Top 4 Implements for a John Deere Compact Utility Tractor
Looking to get more out of your John Deere Compact Utility Tractor? With dozens of attachments, implements, and accessories to choose from, your John Deere tractor can handle anything you throw at it. Choosing the right implements for the job depends on what you’re doing. We’ve hand-picked 4 implements that can take care of the most common projects you’ll come across.
One of the most versatile implements is the front-end loader. It’s more than just a loader. Think of it as an attachment for your attachments. Your front-end loader will attach to buckets, debris grapples, stall scrapers, bale spears, pallet forks, and so much more. Move all the dirt, debris, gravel, bales, and building materials that your heart desires.
2. Box Blade
Box blades are a must have for anyone looking to spread dirt or gravel. Grade and level gravel driveways, level land for building, form new paths or use it to balance your tractor while using your loader. You really can’t go wrong with a box blade. The scarifiers are replaceable, making them last much longer than a blade with fixed shanks.
3. Rear Blade
In areas where the box blade lacks, the rear blade shines. Rear blades have no wings, so dirt and gravel fall right off the sides. They work well for dressing driveways where you want to scrape off the top and redeposit it in areas where tires ride. Box blades and rear blades can both do the same work, but it’s quicker and easier using the right tool for the job.
4. Rotary Cutter or Grooming Mower
If you have a 1-Series, 2-Series, or 3R-Series compact utility tractor, you may have an AutoConnect deck or mid-mount mower. These are good for keeping the lawn in shape, but a rotary cutter or grooming mower can handle much bigger jobs.
Like a mid-mount mower, you’d use a grooming more for maintaining turf grass or other areas that you want to look clean. Grooming mowers can turn away from, or back into, hard to reach places, giving them some advantages over mid-mounts. For rough areas like property perimeters and pastures, you should be using a rotary cutter.
What else can I put on my compact utility tractor?
I’m glad you asked. Frontier offers more than 600 implements that can be hooked, tied or linked to your compact utility tractor. Some other notable attachments include post hole diggers, broadcast spreaders, rotary tillers, snowblowers and pallet forks.