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Image Gallery: A Visual Look at Everyday Life on the Farm

Today, it doesn’t take as many farmers as it once did to cover a large number of acres for crop production. Thanks to advancements in technology within offices and aboard agricultural equipment, farmers can ultimately do more with less. However, these advancements present farmers with the challenge of knowing how to operate the technology and manage all parts of the farm from sunrise to sundown.

7R Image Gallery: A Visual Look at Everyday Life on the Farm

As a result, life on the farm for crop producers can be very busy, demanding a great deal both physically and mentally, especially during peak planting and harvesting seasons. To give our readers a better understanding of a farmer’s daily life during these busy times, we’ve put together a photo essay that walks through a typical day on the farm during the peak seasons, enjoy!

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at RDO Auctions with Brian Messerschmidt

RDO Equipment is one of many John Deere dealerships that serve its customers through the use of auctions. While traditional auctions are still very much a major factor in the buying and selling of new and used equipment, the digital age has helped expand the horizons. Thanks to online auctions, equipment-seekers from all corners of the United States (and beyond) can virtually participate in the auction process. To get a better understanding of both in-person and online equipment auctions, we recently sat down with Brian Messerschmidt, auction/call center sales manager at RDO Equipment.

RDO A Behind the Scenes Look at RDO Auctions with Brian Messerschmidt

Standing Out From the Flock with 12 John Deere Twitter Header Photos

With more than 255 monthly active users and 500 million tweets per day, it can be easy for tweets to get buried on feeds, leaving your profile a digital wasteland. Whether you’re trying to grow your follower count or simply add a little spice to your profile, Twitter offers its users the ability to customize their header photo (a 1500 x 500 pixel image that appears at the top of the profile).

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5 Formative Features of the John Deere S690 Combine

During the busy harvesting season, many farmers strive for increased production on the field to ensure that all of their hard work and dedication will be worth it in the end. The John Deere S690 S-Series combine incorporates performance, safety, service and reliability features that make harvesting easier in large crop. With the collaboration of power, grain quality, and efficiency, harvesting can be transformed into a completely new experience.

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Let’s comb through five key features of the John Deere S690 combine that will help farmers become even more efficient and productive on the field.

ProDrive™ Propulsion System

Utilizing 2014 S-Series Combine Technology for Intelligent Harvesting

John Deere agricultural technology has come a long way in recent time, providing producers with digital tools to enhance the overall crop farming process. With the harvesting season beginning in the next few months, producers will likely look to their combine technology to help guide them to a high yield.

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At their most recent product introduction, John Deere introduced a number of new products and capabilities, including enhancements made to S-Series combines. Let’s take a look at the technological features that can be found aboard the 2014 John Deere S-Series combines and how they can assist the crop production process.

Taking a Look from Within: 20 All-Access John Deere Cab Photos

The cabs of tractors and other pieces of agricultural equipment have evolved significantly over the years. What used to be a seat with a few pedals and a steering wheel, has transformed into an office on wheels with gadgets, accessories, comfort features, and much more. These innovations have helped John Deere cabs come a long way, increasing efficiency, productivity, and comfort during those long days in the field.

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While most of us don’t have the opportunity to operate these pieces of equipment on a daily basis, we decided to do the next best thing and put together a 20-photo image gallery from within today’s John Deere cab. Take a few minutes to scroll through this image gallery to see things through a producer’s lens, enjoy!

Taking a Break from the Farm: Eight Can’t-Miss 2014 State Fairs

As the spring planting season has concluded and the summer marches on, crop producers across the country are likely ready for some fun, relaxing days with the family whenever time allows for it. Between July 4th and Labor Day, there will be a number of 2014 state fairs taking place, giving area residents (and even non-residents) a gathering place for food, fun, education, and much more.

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We’ve searched the web for information covering eight state fairs that we believe are “can’t miss” events this year. So, while producers are preparing their harvesting equipment, we hope this list and information allows them to mark their calendars for a well-deserved day of family-fun!

Video Gallery: Doing More with John Deere Gator Parts and Attachments

Versatility is a part of John Deere Gators’ DNA. 365 days-a-year, regardless of conditions, Gators have the ability to be customized to fit operator needs and conquer any challenges nature presents. Thanks to a number of available John Deere Gator parts and attachments, owners and operators are just a few additions away from taking on any project or going on the joyride of a lifetime.

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Below, we’ve featured four videos that prove Gators are the ultimate utility vehicles ready for year-round usage. Enjoy!

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5 Mist-icle Features of the New John Deere R4045 Sprayer

“I run, I spray, I conquer.”  These are the words that every farmer should live by during the spraying season, in order to take command of their application. This bold mission, combined with the new features of the R4045 sprayer, will help make time on the field better spent and more enjoyable. The R4045 sprayer includes a 1,200-gallon tank, 120-foot boom, and has 346 horsepower that will help operators conquer more acres in less time. With this state of the art machine, farmers can dominate the seemingly endless stretch of land before them.

CommandView™ II Plus Cab

Cab R4045 Sprayer 5 Mist icle Features of the New John Deere R4045 Sprayer

15 A-Maize-Ing Corn Statistics to Sharpen Up Your Grain Game

American producers’ contribution to the world’s corn market is substantial. Without American production, the world’s supply would take a massive hit, impacting all corners of the globe. In order to fulfill the needs of the growing population, farmers spend restless weeks during peak planting and harvesting season (weather permitting) aboard their agriculture equipment to achieve the highest yield possible.

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So, while we understand corn is a major American export, let’s take a closer look at just how valuable American production is to the global market and some other interesting figures. To help paint a clearer picture, we’ve put together a list of 15 corn statistics, enjoy!

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