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How Can the John Deere 4630 Sprayer Help You on the Job?

July 29, 2015

If you’re in the market for new or used farming equipment, you may want to see what John Deere has to offer. In terms of sprayers, the John Deere 4630 has everything you need for the pre-planting and post-harvest seasons.

Let’s examine some of highlights of the machine and how it could help you out in the field.

John Deere PowerTech E Diesel Engine

The John Deere 4630 Sprayer has a 6.8-liter PowerTech E diesel engine, which has 165 horsepower and a five percent power bulge. The engine is also designed to reduce emissions, complying with energy standards while giving you the power you need. It has a 12-valve head and fixed-geometry turbo charger for optimal performance.

A Look Back at the Foundation of John Deere Planter History

July 27, 2015

Today’s John Deere planters allow producers to plant corn, soybeans, cotton, sugar beets, and popcorn accurately at 10 mph thanks to top-notch technological features. But, where did it all begin?

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To better understand how planting equipment got to where it is today, we’ve put together a list of some of the most critical moments of John Deere planter history, enjoy!

The Early Beginnings

Driven by the industry’s need for an accurate corn planter, Charles Deere (John Deere’s son) and Alvah Mansur (a Deere family business partner) formed the Deere & Mansur Company to manufacture planters. At the time, the planter company was operated separately from the Deere plow company in a small two-story building in Moline.

Video Gallery: John Deere Construction Equipment Safety Tips

July 23, 2015

If you’re looking for maximum productivity and uptime for your big jobs, John Deere construction equipment can help you through the process. No matter the job, there’s a hardworking machine that’s right for your jobsite. However, having the right machine and features can’t guarantee a job will be completed safely and successfully, making it crucial for operators to be aware of all construction equipment safety features.

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To keep your operations productive and successful, consider these construction equipment safety tips. Watch and learn the basic construction equipment safety tips that can help improve your operations. Enjoy!

Spotlight on the Fully Loaded John Deere 4520

July 22, 2015

If you’re in the market for a new tractor, you may want to consider what John Deere has to offer. In terms of agriculture, the company is among the leaders of the pack when it comes to equipment and machinery for all types of jobs. The John Deere 4520 is one example of a tractor that can stand the test of time.

Let’s take a look at some of the features that separate it from the competition.

eHydro Transmission

The 4520 has eHydro transmission, which means it has a three-range electronic hydrostatic transmission for more power. It provides high torque on startup and infinite ground speeds, even at full throttle.

Machinery Pete: 30+ Year Old Deere Tractors With Low Hours are Hot

July 21, 2015

John Deere made the 40 Series tractor models from 1978-1982. 30+ years down the road now, show me a nice condition one with low hours and I’ll guarantee you one thing…intense buyer interest.

This tractor sold for $32,000 on a 6/13/15 farm auction in

Proof rolls in every week here during the summer of 2015. The picture above is of a nifty John Deere 4240 with 3,880 hours that sold on a June 13, 2015 farm auction in Wooster, Ohio. The sale was by my friends at Kiko Auctions. It sold for $32,000…more than it was worth brand new! Here’s a YouTube video of this tractor selling with my comments dropped in along the way:

John Deere Combine Models: A Visual Guide

July 16, 2015

If you’re in the business of producing crops, chances are, you either own or are interested in owning a new or used combine. For more than 80 years, John Deere has been producing these machines to arm farmers with the technology and specific features that best fit their operation’s needs.

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While you could learn all about John Deere combines by scouring through pages and pages of brochures and product manuals, we wanted to take the time to make combine identification a bit simpler by putting together a visual guide. This post features photos that correspond with some of the most popular John Deere combine models. Enjoy!

A Guide to John Deere Sprayer Nozzles

July 13, 2015

While sprayer nozzles may be small, their role in the crop production process is huge. The proper nozzle will allow you to unleash the full potential of your sprayer for every application.

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But, what nozzle is right for you? To answer this question, we’ve put together a list of John Deere sprayer nozzles, complete with images and definitions of each. We hope this helps!

Ultra Low-drift Air (ULA)

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Answer These 5 Questions Before You Buy a John Deere Gator

July 8, 2015

Taking on projects on the farm or ranch, tackling jobs on the worksite and fulfilling that need for an off-road thrill. Sound like things you might be interested in? Well, each of these aforementioned desires can be achieved with a John Deere Gator on your side.

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However, deciding what model is best suited for your specific needs could seem like a bit of challenge. For this reason, we’ve put together a list of five questions to consider when you are looking to buy a John Deere Gator.

What types of terrain will you Gator be conquering?

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4 World-Class Courses Upheld by John Deere Golf Course Maintenance Equipment

July 6, 2015

The margin of error when maintaining a reputation as one of the top golf courses in the country (or world) is minuscule. Less than pristine turf conditions could harm a course’s standing in the public eye, resulting in a ripple effect on business.

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Some of the greatest and most well-respected golf courses in the world are manicured on a daily basis with John Deere golf course maintenance equipment, helping them maintain their status year after year. Let’s take a closer look at some of these top-notch courses and hear what turf professionals at each location have to say about their experiences with John Deere equipment.

6 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Used Combine

June 29, 2015

Combines are some of the biggest equipment investments that crop producers make. It’s essential to go into the used purchasing process with confidence and a clear understanding of what exactly it is that you’re looking for. Conduct ample research, ask questions, and inspect the equipment, to meet your operation’s needs.

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While most farm equipment owners take very good care of their machines to maximize their lifespan, there are some things all used combine buying prospects should keep in mind. Here are some questions to ask (yourself and others) before making a purchase: