Company News

John Deere Welcomes The Changing Season With Fall Fest

September 17, 2012

John Deere Waterloo Fest

At the recent John Deere Fall Fest, the green and yellow agricultural icon helped welcome the autumn season by showing off different John Deere products from throughout the ages, including the John Deere models A, B and D, the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier reports.

While most everyone at the event knew the company made the green and yellow machines, there were some enthusiasts who could even identify the lesser-known machines that appeared only for a short time in the 20th century – such as the models G,H,L,M and R.

These agriculture aficionados told laymen about how fly wheel wrenches can still be purchased, and described the various lighting options for a John Deere MT built in 1951.

John Deere Unveils New 7080 Series Self-Propelled Forage Harvesters

September 11, 2012

New John Deere Harvester

As it looks to comply with the stringent Interim Tier 4 emissions standards, John Deere has developed a new line of Self-Propelled Forage Harvesters for the 2013 farming season.

A total of six new machines will be available, all of which will feature new engines that not only meet IT4 requirements, but offer the same power John Deere users have come to love over the ages. All models come with factory-installed dual tire options, a new sprout turning system and kernel processing technology – all of which works together to greatly improve overall field operating performance.

John Deere Blogs Help Keep Customers & Fans Informed 

August 20, 2012

John Deere Emissions Hub

John Deere has expanded its customer outreach over the past several years, as the company has remained at the forefront of offering advice, product news and deals via social media and other internet sites.

The company has seen the benefits of customer feedback and is looking to increase the level of input that its users have in shaping the next line of models. While it has opened up a number of new forums and a Facebook page with extensive consumer tips, it will also provide a number of resources via blogs to help people who have or intend to purchase its equipment.

John Deere Art Helps Raise Money for Birdies for Charity

August 8, 2012

 Birdies for Charity

Like many patriots who end up serving in combat, David Anderson simply wanted to return to a normal life once he was done with his tour of duty. However, he soon realized that he could have a significant impact on the U.S. if he could relate his experience via a paintbrush.

According to Fox 18 Quad Cities, the Vietnam veteran returned home and turned to art as a way to put his experiences down on a canvas, both serving as a coping mechanism but also a vehicle through which people could see his journey.

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.