What can you do with a John Deere 1 Series tractor?

posted on Friday, May 20, 2022 in Ag-Pro Companies News

1 Series tractors are also known as sub-compact tractors. Thanks to their size, affordability and a horsepower range of 21.5hp-23.9hp, 1 Series tractors are a versatile addition to any operation.

Two John Deere 1 Series tractors with front loaders parked on green grass with blue sky.

Many would even argue that 1 Series sub-compact tractors by John Deere are the most useful compact utility tractors on the market. 

There are two models within the 1 Series family, the 1023E and the 1025R. These tractors feature key similarities that make them great choices for a variety of projects. Each tractor in this family offers a Yanmar diesel engine and notable fuel efficiency. Each is equipped with four-wheel drive, powerful hydraulics and an exceptionally comfortable operator station. 

Both the 1023E and 1025R offer John Deere’s exclusive AutoConnect™ drive-over technology as well as iMatch™ quick-hitch attachability, meaning these tractors are incredibly user-friendly. Compatibility with a variety of tractor implements makes them a huge asset for almost any project! 

Keep reading to learn more about the types of chores you can do with a 1 Series tractor. 


A John Deere 1 Series tractor is an excellent choice for mowing. Depending on the size of the area you’re mowing and the thickness of the grass you’re dealing with, the use of an AutoConnect™ Mower or a rotary cutter helps 1 Series Tractors cut grass and brush down to size.

Landscape and Garden Maintenance

Light to moderate landscaping and gardening tasks are made easier with the use of a 1 Series Tractor. Various attachments like a front loader or box blade can assist you in everything from moving bags of mulch to leveling surfaces like driveways.

When compared with larger models, the lighter weight of a 1 Series sub-compact tractor lends itself to less ground compaction.

Livestock Management

A John Deere sub-compact tractor can be used to move feed and hay. You can also utilize your 1 Series tractor to keep pens and stalls clean. Thanks to their size, 1 Series tractors are great for tight turns and fitting into smaller areas like barns and sheds.


From ditches to pits, 1 Series Tractors make digging on your property a breeze with the use of a backhoe attachment.


Don’t let the small size fool you, these tractors still have plenty of power to help you move various items around your property. Both models in the 1 Series family have a lift capacity of 681 pounds. From dirt and gravel to construction materials, the wide variety of implements compatible with 1 Series tractors makes these machines ultra-versatile. 

There’s no time like the present to add a 1023E or 1025R John Deere sub-compact tractor to your arsenal. If you’re looking for a John Deere 1 Series tractor for sale, visit or contact the Ag-Pro John Deere dealer location nearest you.

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