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Legacy Foundation

The Legacy Academy opened its doors in 2020, right during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Holly ___ watched as five students grew to nine and realized that these students needed options for building vocational skills, as well as college-bound individuals in need of real world STEM applications. So, she started Legacy Foundation and rounded out its board members with 

“The Legacy Foundation seeks to teach principles from the past, using the technology of today.”

Holly’s family donated five acres to the Legacy Foundation and students have the opportunity to attend farm school days– days where they’ll take the STEM skills they learn in the classroom and watch as they translate to agricultural science, permaculture and aquaponics projects. 

Right now, the Legacy Foundation is working to restore an old barn, install a well system and hook the barn up to electricity. With the help of a trusty RTV900, her father’s old tractor and the eager spirit of the Legacy Academy students, Holly has watched students find inspiration in working the land and a deeper appreciation for STEM skills in the field, especially during the uncertainty of online school and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 

Future Legacy Foundation projects include a garden, farmer’s market, parent drop-off/ pick-up loop and picnic table area. The Legacy Foundation relies entirely on community sponsors and private donations. You can donate to the foundation by clicking here.

Legacy Academy: https://thisislegacyacademy.com/

Legacy Farm: https://thisislegacyfarms.com/

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Mulder Outdoors

Mulder Outdoors is Northwest Indiana’s one-stop-shop for landscaping, hardscaping, lawn maintenance, drainage and light excavation solutions. Andy Mulder started Mulder Outdoors eight years ago, but he’s no stranger to the landscaping industry. 

“What drives me is the ability to build amazing projects for people and reflect back at the end of the day.” 

Mulder Outdoors is a five-man team, but that doesn’t stop Andy and his crew from taking on big challenges. Simple things like jobsite cleanliness, acute attention to detail and clear communication are clear differentiators in the Mulder Outdoors experience. Andy invests into his company and the equipment they’re working with and equipment like the Kubota KX080-4 lets Mulder Outdoors take their capabilities to even greater heights. 

Andy loves the industry, loves the team he works with and, most importantly, loves being outside in #KubotaCountry each and every day. 

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Barnhome Living

No idea is too out of the box for the Hershberger family when they built their dream home five years ago. April and Andy purchased a 300-acre homestead project in Southwestern Pennsylvania in 2008 that would take years of planning, pushing the boundaries of design. It took years for April’s vision to come to fruition, but they knew that a Kubota L3540 was a simple solution to maintaining their newly acquired land, because as April says, “You can’t own land without owning a tractor, we use ours almost daily.” 

7 years later they began building their dream home, a 165-year-old wooden Canadian barn that would be used to frame their home. Today you can see their home featured on April’s personal page @barnhomeliving where she lives her life in color featuring vibrant home décor and their barn home design. Catch April hopping in and out of her Kubota L3540 surrounding her unique home with colorful landscaping to Appalachian snow removal on their mile-long driveway. Kubota has helped make their house into a home with hard work and many personal touches along the way. 

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Fox Valley Farm

Looking for the perfect piece of property can be a challenge, but it was meant to be when the Fox family stumbled across Fox Valley Farm. Jennifer and her family instantly fell in love and purchased their latest adventure transforming it from a nursery to an orchard and one-of-a-kind hopyard. 

96 percent of hops are grown on the Pacific coast within the tri-state area of, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, yet the Fox family is finding enormous success in being a part of the other four percent. Finding the right varieties for their Florida property has been an experiment. Each year they swap out those that do not perform well while keeping those that thrive. Hops growers from around the globe have visited their yard to learn more about their success and unique operation. 

Today Jennifer and her family utilize their Kubota equipment to grow, pick and process their hopyard as well as their fresh fruit orchard and local farmers market on their property. Their new Kubota RTV is the crucial sixth member of the family when transporting their harvested hops across the farm. We can’t wait to see how Fox Valley Farm and Hopyard continue to grow in their community and international shipments. 

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Those Plant Ladies

You probably know that we're all about working smarter and not harder... especially when we're completing a manual labor job! With so much sweat and strain in executing an installation, we always want to utilize tools to the best of our ability to make our job easier! With so many options on the market, it's hard to know what works and what is worth the investment. Equipment makes us feel more confident and more empowered to get the job done most efficiently. And let's be real, who doesn't love driving a tractor?!

Kubota and New South Tractor (Kubota dealer located in Newton, NC) allowed us to test two amazing tractors for our installation job. New South delivered these brand spankin' new tractors to our job site and they showed up in style.

Lets review these tractors:

LA1065 on the MX6000 series enclosed cab tractor

The first tractor: heavyweight champion of the world (are you imagining me introducing a boxing round?) LA1065 on the MX6000 series enclosed cab tractor.

This bad boy was a hoss! It's practically the CadillacTM of tractors when we're talking about comfort and luxury; it has an enclosed cab to protect from elements and controlled cabin air control with both air conditioning and heat. This was something that was brand new to us and we loved it! In my previous life in the turf world, those long days spent on the tractor, renovating athletic fields, or spreading fertilizer, this would have been perfect in the summertime and the cold winter scraping snow and ice.  For this installation, we needed a heavy-duty piece of machinery to unload the 1500-pound trees off of the truck. Since the higher you go in the air, the more off-balance the tractor becomes, ensuring we had a heavy, properly ballasted tractor to off-set the front load was key. The LA1065 came with forks on the front, which worked perfectly to hold these large rootballs. Once we had the holes dug, we lifted and positioned it inside of the tree well and set down in its new permanent home. We know that this tractor can come with a multitude of implements, so I am confident we didn't use it to its fullest potential, but to unload and position heavy trees, it worked like a charm. TPL-approved for sure! 

LA340+ BT603 Backhoe on the BX series 4WD tractor

Up next, we have the small but mighty, lightweight champion of the world: the LA340+ BT603 Backhoe on the BX series 4WD tractor.

The best feature about this tractor is the compact size of it. For this job, we needed a tractor to fit into a small yard to move materials. While we were met with unforeseen fencing issues that led us to not be able to maneuver this piece of equipment into the backyard, it still worked out great for the digging of the large tree wells and moving new material around. The new tree wells already had hardscape stone edging around them and we needed to dig down roughly 33" and 40" wide to allow for our new tree rootball to sit at grade-level. We parked the BX near the digging zone, deployed the feet to brace the tractor, turned the seat around to face the rear, buckled up, and began using the mini backhoe to dig the holes. I don't know about you, but there is something so cool about a digging arm! Without a doubt, this feature saved us a good 4 hrs of digging and we were able to complete it in roughly 30 minutes without even breaking a sweat! 

Once the trees were installed, we used the LA340's loading bucket to haul 12 smaller trees to the backyard, four tons of small boulder stone, 30 yards of double-ground mulch, and six yards of topsoil. We maneuvered into the small front yard square footage like a champ, not having to wonder if we were crossing property boundaries. 

To say we are happy with these products is an understatement. I mean, if Kubota could make a heli-tractor to help get into tiny backyards in HOA communities, we'd be first in line to test it out. Thank you, Kubota and New South Tractor for making our jobs easier! 

