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Image Gallery: A Visual Look at Everyday Life on the Farm

Today, it doesn’t take as many farmers as it once did to cover a large number of acres for crop production. Thanks to advancements in technology within offices and aboard agricultural equipment, farmers can ultimately do more with less. However, these advancements present farmers with the challenge of knowing how to operate the technology and manage all parts of the farm from sunrise to sundown.

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As a result, life on the farm for crop producers can be very busy, demanding a great deal both physically and mentally, especially during peak planting and harvesting seasons. To give our readers a better understanding of a farmer’s daily life during these busy times, we’ve put together a photo essay that walks through a typical day on the farm during the peak seasons, enjoy!

5 Cutting-Edge Benefits of the John Deere Z465 Mower

While landscape fanatics anticipate a perfectly manicured lawn all year round, summer is the prime time for them to show off their grooming skills. Landscapers are always seeking out ways to cut grass quicker and with more precision, which is why John Deere continuously makes improvements to lawn and garden equipment.

John Deere Z465 Mower 5 Cutting Edge Benefits of the John Deere Z465 Mower

 Unsatisfied with letting fine mowers rest on their successes, Deere engineers recently incorporated a few improvements into the Z465 riding mower, making all the difference in precision.

Let’s take a look at 5 key benefits of this cutting-edge mower that will put your lawn in the limelight this summer.

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at RDO Auctions with Brian Messerschmidt

RDO Equipment is one of many John Deere dealerships that serve its customers through the use of auctions. While traditional auctions are still very much a major factor in the buying and selling of new and used equipment, the digital age has helped expand the horizons. Thanks to online auctions, equipment-seekers from all corners of the United States (and beyond) can virtually participate in the auction process. To get a better understanding of both in-person and online equipment auctions, we recently sat down with Brian Messerschmidt, auction/call center sales manager at RDO Equipment.

RDO A Behind the Scenes Look at RDO Auctions with Brian Messerschmidt

Standing Out From the Flock with 12 John Deere Twitter Header Photos

With more than 255 monthly active users and 500 million tweets per day, it can be easy for tweets to get buried on feeds, leaving your profile a digital wasteland. Whether you’re trying to grow your follower count or simply add a little spice to your profile, Twitter offers its users the ability to customize their header photo (a 1500 x 500 pixel image that appears at the top of the profile).

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Utilizing 2014 S-Series Combine Technology for Intelligent Harvesting

John Deere agricultural technology has come a long way in recent time, providing producers with digital tools to enhance the overall crop farming process. With the harvesting season beginning in the next few months, producers will likely look to their combine technology to help guide them to a high yield.

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At their most recent product introduction, John Deere introduced a number of new products and capabilities, including enhancements made to S-Series combines. Let’s take a look at the technological features that can be found aboard the 2014 John Deere S-Series combines and how they can assist the crop production process.

Taking a Break from the Farm: Eight Can’t-Miss 2014 State Fairs

As the spring planting season has concluded and the summer marches on, crop producers across the country are likely ready for some fun, relaxing days with the family whenever time allows for it. Between July 4th and Labor Day, there will be a number of 2014 state fairs taking place, giving area residents (and even non-residents) a gathering place for food, fun, education, and much more.

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We’ve searched the web for information covering eight state fairs that we believe are “can’t miss” events this year. So, while producers are preparing their harvesting equipment, we hope this list and information allows them to mark their calendars for a well-deserved day of family-fun!

5 Mist-icle Features of the New John Deere R4045 Sprayer

“I run, I spray, I conquer.”  These are the words that every farmer should live by during the spraying season, in order to take command of their application. This bold mission, combined with the new features of the R4045 sprayer, will help make time on the field better spent and more enjoyable. The R4045 sprayer includes a 1,200-gallon tank, 120-foot boom, and has 346 horsepower that will help operators conquer more acres in less time. With this state of the art machine, farmers can dominate the seemingly endless stretch of land before them.

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Cab R4045 Sprayer 5 Mist icle Features of the New John Deere R4045 Sprayer

15 A-Maize-Ing Corn Statistics to Sharpen Up Your Grain Game

American producers’ contribution to the world’s corn market is substantial. Without American production, the world’s supply would take a massive hit, impacting all corners of the globe. In order to fulfill the needs of the growing population, farmers spend restless weeks during peak planting and harvesting season (weather permitting) aboard their agriculture equipment to achieve the highest yield possible.

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So, while we understand corn is a major American export, let’s take a closer look at just how valuable American production is to the global market and some other interesting figures. To help paint a clearer picture, we’ve put together a list of 15 corn statistics, enjoy!

Image Gallery: Our Fans Celebrating the 4th of July John Deere Style!

As Americans everywhere prepare to celebrate the 4th of July in their own way, we wanted to take some time to reach out to some of our fans and see how they’re using (or have used)  John Deere equipment as a part of their celebration. From tractors pulling floats in public parades, to subtly decorated Deere tractors in the confines of one’s own garage, we learned (thanks to a number of fan submissions) that Deere enthusiasts do in fact include their equipment in their July 4th celebrations.

American Flag Image Gallery: Our Fans Celebrating the 4th of July John Deere Style!

10 Pieces of John Deere Farming Clothes that Every Farmer Needs

Farming is definitely a unique job. However, it is similar to any other in the sense that farmers need work clothes too.  Although their work apparel might not be the traditional suit and tie, farming clothes are much more exciting to pick out.

As we continue into the month of July, we can anticipate farmers spending many more long days on the field aboard their agriculture equipment. In an effort to help farmers better plan their work attire, we’ve put together a John Deere-themed assortment of farming clothes. Let’s take a look at some of our top picks.

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