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John Deere Drive Green Farming Game
Get Behind the Wheel of Your Favorite John Deere Machines!
In John Deere: Drive Green, you're a farmer starting out with just a few assets: your own home and farm, a trusty utility tractor, a chisel plow, and your skills!
Watch some of the various John Deere rigs in action
Complete jobs for other local farmers to earn coveted Deere Dollars, but don't neglect your own property. You'll need to balance the responsibilities and requirements of both to succeed.
Whether it's plowing, planting, spraying, or harvesting, no job is too big or too small for a John Deere driver!
An All-New Farming Simulation Game Unlike Any Other!
John Deere: Drive Green includes no less than 15 completely authentic John Deere tractors and farm rigs, each one fully playable.
Box drill automated seed planter, CX20 mower, Gator TH 4x6 utility vehicle, 8530 Tractor - all of these and so much more! As you finish jobs for other farmers, the Deere Dollars you earn will allow you to purchase more vehicles and implements, until you've collected them all!
John Deere: Drive Green also comes with 15 unique jobs to complete, which start out easily and become more challenging as you move along.
Go from simple plowing and planting to pulling stumps, mowing delicate fairways, harvesting corn, and even creating crop advertisements! You're also free to work with your John Deere equipment on your own farm to your heart's desire!
Engaging Gameplay and Features Keep You Coming Back for More
For each job, an easy-to-read efficiency meter lets you know how well you're doing. Keep control of things, because the more efficient you are, the more Deere Dollars you earn, and the more Deere Dollars you earn, the more dependable John Deere equipment you can buy!
If you aren't satisfied with your score, go back and try the job again for a better one, because John Deere: Drive Green keeps track of the high score for each job. It'll have everyone competing for the best scores!
Hours of Fun for the Whole Family!
Trucks, trains, planes, automobiles -- children are fascinated by things that go, and that endearing characteristic holds true when it comes to John Deere: Drive Green, as well.
The wide variety of tractors, mowers, and enormous combines keeps things interesting for all involved, no matter what age! Those who've never experienced farm life can get a great first taste, while those who have can relive their fond memories from the comfort of their own home.
Graphics Which Immerse You in the Farming World of John Deere
The game's visual environments are created with care and knowledge of what a farm really looks like, and the results reflect this.
In particular, even veteran real-world farmers will be impressed by the detail and realism of each John Deere machine, in all its green and yellow glory!
Rigs You Can Use in John Deere Drive Green
- Chisel plow
- Box drill automated seed planter
- Rotary mower for cutting hay
- Air drill seed planter
- CX20 mower
- 458 hay baler
- 630R Bean Head
- X720 riding mower for mowing grass and weeds
- Gator TH 6x4 utility vehicle for hauling & cruising around your farm
- 81 hp, 275hp, & 500hp tractors for light, medium, and heavy duty jobs
- 9860 STS Combine for general purpose harvesting
- 4930 liquid sprayer
Time doesn't grow on trees for a farmer, so grab your work gloves and ball cap, jump on your John Deere, and download John Deere Drive Green to show 'em what you can do!
If you are looking for even more John Deere farming game fun, try out John Deere American Farmer!
About Our Drive Green Downloads
Our John Deere Drive Green demo lets you play free for 1 hour to get a feel for the game to see if you like. The full version of the game takes away all the time limits and you can play for free forever, you own the game! None of our downloads contain advertising or bundled software you didn't know you were downloading.
John Deere: Drive Green is a simulation game with a unique and interesting farming experience. You are a farmer doing various jobs for other farmers to earn money and improve your own farm and equipment. You'll get behind the wheel of a number of authentic John Deere machines as you tackle jobs such as plowing or spraying fields. You'll have to work quickly but efficiently to complete the jobs and earn the most money.
You start off your farming career with only limited and basic equipment. To earn more money and improve your own farm, you'll first need to earn money by doing jobs for other farmers. Successfully completing jobs will earn you money (John Deere dollars) that can be used to buy new machines. You can use the experience you gain doing jobs for other farmers and the machines you buy to grow and harvest crops on your own farm. You must also maintain your property and tackle simply tasks such as mowing your lawn.
There are fifteen different jobs available in John Deere: Drive Green. Each job places you in control of an authentic John Deere machine in a unique location. One job will have you harvesting crops with a 9860 STS Combine in a field, while another will have you using a CX20 mower to cut the grass on a golf course. Other jobs have duties that range from planting seeds to spraying crops. Although each job explores a different machine and aspect of farming, the gameplay does not differ significantly from one job to the next. It may be realistic, but can also be repetitive. Additionally, working on a large field can be boring as you'll need to drive around it many times to complete the job.