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Abigail Frost

Abigail is the owner of Hanah Grace Gardens landscaping company in Point Roberts, Washington located just south of Vancouver, B.C., nestled on a peninsula surrounded by the ocean. After using Kubota equipment many years ago when first getting into the landscaping industry, Abigail came back to her Kubota roots with the purchase of a SZ19-36 when she needed an efficient machine to keep up with her growing business demand. Abigail maintains properties ranging from small cottages to large estates and many days she can see whales and orcas from her oceanfront office The Golden Rule leads her business and she aims to provide top-notch customer service to every client, not to mention the pride she takes in keeping machines looking their best each day. Since Point Roberts, WA is only accessible by land through Canada, border shutdowns across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic left many vacation homes in the area uninhabited and unkept. Abigail began taking on an influx of new clients and knew that if she was going to keep up, she needed a piece of equipment that could keep up with her. The SZ19-36 stand-on mower did just that, providing top-quality work at efficient speeds. “The SZ19-36 cuts down cut time significantly”, she says. Abigail notes that she loves the SZ19-36 because of its range of features such as the compact body being ideal to navigate small cottage properties yet its speed being perfect to manage sprawling estates. She says the ergonomic benefits like reduced wear and tear on muscles and joints are an added bonus!
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Grandpa Miller

He was born in Kansas and spent his younger years doing many jobs like being a caretaker and driving school buses. Living through the Great Depression, Grandpa has a healthy appreciation for living off the land, so he decided to buy and cultivate a hobby farm- ultimately landing in West Virginia. Here, he grew crops and his wife would can them. They enjoyed using and saving everything that they could. Little did Grandpa know at the time he would watch his great-grandchildren be raised on this very same land over 60 years later. He currently resides with his live-in caretakers (his granddaughter and her husband) along with his 5 great-grandchildren that keep him on his toes. In his extra time, he enjoys playing solitaire and weaving baskets by hand. Grandpa Miller uses his Kubota RTV as his main source of transportation. He still loves to tackle jobs around the farm, take his great-grandchildren out fishing at the pond that he built, and even drives his RTV to and from his local church.

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Melissa

For those who did not grow up on tractors, the idea of hopping on and operating one can be intimidating. Lucky for all the newbies out there, Kubota’s sub- and compact tractors are designed for intuitive use and are easy to learn. Just ask Melissa Morgan of Outdoors with the Morgans; Melissa and her husband, Mike, have been putting their new BX23S to work on their property doing everything from hauling wood, brush hogging to trail building.

Before their BX, Melissa hadn’t had much tractor time outside of riding in a hay wagon when she was younger. After taking some small, but important steps, Melissa is now taking full advantage of her BX23S, getting projects done around their property and loving every minute of it.

Check out the video below to hear from Melissa herself on five things she’s learned as a new tractor owner.

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What began as limited personal experience in the agriculture business, Ron Simmons crafted  the idea to form Master Blend Family Farm and in 2012, started raising a small head of hogs to help bring food to his local North Carolina community. Their small operation has now doubled in size and is producing superior pork cuts to local business and farm-to-table shipments.   

Like many others, the COVID-19 pandemic hit Ron’s community.  During this time he helped drive awareness to the local restaurants in which he supplies and those promotions sparked an entirely new idea of a food truck in which they provide samples.  

Ron has always prioritized educating those around him and continues to raise awareness regarding food deserts; areas in which it is difficult to source affordable good quality fresh foods. Being a local producer, entrepreneur, and educator Ron is teaching his community about healthy foods, growing fresh produce, and agriculture; as a result, Master Blend Family Farms is building a school to serve their community. Ron has had great mentors in his agricultural journey and wants to continue to pay it forward to others that are interested in learning more.

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Simply Country Ranch

Up for a challenge? Ben and Lauren Denny sure were! Living in Idaho with zero farming experience, but an itch to try something new, they took a leap of faith and bought her family's 7th generation farmland. They now live in McAlester, Oklahoma where they’ve made a life of loving and living the Simply Country way as first generation farmers.

They quickly realized while learning by themselves, a lot of people do not know what goes into ranching and farming and this is where their love for sharing the lifestyle online came into play. As Ben would say, “people are interested in getting back to this way of life and just need some education on how to do so.” Their passion for educating others is what really helped Simply Country Ranch blossom and offer all that it does today. 

While they took on some major learning curves when they jumped away from all they knew, Ben and Lauren had to stay financially sustainable somehow. Simply Stained was Lauren's personalized signage and home decor business that kept them afloat while building what Simply Country Ranch has become today. Lauren was a 4th grade teacher in Idaho and started Simply Stained as a way to give her students and other teachers gifts that didn’t break the bank. This took off while in Idaho and has only continued to grow with the ranch. They now print photos onto wood for visitors that meet all the farm animals.

Their animals are the center of everything they do, from hosting holiday events and ranch tours to their book “Winston and the Missing Apples”, which is based on a true story of their border collie dog. Five years ago, they started to breed Scottish Highland Cows and now have chickens, lambs, mini donkeys, mini horses, goats, Nigerian pygmy goats and babydoll sheep. Between their many animals and six different types of fruit trees, Ben and Lauren are appreciative of their Kubota equipment that helps keep the farm chores completed. They loved how easy it was to learn to operate, especially for first time users!

They’ve learned by trial and error, and connecting with veteran farmers, but hope to help others who are wanting to start their own farm. Simply Country Ranch continues to share their life online in hopes of reaching the community to experience the simple country life and take a sliver of this lifestyle home with you in many ways!

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Summer loving and farm living, this is how Allen took in the sunny season away from school when he was younger! As many kids did, helping his grandparents on their farm during the Summer is where Allen got his farming introduction. A Jersey native that slowly moved his way further south as an adult, he eventually purchased 6 acres of land and started growing his own organic vegetables and sunflowers too, as their beauty piqued his interest!

Word got around to his friends and family who always took him up on the offer for some fresh vegetables. Who wouldn’t?! Encouraged by this and the enjoyment of growing vegetables and flowers, he opened a roadside stand in 2015. Each day ended with all flowers sold and only vegetables left. A little odd, right? Living in a county with about 75% preserved farmland, selling vegetables was common but flowers not as much. Even better for Allen, as his love for flower farming had grown, he knew he had to shift his focus to flower production. Bringing his hobby to life, Allen the Flower Farmer came to fruition and there was no looking back. 

Allen and his wife now have 15 acres of land where they use their Kubota BX1500 and L3901 to grow different kinds of flowers such as dahlias, cosmos, zinnias and gladiolas. While known mostly for their Sunflowers, they might have up to 15 different flowers in production at any given time! Their “pick your own'' event and flower photo ops thrive with the guest and put a smile on their face as they walk through a field of flowers. As Allen would put it, “there’s just something about looking at a field of flowers that everyone enjoys!” Be sure to visit Allen, his wife and their dog as they continue to bring flowers “From Farm to Vase”!

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Compost Queens: Engaging their community

Do you ever want to eliminate the amount of waste in your home? The Compost Queens, based out of San Antonio, Texas are doing just that by creating a community of composters. 

What began as wanting to put her community first, Kate started learning to compost and garden with her mother ultimately wanting to engage community members to help utilize food waste.

Kate stated their goal was to create a compost system that would be hassle, pest, and smell free all while supporting local residents, businesses and farmers..  Compost Queens provides resources to the community to eliminate waste and benefit each home with an organic compost solution.  Workshops and family day classes are also held at their farm for a hands-on experience.

