John Deere celebrates 50 years of backhoe loaders

By Leila Steed27 May 2021

John Deere is celebrating 50 years of manufacturing backhoe loaders, after launching its first backhoe model – the 50 horsepower JD310 – in 1971.

Brian Hennings, product manager, John Deere Construction & Forestry, said, “This anniversary celebrates half a century of reliability and providing customer value stemming from the introduction of our backhoe lineup in 1971.”

A toy replica of the 1971 JD310 backhoe loader will be launched later this year to mark the anniversary...Sign in to continue reading.

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