There are many different models available in the John Deere Gator series, including Crossover Utility Vehicles, Work Series Utility Vehicles, High Performance Utility Vehicles, Military Utility Vehicles, and Turf Utility Vehicles, depending on what the job calls for. Here are several ways you may ... Read More
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
The 5 Steps of Haymaking
Producing your own hay begs many questions, even if you’re not a first timer. Do I need to use a tedder? What makes a good windrow? Is it better to make round bales or square bales? What are the advantages of silage?
There are many factors that go into haymaking, but for some farm operations, cutting your own hay is a great choice. Smaller farms with the field space and livestock can reduce the cost of feed and save money in the long run by producing hay.
Hay production involves 5 keys steps: Cutting, Drying, Raking, Baling, and Storing. Each step requires specific equipment for ... Read More
Friday, August 9, 2019
Start your Career with Us
Trade School, career change, college degree – when thinking about a future in the workforce, the choices are numerous and can seem overwhelming. If you or someone you know is interested in mechanics, engines, technology, or just like working with their hands, becoming a technician might be the right path. We understand college can seem expensive, and that is why we want to help.
We sell both new and pre-owned equipment ranging from UTVs to combines, but one of the largest aspects of our business is our service department, with an ever-growing need for technicians.
The world’s p... Read More
Monday, September 16, 2019
Choosing the Right Compact Loader
Stop Imagining, Start Doing More for Less
Your operation demands reliable and productive equipment. That’s why Heritage Tractor offers a full line of compact construction equipment to keep you on the leading edge. The John Deere G-Series Skid Steers and Compact Track Loaders offer proven functionality and customer-features that help you work smarter, not harder. Plus, Heritage Tractor offers a full worksite worth of attachments so you can bring blueprints to life.
Not every jobsite is the same, and it’s important to ensure your machine works its hardest for you. So what&rsquo... Read More