Looking forward to the future, Compost Queens would like to expand its operations by partnering with the city and engaging additional resources to expand community knowledge.  

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Coleman Crest Farms

 

Every day is an opportunity to focus on life and seize the moment. In Lexington, Kentucky on March 27, 1888, James Coleman jumped at an opportunity and purchased a plot of land that would touch the lives of over 300 descendants. Coleman Crest Farms proves that no matter how long you're away from home you can always return and create a legacy that transcends beyond your lifetime. Jim Coleman is making the most of his 27,000 days and educating the community not just on farming, but the ability to make the most of every day that you are given.

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Lawn-N-Order

Need some investigation on how to fix your landscape, lawn or drainage issues? Lawn-N-Order are your guys! Settled in Weaverville, North Carolina (WNC), the founder Ryan Houston and his team provide unique landscape design solutions while keeping your budget in mind. What started as a one-man show with a lawnmower has grown into a 20 year business that currently has a focus in drainage and landscape.

Why the name you ask? Rooted in lawn care, the company gained traction with just a lawnmower, leaf blower and a name that makes people smile. It’s clever and they can certainly solve your issues. The business has now flourished into what it is today with Ryan’s twenty-seven years of experience with the region’s plants and wildlife. Being a WNC native, he’s familiar with how the area is similar in climate to Japan, giving him the knowledge on what plants will thrive in the mountains of WNC. Mimicking a lot of the Japanese plantings and diverse climate, Blue Star Juniper and Japanese Maple are just two of the plants used to stand out amongst the crowd. 

Their focus on quality has gained them many “Super Service” awards over the years. While growth is great, Lawn-N-Order prides themselves on having a smaller team, giving the ability to focus on great work and providing outstanding service. This is what sets them apart from the competition along with their long-term clientele and drive to build relationships with clients to make them a repeat customer. 

Using their Kubota KX057-4, the team lends a helping hand to a lot of out of state transplants and vacation homeowners who are unfamiliar with the terrain. They usually do not have the knowledge of what can occur over time to their property. This is where the team steps in to educate, prevent problems and save the homes in beautiful WNC!

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The Dainty Pear: Taking a Leap of Faith

She is just comfortable taking that leap of faith. The Dainty Pear, Sarah Clark, is a woman leading from the front and her family is there every step of the way. Her drive is laying out the essence of hard work, failures, triumphs, legacy to her five children and her passion is rooted in food, calm and worship.  

The Dainty Pear (Sarah) and her husband found their slice of heaven in Utah and are working the ins and outs of having a hobby farm. Chickens, goats, yaks, cows, alpacas and of course a pig, their day consists of raising their animals and maintaining the land. This was all very new and somewhat intimidating to the budding family but they are building a legacy, one that starts with their two hands. With some newness, The Dainty Pear knows it's OK to fail, it can be intimidating even to work equipment, but she found her groove through her own personality.  She keeps it real by managing on her style (yes, it’s OK ladies to rock those long nails, even on the farm). 

For her, knowing where the food starts helps to enrich bridging farm to style. She is bringing us all a little bit of soul to her cooking with a sprinkle of sunshine with the release of her new cookbook and it started all with that leap of faith.

So if you see The Dainty Pear, you might find her within a “moving meditation’ as she describes her equipment mending fences or moving hay, bustling around in her kitchen with a crew setting up shots for a new cookbook, all the while to help demystify injecting style into farming.     

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Orem Farms

 

Meet Jared and Joelle Orem, farmers, hay producers, and proud Kubota owners. Jared put it best, "We have never worked a day in our life, even though it's hard work." Jared is proud to continue the legacy that is Orem Farms. Kubota wants to continue the legacy of our family farmers because together we grow and Together We Do More.

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Sass Family

Jake & Abbey Sass live and operate a farm on land bought in 1953 by Jake's grandfather. They farm hops that are sold to craft breweries local to their area, using Kubota tractors to help them keep their operations running smoothly.  

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Derek and Honey Smith

 

Find your own oasis and experience what it means to be a land owner. Derek and Honey Smith started on a hobby farm before they found their own slice of heaven a farm in the Pacific Northwest. When they needed some equipment Kubota was there to help. The Smith's are stewards of the land and strive to use best practices to provide for their family and to someday pass it along to their children. Rosie the RTV-X1140 is their workhorse and has changed the way they are farming today, but as Honey puts it, "It's a lot of hard work, but it's worth every minute of it."

 

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Peter Mills

Peter Mills, the owner of Elevated Trail Design, a North Carolina based trail design company born out of Peter’s love for adventure coupled with his passion for the outdoors. Elevated Trail design owns a fleet of Kubota U17 Excavators to construct premium trails across the country running from mountain bike and equestrian to walking trails in state parks.  After working for trail design teams at ski resorts in college, Peter knew that he wanted to take his talents back to North Carolina to start his own company. Elevated Trail Design “uses natural landscape while maintaining high standards of safety and sustainability”- with a goal of constructing trails that expand trail-goers appreciation for the outdoors. Building both long and short length trails with varying terrain, Peter relies on the versatility of the U17 Excavator to operate across a diverse range of projects. For mountain terrain, he loves the U17’s efficient maneuvering to navigate steep sidehills while he appreciates the compact size for single track trails with narrow pathways.

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Heating Up: Making the Most of a Busy Summer

Summer is just around the corner, which means turf professionals are already feeling the crunch of busy season. The key to minimizing down time this summer is to ensure that your equipment is ready for the work ahead. Whether it’s adding new models to your fleet or preparing and conducting maintenance on your equipment prior to heading out to the job site, we’ve compiled our top tips to ensure your business and your equipment are prepared to tackle the jobs ahead.  

Four Tips to Maximize Equipment Productivity

#1 Routine Checks - Maximizing productivity is always the name of the game. The first step in increasing productivity is running routine equipment checks, such as reviewing the condition of the drive and deck belts and ensuring your blades are sharp before every run. Checking equipment prior to a booked season will help catch maintenance issues that may have gone overlooked and contribute to significant downtime. For additional resources watch our Know Your Kubota YouTube series for maintenance tips, or check your manual, available on the MyKubota app.

#2 Utilize Attachments - In addition to routine checks, adding attachments like a mulch kit and grass catcher can create efficiencies in your day-to-day work. A mulch kit can help you get your job done faster by quickly turning clippings into mulch, and a grass catcher can hold up to 10 bushels of grass clippings and offers a fast clean up through an easy attachment and detachment process. 

#3 Diversify Your Equipment Fleet - A well-balanced equipment fleet is especially valuable during the busy summer months when you may need to deploy multiple models across multiple jobs. Senior Turf Product Manager Tom Vachal says, “Kubota has several units that really deliver comfort and time efficiency. Specifically, Kubota’s SZ series and Z700 series deliver both of those things for a very reasonable price, so they’re an easy add to an existing fleet.”

Vachal recommends the Z700 series for landscape professionals due to its performance and adaptability. With a deck size ranging from 48 inches to 60 inches, top speeds of 11.2 mph, and powered by Kawasaki’s industry-proven FX and FX EFI engines and Kohler Command Pro engines, the Z700 provides the power and versatility to get your landscape jobs done with superior results. 

