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Introducing A New Used Equipment Online Experience at MachineFinder.com

April 30, 2015

Here at MachineFinder, our mission is to provide users from around the globe with access to equipment photos, descriptions, details, locations and more, so they can make informed used equipment purchasing decisions. With millions of visitors to MachineFinder.com in the past year, it seems we are successfully providing this information to our user base, but we are always striving for ways to improve the online experience.

MachineFinder Homepage

As we looked at the new generation of online browsing and the technologies available to our audience, we realized nearly half of all recent website visits to MachineFinder.com were coming from mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.).

John Deere Sprayer Timeline: A Look back on Eight Decades of Innovation

November 3, 2014

For more than 80 years, John Deere has been providing spraying equipment to American farmers looking to efficiently provide nutrients to their crops. While the technology has advanced significantly, the premise has remained unchanged; keep up with customer demands and stay on the cutting-edge.

John Deere Sprayer in field

So, how did we get to where we are today? Let’s take a look back in time and revisit some of the most monumental moments of John Deere Sprayer innovation.

1930: John Deere promotes three different row-crop sprayers with Novo engine drive, tractor drive, and traction drive. These sprayers included 150-gallon cypress tanks and an angle iron boom, an exclusive John Deere feature.

Image Gallery: Sizing Up the 2015 Lineup of New John Deere Products

October 2, 2014

As we highlighted in a previous post, John Deere has recently rolled out its annual new product lineup, featuring a plethora of new equipment and updates to its tractors, hay products, and much more. These new John Deere products have been designed with more power and overall efficiency in mind in order to allow today’s producers to conquer growing demands and crop output with less manpower, in less time.

John Deere CPO Combine

For those of our readers that would prefer to see the 2015 products in a visual fashion, we’ve put together this photo gallery, which showcases all of Deere’s new products and offerings. Enjoy!

Combining Quality and Quantity with John Deere’s New Hay Equipment

October 1, 2014

While there were a number of headline-worthy introductions made at John Deere’s 2015 lineup rollout, commercial hay farming was at the center of it all, with offerings ranging from new balers, to disc mowers, and tedders. These new products eliminate the need for operators to choose between quality and quantity, with a number of new options that place the spotlight on large-scale production without risking superior hay condition.

New Line of John Deere Hay Equipment

To better understand how John Deere’s new hay equipment can simplify the operation, let’s take a closer look at some of the products that have been recently introduced.

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

August 27, 2014

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.

9RT Tractor

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.

John Deere Certified Pre-Owned

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

August 7, 2014

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.

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.

John Deere 644K: Deere’s First Hybrid Construction Machine

February 28, 2013

With so many hybrid vehicles on the market these days, John Deere has followed suit with the release of its 644K Powerllel™ diesel-electric hybrid front loader. This new wheel loader brings together the functionality and quality of any Deere machine with exciting new capabilities that only hybrid technology can offer.

John Deere 644k on the job site.

One of the most impressive offerings of the John Deere 644K is a reduction in the amount of fuel that’s consumed in comparison to other machines of its size. The John Deere 644K hybrid can save you up to 25% on the amount fuel you use, a particularly valuable asset in the face of rising fuel costs.

John Deere Agriculture Continues to Grow

February 11, 2013

According to the John Deere Company annual financial report, the retail and industry value of John Deere agriculture equipment saw continued increases in 2012. John Deere new and used farm equipment that saw the strongest growth rate in value and sales included utility tractors, row-crop tractors, 4WD tractors, and combines.

New Utility Tractors: John Deere’s utility tractors are a tried and true agriculture favorite because of their ability to complete virtually any job. This year, Deere is releasing the 5E series utility tractors that are “reimagined, redesigned, and reborn…to work.”

New JD utilitu tractor

The Man Behind The Company: A John Deere Biography

November 14, 2012

History of John Deere the inventor

Over the years, “John Deere” has become a household name for most Americans. Whether it’s written across a hat or on a lawn mower, tractor, or children’s toy, we all recognize that familiar green and yellow. The history of John Deere has had a big impact on the world’s approach to plowing, harvesting, mowing, lumbering, and simple gardening. Though some of us may boast an expert recognition and knowledge of the John Deere products and brand, what do we really know about the man who started it all?

John Deere Historic Site Brings Art Festival to Illinois Public

October 24, 2012

John Deere historic site

The John Deere Historic Site in Grand Detour, Illinois is a reminder of how the business continues to explore ways of bringing quality to the lives of people in the U.S.

Since the company is celebrating its 175th anniversary throughout the year, there have been a number of events that are being held in order to raise interest in the history of John Deere and its place in American culture.

The John Deere Historic Site in Grand Detour, Illinois, has been a place that is buzzing this year, as it has held various events throughout 2012, ranging from blacksmith gatherings to art shows.