John Deere 956 Mid-Pivot MoCo

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  • Modular-design cutterbar
  • Steel roll conditioners
  • Adjustable roll pressure
  • Hydraulic tongue positioning


Model John Deere 956 Mower Conditioner
Power requirements  
PTO speed 1,000 rpm
HP 1000 rpm 1-3/8 in. PTO 100-150 hp (75-112 kW)
HP 1000 rpm 1-3/4 in. PTO 115-180 hp (86-134 kW)
Powerline type Grob spline
Hydraulic pressure required 2,500 psi (17,237 kPa)
Type John Deere
Cutting width 14.5 ft (4.5 m)
Cutting height 0.63-4.6 in. (1.6-11.8 cm)
Number of disks 9
Number of knives 18
Disk speed 2,650 rpm
Knife tip speed 191 mph (307 km/h)
Disk drive Gear
Lubrication Hy-Gard oil
Oil reservoir capacity 11 U.S. qt (10.4L)
Cutterbar oil check Combination sight glass; Drain plug
Cutterbar angle Adjustable
Angle adjustment Mechanical Standard
Angle Range 2-8 degree (angle)
Cutterbar protection Shearhub
Adjustable gauge shoes 2 Standard
Width 106 in. (268 cm)
Diameter 23.4 in. (59.4 cm)
Number of V-tines 72
Number of speeds Two
Drive Gear
Conditioner hood Adjustable, single lever
Width 106 in. (268 cm)
Diameter 10 in. (254 mm)
Type of material Urethane/ Steel
Design Recessed cleat (Urethane)
  Intermeshing flutes (V-10 and Tri-Lobe)
Speed 800 rpm
Drive Gear
Tractor hookup  
Rockshaft swivel hitch Standard
Drawbar swivel hitch Optional
Overall width  
Transport 14.7 ft (4.5 m)
with Optional Trailer 9.7 ft (2.9 m)
Overall length  
Conventional transport 26.9 ft (8.2m)
with Optional Trailer 30.8 ft (9.4 m)
With urethane roll conditioner 6,969 lb (3,161 kg)
With V-10 steel roll conditioner 7,209 lb (3,270 kg)
With tri-lobe steel roller conditioner 7,330 lb (3,325 kg)
With impeller conditioner 6,785 lb (3,055 kg)
Standard tires 31x13.5-15, 8PR
Are wrenches required for adjusting?  
Float No
Roll spacing Yes