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Find tips on preparing your equipment for winter

Take Steps to Winterize Your Equipment

As the temperatures begin to drop, now is the time for loggers to ready their machines for cold weather. There are key areas that loggers should be focusing on ensure that their machines are ready to go when the first frost arrives.

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    Read advice for successful negotiations for your logging business

    Negotiating for Success

    Once you've identified new opportunities, having strong business acumen, business savvy and negotiation skills are crucial to success.

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      The Landing is a dealer-personalized, corporately-produced, 16-page publication that goes out to thousands of John Deere Forestry customers quarterly. Content focuses around new product introductions, customer testimonials, real stories from the woods, and product support programs.

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      Highlights of the Fall 2016 edition:

      Tax Planning for Loggers 101

      Tax laws are complex and frequently change, so it's important to consult with your accounting before making important tax decisions. Here are a few things you can discuss with your tax advisor, including recent changes to tax laws that affect loggers.

       

      Preparing for Winter's Worst

      Winterizing your forestry machines takes common sense – and time. Don't neglect it. It only takes a few hours and is much easier to do in your shop where you have all the right tools.

       

      Best of Both Worlds

      Loggers are always looking for innovative ways to boost productivity, especially in difficult terrain. Recently, some logging companies have been adopting "hybrid" logging methods, which incorporate a feller buncher, commonly used in tree-length logging, into a cut-to-length operation that employs tracked harvesters and forwarders.

       

      Outrunning Expectations

      Five years in the making. Backed by over a half-century of experience in the woods. Introducing the reliable and efficient 2154G/2156G and 2654G/2656G Swing Machines.

       

      A Young Family Builds a Fleet and a Future

      Michael Little and his wife, Ashlee, own Little Logging, Inc. Together, they've built a successful chipping operation based in Oakboro, North Carolina, by keeping things simple.

       

      Knowing the Ropes

      When Kip Smith isn't at the reins of Kip Smith Forest Services in Haddock, Georgia, he likes to rope steers.

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      Young Family Builds a Fleet and a Future

      Little Logging in Oakboro, North Carolina, has built a successful chipping operation by keeping things simple.

      Watch a video of the family's story (English)

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