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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.

Aluminum Tumbler Set

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!

Ten Accessories to Complete the Ultimate John Deere Office

Whether their workspace is a typical office or takes the form of a row crop tractor cab, Deere fans can incorporate the notorious green and yellow colors to make the ultimate John Deere office. We’ve put together a list of 10 John Deere office accessories that will help create a more enjoyable place to work.

“Iron Horse” Mug

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When filled with morning coffee, this stoneware mug will surely awaken any agriculture enthusiast, making it an excellent addition to the office. It shows off a classic “Iron horse” tractor and resembles something from an old fashioned diner!

Vintage Tin Bank

Video Gallery: Doing More with John Deere Gator Parts and Attachments

Versatility is a part of John Deere Gators’ DNA. 365 days-a-year, regardless of conditions, Gators have the ability to be customized to fit operator needs and conquer any challenges nature presents. Thanks to a number of available John Deere Gator parts and attachments, owners and operators are just a few additions away from taking on any project or going on the joyride of a lifetime.

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Below, we’ve featured four videos that prove Gators are the ultimate utility vehicles ready for year-round usage. Enjoy!

Make Your Gator a Valuable Field Tool

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!

Climb on Your High Horse with these 7 John Deere Horse Accessories

Loyal Deere fans like to incorporate the brand into all aspects of their life, owning everything from John Deere row crop tractors to daily apparel. Among this wide variety of items, John Deere horse accessories shouldn’t be forgotten.

Every horse lover desires reliable products that will cater to their favorite animal’s needs. We’ve put together a list of seven John Deere horse accessories that will put the spring back in your horses step.

Equine Boot

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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!

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