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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

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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.

John Deere Technology Ranked For Best Agriculture Apps In 2012

April 5, 2012

JD Link | John Deere Technology

John Deere has always been at the forefront of technological innovation in the agricultural industry, and with its recent investments in technology to help farmers increase their productivity and efficiency, it has succeeded in advancing the sector.

According to Crop Life, the JD Link was one of the 10 best mobile apps for the agricultural sector in 2012, as the program helps to improve the efficiency and ease for farmers and their day-to-day operations.

A Fresh Look For The John Deere Pavilion

March 20, 2012


New John Deere Pavilion

The John Deere Pavilion in Moline, Illinois, underwent a major redesign project during the cold winter months in preparation for the company’s 175 anniversary, as it reopened in mid-February with a variety of new exhibits and products on display.

According to a company release, the reopening showcased the near total transformation of the visitor experience at the site. Though the outside of the building looks the same, the scope of the renovation is immediately apparent once the visitor looks inside.

John Deere’s Facebook Page Surpasses 1,000,000 Followers

March 16, 2012

John Deere Fans

The evolution of a company is generally tracked by its ability to adjust to the latest technological advances and enhance their market presence through innovation and effective marketing. John Deere has done this for more than 175 years, and its recent social media push ensures that the next generation of John Deere fans will be able stay connected with the business.

As the brand saw its number of followers shoot past 1,000,000, it continued to update its page in order to provide resources and information about John Deere products and industry news.

John Deere Enters The Guinness Book for Project Can-Do

January 27, 2012

After 308,448 cans of food were neatly stacked at the John Deere Pavilion in Moline, Illinois, John Deere entered the Guinness Book of World Records. The record was for the largest sculpture ever created from canned foods. Although breaking the record was appreciated, the real victory was contributing to a local community in need. The following are images that depict a great architectural and civil achievement.

Project Can- Do Coverage


John Deere S-Series Combine Showcased For Project “Can Do”

December 7, 2011

John Deere S-Series combine from project "can do"

In the month of November John Deere set a world record by constructing the world’s largest harvesting combine from more than 300,000 cans of food.  Each year John Deere finds new ways to connect with its community, and in 2011 the John Deere Corporation decided to pay tribute to the farmers and agricultural customers of the world with this addition to the Guinness Book of World Records.

John Deere combine harvester made from can food

The world record setting can made S-series combine was constructed with over 300,000 cans of food at the John Deere Pavilion in Moline, Illinois.  Over 650 volunteers aided in the construction of “Project Can Do”, where thousands of cans of food were donated to the River Bend Food Bank.

John Deere’s Augmented Reality

November 29, 2011

A Closer Look

John Deere is implementing new technologies that help people shop for the machinery they need. With John Deere augmented reality, potential customers can take a new approach at inspecting new and used farm equipment for sale from the comfort of their own home.

Improving Your Equipment Search

Whether you are searching for a John Deere Combine, an R Series Tractor, or other farm tractors for sale, you can get a glimpse of the mechanical parts that makes our machines work effectively.