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John Deere Camping Checklist: 12 Items to Bring for a Weekend Outdoors

As we enter June and some of the longest days of the year arrive, weekend trips to campgrounds become a very popular weekend activity for friends and families. Anybody who has been on a weekend getaway in the wilderness has arrived at the campgrounds forgetting an essential to their trip.

In an effort to minimize these lapses in packing, we’ve put together a John Deere-specific camping checklist including many essentials for a Deere-themed camping success. And of course, as always, don’t forget your bug spray and sunscreen!

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Image Gallery: 25 John Deere Sprayer Pictures to Promote Field Health

Once crops have been successfully planted and roots take hold, it becomes time to think about spraying processes to maximize yield potential. Without effective nutrient and pesticide application, entire fields of crops and countless hours of hard work can be erased at the hands of a variety of adversaries.

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Thousands of weed species, harmful insects, as well as a series of plant diseases can all afflict crops, reducing yields and slimming profits. To help combat these crop killers, producers often times hop aboard their John Deere sprayers loaded with nutrients or pesticides to increase spraying efficiency and boost the health of their crops. We’ve put together an image gallery of 25 John Deere sprayer pictures to show these pieces of equipment hard at work during growing season, enjoy!

Interview with Joel Wineland, West Central Equipment: John Deere Dealer Spotlight Part 2

Yesterday, we featured part one of our two-part interview with Joel Wineland of West Central Equipment, where we learned a bit about Joel’s background, his job responsibilities, West Central’s locations, and their customers. Today, we will continue on with our interview with Joel, taking a deeper dive into life at a John Deere dealership during peak planting season, enjoy!

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Q: At your location, do you recognize certain pieces of equipment that are hot sellers during planting season?

Interview with Joel Wineland, West Central Equipment: John Deere Dealer Spotlight Part 1

As we enter peak row crop planting season in parts of the country largely responsible for our nation’s input, John Deere dealerships begin to buzz with customers looking for equipment, parts, or even just some useful information from the industry’s finest. Without these dealerships, and their employees, equipment purchases and servicing would be impossible, crippling our nation’s producers’ ability to harvest the largest yield possible when the sun sets on the growing season and fall sets in.

photo 2 Interview with Joel Wineland, West Central Equipment: John Deere Dealer Spotlight Part 1

15 Interesting Soybean Facts to Know this Planting Season

As soybean planting season hits full stride across most of the United States and producers work on covering an expected record acreage, we thought it would be a good opportunity to take a moment and better understand the history of soybeans, what they’re used for, and some other fun facts that may not be common knowledge.

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We’ve put together a list of 15 soybean facts that we found to be either critical to shaping today’s soybean production or were simply just interesting tidbits of knowledge worth sharing. Enjoy!

1. Soybeans originated in Southeast Asia and were first domesticated by Chinese farmers around 1100 BC. (Source)

Conquering Multiple Tasks with Help from the John Deere 2R Series

At the peak of the spring season, multi-tasking seems to reach its pinnacle. There are lawns to be mowed, materials to be moved, and loads to be hauled, producing the need for a versatile piece of equipment with all the answers. John Deere’s 2R Series compact utility tractor models (2025R, 2027R, 2032R) include several features that give off a “big tractor” feel while being able to be stored safely in the garage.

2032R Conquering Multiple Tasks with Help from the John Deere 2R Series

In this post, we will highlight some of the features of the 2R Series that make it a great machine for multi-tasking during the spring.

Six Must-Ask Questions before Buying a John Deere Utility Tractor

Whether you own 50 acre or 1,000 acre property, there will always be a number of projects to be completed, ranging from mowing, material handling, tilling, seeding, and much more. When these projects become overwhelming, it may be time to look for help in the form of a utility tractor, which can be the best friend of a property owner looking to do ranching, hobby farming, or just general lawn care.

Utility Tractors Six Must Ask Questions before Buying a John Deere Utility Tractor

30 John Deere Cover Photos for Agriculture Enthusiasts

Facebook is home to more than 1 billion active monthly users, so it’s fair to assume a large portion of agricultural producers are active, spending some of their valuable free time interacting with friends and family through status updates, photos, and more. When landing on a Facebook page, one of the first things a user notices is the large cover photo (851 x 315 pixels) that appears at the top of the page as a background. The name “cover photo” is telling as it takes a similar role as a book cover, providing a first-glance visual impression.

10 Must-Equip Accessories for the Ultimate John Deere Car

John Deere enthusiasts enjoy showing their love for the brand everywhere they go. The green and yellow color scheme paired with the iconic leaping deer logo can be seen not only in the fields, at the worksite, or in the forest, but also on clothing, referenced in famous songs, at weddings, and much more.

There are a number of accessories that now make it possible for these loyal fans of the brand to bring Deere on the road by decorating some (or all) parts of their vehicle. Let’s take a look at ten accessories that can help these loyalists create the ultimate John Deere car.

Three JD 4455 Tractors Sold High on Recent Auctions

The John Deere 4455, made from 1989-1992 continues to be one of the “hottest”, most sought after used tractors on the market. Three recent farm auction sale prices prove the point.

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(This tractor sold for $72,000 on an April 4, 2014 farm auction in south-central Minnesota)

Pictured above is a 1990 JD 4455 with 3,729 hours sold for $72,000 on an April 4, 2014 farm auction in south-central Minnesota. That is the 3rd highest auction sale price I’ve ever seen on a 4455 (sold without loader), and I’ve seen 348 sold over the past 18+ years.

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