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Second Highest Auction Price Ever on John Deere 5010 Tractor

Wow, what a beauty.

I’m talking about the restored 1963 John Deere 5010 tractor that sold for $45,000 on a May 24, 2014 collector auction in east-central Iowa. $45,000 is the second highest auction sale price I’ve ever seen on a JD 5010.

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The highest sale price? $79,100 on a 2006 Ebay online auction for the very 1st SN# John Deere 5010. It was in kind of rough shape after having been used by a municipality in Oklahoma for many years. The buyer was well known collector of first SN# John Deere tractors, Walter Keller of Forrest Junction, WI. After extensive restoration work, here’s what that 1st SN# JD 5010 tractor looks like today:

5 Intelligent John Deere Sprayer Technology Features

When it comes time to spray the field, a grower’s worst enemies are those extremely resistant weeds. If proactive measures aren’t taken to protect their crop, detrimental problems can occur. Sprayer technology is a vital aspect of fighting against those pesky weeds.

In efforts to give growers the leverage that they need, John Deere has introduced the new R4030 and R4038 sprayers incorporating breakthrough sprayer technology. The following intelligent features will surely improve the application of crop protection and lead to more productive days on the field.

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10 Must-Have John Deere Patio Accessories

Summer is right around the corner, and now is the time to prepare your patio for those memorable barbecues. For devoted John Deere fans, a barbecue isn’t the same without the legendary Deere logo within sight. Nothing says summer quite like a John Deere patio.

There are plenty of accessories that help Deere enthusiasts include their favorite brand in their patio décor. Let’s explore 10 charming John Deere patio accessories that will ensure a summer filled with unforgettable barbecues.

John Deere Grill Master Apron

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Interview with Brian Hill, East Coast Equipment: John Deere Dealer Spotlight

As we enter peak row crop planting season in parts of the country largely responsible for our nation’s crop 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.

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50 John Deere Gator Photos that Define Versatility

For more than 20 years, John Deere has been producing its all-terrain utility vehicles, the John Deere Gator. During this period of time, models have evolved to offer customers a steady blend of work and play, making them the perfect companion for those who spend the majority of their time and energy on farms, work-sites, and ranches.

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Rather than explaining all the ways they can be used and in what locations, we’ve taken the time to put together a collection of 50 John Deere Gator photos that speak louder than words when defining versatility the John Deere way. Enjoy!

Interview with Mark Robertson, Quality Equipment: John Deere Dealer Spotlight Part 2

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

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Q: What’s life like at the dealership during planting season?

A: “During the season, one of the biggest things that goes on is questions focused around integrated solutions. Our integrated solutions department is very busy at this time of the year.

Interview with Mark Robertson, Quality 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 crop 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.

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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?

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