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Reminiscing on the Past with John Deere Riding Mower History: 1970s

Last week, we began our journey down memory lane, taking a deep dive into the formative years of John Deere riding mower history. We learned that Deere has been offering customers pieces of equipment that are suited for all sorts of lawn and garden activities for more than 50 years and even took a look at some notable models from the 1960s (the decade lawn and garden riding mowers were introduced by Deere).

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Today, we will continue our trip back in time, looking at John Deere riding mowers of the 70s and what types of upgrades were made to offer even more value to customers. Sit back, relax, and cruise back to the 70s with us. Enjoy!

Reminiscing on the Past with John Deere Riding Mower History: 1960s

For more than 50 years, John Deere and Company has been producing riding mowers for home and property owners, giving them pieces of equipment that are suited for nearly any lawn care project. Over this period of time, the company has introduced hundreds of models, each built with customer needs and concerns in mind, playing a significant role in simplifying yard work and keeping lawns and gardens in peak form.

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Put This on Your Bucket List: A Trip to the John Deere Store

The John Deere Store has a deep-rooted history and provides fans with just about everything they could ever imagine desiring. Whether you are a long-time fan or an up-and-coming one, there is something for you to appreciate at this store.

CAUTION: If you choose to visit the John Deere Store, you are entering at your own risk, as your family will probably never want to leave!

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Located right near the Pavilion, the John Deere Store offers agriculture fans a huge selection of clothing, toys, collectible items, videos, book and much more, making this attraction an absolute must-visit.

Green and Yellow for Her: 10 Must-Have John Deere Girls Gifts

Some agriculture enthusiasts are fortunate enough to have a woman in their life that loves the John Deere brand just as much as they do. Not only do they adore using Deere equipment on the farm, but they also enjoy incorporating products in their homes, cars, and closets. For those that have struggled finding this particular person gifts in the past, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 gifts that every John Deere girl must have.

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Whether for a special occasion or no reason at all, there’s no way true John Deere girls won’t appreciate the gift of green, yellow…and pink. Let’s take a look at some unique items to give your lucky girl.

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!

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.

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Lose Yourself Outdoors with these 10 John Deere Country Camo Pieces

Camouflage clothing has a deep-rooted history in the military and outdoor recreation industry. While it’s original purpose is to blend the human form into nature, it evolved into a trendy everyday pattern as well. John Deere has incorporated camouflage into multifaceted accessories that allow outdoor enthusiasts to truly make a statement.

We’ve come up with a collection of items, from clothing to gator accessories, that will help include camouflage in your daily activities.

Camo Leather Belt 

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This leather trimmed camo belt is the perfect addition to any country camo lover’s wardrobe. It has a removable nickel belt buckle so that you’re free to change to another favorite John Deere buckle!

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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10 John Deere Necessities for an Epic Tailgate Party

Tailgating has become a huge tradition in the American culture, providing people with a way to display their support at sports games, concerts, and other celebratory events. For agriculture enthusiasts, no tailgate party is complete without the iconic John Deere logo that gets them even more psyched for the special day.

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Whether you’re preparing for a tailgate party or just looking for an excuse to host one, having the right supplies will make the journey a little easier. Let take a peak at 10 John Deere necessities that will help host an epic party this summer.

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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!

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