The SZ series is great for comfort and productivity and excels in small and tight commercial spaces. This series of stand-on mowers has wide angle platforms that offer operators enough foot space and the ergonomic cushion pads ensure you’re mowing comfortably, even through the longest jobs. The SZ series has a max speed of 11 mph, commercial-grade Kawasaki FX and FT EFI gas engines equipped with Hydro-Gear integrated transmissions, and features adjustable operator controls to match driver preferences. 

#4 Grow Your Fleet As You Grow Your Business - As your landscape business continues to grow, it is important to expand your fleet to the same scale of your operation. Here are a few questions to ask yourself when determining the expansion of your lineup based on your growing business: Is demand high for your service? Are your jobs primarily spread among commercial or residential properties, or both? How often will the equipment be used, and what obstacles might it need to work through?

If your answers indicate the growth of your business, consider the Kubota Fleet Program. Designed for commercial customers of all sizes, the Kubota Fleet Program makes businesses eligible for a fleet discount with the purchase of just ONE unit. And through the EverGo program, participating dealers have demo and loaner units available in case a backup is needed due to a warranty-covered repair.1

Whether it’s adding new models like the SZ series or Z700, preparing your equipment properly, or creating a backup plan, Kubota is here to help make your business more successful. To learn more about available equipment solutions or get advice from Kubota mower experts, contact your local dealer

   
1See participating dealers for details. Kubota Fleet discounts will only be given to for-profit commercial mowing professionals. See KubotaUSA.com for eligible products and discounts.
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Tracks or Tires? Making the Best Choice for Your Business

It’s no secret that making purchasing decisions for your construction business can be overwhelming – whether you’re an experienced expert or brand new to the market. Narrowing down the selections can lead to even more comparisons, such as determining whether tracks or tires are a fit for you. The good news? There is room for both in a construction fleet, so you truly can’t go wrong. While both Compact Wheel Loaders (CWL) and Compact Track Loaders (CTL) run on a mix of terrain and transport, reduce downtime, and use similar attachments, we dug a little deeper and did some of the heavy lifting to help you make the best choice for your business.

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Compact Wheel Loader (CWL)
CWLs are dedicated lifting and loading machines, excelling in landscaping, nursery, residential, commercial and rental applications. They work best on solid, dry ground and move at higher travel speeds to reach more jobs in a day, making them a great choice for townships or municipalities and snow removal, to name a few examples. These machines have great visibility – with the Kubota R540 and R640 cabins fully enclosed in glass, offering the operator a panoramic perspective of the environment outside.  Furthermore, the multi-function control lever on the R540 and R640 models provides fingertip controls for easy operation.


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Compact Track Loader (CTL)
A sister machine to CWLs, CTLs are nimble, powerful and reliable, completing many different tasks on any jobsite. Machines in the Kubota SVL Series are excellent at dirt work, lifting heavy loads with pallet forks, and running attachments, including brush cutters, grapples, and stump grinders. Contrary to CWLs, CTLs excel on uneven, hilly terrain and are great in wet and muddy conditions.


Homework Time!
Now that we’ve broken down the key differences, the next step is to conduct research to determine your biggest jobsite needs. “The customer needs to do their homework – understand the job application and what is needed to complete the job,” said Patrick Baker, Kubota construction equipment product manager. “If the customer understands their needs, there's a better chance the customer will make the right purchase.”

The obvious features that make each model unique include size and tracks vs tires. Additionally, CWLs have higher travel speeds and can get to other job locations without the need of a truck and trailer, whereas CTLs offer more attachment capabilities and off-road terrain capabilities.


The Bottom Line
Between the CWL’s loading, dumping, and lifting capabilities and the CTL’s nimble maneuverability, there is certainly room for the two models to work collectively in a contractor’s lineup. With comparable specifications and performance, if a customer purchases both and uses them in the proper applications, the business can be more profitable and have the ability to work in many different job applications.

Still weighing out the pros and cons? Trust the advice and expertise of your local Kubota dealer. With more than 1,100 authorized Kubota locations nationwide, you are sure to find a knowledgeable pro in your neighborhood.

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Three Ways to Prepare for 2022’s First Cut

Although mother nature has been anything but predictable this spring, the calendar continues to inch closer to hay season as April showers  have come to  a close (depending on where you are in the country), right now is the perfect time for final equipment maintenance and adjustments to be made before you step into the hay field. 

We caught up with Kubota’s Ag Equipment Product Manager, Emily McNerney, to gain an expert’s take on the top three recommended areas of focus while preparing for hay season 2022.

  1. Invest time in maintenance checkpoints 

    There are several important areas of maintenance that your equipment, like the Kubota M7 Series as an example, needs before hitting the fields. First, take a proactive approach and make sure you thoroughly inspect your equipment prior to the day you are ready to cut hay, taking note of any abnormalities. Review the Operator's Manual and confirm you have completed all lubrication service points, including oil levels and grease points. And, most importantly, test run your equipment, paying close attention to any unexpected vibrations and listening for noise. Setting aside some time to make sure everything is working properly now will save you even more time in the long run.

  2. Take a crash course on refreshers

    Reviewing the Operator's Manual is important, not only for maintenance, but for in-field adjustments to maximize performance. The crop conditions in the spring are typically quite different from your final cutting last year, so using the manual for a quick refresher can have a positive impact on your final product. Once you review the manual, run your equipment for a few minutes prior to getting to the field so that you have time to make any last-minute adjustments based on what you learned. Even as you head into the field, take your essential toolkit with you in case any fine-tuning adjustments are needed outside of the shop, helping you maximize productivity quickly. 

  3. Daily attention to detail leads to top-notch forage

    When it comes to ensuring top-notch forage, the small details make all the difference. Keeping up with your day-to-day maintenance and preventative maintenance will help make your production run smoother. That, in turn, will allow for a more precise cut. Keeping tabs on your crop is also critical for higher quality. Cutting during the most desirable maturity of the crop, along with equipment working at peak performance, will result in the highest production quality of hay.


By carefully completing this 3-step to-do list, you’ll be on the path to higher yields during hay season, no matter what mother nature throws your way. 

You can take your preparation one step further by learning more about Kubota’s complete lineup of ag tractors and hay and forage implements. And, be sure to download the MyKubota app – available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store – for key resources like maintenance schedules, how-to instructions and videos, operators manuals and easy access to your local dealer.

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Kubota Expands Its Bestselling Excavator Lineup

Two additions welcomed into Kubota’s robust excavator lineup – the K008-5 conventional tail swing excavator and the all-new U10-5 minimal tail swing excavator. The K008-5 will replace the -3 model with various upgrades and the U10-5 takes an all-new, in-demand spot in the U Series minimal tail swing lineup. Both models are now available at authorized Kubota dealerships.

“These excavators are ideal for tight, confined spaces, and with the U10-5 being a minimal tail swing model and both excavators featuring retractable tracks, they are ready to work in even the narrowest spaces on the job site,” said Patrick Baker, Kubota construction equipment product manager.
U10-5 Excavator_Fence Gate

Refined, Never Confined
The K008-5 and U10-5 offer single-lever hydraulic adjustable tracks that quickly contract to fit through tight spaces easily – think doorways, fence gates, inside buildings, hallways, elevators and more. On the K008-5, the tracks adjust down to 2 ft. 4 in. and the U10-5 contracts to 2 ft. 6 in., then when the operator wants to widen the tracks, the tracks widen out to 2 ft. 10 in. and 3 ft. 3 in., respectively. 