John Deere: Drive Green is not a very difficult game when it comes to controls or gameplay. The controls needed for each machine are clearly laid out before you need to use them, and can be referenced via the menu. Vehicles are moved with the WASD keys, while their implements (like a mower or plow) are activated with the Space Bar. Gameplay is not very difficult either, with jobs consisting of simply driving your John Deere machine around a field until you have sufficiently covered it. However, covering a field more efficiently will earn you more John Deere dollars than randomly or poorly covering the field would.
John Deere: Drive Green has an unusual and intriguing farming theme present throughout all aspects of the game. From the clothing of your character to the detailed and realistic John Deere vehicles, you'll feel immersed in the world of farming. You are literally in the driver's seat of these machines. You'll watch fields change before your eyes as you plow, seed, spray, and mow them. The music also provides a nice compliment to the gameplay and helps set the farming atmosphere.
While John Deere: Drive Green offers fifteen different missions, the game can be short. There are a limited number of vehicles or implements to buy with the John Deere dollars, and once you have bought them all you have no more use for the money. However, there are some things that may keep you playing even after that point. You can redo the jobs and try to be more efficient to earn more money (although the extra money won't help you). You can also continue to work on your own farm after completing the jobs and buying all the equipment using the knowledge and experience you gained.
John Deere: Drive Green would be a good choice for anyone looking for a realistic simulation game or interested in the unique farming experience of the game. Simple controls and gameplay make it suitable for all ages. You can tackle a variety of farming jobs with detailed and authentic John Deere machines, or maintain and improve your own farm.
While it may not last as long as you'd like, you'll still find the positive aspects more than outweigh the short length or similarity between jobs. Play John Deere: Drive Green and find out if you've got what it takes to be a farmer.
Drive Green, Save Green : NCDOT
Take a $20 bill. Now strike a match and watch the money go up in smoke. Pretty crazy idea, right? Yet many of us do something similar every time we drive. We fill up our gas tanks, then burn through extra fuel - and money - that we could be saving.
The good news is that it doesn't take much to start saving money at the gas pump. By tweaking your driving habits and adopting a few simple car maintenance tips, you can easily cut your fuel consumption and get more mileage out of your vehicle. Getting 30 MPG instead of 20 MPG saves the average driver about $990 per year in fuel costs!
There are other benefits, too. Reducing the amount of fuel you use improves air quality, since motor vehicles account for about half of all greenhouse gas emissions in North Carolina and up to 70 percent in urban areas. That means everyone - you, your grandma, the family next door – can breathe easier.
No matter what you drive, you can reduce carbon dioxide and save money - right now.
This page will show you how to start driving green and saving green.
Drive Green, Save Green Posters
Download and print these free posters to spread the word about Drive Green, Save Green.
Watch Drive Green, Save Green Videos
Race Car Mom
Every five miles per hour you go over 60 can cost you an extra 20 cents per gallon.
Junk in the Trunk
Notes that drivers can save $40 a year and help the environment by clearing out their trunks.
Tells drivers they can save money by rolling up their windows and turning on their air conditioners when going over 40 MPH.
How to Save Green
Drive more efficiently
Learn how small changes in your driving habits, like going a little slower, using cruise control or cutting off the AC can add up to big savings.
Maintain your vehicle
Tips for simple, regular maintenance that can help you save on gas and avoid more costly repairs.
Find public transit in your area, locate a carpool buddy, and get information on biking and walking in North Carolina.
Did You Know?
Keeping tires properly inflated saves you one tank of gas a year?
For every 5 mph you go over 60 mph, you’re paying 20 cents more per gallon for gas?
Your air conditioner can consume up to one gallon of gas per tank to cool the vehicle?
Using cruise control on 10,000 of the miles driven in a year could save you nearly $200?
You can lose 30 gallons of gasoline annually by not tightening your fuel cap?
On a 10-minute trip, rushing to get to your destination – i.e. flooring it at every green light and slamming on your brakes – will get you there only 24 seconds sooner, but reduce your fuel efficiency from 25 mpg to 17 mpg?
The 18th Green Drive Five
* NEW EARLIER TIME *
10am Sunday 22nd October 2017
Incorporating Lancashire AA 5 Mile Championships
and The Green Drive Junior Mile
|Under UKA Rules UKA Licensed Course Accuracy Certificate|
The Green Drive Five
The Green Drive Five, established in 2000, is LSARRC's biggest and longest established race and is held in October.
