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Equipment Spotlight: The John Deere 5425

October 7, 2015

The John Deere 5425 is a high-quality, cost-efficient (81 engine hp) tractor that is ready to work on the operator’s time and in their conditions, while providing comfort and efficiency. These tractors are built for anyone from the young business entrepreneur to experienced agricultural producer, ready to handle a variety of challenges at home, on the farm, or at the worksite.


We’ve pulled together some key features of the 5425 that we believe help define its “utility tractor” moniker. Enjoy!

John Deere 4450 Tractor Sells for Record Price at South Dakota Auction

October 6, 2015


I’ve been compiling auction sale price data on all types of used farm and construction equipment for nearly 26 years. Usually when a new record high sale price is set, the new record just ekes past the former record. Not this time.

1988 John Deere 4450

On an August 27, 2015 auction in southeast South Dakota, the 1988 model John Deere 4450 Tractor pictured above, with only 1,136 hours, sold for $77,500. This smashed the previous high auction sale price I’d ever seen on a 4450, $70,750 for a 1988 model with 2,612 hours on a March 9, 2013 farm estate auction I covered in southwest Minnesota. Here’s Youtube video I shot of that 4450 selling…on a cold, wet, windy day two and a half years ago:

8 John Deere Construction Toys That Kids Will Dig

October 5, 2015

If there’s a little one in your life with a passion for construction equipment, John Deere has some toys that will make for the perfect gift. Whether you’re celebrating a holiday or a birthday, any child will love what John Deere has to offer.


Here are eight noteworthy John Deere construction toys you might want to add to your gift shopping list.

1. My First Collectible Luke Loader Stacker

Who says young children can’t play with big toys? This loader is made specifically for kids aged 18 months and older, and it features four pieces that can be stacked together for fun.

How Can the John Deere 459E Baler Help You Handle Your Hay?

September 30, 2015

The new John Deere 459E Baler was announced as a part of John Deere’s 2016 product lineup on Aug. 25, and its new features will benefit hay producers at an affordable price.

“Our 459E Round Balers are equipped with six Diamond Belts, which cover more than 90 percent of the bale chamber, helping to reduce leaf loss while improving bale quality,” said Jeremy Unruh, product line marketing manager for John Deere, at the time of its release.

With this in mind, let’s take a look at the features of the John Deere 459E Baler and how it can help users out in the field.

Reviewing the 2016 Updates to Deere’s Grain Harvesting Equipment

September 28, 2015

John Deere takes pride in creating equipment that helps producers across the country harvest their crops. Each year, new products and updates to existing products are introduced at an annual release. This year, Deere introduced several new products and features to its line of grain harvesting equipment that will get its customers excited.


Jon Gilbeck, division marketing manager for John Deere Harvester Works, says, “We are constantly listening to our customers and looking for ways to boost their grain harvesting productivity by improving the performance, quality, and technology of the Deere equipment they are using. This includes enhancements to the combines as well as improvements to the different headers and platforms in the lineup.”

John Deere TruSet: Bringing Precision to Your 2730 Combination Ripper

September 24, 2015

Tilling your field can be a long, extensive process without the right equipment. Luckily, John Deere has the products you need to transform tillage into just another easy job on your terrain. John Deere TruSet is the ultimate solution for farmers and producers who want to reduce the time spent tilling each day.

John Deere 2730 Ripper

TruSet Comes to the 2730 Combination Ripper

John Deere announced in August 2015 that John Deere TruSet technology would be coming to the 2730 Combination Ripper, giving operators the option to alter settings in the cab on-the-go.

Key Moments in John Deere’s Forestry Equipment History

September 21, 2015

For more than 175 years, John Deere has been producing equipment built on its values of integrity, quality, commitment, and innovation. While the company’s roots lie within agriculture, it has solidified its place in a number of other industries as well, including forestry.

Forestry History

The development of forestry machines only began in the early 1900s, and John Deere was there right from the start, beginning production just before 1950. Let’s take a look at some of the critical moments in time that have helped lead John Deere to its current position in the forestry equipment market.

13 Harvesting Guides to Consult for Your John Deere Equipment

September 17, 2015

If you want to make sure that you’re always optimally operating your John Deere equipment, you should consult one of the many harvesting guides available on the company site. These guides are designed to give you all of the information to work efficiently and safely out in the field.

Here is an overview of some of the most commonly used harvesting guides for John Deere operators.

1. Interactive Combine Adjustment S-Series Combine

ICA Combines

This guide will help you make sure that your machine settings are appropriately used for harvesting requirements every season.

2. Crop Type Selection

Crop Type Selection

The John Deere LA105: Key Features and Specifications

September 16, 2015

With the fall cleanup right around the corner, we want to showcase some key features and machine details of the John Deere LA105, a lawn tractor that is a perfect match for value-conscious homeowners. An economical five-speed gear transmission, powerful engine, and a large variety of attachments available for a number of lawn care chores (even snow cleanup) are just a few of the features that make it a suitable sidekick.


What are some of the other key features and specifications? Learn more by taking a look at the list below.

Long-Lasting Powerful Engine


8 Unique Pieces of John Deere Furniture for Children

September 14, 2015

When you have a little one who loves John Deere as much as you, you’re going to want to make sure he or she can show off some agriculture pride. John Deere furniture is the perfect way to get your child into the brand and all of its strong values.


Here are eight pieces of John Deere furniture that any parent would want in a child’s bedroom or playroom.

1. Mossy Oak Recliner in Camo

What child wouldn’t want his or her own recliner? This piece of John Deere furniture is perfect for the little one in your life who wants a cozy, comfy chair.