 “The U10-5 provides superior flexibility when working in tight spaces with very minimal overhang at 0.6 of an inch over the tracks, ensuring excellent balance, stability, and fast operation. It truly is the ideal model for working in compact spaces,” Baker added.

A Lean, Mean Digging Machine 
Each compact excavator features surprisingly wide working and digging ranges for their compact frames. The K008-5 has a working range that includes a digging depth of 5 ft. 8 in. and a bucket breakout force of 2,205 lbs. The U10-5 extends to a 5 ft. 11 in. digging depth with a bucket breakout force of 2,337 lbs. What’s more, the U10-5’s hydraulic control system offers smooth operation and superior digging productivity. The U10-5 also offers the same side lever joystick operational controls found on the other larger Kubota excavator offerings, with consistent joystick digging controls. Both models offer clean, hose-free boom lines. The hydraulic hoses are protected inside the boom leading to less excavator downtime. 

Additional features include:

  • Heavy Frame for Solid Positioning – The K008-5 sits at 2,315 lbs., while the U10-5 has a heavier frame at 2,646 lbs. 
  • Travel Speed – The engine gross horsepower for both the K008-5 and U10-5 comes in at 10.3 HP1 offering travel speed at 2.5 miles per hour.
  • Easy Operation – Both models are two-speed excavators. The two-speed travel pedal allows the operator to easily switch between high and low gear. 
  • Two Pattern Control – Both models feature both ISO & SAE operational patterns which are easily changeable to the operator’s preference.

Contact your local Kubota dealership to learn more. 

 

 

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1Power (HP/KW) and other specifications are based on various standards or recommended practices.

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Access the Tightest Corners of Your Property Like Never Before

Calling all property owners with projects that need to get done in tight spaces! The all-new U10-5 minimal tail swing excavator and K008-5 conventional tail swing excavator are now available for purchase or rent at participating Kubota dealerships across the country. The two additions to the excavator lineup offer easy access and tight space solutions for your property, allowing you to tackle projects firsthand.

“These excavators are ideal for tight, confined spaces, and with the U10-5 being a minimal tail swing model and both excavators featuring retractable tracks, they are ready to work in even the narrowest spaces,” said Patrick Baker, Kubota construction equipment product manager.

How so? Let’s get into it.
U10-5 Excavator_Fence Gate

Refined, Never Confined
Is access to your new landscaping restricted within a fence? Or is there a natural obstruction to get to the trench you need to dig? No problem! These are ideal use cases for the K008-5 and U10-5. Each model offers easy, single-lever maneuverability with hydraulic adjustable track widths that quickly contract to fit through tight spaces easily. On the K008-5, the tracks adjust down to 2 ft. 4 in. and the U10-5 contracts to 2 ft. 6 in., then when you want to widen the tracks, the tracks widen out to 2 ft. 10 in. and 3 ft. 3 in., respectively. Further, the minimal tail swing on the U10-5 offers more agility than ever before in narrow work zones. 

“The U10-5 provides superior flexibility when working in tight spaces with very minimal overhang at 0.6 of an inch over the tracks, ensuring excellent balance, stability, and fast operation. It truly is the ideal model for working in compact spaces,” Baker added.

A Lean, Mean Digging Machine 
Now that you’ll be able to access and maneuver the space for your project, here’s where the work begins. Each compact excavator features surprisingly wide working and digging ranges for their compact frames. The K008-5 has a working range that includes a digging depth of 5 ft. 8 in, and the U10-5 extends to a 5 ft. 11 in. digging depth, making them ideal for trenching projects, beautifying your property with large landscape designs and more.

Beyond their digging capabilities, both models feature a heavy-duty frame to create more solid positioning, a travel speed of 2.5 miles per hour and a two-speed travel pedal to easily switch between high and low gear.

As every property owner knows, upkeep and new projects abound, but that’s the fun of it all. Easier access to all parts of your property opens you up to more projects than ever before with these two additions to Kubota’s excavator lineup.  Contact your local Kubota dealership to learn more.

 
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Zero-Turn or Stand-On: How to Choose the Right Mower for Your Business

Whether you’re new to the commercial landscape industry or a seasoned pro, you know that having the right equipment lineup is critical to your business’ success. “As your business grows, it’s important to grow your equipment with it. From zero-turn mowers to stand-ons, Kubota is uniquely positioned to serve all your needs,” says Tom Vachal, Kubota Senior Turf Product Manager. And while you may have a go-to model (or dare we say favorite), operations both small and large should utilize a mix of mowers to meet the needs of the terrain, pursue new opportunities that come with fleet growth, and increase overall productivity.

Turf Article Z400 Power Grass Catcher

Z400 Series Zero-turn Mower

Kubota’s lineup of Z400 Series zero-turn mowers are designed for both commercial landscapers and residential users, giving a professional finish to any job. The Z400 Series meets the market demand for speed and performance required by landscape professionals at an attractive price. This makes it a great place to start as you build and manage your fleet.

The Z400 Series lineup consists of mowers with decks ranging from 48-, 54- and 60-inches. The new Z412 and Z422 models feature notable comforts with 6.5-inch-wide smooth pneumatic front caster tires that soak up bumps and minimize impact to turf. All Z400 Series models are equipped with an exclusive Hydro-Gear ZT-3600 transmission, built for durability and ease of maintenance to minimize downtime and maximize work efficiency.  

The Powered Grass Catcher for the Z400 Series 54- and 60-inch steel-welded mower deck zero-turn models leaves no debris behind as it easily takes on top-level mowing performance to reduce time on the job.

SZ Series Stand-on Mower

While a Kubota zero-turn fits many cutters’ needs, Kubota’s SZ Series stand-on mowers allow you to dial in your performance to best suit the jobsite’s conditions and grow the number of opportunities your business can pursue.

The SZ Series stand-on mower lineup includes 36-, 48-, 52- and 61-inch cutting decks with adjustable cutting baffles on the SZ22NC-48-2, SZ26NC-52-2, and the SZ26NC-61-2 models, allowing operators to adjust the performance of the cutting deck. Cutting conditions can vary greatly by region and climate, and more adjustability ensures landscapers can configure their SZ Series mower to provide the highest quality cut possible across a range of conditions.  

As with all Kubota equipment, operator comfort and safety are paramount. Adjustable controls, an ergonomic cushion pad and large operator stations provide a comfortable and an intuitive experience for operators across the entire SZ Series line of mowers.

The Case for Both Mowers

As your client roster grows, so do the variety of property sizes, terrain types and jobsite conditions. Ensuring you are well equipped to take on any job starts with having the right equipment on your trailer, and an all-Kubota lineup offers the right equipment and the right programs for sales and service support. In fact, Kubota has added more flexibility to its fleet program, to offer solutions to contractors that will better suit a wide range of changing needs. “In addition to saving money, customers who use Kubota’s fleet program are able to work with one dealer for all their equipment needs, simplifying their process significantly and allowing customers to grow at their pace with the same brand. From the start, diversifying with a Z400 Series zero-turn and a SZ Series stand-on mower will give you the flexibility and confidence to handle just about any situation you might face while on the job,” Vachal says.

To learn more about Kubota’s full line of commercial mowers, visit www.KubotaUSA.com or find your local dealer at www.KubotaUSA.com/find-a-dealer.

