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MachineFinder’s Most Popular Agriculture News Articles of 2015

February 4, 2016

As our readers know, we keep up to date on the latest agriculture happenings by publishing articles to our industry news section on a weekly basis. From new Deere product announcements to upcoming events across the agriculture community, these articles are designed to educate and be shared.

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As 2015 came to a close, we went back in time and looked at some of our most popular and most shared agriculture news articles of the year. Here’s what headlined the headlines in 2015:

John Deere Reveals 2016 Agriculture, Turf and Farm Products

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John Deere AutoTrac Universal Features and Benefits

February 3, 2016

Automation has been adopted by nearly every industry in today’s progressive business environment, and agriculture is no different.  In an effort to meet the rising demands of producing for the growing population and improve efficiency, technological advances have become a part of most farmers’ lives.

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AutoTrac™ Universal (ATU) is one of the many solutions that John Deere has made available to its customers to ensure they are automating processes where possible. Of course, Deere’s technology-infused products cannot be effective without a motivated farmer behind the wheel.

10 John Deere Valentine’s Gifts for Your Loved Ones

February 1, 2016

For the lover of agriculture in your life, there are several John Deere Valentine’s gifts you may want to consider purchasing before February 14. Whether your significant other loves tractors or just everything about the brand, there are several options to suit his or her tastes.

John Deere Gifts

Here are 10 gift ideas to celebrate the love-filled holiday:

Women’s Heart Belongs To Farmer Hooded Sweatshirt

This hooded sweatshirt says “My Heart Belongs to a Farmer,” and it includes the classic John Deere logo on the front.

John Deere Equipment Battles Winter Storm Jonas (Fan Photo Gallery)

January 28, 2016

Winter Storm Jonas will not soon be forgotten by those that were affected. According to The Weather Channel, Jonas stands alongside some of the most prolific winter storms that the East Coast has ever encountered. Thanks to the storm, some parts of West Virginia were buried under more than 40 inches(!) of snow, while other states and major cities were left with digging out to do as well.

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In fact, Jonas was the biggest snowstorm ever witnessed in several popular locations, including:

  • Allentown, Pennsylvania: 31.9 inches
  • Baltimore-Washington International Airport: 29.2 inches
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: 30.2 inches

Video Gallery: How to Get the Most Out of John Deere Sub-Compact Utility Tractors (Part 2)

January 21, 2016

John Deere sub-compact utility tractors carry the superior performance that customers have come to expect. Operators can tackle the hardest chores on their list with up to 25 horsepower, AutoConnect, iMatch compatibility, and hundreds of implements and attachment options.

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However, even with these key features and other conveniences, there are several things that owners and operators can do to ensure that they are getting the most out of their machines.

Last week, we shared part one of this video gallery and explained some key tasks to get the most out of your John Deere compact utility tractor. Today, we wanted to continue sharing our insights by providing you with some additional tips and tricks to maintain your John Deere sub-compact utility tractor. Enjoy!

An Exploration of John Deere 1023E Tractor Attachments

January 20, 2016

To make the most out of your equipment, you may want to explore the several John Deere 1023E tractor attachments available on the market. Let’s take a look at some of the attachments that could benefit you on the job.

John Deere 1023E

AutoConnect Mid Mowers 

With an AutoConnect mid mower, operators can adjust the height of their cut for the utmost precision.

Backhoe

The backhoe allows operators to utilize heavy-duty buckets out in the field for more productivity.

Box Blades

Box blade attachments come with a strong frame and adjustable scarifier for maximum performance.

Buying Nutrient Application Equipment: 5 Questions to Ask

January 18, 2016

Drawn dry spreaders, self-propelled sprayers, and nutrient applicators are all critical pieces of equipment to maximize crop farming efficiency.

Nutrient Application Equipment

But, with a number of model options to choose from, deciding on the right piece of nutrient application equipment for your operation could be a difficult process. With this in mind, we’ve outline some of the key questions to ask yourself before making a selection from John Deere’s available models.

Video Gallery: How to Get the Most Out of John Deere Compact Utility Tractors (Part 1)

January 14, 2016

No matter what size your John Deere tractor is, one thing remains true – consistent performance. John Deere compact utility tractors are no exception, and offer the ideal power and size for building, mowing, digging, tilling and more.

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Each machine in the compact line-up is tailored for your unique and demanding applications. High performing features like high torque engines, automatic two pedal transmissions, and fully integrated cabs make it easy to see why customers love the compact utility tractor.

But, you shouldn’t let their size fool you! There is still a lot to be learned in order to reap the full benefits of these machines.

John Deere 500D Draper Platforms Overview

January 13, 2016

John Deere 500D Draper Platforms come in three separate models to cater to your needs, whether you want more production or efficiency while out in the field. With 25, 30, and 36-foot width options, operators can easily harvest small grains and hay in a wide variety of conditions.

500D Platform

Let’s take a closer look at some of the models and features.

Buying a John Deere Round Baler: What to Consider

January 11, 2016

John Deere offers a number of round baler models that can be used by operators whether they’re looking to bale hay as a hobby or for a living. Choosing the right model to match the needs of the operator will likely result in high quality bales that increase the livestock’s rate of gain.

Deere Round Balers

However, there are some key areas to focus in on when looking to purchase a Deere round baler. From the re-engineered 459E all the way up to the powerful 569, Deere’s balers are built to produce. Let’s take a look at a few key elements to consider when beginning the round baler purchasing process.