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900 Series Mower Conditioners

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For extra-wide cutting in your largest fields, get the versatile performance of a 900 Series MoCo. The 956 Mower-Conditioners offer a wide cutting width without sacrificing in-field maneuverability or performance. With a cutting width of 14 feet, 6 inches on the 956, these MoCo’s will make short work of your largest fields.

  • Modular-design cutterbar
  • Steel roll conditioners
  • Adjustable roll pressure
  • Hydraulic tongue positioning
Manufacturer John Deere
Model 956 (Center-Pivot)
Power requirements  
PTO speed  1,000 rpm 
HP 540 rpm PTO  ---  
HP 1000 rpm 1-3/8 in. PTO  75-112 kW 
   100-150 hp 
HP 1000 rpm 1-3/4 in. PTO  86-134 kW 
   115-180 hp 
Powerline type  Grob Spline  
Hydraulic pressure required  17,237 kPa 
   2,500 psi 
Type  John Deere  
Cutting width  4.5 m 
   14.5 ft 
Cutting height  1.6-11.8 cm 
   0.63-4.6 in. 
Number of disks  9  
Number of knives  18  
Disk speed  2,650 rpm 
Knife tip speed  307 km/h 
   191 mph 
Disk drive  Gear  
Lubrication  Hy-Gard Oil  
Oil reservoir capacity  10.4 L 
   11 U.S. qt 
Cutterbar oil check  Combination sight glass, drain plug  
Cutterbar angle  Adjustable  
Angle adjustment  Mechanical standard  
   Hydraulic optional  
Angle range  2-8 degree (angle) 
Cutterbar protection  Shearhub  
Adjustable gauge shoes  2 standard  
Impeller  ---  
Width  268 cm 
   106 in. 
Diameter  59.4 cm 
   23.4 in. 
Number of V-tines  72  
Number of speeds  Two  
Drive  Gear  
Conditioner hood  Adjustable, single lever  
Rolls  ---  
Width  269 cm 
   106 in. 
Diameter  25.4 cm 
   10 in. 
Type of material  Urethane/steel  
Design  Recessed cleat (Urethane)  
   Intermeshing flutes (V-10 and Tri-Lobe)  
Speed  800 rpm 
Drive  Gear  
Windrow width  ---  
Tractor hookup  
Standard hitch  ---  
Ball joint equal angle hitch  ---  
Rockshaft swivel hitch  Standard  
Drawbar swivel hitch  Optional  
Overall width  ---  
Transport  4.5 m 
   14.7 ft 
With optional trailer  2.9 m 
   9.7 ft 
Overall length  ---  
Conventional transport  8.2 m 
   26.9 ft 
With optional trailer  9.4 m 
   30.8 ft 
Weight  ---  
With urethane roll conditioner  3,161 kg 
   6,969 lb 
With V-10 steel roll conditioner  3,270 kg 
   7,209 lb 
With tri-lobe steel roll conditioner  3,325 kg 
   7,330 lb 
With impeller conditioner  3,055 kg 
   6,785 lb 
Standard tires  31x13.5-15, 8PR  
Are wrenches required for adjusting?  ---  
Float  no  
Skid shoes  ---  
Roll pressure  ---  
Roll spacing  Yes  
Header tilt  ---  
Windrow width  ---  
Swathboard  ---  
Impeller conditioning hood  ---