 
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Dig More ‘Pay Dirt’ on the Jobsite with Kubota’s Full-Line of Compact Construction Equipment

In the demanding field of construction, contractors know that the success of their business depends not only on their ability to get a job done, but to get the job done on time and on budget. That’s why having the right equipment on the jobsite is of the utmost importance. 

At the heart of all Kubota construction equipment is a powerful diesel engine made by Kubota here in the United States, that empowers operators to dig deep, lift high and work hard all day long. And each piece of Kubota construction equipment is backed by a knowledgeable dealer ready to ensure you’re choosing the best product for your needs and committed to keeping you informed and your equipment serviced, long after the sale.

Here are four equipment lines in Kubota’s CE portfolio that contractors rely on every day on jobsites across the country to get more done:

SVL & SSV Series

While the debate between wheels and tracks rages on, one thing is clear: there’s a place on the jobsite for both pieces of equipment. Fortunately, Kubota has you covered on both fronts.

For applications where ground pressure and traction are a primary consideration, Kubota’s SVL Series of compact track loaders lead the way. In 2021, Kubota set the bar high when it introduced the SVL97-2 to its lineup, joining the SVL75-2 and SVL65-2. Boasting a 96-horsepower engine with a rated operating capacity of 3,200 lbs. (at 35 percent tipping load), the SVL97-2 with an impressive 7,961 lbs. of breakout force and a staggering 3.4-ft. reach at max height. Add in an enhanced DEF system and standard features like telematics, rearview camera and a lockable DEF door, and operators will be excited to get to work in the morning. 

For work on hard surfaces like rock, asphalt and concrete, and other applications where tires make more sense, Kubota’s SSV Series of skid steers are ready to roll. Consisting of two models, the SSV65 and SSV75, the SSV Series features standard two-speed travel, a unique slide-up, front-entry door that raises overhead, side lighting for better visibility and safe night operation, and a spacious cabin with climate control. And with a rated operating capacity of 1,950 lbs. and bucket breakout force of 4,839 lbs. for the SSV65, and a rated operating capacity of 2,690 lbs. and bucket breakout force of 5,884 lbs. for the SSV75, these wheeled workhorses are engineered to help increase the productivity of your operation.

K & U Series’ Excavators

For more than 18 years, Kubota has been the #1-selling compact excavator brand in the world, according to data from OEM Off-Highway Research. Anyone who has spent a considerable amount of time on a construction jobsite knows Kubota compact excavators reign supreme due to their combination of maneuverability, power and reliability.

Offering a wide range of conventional, minimal and zero-tail swing machines across their K and U Series, Kubota has the perfect compact excavator for any application on the jobsite. With options from 0 to 8 tons, Kubota continues to update current models while expanding the lineup to meet the construction industry and contractor’s evolving needs.

Whether you’re digging, loading, trenching, grading, or a whole host of other applications, Kubota compact excavators are designed to help you dig more pay dirt on every job in comfort. With seven heating and cooling vents throughout the cab, ergonomically designed control levers, a high-back suspension seat and an easy-open front window, staying productive and comfortable is possible even after a long day in the operator’s seat. 

What’s more, Kubota compact excavators are powered by a Kubota diesel engine designed to achieve maximum bucket breakout force for productive performance.

RTV-X Series

When it comes to rugged environments, few places can be as demanding as a construction worksite. But for Kubota’s RTV-X Series, that’s where this versatile and durable line of full-size utility vehicles does its best work. 

With four models powered by Kubota’s diesel engines—RTV-X900, RTV-X1120, RTV-X1100C and RTV-X1140—the RTV-X Series offers construction managers a range of versatile options for doing the heavy lifting on the jobsite, from transporting crew and materials to hauling and towing, and everything in between.  

Among this lineup of North America’s #1 selling diesel utility vehicles* is the RTV-X1140, Kubota’s most versatile utility vehicle featuring a 24.8 horsepower liquid-cooled diesel engine and an innovative Kubota K-Vertible cargo conversion system that transforms the vehicle from two passengers and a large cargo bed to four passengers and a cargo bed.

Designed for commercial customers who rely on utility vehicles for heavy duty work, the RTV-X Series features the power, torque and versatility to get the job done.

To learn more about Kubota’s full line of construction equipment, visit www.KubotaUSA.com or find your local dealer at www.KubotaUSA.com/find-a-dealer.


*Based on Power Products Marketing North American 2018 sales data for the pure utility vehicle (PUV) segment.

 
Heating Up: Making the Most of a Busy Summer
Tracks or Tires? Making the Best Choice for Your Business
Three Ways to Prepare for 2022’s First Cut
Kubota Expands Its Bestselling Excavator Lineup
Access the Tightest Corners of Your Property Like Never Before
Zero-Turn or Stand-On: How to Choose the Right Mower for Your Business
Ready to Roll: Prepping Your Hay Equipment for Harvest
Three Pieces of Equipment Every Large Property Owner Needs to Have in their Shed
The BX Series: Power-Packed for Nearly All Your Property Needs
Kubota’s New RTV520 Takes Home Top Industry Award
Retired Marine Receives M8 Series Tractor Through “Geared to Give” Program
Kubota Steps Into Arena with PBR at Cowboys for a Cause Charity Event Aboard USS Lexington
New 2022 Commercial Turf Product Preview
Kubota’s New Turf Products for 2021 Take Home Awards
Winterizing Your Equipment: Maintaining Optimal Performance in the Winter Months
Did you purchase or finance equipment in 2021? Don’t forget about the Section 179 tax deduction
Let’s Make Hay!
The Justin Rhodes Show Comes to Kubota Country
Selecting the Perfect Kubota Mower for your Property
Monitor Your Equipment with the myKubota App
New Line of Performance-Matched Attachments Now Available for Kubota’s SCL1000 Stand-On Track Loader
Kubota Introduces U48-5: All-New, Tech-Forward, 5-Ton Tight Tail Excavator
Get Ready for a Wild Ride – Kubota Signs on as Official Tractor Partner of PBR
Learn Top Tips for Forage and Livestock Production – Exclusive Event
Kubota Awards $100,000 “Hometown Proud” Grant to Wayne County, TN
Blake Shelton Comes Home to Kubota Country
Do More on Your Jobsite with Kubota Construction Equipment
Peterson Farm Brothers Review the Mighty M7 Series
Take a Closer Look at the KX040-4 with Kyle Stumpenhorst of Rural Renovators
Kubota Expands Partnership with Ohio State Agricultural Technical Institute; Kubota Tech College Training Program Now Available to Students
Do You Know Your Kubota?
Harnessing the Power of University Programs to Help Improve Equipment and Tap Tomorrow’s Thought Leaders Today
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Ready to Roll: Prepping Your Hay Equipment for Harvest

Farmers and hay and forage producers know that what you do in the off season and how you prep for the upcoming season is just as important as what you do when it’s time to cut. Being early and proactive about your equipment prep is the number one tip when getting ready for harvest, whether it’s a quick tune up or adding a new piece of Kubota equipment to your line up. Here are some tips for making sure your ag and hay equipment is ready to roll well before the sign of first bloom.

If your equipment has been sitting idle since the last cut in the Fall, the first thing you’ll want to do is check it over thoroughly, says Justin Fuhrman, Kubota hay implements product manager. “Be sure to hook the equipment up and run it, check your bearings, make sure nothing is running hot, check your chains and sprockets for wear, make sure everything is properly greased, and any belts that need to be spliced should be addressed now,” he said. 

