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John Deere Snowmobile History: A Production Timeline

December 27, 2016

While John Deere is best known for its production of agricultural, construction, forestry, and lawn care equipment, the company has not always been focused solely on these markets. In fact, there was a span throughout most of the 1970s when John Deere produced snowmobiles.

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Let’s take a look at some of the key dates and milestones relating to John Deere’s snowmobile history.

MachineFinder’s Top 10 Agriculture News Articles of 2016

December 26, 2016

As our website visitors likely know, we regularly publish articles to our industry news section to keep the agriculture community up to date on the latest happenings. From new John Deere equipment announcements to upcoming events, these articles are meant to educate and be shared by our audience.

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With 2016 coming to a close, we want to take a look back at the year, and specifically, some of our most popular agriculture news articles.

Here’s what headlined the headlines in 2016:

Antique Tractors Prepare to Hit the Streets for 2016 Heritage Tractor Parade and Show

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Video Gallery: The Value of Data with John Deere Precision Ag

December 22, 2016

Have you ever wondered how much value John Deere precision agriculture brings to the table? Join us in following the Kilmer family on their yearlong journey as they add precision ag technology to their daily operations.

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In this video gallery, you’ll have the chance to hear both sides of the story – the Kilmer family and the John Deere team – as they work together to successfully implement the technology. Enjoy!

Where Tradition Meets Technology

Welcome to Kilmer Farms in Central Illinois. Dan Kilmer, along with father, Darrel, and brother, Tim, are sixth generation farmers growing corn and soybeans.

Steps to Consider When Your Lawn Tractor Won’t Start in the Cold

December 20, 2016

If you use your John Deere tractor to assist with snow removal or other winter-related tasks around your property, you’ve likely encountered an occurrence where your equipment won’t start as quick as it does in warmer temperatures. Sometimes, it may not start at all. There’s a number of different reasons why this may happen, including an improper starting procedure, a cranking speed that’s too slow, or an improper choke adjustment.

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Here are three steps all John Deere owners should consider when their lawn tractor won’t start in the cold weather:

  1. Proper starting procedure
  2. Proper cranking speed

John Deere X304 vs. X324 Lawn Tractor Comparison

December 19, 2016

John Deere has produced a large number of tractors and riding mowers over the years. While many models may seem similar at a surface level, the truth is, no two models are exactly the same. Those considering a model from the Select Series™ X300 family might be wondering what the difference is between the X304 and the X324. We will attempt to clear the air in this post.

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Let’s take a closer look at some of the similarities and key differences when comparing a John Deere X304 vs. X324.

15 John Deere Winter Hats to Keep You Warm This Winter

December 14, 2016

The winter weather has never been known to keep John Deere customers and fans indoors. Thanks to a number of different John Deere winter hats, those that live to be outside can do so in comfort.

Whether you’re looking to buy a hat for yourself or as a gift for the upcoming holiday season, we have you covered. Here are some options:

 

Charcoal Cuffed Beanie With Patch

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John Deere fans can keep warm with this thick material hat that features a rubber logo patch on the front.

Ladies Multi-Stripe Cuffed Beanie

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How to Use a Tractor-Mounted Snowblower to Clear Some Space This Winter

December 13, 2016

A John Deere tractor can become a property owner’s best friend during the winter when it’s paired with a tractor-mounted snowblower. However, there are a few steps that should be taken by all operators before, during, and after use.

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Here are six critical steps to take when using a tractor-mounted snowblower to clear some space this winter:

  1. Hook up the snowblower
  2. Adjust the skid shoes
  3. Adjust the chute
  4. Adjust the deflector angle
  5. Maintain steady speed
  6. Clean out the equipment

A Look at the John Deere 870G LC: The Largest John Deere Excavator

December 12, 2016

From the moment the 188,716-lb. John Deere 870G LC was introduced to the market with its 31 ft. 5 in. digging depth, it quickly became known as the largest John Deere excavator to date. While it’s impressive to the naked eye, it offers much more to operators than just a big piece of equipment to marvel over.

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Let’s take a closer look at some of the key areas and benefits of the John Deere 870G LC and see for ourselves what all the hype is about.

Video Gallery: Facing Real Situations With John Deere Virtual Reality

December 8, 2016

John Deere leverages virtual reality with its Operator Training Simulators. These are a cost-effective and safe way to train both future and existing operators in a “hands on” setting.

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With the John Deere training simulator, operators experience extremely realistic lessons to learn the proper techniques, control, and procedures on the virtual job site.

To better explain the features and benefits of John Deere simulators, we wanted to share this video with you. Here you will see a real-life example of a construction company utilizing virtual reality as part of their training process.

An In-Depth Look at the Highlights of the John Deere 2210

December 7, 2016

A tight budget does not have to be the difference between purchasing a piece of John Deere machinery and not. With products like the John Deere 2210, customers can have the machinery they need for their tasks without breaking the bank. The John Deere 2210 is not only affordable, but powerful and versatile as well.

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Let’s take a look at some of the features of the John Deere 2210.