James River Blog

Thursday, February 22, 2024

FFA John Deere Gator Wars 2024

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The Western NC Gator Wars competition was held Thursday Feb. 15 at James River Equipment in Salisbury, NC, where 25 North Carolina FFA Organization Chapter teams came to compete and qualify for the State competition.
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Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Kyle Cohoon Named General Manager at Charlotte, NC Location

James River Equipment is pleased to announce that Kyle Cohoon, who served as the Charlotte Assistant Manager for the last three years, has been promoted to General Manager of Charlotte. According to Executive Vice President Terry Thomas, Cohoon has earned this role as a result of his inc... Read More


Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Foursight Solutions: Machine Control Division


James River Equipment forms machine control division with the introduction of Foursight Solutions

James River Equipment is pleased to announce that it has introduced a new, independent division for machine control and positioning technology called Foursight Solutions. Foursight So... Read More


Wednesday, February 8, 2023

John Deere Z370R Zero Turn Mower

The first John Deere Zero-Turn Electric mower is now available for preorder. With this electric machine, you can mow up to 2-acres per charge, fast. The 3.2 kWh (3.56 kWh maximum) sealed Lithium-Ion Battery is protected from moisture and debris. Plus, the mower has zero operating emissions. And... Read More


Wednesday, January 18, 2023

New Crusher & Screener Business Capabilities

Used with permission from Construction Equipment Guide.

When James River Equipment was founded in 1977 it was known primarily as a John Deere construction machine dealership, a successful affiliation that it still enjoys to this day. As the company grew, though, it brought on other ... Read More


Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Taking you Forward...James River Equipment Now an Authorized Topcon Dealer

Topcon Positioning Systems empowers infrastructure industries to work smarter and faster with geospatial technology, furthering James River Equipment’s mission of delivering the best solutions for your projects.


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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

State Fair of West Virginia

Come See Us At Our Booth!

Check out the map to find the location of our booth at the West Virginia State Fair, August 11th - 20th.

Located right next to the Artisan Barn!

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

JRE Partners with Superior Industries

James River Equipment (JRE) is excited to announce our partnership with Superior Industries, Inc. (Morris, MN), a US-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems.

A leader an iin the materials processing industry since its... Read More


Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Turkey Knob Farm | JRE Presents

Service and Parts Partnership Helps Turkey Knob Farms to Flourish

James River Equipment partners with our customers to limit downtime by providing outstanding service and parts support.  Our support team works tirelessly to keep your operation up and running, even catching problems... Read More


Friday, April 8, 2022

Wirtgen Group Dealer James River Equipment Now Supports North Carolina

Dealership to carry premier roadbuilding line in the Tar Heel State

James River Equipment (JRE), a leading John Deere construction and agricultural equipment dealership for Virginia and the Carolinas, is excited to announce that starting February 21st, we will begin carrying the Wir... Read More


Friday, April 8, 2022

Midway Farms | JRE Presents

Scott Mundie, owner & operator of Midway Farms Inc., lives in Warsaw, Virginia on about 3,200 acres of corn, bean, and wheat fields. Before 2001, when Scott came back to the farm, they were still farming in the traditional ways - without precision Ag technology.  But once they began ut... Read More


Friday, April 8, 2022

Fitzgerald Excavating | JRE Presents

On a cold, muddy day in northern Virginia, the crew at Fitzgerald Excavating are clearing part of some land to make room for a housing development project. They are a fast-growing company that has been a long-term customer of James River Equipment, and they have helped one another grow alongsid... Read More


Friday, April 8, 2022

James River Equipment Training Farm

James River Equipment now has a training farm, and it is just down the road from our Tappahannock, VA location. The training farm will allow our Large Ag sales team to operate more equipment and get more hands-on experience in the field. We also plan to add our parts and service teams to the tra... Read More

Friday, April 8, 2022

Hagie and John Deere Partnership

In 2016, John Deere announced it acquired a majority ownership stake in high clearance sprayer manufacturer, Hagie Sprayer. The merger of the two was a win-win situation with benefits for both companies.

"Hagie receives the benefit of access to Deere’s extensive dealer channel and supp... Read More


Tuesday, April 5, 2022

James River Customer Hosts USDA Secretary

One of James River’s century farm customers, Featherstone Farm in Amelia County, VA, recently hosted some government officials who are looking toward the bright future of farming in Virginia and beyond.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary, Tom Vilsack, U.S. Represe... Read More


Tuesday, April 5, 2022

JRE Is Ready to Help You Hit Paydirt

Choose from an extensive excavator lineup that is integrated with performance-enhancing technology, and backed by a highly trained support staff.

James River Equipment is ready to find the right John Deere Excavator for the job, made right in our backyard in Kernersville, NC. Technology, no ... Read More


Monday, February 21, 2022

James River Equipment Teams Up With Dream on 3

JRE Joins With Many Others to Raise Money for Children

On January 29th, Dream On 3, a charity dedicated to creating sports-related experiences for children and young adults with life-altering conditions, held its 3rd Annual Gala. The event was packed with over 700 attendees at ... Read More


Friday, February 18, 2022

333G Smartgrade Compact Track Loader

John Deere fit the brain of a SmartGrade Dozer in the nimble body of a compact track loader. So you can fit 3D grade control in tight spaces dozers can’t reach. The 333G is, quite simply, the end product of everything we know about integrated grade control rolle... Read More