Check your PTO, gearbox oil, bearings, belts and chains to see what needs replacing. When checking your gearbox oil, a good rule of thumb is to also check your battery, hydraulics, coolant, brake and fluids to determine if you need a top off or need to replace it altogether. 

Next to your tractor, your round baler is one of the most critical pieces in your lineup. While a tractor like the reliable M7 series needs an oil and filter change at least once a year, Kubota recommends changing the gearbox oil on your round baler every few years or 5,000 bales—whichever comes first. If you can’t remember the last time you’ve done so, now is probably a good time. But please be sure to first check your operating manual for guidance on your specific equipment and model number.

From disc mowers, disc mower conditioners, tedders and rakes, to balers and wrappers, Kubota’s hay tools are built on a long legacy of groundbreaking agricultural innovation that has been tested and proven in the hay and forage market for more than 100 years. Early inventions by Vicon and Kverneland in the 1900s – from the finger wheel rake in 1949, to the first rotary tedder in 1961 and the first disc mower conditioner combination in 1974 – are now all under the Kubota brand.

Kubota has 12 ag specialists covering the entire U.S. to assist dealers and customers with settings and operation for the M8, M7 and including hay tools. Hay tools are covered with a two-year (2) standard limited warranty, including Kubota balers, and the disc mower, disc mower conditioner, cutterbars and gearboxes are covered by a three-year (3) standard limited warranty. Your Kubota dealer will have details on the warranties. Interested in learning how a Kubota tractor and baler can get you ready to roll this hay season? Schedule a demo with your local Kubota dealer today.

Heating Up: Making the Most of a Busy Summer
Tracks or Tires? Making the Best Choice for Your Business
Three Ways to Prepare for 2022’s First Cut
Kubota Expands Its Bestselling Excavator Lineup
Access the Tightest Corners of Your Property Like Never Before
Zero-Turn or Stand-On: How to Choose the Right Mower for Your Business
Dig More ‘Pay Dirt’ on the Jobsite with Kubota’s Full-Line of Compact Construction Equipment
Three Pieces of Equipment Every Large Property Owner Needs to Have in their Shed
The BX Series: Power-Packed for Nearly All Your Property Needs
Kubota’s New RTV520 Takes Home Top Industry Award
Retired Marine Receives M8 Series Tractor Through “Geared to Give” Program
Kubota Steps Into Arena with PBR at Cowboys for a Cause Charity Event Aboard USS Lexington
New 2022 Commercial Turf Product Preview
Kubota’s New Turf Products for 2021 Take Home Awards
Winterizing Your Equipment: Maintaining Optimal Performance in the Winter Months
Did you purchase or finance equipment in 2021? Don’t forget about the Section 179 tax deduction
Let’s Make Hay!
The Justin Rhodes Show Comes to Kubota Country
Selecting the Perfect Kubota Mower for your Property
Monitor Your Equipment with the myKubota App
New Line of Performance-Matched Attachments Now Available for Kubota’s SCL1000 Stand-On Track Loader
Kubota Introduces U48-5: All-New, Tech-Forward, 5-Ton Tight Tail Excavator
Get Ready for a Wild Ride – Kubota Signs on as Official Tractor Partner of PBR
Learn Top Tips for Forage and Livestock Production – Exclusive Event
Kubota Awards $100,000 “Hometown Proud” Grant to Wayne County, TN
Blake Shelton Comes Home to Kubota Country
Do More on Your Jobsite with Kubota Construction Equipment
Peterson Farm Brothers Review the Mighty M7 Series
Take a Closer Look at the KX040-4 with Kyle Stumpenhorst of Rural Renovators
Kubota Expands Partnership with Ohio State Agricultural Technical Institute; Kubota Tech College Training Program Now Available to Students
Do You Know Your Kubota?
Harnessing the Power of University Programs to Help Improve Equipment and Tap Tomorrow’s Thought Leaders Today
Buck Commander Joins Kubota Country
Outdoors with the Morgans Gets a New Sidekick
Geared to Give: Iowa Army Veteran Receives Kubota M7, Baler
Three Pieces of Equipment Every Large Property Owner Needs to Have in their Shed

Large property ownership can be both a rewarding and time intensive undertaking. Ask any property owner who takes pride in their land and they'll gladly tell you about the hard work they put into their yard each season. 

But just like all yards are not created equal, neither is the equipment available to manage them. And while many property owners enjoy time spent working their land, you don't have to spend countless hours to create a yard that will make your neighbors notice--at least not with Kubota's lineup of residential equipment.

Here are three pieces of Kubota equipment that every large property owner needs to own that will bring them the reward along with the extra time to enjoy their property.

BX Series Sub-Compact Tractor

Kubota’s BX Series line of sub-compact tractors has been the #1 selling sub-compact tractor in the U.S. for over ten years* and is a must-have piece of equipment because of the versatility it provides to large property owners. This small but mighty lineup can easily handle just about any job on your property thanks to a wide range of performance-matched attachments. 

From a front loader for material handling and rotary cutter for clearing grass, weeds and brush, to a box blade for ripping and cutting roots and a rotary tiller for soil preparation, there’s almost no limit to what you can accomplish with the BX Series. And with an overall height of less than seven feet tall, storage is a breeze as it fits in a standard garage without ever needing to fold down the roll-over protective structure (ROPS) bar.

Z200 Series Zero-Turn Mower

While most people who live in cities and suburban neighborhoods can maintain their yards with walk-behind mowers, property owners with larger mowed areas need a mower that offers comfort, durability, and reliability—like Kubota’s Z200 Series residential zero-turn mower.

Kubota’s Z200 Series is engineered with precision to achieve a professional-grade cut at a homeowner-friendly price point. The mower is available in five different models with engines from leading manufacturers like Kawasaki (Z231KW), Kohler (Z231KH and Z251KH), and Briggs & Stratton (Z231BR and Z251BR), and mowing decks ranging from 42 inches to 54 inches.

Equipped with a deluxe, cushioned high-back seat with up to 6 inches of horizontal adjustment, a wide foot pan with plenty of legroom and an ergonomic control panel for quick and easy access, the Z200 Series makes even the longest mowing jobs feel like a breeze. The Z200 Series’ low center of gravity provides excellent stability, and standard safety features like a ROPS bar, retractable seat belt and a flexible spring-loaded plastic discharge shield helps to keep operators safe so they can keep their focus on the task at hand.

RTV-XG850 Sidekick

For large property owners, getting around on your land, whether for leisure or work, is a big consideration. Though some property owners may opt for larger, less fuel-efficient pickup trucks, often a utility vehicle, like Kubota’s RTV-XG850 Sidekick, provides the perfect combination of power, performance, handling and style to get the job done. 

While utility vehicles have come a long way over the last several years, and there are certainly many options on the market, the Kubota Sidekick is an ideal companion for large property owners.

Powered by a 48-horsepower gasoline engine that reaches a maximum speed of up to 40 mph and an innovative CVT PLUS transmission, the Sidekick is ready to work, or play, at a moment’s notice. Plus, a 1,000-lbs. cargo bed capacity (600 lbs. for California models), and up to 2,000 lbs. of towing power on flat surfaces and up to 1,550 lbs. on a slope means you have an impressive workhorse at your fingertips. 

