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Find out what's new in the world of used equipment with the John Deere MachineFinder blog. We're here to offer tips and resources related to equipment used for farming, lawn care and gardening. We'll also provide helpful information on using Machinefinder as your source for finding used equipment

Reminiscing on the Past with John Deere Riding Mower History: 1970s

August 19, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Last week, we began our journey down memory lane, taking a deep dive into the formative years of John Deere riding mower history. We learned that Deere has been offering customers pieces of equipment that are suited for all sorts of lawn and garden activities for more than 50 years and even took a look at some notable models from the 1960s (the decade lawn and garden riding mowers were introduced by Deere).

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Today, we will continue our trip back in time, looking at John Deere riding mowers of the 70s and what types of upgrades were made to offer even more value to customers. Sit back, relax, and cruise back to the 70s with us. Enjoy!

5 John Deere Mobile Farming Must-Haves to Simplify the Operation

August 18, 2014

 by Machinefinder

As we all know by now, mobile device usage is commonplace in today’s society. In fact, statistics show 91% of Americans own a mobile device. Using this data, it seems safe to assume a vast majority of American farmers use mobile devices during their work day, and thanks to technological advancements in the agriculture industry, they’re probably using their mobile devices in some way to enhance their farming operation and efficiency.

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John Deere has a number of products that are designed to further mobile farming efforts, enabling producers to use their mobile devices to simplify work in the fields or management of operations. Let’s take a closer look at five of these mobile-based farming solutions.

Five John Deere Agriculture Management Solutions to Farm with Precision

August 14, 2014

 by Machinefinder

In an effort to get more from less, today’s crop producers are often times turning to technological advancements in agriculture. These advancements, labeled as agriculture management solutions (AMS), are designed to allow for year-round application, faster job performance, and stronger yields. Any one (or combination) of these solutions will surely lead to increased levels of production, which is something all producers strive for.

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Addressing All of Your Hay and Forage Questions – Part 1

August 13, 2014

 by Machinefinder

There’s a great deal of buzz going around about the 9 series round baler from John Deere. With this chatter, come a lot of unanswered questions. Hay and forage growers have no need to worry though because we are here to answer all of your questions.

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We will be providing you with information about all aspects of the 9 series round baler, from front to back, including features, monitor options, hitches, tires, wraps, and more. By addressing questions about the many useful features of the 9 series baler, we hope that you will have a more enjoyable haying experience! Now, lets get to the good stuff.

Reminiscing on the Past with John Deere Riding Mower History: 1960s

August 12, 2014

 by Machinefinder

For more than 50 years, John Deere and Company has been producing riding mowers for home and property owners, giving them pieces of equipment that are suited for nearly any lawn care project. Over this period of time, the company has introduced hundreds of models, each built with customer needs and concerns in mind, playing a significant role in simplifying yard work and keeping lawns and gardens in peak form.

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Put This on Your Bucket List: A Trip to the John Deere Store

August 11, 2014

 by Machinefinder

The John Deere Store has a deep-rooted history and provides fans with just about everything they could ever imagine desiring. Whether you are a long-time fan or an up-and-coming one, there is something for you to appreciate at this store.

CAUTION: If you choose to visit the John Deere Store, you are entering at your own risk, as your family will probably never want to leave!

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Located right near the Pavilion, the John Deere Store offers agriculture fans a huge selection of clothing, toys, collectible items, videos, book and much more, making this attraction an absolute must-visit.

As Good as New: Everything You Need to Know about John Deere CPO

August 7, 2014

 by Machinefinder

High farm incomes in recent years led many United States farmers towards purchasing an abundance of new equipment. As a result, dealers have been left with high inventory levels of used farm equipment because purchases of new large machines often times involve a trade-in of older models.

JD CPO As Good as New: Everything You Need to Know about John Deere CPO

Much like buying a used car, purchasing used agriculture equipment can require an abundance of research and examination prior to the acquisition. John Deere has recognized the increasing number of used machines on dealers’ lots and has put a Certified Pre-Owned Equipment program in place to provide customers with peace of mind and understanding of what they’re getting out of their purchase when they sign on the dotted line. Let’s take a look at the new CPO program at a glance as well as some of the features that make it one-of-a-kind in the used equipment market.

Get Wrapped Up in the John Deere B-Wrap

August 6, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Who knew that there was a way to get barn-quality hay without actually using the barn? For growers who are rightfully protective over their hay crop, the John Deere B-wrap is the perfect alternative solution to indoor hay storage, shielding from rain, snow and ground moisture. It’s important for growers to understand the purpose and technology behind the B-Wrap, as many benefits can be gained from using it. We are here to answer some of your questions on this new technology.

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Let’s take a deeper look at how the John Deere B-Wrap technology works to protect your hay bales and see what growers are saying about it.

Six Things to Remember Before, During and After Baling Hay

August 5, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Whether producers are looking to feed a few animals on the farm or supply enough nutrients for large herds during the long winter months, the baling process emerges as a critical step in the haymaking process.

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While hay farming can come in many different shapes and sizes, we’ve decided to offer a few tips that all hay producers should take into consideration before, during, and after the hay baling process. Some things to remember include:

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Green and Yellow for Her: 10 Must-Have John Deere Girls Gifts

August 4, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Some agriculture enthusiasts are fortunate enough to have a woman in their life that loves the John Deere brand just as much as they do. Not only do they adore using Deere equipment on the farm, but they also enjoy incorporating products in their homes, cars, and closets. For those that have struggled finding this particular person gifts in the past, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 gifts that every John Deere girl must have.

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Whether for a special occasion or no reason at all, there’s no way true John Deere girls won’t appreciate the gift of green, yellow…and pink. Let’s take a look at some unique items to give your lucky girl.

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