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Introducing The Brand New 2012 John Deere Gator RSX850i

July 31, 2012


John Deere Gator RSX850i

John Deere recently announced the release of a brand new Gator vehicle, as the company is looking to provide its customers with a model that built upon the advances made by previous offerings.

The company looked to combine advanced off-road performance, incredible comfort and significant power and maneuverability into one vehicle, and they succeeded with the all-new Gator RSX850i.

According to a company release, this new offering was engineered to be faster, more powerful and more agile than any of its predecessors.

Leading the Field: John Deere Provides Feedback Through “Chatterbox”

July 16, 2012

John Deere Chatterbox

People who have used John Deere equipment know that the company takes customer feedback to heart, as the equipment company often rolls out new machinery that reflects what its users wanted certain models to improve upon.

This type of feedback-oriented innovation has allowed John Deere to remain an industry leader for many years, and new services may help to enhance this customer-company relationship.

A studio that was recently created now allows John Deere users to give their input and to provide feedback about their favorite or least favorite aspects of the company’s equipment.

The “Chatterbox” was developed as a way to record the opinions of those who used John Deere equipment, according to Tulsa World, as users come in and provide feedback about certain aspects of the machinery they own.

John Deere Employees Do Their Part to Help the Hungry

July 13, 2012

John Deere Employees Packing Backpacks

When people think of John Deere they may conjure up an image of people out on the farm or individuals mowing their lawns, but the company is much more than an equipment manufacturer and provider.

People who have used John Deere equipment to help with their farming operations understand how important theirwork is to the greater good, but many Americans do not realize that these crops may actually be what ends up ontheir dinner tables.

The process of the food going from the soil to the table is not one that many care to examine, but they certainly reapthe benefits of the advances that have been made in agriculture. These have led to cheaper food, more options while shopping and availability of certain items that had previously not been offered in certain areas of the country.

Historic John Deere Site To Open Gates For 48th Season

June 13, 2012

 John Deere Historic Site

The John Deere Historic Site in Grand Detour, Illinois, opened for its 48th season on May 2, as the place where the iconic brand got its beginnings and has been memorialized by the company.

The Rock River Times reported that the site will be available for viewing by fans of the brand, history buffs and farmers from across the U.S. The home that John Deere built still stands, and was designated a Registered National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service. This famous residence was where the innovator built his first “self-scouring” steel plow.

Product Spotlight: John Deere 35D Excavator

June 1, 2012

John Deere 35 Excavator

The jobsite has transformed over the years, as advances in technology have allowed construction crews to tackle certain projects in a more efficient manner. Whether workers are using cranes or excavators, the machines they rely on are now made with the latest available to the industry and help with any job.

The John Deere line of excavators offers a construction crew a wide range of options to choose from, as the company has models in a compact series, a construction class and a production class.

Horicon Living History Days Celebration Set Against John Deere Backdrop

May 31, 2012


There are a number of towns and cities across the U.S. where citizens are proud of the traditions associated with the respective region, as historical exhibitions and celebrations are common for many Americans, especially during the summer months.

The pride that many Americans have in their country and their hometown is part of what drives these celebrations, but there are also fun activities that take place at the events that the whole family can enjoy.

The Evolution of the John Deere Agricultural Sector

May 24, 2012

 John Deere History

The transformation of the John Deere Company from a single plow salesman into a worldwide business was not one that occurred overnight, and the emergence of the brand over the course of the past 175 years has impacted many sectors of the U.S. economy.

John Deere fashioned a polished-steel plow in Grand Detour, Illinois, in 1837, and his company has been making innovative products to fill the needs of businesses in several sectors ever since.

The evolution of the John Deere brand allowed the company to expand into other industries aside from the agricultural sector, as the firm now produces machinery for businesses and people operating in forestry, construction, golf/turf and residential areas.

A John Deere Vacation For The Whole Family

May 21, 2012

John Deere Pavilion

The newly renovated John Deere Pavilion is an amazing destination for families who are traveling in and around the Moline, Illinois area, as the site holds a number of attractions, exhibits and fun for all ages.

The transformation that the site went through led to the addition of several new exhibits, allowing families to explore the many facets of the iconic brand. People can take a look at the company’s global business and products, the work being done by John Deere to provide food for the growing population of the world and the rich history of the business that was started by an ambitious American from Vermont.

John Deere Employees Help Provide Meals For Children

May 9, 2012

John Deere Volunteers

Iconic American brands like John Deere have always maintained a significant presence in communities across the country, as workers from the company help citizens in their area with a variety of philanthropic events.

John Deere began this tradition during the Great Depression, a time when many Americans could not make ends meet. Farmers who had purchased equipment from the company and could not meet their obligations were accommodated, as the brand decided to extend its financing options and delayed payments, despite a loss in revenue.

2012 Farm of Distinction Winner Honored in Alabama

April 10, 2012

John Deere 550 | John Deere Gator

A diversified Dallas County farm was named the 2012 Alabama Farm of Distinction during the state’s farm-city awards luncheon in Birmingham on April 2, 2012, the Alabama Local News reported.

According to the news outlet, the farm’s 68-year-old owner has seen the agricultural industry change over the years, but Sam Givhan has been able to adapt in order to maintain a successful business. His farm expanded from the traditional Black Belt crops like cotton and soybeans to catfish and cattle.