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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.

MachineFinder in 2015: Our Most Popular Blog Posts of the Year

January 7, 2016

Shockingly, 2015 is in the books. While we are preparing for what’s to come in the new year by identifying how the MachineFinder blog can continue to be a trusted source of information for our audience, it’s important to also step back and take a look at some of 2015’s successes.

We thank all of our readers and fans for your support this year. Without your readership, social shares, and feedback, we wouldn’t be where we are today. Here’s a look at some of the most popular posts from 2015, with a brief statement for each as to why we believe they were successful. Enjoy!

2015 In Review: Our Top 10 MachineFinder Facebook Posts

January 4, 2016

It was another busy year for the MachineFinder team, and the agriculture community as a whole. We were happy and excited to look back on the variety of memories and successes from 2015! Our Facebook Page continued to be a key component of our online marketing efforts, helping us build and maintain relationships with our valued John Deere fans.

For this reason, we wanted to take a moment to reminisce on some of the most memorable MachineFinder Facebook posts from 2015. Enjoy!

MachineFinder Product Spotlight: John Deere Crawler Loaders

An Inside Out Look at the John Deere 4730 Sprayer

December 30, 2015

The John Deere 4730 remains a very popular sprayer option within the equipment community. It’s designed to give commercial applicators and farmers a high speed option while maintaining comfort and ease of use. The 80-ft, 90-ft, and 100-ft boom configurations allow them to choose an option that matches cropping systems.


But what else does the 4730 offer? Let’s take a look, starting from the inside of the machine.

Video Gallery: Using the John Deere Operations Center to Improve Production (Part 2)

December 29, 2015

How can the John Deere Operations Center help you turn your data into valuable business information? You gain access to real-time agronomic data, like average yield, total yield, average moisture, seeding variety and more, all from your machine. Taking things a step further, you can also easily share planting and yield data from your Operations Center with trusted advisors to receive variable rate prescriptions from them.

john deere operations center

We’ve put together a two-part video gallery series to help John Deere customers better understand how they can leverage their Operations Center to improve production on the field.

How John Deere Section Control Can Improve Yield and Efficiency

December 28, 2015

As you look to improve your efficiency out in the field, John Deere Section Control offers a solution that allows you to take control of your input costs. With John Deere Section Control, you can seamlessly handle all of your air carts and CCS planters.


Let’s take a look at some of the features that make Section Control a must-have while you’re on the job.

Automatic Control

Manual control is a thing of the past with John Deere Section Control. Formerly known as Swatch Control Pro™ software, John Deere Section Control allows operators to automatically control all of the sections on an implement. It works smoothly on the GreenStar™ 3 2630 Display.

Video Gallery: Understanding e18 and e23 John Deere Transmissions

December 17, 2015

The e18 and e23 John Deere transmissions have various functions and settings that can help improve your daily operations. However, there’s a lot to understand.

john deere transmission

For this reason, we’ve put together a video gallery discussing key settings like the Efficiency Manager, Droop, Load Anticipation, ECO ON/OFF and more. We hope this helps operators better understand each of these functions and learn how to apply them on the field.

Understanding Efficiency Manager

The e18 and e23 John Deere transmission features the fuel saving Efficiency Manager. But, what exactly does Efficiency Manager do? This video will answer that question for you.

An In-Depth Look at the John Deere 9630

December 16, 2015

The John Deere 9630 is a favorite in the tractor community, as it includes a host of features that are designed to help drive profits to the bottom line. With an impressive 530 engine hp and comfortable operating station, the 9630 has been designed with the customer and productivity in mind.

Let’s take a look at some of the key features of this 4WD tractor.

13.5 L PowerTech™ Plus Engine

These engines are installed in the 9330 through 9630 models, featuring improved torque curve. By moving the peak torque from 1400 rpm up to 1600 rpm, torque rises quicker, improving the engine’s response to changing loads.

6 Quick Tips for Starting a Cold Diesel Engine This Winter

December 14, 2015

Before winter is in full swing, it’s essential to learn the ins and outs of starting a cold diesel engine. Doing so is essential to keeping your engine in working order for seasons to come. That being said, here are six tips for starting a cold diesel engine and maintaining your equipment over time.

John Deere Diesel Engine

1. Do Not Underestimate Warm-Up Time

Giving your cold diesel engine time to warm up is essential. Ideally, you should always allow your equipment to warm up for at least five minutes before operating. Failing to do so can make the engine work harder than necessary.

Video Gallery: John Deere Construction Equipment in Action

December 10, 2015

Whether you’re a contractor, landscaper, farmer or anyone who strives for productivity, John Deere compact equipment can help you get more done. For this reason, we’re featuring in-depth John Deere customer stories that explain how successful businesses are leveraging their equipment on the worksite.

construction equipment in action

Throughout these videos, you can learn how to maximize productivity and uptime, lower daily costs and see John Deere construction equipment in action.

More Than Luck

Starting in 1942, O’Hara Plumbing has earned its success through hard work and reliable equipment. Watch this video to find out what John Deere compact equipment keeps the company thriving.