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7 John Deere Agriculture Apps Worth Downloading

August 26, 2015

Back in 2012, John Deere’s JDLink was recognized as one of the 10 best mobile apps for the agricultural sector. In the years since then, Deere has shown no signs of slowing down when it comes to developing mobile apps that can make the lives of their customers that much simpler.

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Before you hop aboard your equipment, be sure to take a look at all John Deere has to offer, especially if you find yourself connected to your mobile device throughout the day. To simplify the “shopping” process, we’ve pulled together a list of seven John Deere agriculture apps that are designed to help producers throughout the year.

Train Like a Pro with the John Deere Combine Simulator

August 24, 2015

As you look to increase your productivity and efficiency out in the field, the John Deere Combine Simulator can help you become the expert you’ve always wanted to be. The interactive and realistic S-Series GoHarvest Premium Combine Simulator is designed to reduce fuel costs and machine hours when training.

There are seven different learning modules available, and you can build your own to customize your educational experience. Here are some of the many features you can incorporate into your John Deere Deere Combine Simulator.

Video Gallery: John Deere Gator Comparisons Highlight the Advantage

August 20, 2015

Welcome to the proving grounds, and a center for third party utility vehicle testing and evaluations! This gallery features four videos that will explain the results of a few John Deere Gator comparisons tests, further proving their reliability and uniqueness when compared against industry competition.

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How do the 2015 John Deere XUV825i and 855D stack up against the competition when considering the cargo box, terrain capability, pulling force and turning radius? Browse this video gallery below to find out everything that John Deere Gators can do. Enjoy!

John Deere Gator Comparisons: The Cargo Box

Taking Attendance: 10 Must-Have John Deere School Supplies

August 17, 2015

Did you know that John Deere is one of the most popular brands among kids when it comes to back-to-school trends? To make sure that your children are outfitted with the coolest gear for the upcoming semester, you’ll want to check out what John Deere has to offer.

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Here are 10 John Deere school supplies to add to your back-to-school shopping list.

1. John Deere Camouflage Backpack

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This backpack comes in a vibrant pink hue that is sure to make any little girl the talk of the classroom. It also has the green John Deere logo so she can show off her agricultural pride.

John Deere Infant Clothing: 10 Items to Start Them Early

August 3, 2015

If you have a little bundle of joy in your life, there’s no reason why he or she can’t show a budding love for agriculture. John Deere infant clothing is the perfect way to exhibit your family’s passion of all things Deere.

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Whether he or she is a newborn or already beginning to walk, John Deere infant clothing comes in a wide variety of sizes. Here are 10 items to consider for the baby in your life.

1. John Deere Infants Green Short Sleeve Bodyshirt – Crawl, Walk Farm

This shirt says everything it needs to about your little agriculture lover – “Crawl, walk, farm.” For extra cuteness, it features two John Deere tractors.

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.

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.

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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:

10 John Deere Sandbox Toys for Every Fun-Loving Tot

July 20, 2015

When summer rolls around and it’s time for your kids to play outside, you’re going to need some John Deere Sandbox toys to keep them entertained. There are a wide variety of toys to choose from, each with its own unique homage to John Deere.

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Let’s take a look at 10 John Deere Sandbox toys that are sure to put a smile on any child’s face.

1. 21” New Big Scoop John Deere Tractor with Loader

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!

Meet the John Deere RSX860i: Ideal for Both Work and Play

July 15, 2015

At the beginning of July 2015, John Deere announced updates to its Gator lineup with the introduction of the RSX860i model. The John Deere RSX860i is the 2016 edition of the RSX850i high performance utility vehicle, which has been enhanced according to user feedback.

“Every adjustment and addition made to the RSX860i comes as result of our team actively listening to customer feedback,” said Mark Davey, John Deere marketing manager of Gator utility vehicles.

In honor of the updated RSX860i, let’s take a look at some of the key features that put it in the conversation as one of the best utility vehicles on the market.