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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

Two Low-Hour John Deere Tractors Sell High on Iowa Farm Auction

August 28, 2014

 by Machinery Pete

A small farm retirement auction in north-central Iowa recently (August 26, 2014) featured a pair of very low-hour John Deere tractors.

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This 2012 8235R tractor with 144 hours sold for $151,000 on a farm auction in north-central Iowa August 26, 2014

Along with the 8235R, real strong bidding activity was seen on the 2007 JD 9520 4WD tractor, bareback, with only 519 hours (pictured below). It sold for $171,000. This is the 4th highest auction sale price I’ve seen in the U.S. in the past 11 years on a 9520.

Pulling up the Curtain on the New Line of 2015 John Deere Products

August 27, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Once a year, John Deere customers and enthusiasts are treated to a rush of new products and upgrades that make them feel like children during the holiday season. Deere recently introduced a slew of new products at a two week dealer event being held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which featured a range of new products from powerful tractor models to data management solutions, and a little bit of everything in between.

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Let’s look at these new pieces of 2015 John Deere equipment and products and learn what kids of value each has to offer to Deere fans.

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Reminiscing on the Past with John Deere Riding Mower History: 1980s

August 26, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Last week, we took a stroll through the 1970s, looking at the decade that brought about significant advances for John Deere riding mowers. Some of these advancements included upgrades to existing series, but a couple of new series were also introduced, making Deere a bigger player in the riding mower industry.

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Today, we will look at some of the most critical upgrades and introductions of the 1980s, a decade that not only helped mend the gap between past and present, but also represented Deere’s 150th anniversary. Without any further delay, let’s go back in John Deere riding mower history once again!

Twitter Gallery: What’s Everyone Saying About Harvest 2014?

August 25, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Growers around the country, and world, have been preparing for Harvest 2014 essentially all year, dedicating all of their time and energy to producing the best quality crop. Their ambition to spend countless long days on the field, sun up to sun down, is admirable. Whether it be cotton, wheat, corn, cucumbers or other crop, farmers and growers work each day on a mission to provide food for the community. Wouldn’t you have to agree that these rare people deserve to be recognized for their impact on the world? Well, now is a perfect time to do so.

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Photo Gallery: Get Swept off Your Feet with John Deere Windrowers

August 21, 2014

 by Machinefinder

This year, John Deere has reached a major milestone, celebrating 50 successful years in the self-propelled windrower business at its Ottumwa Works factory. It all began in 1964, when John Deere entered this market with the introduction of the 200A and 215A models. John Deere windrowers continue to expand this rich history with innovative developments and top notch technology.

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We’ve put together a photo gallery to admire the success of John Deere windrowers and the many noble contributions they have made in the agriculture industry over the years. Risk getting swept off your feet by taking a moment to appreciate these 15 windrower images!

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Addressing All of Your Hay and Forage Questions – Part 2

August 20, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Last week, we featured part one of a two part series to address all of your hay and forage questions. In part one, we learned some fundamental concepts to help you this harvesting season. Today, we will continue tackling other hay and forage concerns by taking a deeper look into the 9 series round baler. This will surely send you on your way to producing the best possible quality crop this season. Let’s get right into solving your haying dilemmas.

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Will the B-Wrap preserve wet corn silage better than NetWrap?

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.

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