Answer These 5 Questions Before You Buy a John Deere Gator

July 8, 2015

Taking on projects on the farm or ranch, tackling jobs on the worksite and fulfilling that need for an off-road thrill. Sound like things you might be interested in? Well, each of these aforementioned desires can be achieved with a John Deere Gator on your side.


However, deciding what model is best suited for your specific needs could seem like a bit of challenge. For this reason, we’ve put together a list of five questions to consider when you are looking to buy a John Deere Gator.

What types of terrain will you Gator be conquering?


6 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Used Combine

June 29, 2015

Combines are some of the biggest equipment investments that crop producers make. It’s essential to go into the used purchasing process with confidence and a clear understanding of what exactly it is that you’re looking for. Conduct ample research, ask questions, and inspect the equipment, to meet your operation’s needs.


While most farm equipment owners take very good care of their machines to maximize their lifespan, there are some things all used combine buying prospects should keep in mind. Here are some questions to ask (yourself and others) before making a purchase:

10 John Deere Outdoor Products for a Day of Summer Fun

June 24, 2015

If you’re in the mood to spend some time under the sun, there are a number of John Deere outdoor items that can help you have a good time. Whether you’re going out with the whole family or enjoying the weather on your own, there’s a John Deere outdoor product to make summer memories.


Here are 10 John Deere outdoor items to help you kick off the season:

1. John Deere 12 Volt Ground Force with Trailer

Ten Notable John Deere News Stories from the First Half of 2015

June 22, 2015

It might be hard to believe, but we are approaching the end of the first half of 2015. Over the course of these six months, John Deere’s name has been entrenched in the news as it continues to offer products and services that simplify jobs in the field, yard, or on the farm.


As we soon turn the calendar to July (and the second half of the year), we wanted to take a look back at the first half of the year and recap some of the most notable John Deere news stories to be featured on Enjoy!

Twitter Fan Image Gallery: John Deere #Plant15 Equipment in Action

June 11, 2015

After a cold and long winter, farmers and growers anxiously awaited the start of Plant15. Many crop farmers spent the majority of their days in the field, working hard to prepare the ground and successfully deliver seed into trenches.


While these long and tiresome days did not allow for much relaxation or down time, our loyal John Deere fans made sure to take a variety of powerful photos to memorialize all of the hard work that goes into feeding the United States.

To celebrate all of the dedicated crop farmers around the country and their many accomplishments this planting season, we’ve put together an image gallery capturing some of their most memorable moments on the field. Take a moment to enjoy this Plant15 image gallery!

Utility Tractor Spotlight: Meet the John Deere 4044M

June 10, 2015

Crop producers typically hop aboard row crop tractors to maximize efficiency and lawn care professionals gas up riding mowers to make the yard look just right. Larger property and small livestock operation owners have preferred pieces of equipment to get the job done as well. John Deere created the 4044M Tractor with these owners in mind, offering a piece of equipment with power and utility built into a basic, economical package.

John Deere 4044M

To provide a better understanding of what the John Deere 4044M has to offer, we’ve put together a detailed list of some of its notable features.

Video Gallery: John Deere Agriculture Stories to Help Improve Your Operations

June 4, 2015

Farmers are always seeking new strategies to use their data to maximize yield and make more informed business decisions. By sharing successful agriculture stories with one another, they are able to apply others’ unique strategies to improve their own farming operations.

agriculture stories

For farmers who are facing common challenges, want to become better managers, or want to stay on top of the always changing agriculture landscape, we’ve put together a video gallery sharing agriculture stories to inspire you.

Jason Schatzke’s story

Farmers are working hard to turn data into knowledge in their operations. For this reason, they are utilizing new tools and technologies in ways that they have never before.

Addressing Small Field Needs with the R4023 Sprayer

June 3, 2015

Fields that require application attention are not limited to large, square shapes. Often times, producers find themselves out in smaller, odd-shaped fields with crops that are starving for application. Primarily with this thought in mind and adhering to customer feedback, John Deere recently announced the R4023 Sprayer along with a number of other agriculture, turf and farm products.

R4023 in Field

Let’s take a closer look at some of the key features that make the R4023 a welcomed addition to Deere’s 4 Series Sprayer family.

Machinery Pete: 100 HP Tractors Holding Value in Used Tractor Market

May 29, 2015

The hottest segment of the used tractor market the past two years? That would be smaller horsepower models.

The mountain of auction sale prices I’ve been compiling for nearly 26 years supports this trend. A recent example came from a nice farm auction in east-central Wisconsin on April 23, 2015.

Sold for $23,000 on April 23, 2015 farm auction in eastern Wisconsin

On this sale was a John Deere 6603 2WD tractor with 803 hours on it (pictured above). It was a “one owner” tractor in very good condition. It sold for $23,000. Pretty strong price for a 2WD model I thought.

10 Farm Clothing Items You Need for This Summer

May 27, 2015

When you have a long list of tasks to do outside, you’re going to want to make sure that you’re dressed appropriately. In the summer, this means outfitting yourself in farm clothing that keeps you cool, comfortable and ready to take on the job.


Here are some options from John Deere to consider as you prepare for the warm weather.

John Deere Men’s Grey Short Sleeve Pocket T-Shirt with Logo

This shirt has a convenient pocket to hold your business cards or a pen for when you need it. It also has a sharp John Deere logo on the pocket itself.