The Green Drive Five is a fast and accurately measured five miles suitable for both elite and slower runners. Starting and finishing in the attractive surroundings of Green Drive enhanced by the autumn colours, the course continues along Preston Road to reach the rural lanes around Warton. A flat course, this is a race that has allowed many to achieve PBs.
To see the route follow the link below to MapMyRun.
Green Drive Five Route
The Green Drive Junior Mile
In 2013 an additional race for youngsters was added to the Green Drive Five, the Green Drive Junior Mile.
The Green Drive Junior Mile is an accurately measured mile held in advance of the senior race for athletes aged 4 to 15.
Starting at 9:00am at the same location as the Green Drive Five, the course takes a safe off-road out and back route to the far end of Green Drive. All finishers receive a medal.
- By Post - Entry Form
- online at
- on the race day from 8:30am onwards at Race HQ registration (subject to race limit of 400 not being reached).
Green Drive Five £13.00, Unattached £15.00, including online booking fee (No extra charge for entry to Lancashire AA 5 Mile Championships.)
Green Drive Junior Mile £3.50 entry on the day (subject to race limit of 150 not being reached).
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Headphone use during the Green Drive Five race
British Athletics (UKA) Rules no longer allow headphones to be worn during races which are not held on completely closed roads - Rule 240 S5.
As the majority of Green Drive Five is on open public roads that means no competitors may wear non medically prescribed headphones on the course. Anyone seen wearing headphones during the race will be disqualified and will not appear in the results.
Please note that this does not apply to the Green Drive Junior Mile as this race is held 100% off road.
Registration (New location for 2017)
Race HQ for registration and prize giving is at Park View Centre, Queen Elizabeth II Park View Playing Fields, Park View Road, Lytham FY8 4JE. There is a changing area, toilets and a sportswear stall will be available. There is a caf on site which will be open for refreshments.
Lancashire AA 5 Mile Championships:
Attached runners born in Lancashire or resident for at least 9 months may enter at no extra charge.
Car parking is available on the Ballam Road side of Park View playing fields. There is also free parking at St Bedes High School, FY8 4JL. Please leave parking on Park View Road for residents.
Start and Finish
At the top of Green Drive, 10 minutes walk or 5 minutes warm up from the Centre.
Tech T-shirts to all finishers.
Green Drive Five Prizes
Details of Prizes will be notified later.
Lancashire AA 5 Mile Championships Prizes
Details of Prizes will be notified later.
Bottle of water to finishers and other refreshments can be bought at the Caf near HQ.
Green Drive 5 2016 - Race Report
This Sunday was the 17th Green Drive Five and the 4th Green Drive Junior 1 mile. 257 runners took part in the Green Drive Five and 55 in the Green Drive Junior 1 Mile. The day started as a wet and drizzly one, which is fine to run in but not so great to spectate or marshal in, so thank you to everyone who stood for hours in the cold and rain cheering us runners on!
The races started at the very beginning of Green Drive, so we were all at least sheltered under the trees for a while. The Green Drive Mile started at the beginning of Green Drive and then turned so the juniors finished and started at the same position, all the finishers received a medal.
55 juniors took place in the race and 12 were Lytham St Annes Road Runners. The first Lytham Road runner to complete the race was George Denye, who came 5th overall in the race in 5:49. The next Lytham Junior back was Morgan Pritchard in 6:35, Laura Bremner in 6:44, Lewis Bentley in 6:52 and Sydney Ramsden in 6:52. Francis Morrison was next back in 7:12, Jessica Ramsden in 7:33, Lucy Whiteside in 7:48, Holly Anderson in 8:04 and Luke Cosgrove in 8:08. Esther Thompson completed her race in 8:27, Charlie Stephenson in 8:36, Sophie Tate in 9:39, Rebecca Tate in 9:52 and Sebastien Koth-Wragg in 10:32.
The Green Drive Five Mile also started at the beginning of Green Drive and headed over Saltcotes Bridge and on towards Warton coming back along country lanes. 257 runners competed this year and all said how much they had enjoyed the race despite the weather conditions!
This years winner was Luke Minns from Blackpool Wyre and Fylde AC who finished the race in 26:03. The womens winner, who created a new race record, was Emily Japp also from Blackpool Wyre and Fylde AC who completed the race in 28:08. Lytham St Annes Road Runners had 17 runners for this race and many helpers and marshalls.
