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Image Gallery: Our Fans Celebrating the 4th of July John Deere Style!

As Americans everywhere prepare to celebrate the 4th of July in their own way, we wanted to take some time to reach out to some of our fans and see how they’re using (or have used)  John Deere equipment as a part of their celebration. From tractors pulling floats in public parades, to subtly decorated Deere tractors in the confines of one’s own garage, we learned (thanks to a number of fan submissions) that Deere enthusiasts do in fact include their equipment in their July 4th celebrations.

American Flag Image Gallery: Our Fans Celebrating the 4th of July John Deere Style!

5 Benefits of the 7760 Cotton Picker Even the Pickiest Farmers Admit

Harvesting season is an extremely busy time for cotton harvesters, and likely the most stressful stretch of year. However, it shouldn’t be seen as something dreadful, but rather it should be celebrated! John Deere’s 7760 Cotton Picker makes enjoying ginning season a little easier by bringing many offerings to the table.

Let’s take a look at some key features of the 7760 Cotton Picker that have completely changed the cotton harvesting game and taken producers to the next level.

7760 Cotton Picker 5 Benefits of the 7760 Cotton Picker Even the Pickiest Farmers Admit

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Ten Crop Spraying Tips to Reduce Drift and Maximize Efficiency

Row-crop producers spend many long days out in the field during the planting season in an effort to prepare their fields for success. Once the seeds are in the ground and crops begin to emerge, they become susceptible to a number of threats posed by insects, diseases, and more. To defend against these threats, producers will often take to the fields with spraying equipment loaded with appropriate nutrients or pesticides.

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We’ve put together a list of ten crop spraying tips that will help producers reduce spray-drift and maximize the return on their spraying investments.

10 Pieces of John Deere Farming Clothes that Every Farmer Needs

Farming is definitely a unique job. However, it is similar to any other in the sense that farmers need work clothes too.  Although their work apparel might not be the traditional suit and tie, farming clothes are much more exciting to pick out.

As we continue into the month of July, we can anticipate farmers spending many more long days on the field aboard their agriculture equipment. In an effort to help farmers better plan their work attire, we’ve put together a John Deere-themed assortment of farming clothes. Let’s take a look at some of our top picks.

Image Gallery: 20 Hay Baling Photos to get you Summer-Ready

When it comes to the hay baling process, timing is everything and farmers’ schedules are often put in the hands of Mother Nature. The warm, dry months of the summer are often the best time to bale hay, but threats still remain. Untimely rains can ruin an entire field of hay and if it becomes too hot and dry, it could become too brittle. As a result, farmers usually keep an eye on the weather and bale hay in the middle of favorable-conditioned summer days.

John Deere BC11 Bale Carrier Image Gallery: 20 Hay Baling Photos to get you Summer Ready

5 Key Components of the John Deere CS690 Cotton Stripper

Unfortunately, we can’t always rely on the weather but we should be able to rely on our equipment. During cotton harvesting season, growers often feel like they are in a race against the elements. The stress of producing more in less time can become overwhelming, but the John Deere CS690 Cotton Stripper aims to eliminate this concern without sacrificing the quality of crop.

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The innovative John Deere CS690 Cotton Stripper has several features that will lead to increased harvest efficiency and reduced downtime in the field. Let’s dive into five key components of the CS690 that help increase productivity even when harvesting in the most challenging conditions.

Second Highest Auction Price Ever on John Deere 5010 Tractor

Wow, what a beauty.

I’m talking about the restored 1963 John Deere 5010 tractor that sold for $45,000 on a May 24, 2014 collector auction in east-central Iowa. $45,000 is the second highest auction sale price I’ve ever seen on a JD 5010.

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The highest sale price? $79,100 on a 2006 Ebay online auction for the very 1st SN# John Deere 5010. It was in kind of rough shape after having been used by a municipality in Oklahoma for many years. The buyer was well known collector of first SN# John Deere tractors, Walter Keller of Forrest Junction, WI. After extensive restoration work, here’s what that 1st SN# JD 5010 tractor looks like today:

5 Intelligent John Deere Sprayer Technology Features

When it comes time to spray the field, a grower’s worst enemies are those extremely resistant weeds. If proactive measures aren’t taken to protect their crop, detrimental problems can occur. Sprayer technology is a vital aspect of fighting against those pesky weeds.

In efforts to give growers the leverage that they need, John Deere has introduced the new R4030 and R4038 sprayers incorporating breakthrough sprayer technology. The following intelligent features will surely improve the application of crop protection and lead to more productive days on the field.

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Video Gallery: Undeniable Benefits of the John Deere 1 Family Tractor

There are numerous benefits of the John Deere 1 Family Tractor that will surely help in being more productive on the field. Let’s take a look at six videos that will demonstrate the many advantages of this tractor.

(Note: For complete video footage, follow links and play videos from the “Video Gallery” portion of the 1 Family page)

AutoConnect™ Mower Deck

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Only with the John Deere 1 Family Tractor can you attach Deere’s exclusive AutoConnect mower deck conveniently without ever leaving your seat. When you are finished mowing, the deck can be quickly and easily disconnected just by undoing one latch. Deere’s AutoConnect deck for the 1 Family Tractor works quickly and easily, making its common sense innovation a smart investment.

Gliding Across the Fields to Success with John Deere Track Tractors

Adverse weather conditions can often times inundate fields with water at times when work needs to be done. The ensuing muddy field presents a challenge to owners of traditional row crop tractors that are kept away from work due to the fear of getting stuck in the mud or worse, causing damage to the fields with deep tire tracks.

First Gliding Across the Fields to Success with John Deere Track Tractors

John Deere track tractors present a valuable alternative to traditional row crop tractors, especially to those located in parts of the country that experience especially soggy conditions. Let’s take a closer look at Deere’s track tractor models as well as a few features that are common across all models, providing operators with a comfortable experience across all types of rough terrain.

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