And best of all, the Sidekick is backed by a two-year, 1,000-hour limited warranty so you can have peace of mind while putting it through its paces on your property. To learn more about the full lineup of residential equipment and warranty, visit www.KubotaUSA.com.

Whether you’ve owned land for years or are new to the rural lifestyle, the right equipment can make all the difference when it comes to property maintenance. 


* Based on EDA tractor sales data of under 20 horsepower models from 2009 to 2020.

 
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The BX Series: Power-Packed for Nearly All Your Property Needs

Kubota’s versatile BX Series line of sub-compact tractors – rated #1 for reliability1 – is ideal for residential property owners because it handles a wide range of projects with ease. Power-packed with a multitude of performance-matched attachments, this small but mighty lineup can tackle just about any job on your property. 

A 4-point front hitch on the BX Series models enables accessories, like a snow blade, or trip edge blade, claw grapple, and snowblower to be equipped for a range of jobs. A complete line of rear-mounted Land Pride attachments, like a post hole digger, box blade and rear snow blowers, are easily attached with the standard Category I 3-point hitch. All four BX tractors offer multiple deck options, including a mid-mount mower.

What’s more, the BX Series’ LA344 Swift-Tach loader, offered for the BX1880, BX2380 and BX2680, and the LA340 Swift-Tach loader for the BX23S, can be removed or attached without the operator leaving the operator’s station, making for easy trade outs from one attachment to another.

If you’re looking for a sub-compact tractor to help you better maintain your property or help with landscaping, here’s just a few of the available attachments to consider for the tasks at hand:

  • Front loader, grooming mower or rotary cutter, rotary tiller, and a box blade are essential for material handling and property maintenance.

  • Rotary cutters are ideal for clearing grass, weeds, and varying sizes of brush on rural acreage, and open spaces. 

  • Rotary tillers till soil for seedbed or planting preparation. 

  • A trip edge blade can be used for snow removal, landscaping, and other dirtworking tasks, while a box blade can rip and cut roots, create or clean out a ditch, or spread material such as gravel along a road.

Want to see this versatility in action? Check out the latest BX Series attachments video to help you with more ideas for getting work done on your property:


Learn more about the BX Series and available attachments on Kubotausa.com or contact your local dealer.

1 2020 Progressive Farmer Reader Insights Awards for Fewest Reported Problems Overall in the category of Small Tractor (Under 100 Horse Power). Award based on 2020 Progressive Farmer Readers Insights Tractor Study.
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Kubota’s New RTV520 Takes Home Top Industry Award

Earlier this year, Kubota announced the new gas-powered RTV520 to our lineup of utility vehicles, and we’re very pleased with its reception! In September, the RTV520 was named a 2021 Pro Tool Innovation Awards winner in the Outdoor Power Equipment ATV/UTV category.

The awards honor new products released in 2021 that have the power to transform and help industries do more than ever before. As stated by the Pro Tool Innovation Awards team, “Upgrading the RTV500, Kubota’s RTV520 has more horsepower and more towing available, making it an even more capable UTV on your property or jobsite. EFI and 4-wheel drive are standard along with a variable hydrostatic transmission. Thanks to a slimmer profile, you can get into areas that larger UTVs won’t fit while Kubota’s suspension system keeps your ride more comfortable. Easy-to-use and suitable for nearly every environment, take a closer look at Kubota for your UTV needs.”

The awards are judged by a mix of true industry professionals, including but not limited to general contractors, electricians, and carpenters, as well as media professionals who specialize in construction-related tools. Read more about the award


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We’re proud to receive this award and even more proud to work with our dealers, customers and industry professionals to deliver high-quality products like the RTV520.

 
Heating Up: Making the Most of a Busy Summer
Tracks or Tires? Making the Best Choice for Your Business
Three Ways to Prepare for 2022’s First Cut
Kubota Expands Its Bestselling Excavator Lineup
Access the Tightest Corners of Your Property Like Never Before
Zero-Turn or Stand-On: How to Choose the Right Mower for Your Business
Dig More ‘Pay Dirt’ on the Jobsite with Kubota’s Full-Line of Compact Construction Equipment
Ready to Roll: Prepping Your Hay Equipment for Harvest
Three Pieces of Equipment Every Large Property Owner Needs to Have in their Shed
The BX Series: Power-Packed for Nearly All Your Property Needs
Retired Marine Receives M8 Series Tractor Through “Geared to Give” Program
Kubota Steps Into Arena with PBR at Cowboys for a Cause Charity Event Aboard USS Lexington
New 2022 Commercial Turf Product Preview
Kubota’s New Turf Products for 2021 Take Home Awards
Winterizing Your Equipment: Maintaining Optimal Performance in the Winter Months
Did you purchase or finance equipment in 2021? Don’t forget about the Section 179 tax deduction
Let’s Make Hay!
The Justin Rhodes Show Comes to Kubota Country
Selecting the Perfect Kubota Mower for your Property
Monitor Your Equipment with the myKubota App
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Retired Marine Receives M8 Series Tractor Through “Geared to Give” Program

Tracy Robinson served 24 years in the U.S. Marine Corps with deployments to Afghanistan, Iraq and Desert Shield before returning home to Blakely, Georgia, in 2010 to do what he loves most—farming. Despite operating his farm on 500 acres of land, Tracy didn’t own or lease a tractor, rather he helped out a neighboring farm in exchange for use of their tractor. Until now, that is, because last month Kubota and local dealer Southern Tractor & Outdoors had the pleasure of delivering a brand new M8 Series tractor to Tracy’s property for a free one-year loan through the “Geared to Give” program in partnership with the Farmer Veteran Coalition. 

Established in 2015, “Geared to Give” is Kubota’s flagship philanthropic program that recognizes current and past U.S. military servicemembers for their continued service to their communities through farming, many of whom need the gift of Kubota equipment to help them achieve self-sufficiency and take their farming operation to the next level. Tracy, who was an ideal candidate for the program, will put his new M8 Series tractor to use on his farm where he grows peanuts, cotton, corn, soybeans and wheat.  

In addition to the tractor delivery last month, Tracy was also honored during a special ceremony at the Sunbelt Ag Expo on October 20 in Moultrie, Georgia.

Each year, five Veteran Members of the Farmer Veteran Coalition are selected through the FVC Fellowship Fund application process to receive donated Kubota equipment. Since the “Geared to Give” program was established, 41 farmer veterans have received equipment and grants to further their agricultural careers. 

For more information about the Farmer Veteran Coalition and their Fellowship Fund, visit www.farmvetco.org. For more information on the “Geared to Give” program, visit Kubota Cares.

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Heating Up: Making the Most of a Busy Summer
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Kubota Expands Its Bestselling Excavator Lineup
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Ready to Roll: Prepping Your Hay Equipment for Harvest
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The BX Series: Power-Packed for Nearly All Your Property Needs
Kubota’s New RTV520 Takes Home Top Industry Award
Kubota Steps Into Arena with PBR at Cowboys for a Cause Charity Event Aboard USS Lexington
New 2022 Commercial Turf Product Preview
Kubota’s New Turf Products for 2021 Take Home Awards
Winterizing Your Equipment: Maintaining Optimal Performance in the Winter Months
Did you purchase or finance equipment in 2021? Don’t forget about the Section 179 tax deduction
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