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5 Things to Consider When Buying a Used Tractor

February 16, 2015

Buying a used tractor can make sense, depending upon your situation and needs. Well-maintained used tractors provide close-to-new condition at a lesser cost for those looking to add to their fleet or make their very first equipment purchase.

John Deere Utility Tractors

Purchasing used is easy to justify, not only for yourself, but also for your business/financial partner. The most difficult part of the decision is actually selecting the right pre-owned equipment for your situation. Before buying a used tractor, consider the following:

1) Buying a Tractor is not the same as Buying a Car

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John Deere Golf A Models: Superior Cuts for Superintendents

February 12, 2015

Today’s golf courses are often times judged from the moment golfers lay their eyes on them. From the tees, to the fairways, to the greens, one thing needs to remain constant: cut quality. Through careful attention to detail on the assembly line and technological innovation, John Deere Golf A Models are designed to provide quality that is a cut above the rest.

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From start to finish, these pieces of turf equipment are designed to get the job done efficiently. To show some of the qualities of these mowers that make pristine conditions a reality, we’ve put together a series of videos. Enjoy!

15 Features that make the John Deere CTS Combine a Harvesting Favorite

February 11, 2015

The John Deere CTS combine was designed to blend a cylinder/concave with tine separators to handle any number of challenges that may arise during the harvest. When developed, this system provided superior crop handling performance, higher levels of productivity capacity and excellent quality of harvested grains.

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The qualities the CTS combine design have made it a popular piece of harvesting equipment decades after its birth. Let’s take a look at some of the individual features that make this one of the favorite models of the past within the harvesting community.

1) Posi-Torq Cylinder Drive

John Deere 7810 Tractors are Hot at Today’s Auctions

February 10, 2015

Deere made the 150 horsepower 7810 model tractor from 1997-2003, making today’s tractors 12-18 years old now. Yet, they are proving to be worth more money as they age.

From 1996 through 2007, the highest auction sale price I saw on a John Deere 7810 tractor was $78,000…on a January 21, 2005 farm auction in northwest Illinois where a 2000 model with only 590 hours hit the $78K mark.

Since 2008 how many JD 7810’s have I seen sold over $80,000? Try a whopping 29. Wow.

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8 John Deere Vintage Tractor Toys to Add to Your Collection

February 9, 2015

Whether you’re a toy collector or have a child who loves tractors, why not take a look at the line of vintage tractor toys from John Deere?

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These tractors are not only fun to play with, but they are beautifully designed for collectors who want to put them on display. Here is a look at eight vintage tractor toys from John Deere.

1) John Deere 1952 Vintage Tractor Model 60

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This tractor is a die cast model of the 1952 vintage tractor made by John Deere. It is a 1/16 scale, and it’s accurate right down to the wheels.

Image Gallery: Set Your Sites on John Deere Worksite Equipment

February 5, 2015

Are your sites set on getting more done on the worksite? Whether the job requires lugging sand and gravel or removing stone and granite, John Deere has the machinery to propel your productivity. John Deere worksite product lines include everything from compact excavators to powerful articulated dump trucks, making your daily operations more productive than ever before. With the most efficient machinery in place, construction managers can spend more time overseeing, planning and coordinating each project from start to end.

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If you’re aiming to improve your bottom line, this John Deere worksite equipment image gallery should offer you some inspiration. Featuring everything from roadbuilding machinery to quarry and aggregate equipment, there’s bound to be something you’ll take a fancy to. Let’s take a look!

15 Interesting John Deere Tractor Facts to Sharpen Your Knowledge

February 4, 2015

John Deere has been producing its iconic green and yellow tractors for nearly a century. During this time, the company has seen the success of its “Waterloo Boy” model evolve into a global production entity. Along the way, there have been a number of company “firsts” and exciting new innovations.

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While the long and rich history of Deere’s tractor production has yielded many interesting tidbits of information, we’ve taken some time to pick out 15 John Deere tractor facts that we thought would add to an enthusiast’s already expansive Deere knowledge bank. Enjoy, and don’t forget to share with your friends!

Readying the Seedbed with John Deere Secondary Tillage Equipment

February 2, 2015

Today, John Deere secondary tillage equipment has cutting-edge technology that makes the average farmer more efficient than ever before.

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Features such as John Deere FarmSight and John Deere Implement Detection have reduced the time it takes to jot down measurements, connect equipment and monitor machine performance. Let’s take a look at five pieces of secondary tillage equipment that have improved the way that agricultural professionals do business.

1. 2210 Field Cultivator

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John Deere Construction Machinery: A Visual Guide

January 29, 2015

Whether you’re hauling sand and gravel or removing stone and granite, John Deere has the machines needed on your job site. The John Deere construction machinery line includes everything from small excavators to large articulated dump trucks.

Of course, you can learn about these products by browsing through pages of brochures and other product material, however, we thought it would be helpful to put together a complete visual guide. This guide will offer exciting images from some of our favorite John Deere construction models. Enjoy!

John Deere Articulated Dump Trucks

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Examining the 2015 Updates to John Deere Air Seeding Equipment

January 28, 2015

This year, John Deere air seeding equipment has been upgraded to help you keep your profit margins high and reduce your operational costs over time. All of its 1910 Air Carts have received new SectionCommand to minimize overlaps and skips.

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In turn, there will be less seed and fertilizer waste for producers, giving users peace of mind. Let’s take a look at some of the new features of John Deere air seeding equipment.

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John Deere air seeding equipment now has larger tires, which are designed to provide greater flotation. These tires also offer more stability on hillsides, meaning the contours of the land are no longer challenging on the job.