The fist Lytham runner to arrive back in Green Drive was Chris McCarthy who ran the five miles in 27.53, well done Chris! The next Lytham runner was Alex Tate with an impressive time of 30:23, Neil Tate was next with 30:53, Thomas Howarth with 31:08 and Felicity Wolohan in 34.33. Alan Elstone was the next runner back in 34:46, Colin Laidlaw in 37.33, Gerry Browne in 37:36, Louisa Denye in 39:38 and Steve Quarmby in 41:14. Alexandra Everest was next back in 41:40, Kirsten Burnett in 42:15, Stephen Tate in 44:42, Patricia Bullen in 46:19 and Sophie Bradshaw in 48:51. Karen Lannigan in 49:18 and Sarah Bragshaw Julie Oldrid crossed the finish line together with a time of 50:40.
The Tate family was out in force again this year with Grandad Steve and sons Neil and Alex running in the Green Drive Five. Rebecca, Sophie, Darcie and Archie running in the junior race. As well as this Neils wife, Annette Tate supported the race by giving out T-shirts and Ian Tate helped marshal a section of the race!
A huge thank you needs to go to Lytham C of E School, for letting us use them as a race HQ and Mark Selby. These races would not have been possible without race director Mark Selby, who made sure the events ran seamlessly.
2016 Winners List
A complete list of all 2016 winners can be found here.
Green Drive 5 2015 - Race Report
Sunday 18th October saw the 16th Green Drive Five and the 3rd Green Drive Junior 1 mile take place in Lytham attracting of runners of all levels including many from local running clubs and further afield. Weather conditions were perfect, cool and slightly overcast with no wind. With race headquarters at Lytham C of E Primary School, the start for both races was just across the road at the end of Green Drive, resplendent in its Autumn colours. The 5 mile course then headed over Saltcotes Bridge and on towards Warton coming back along country lanes.
Both races was excellently organised by race director Mark Selby who only took up the reins at the start of the year and was hosted by Lytham St Annes Road Runners Club whose members, friends and relatives provided race support and marshals. The club still also managed to field 12 runners as well in the senior race.
There were just over 300 finishers in the main race all rewarded with a souvenir T-shirt. The winner was Karl Billington from Blackburn Harriers in a time of 25:18 very closely followed by David Rigby of Preston Harriers just 2 seconds later, both runners over a minute clear of 3rd place Rob Affleck of Preston Harriers in 26:21. First lady was Emily Japp of Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde AC in a time of 29:12 and 19th place overall. The race also incorporated the Lancashire 5 mile Championships with Karl and Emily both crowned Lancashire Champions. In the team results, Preston Harriers took the men's title with 4 out of 6 top place runners while Blackpool Wyre and Fylde won the ladies prize.
The Junior race was an accurately measured traffic free 1 mile out and back course along Green Drive itself. It was won by 15 year old Lytham St Annes Road Runners Club member Michael Hayes in his first ever road race in an excellent time of 5:12. He was closely followed by fellow club member 11 year old Zane Seddon in 5:16. Both lads smashed the previous course record for boys by over 20 seconds. First female was 13 year old Danielle Whipp from Blackpool Wyre and Fylde in a time of 5:43 and 3rd overall. Danielle also broke the course record for girls, knocking 7 seconds off the time recorded by Ella Moulding back in the inaugural race in 2013. There was a record number of 76 finishers.
The Tate family (with 3 members running for LSARRC) were out in force from 60 year old grandad Steve, sons Neil and Alex and four grandkids Luke, Rebecca, Sophie and Archie, completing three generations of Tates. They are hoping to make it to double figures next year!
2015 Winners List
A complete list of all 2015 winners can be found here.
Previous Years' Results
Green Drive Five
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Links to the Lancashire Championships details can be found for years 2012 onwards within the full results above.
Junior Green Drive Mile
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Green Drive Five
Male - 24:06 Antony Ford, Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde (2009)
Female - 28:08 Emily Japp, Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde AC (2016)
Male - 25:28 Tom Cunningham, Blackpool & Fylde (2006)
Female - 30:01 Kiera Vogel, Liverpool P & S (2003)
Course record holder: Anthony Ford
Course record holder: Emily Japp
Junior Green Drive Mile
Male - 05:12 Michael Hayes, Lytham St Annes RRC (2015)
Female - 05:40 Danielle Whipp, Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde (2017)
Junior mile course record holder - male: Michael Hayes
Junior mile course record holder - female: Danielle Whipp
Drive Green NJ
In New Jersey, emissions from cars and light-trucks account for about 30% of the total hydrocarbons and oxides of nitrogen emissions in the air that contribute to the formation of ground-level ozone or “smog” during the summer months. You can help reduce air pollution. When you purchase a new vehicle, you can make a choice that can improve our air quality.
Drive Green NJ
Below are the programs that New Jersey is currently offering in association with electric vehicles and their charging infrastructure.