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Looking Back at 2014: Our Top 12 MachineFinder Facebook Posts

January 9, 2015

It was a busy year and we were certainly happy to look back at such a range of successes and memorable experiences at MachineFinder. Our Facebook Page was also a key component of our online marketing program this past year.

Last week we shared our twelve best posts from 2014. Here is a look back at some of our more memorable Facebook posts from 2014.

Guess How Much Power is Behind This 2013 ‪John Deere‬ 9510R?

MachineFinder in 2014: Our Most Popular Blog Posts of the Year

January 2, 2015

It’s hard to believe 2014 is drawing to a close. Even though we’re focusing on what’s to come in the new year and how we can continue to improve upon the content and information on the MachineFinder blog, it’s equally important to look back and recognize the successes of 2014.

We want to thank all of our readers and fans for your support this year. Without your readership, social shares, and feedback, we wouldn’t be able to be where we are today. Here is a look at our top posts from 2014, with a brief statement for each as to why we believe they were successful.

Video Gallery: 8 All-Time Favorite John Deere Fan Videos

December 26, 2014

Over the years, John Deere fans have created video after video expressing their love for the brand and dedication to the farming lifestyle. These videos incorporate the passion, humor and excitement that distinguishes a true agriculture enthusiast.

When browsing the John Deere YouTube channel, we stumbled upon a few of our favorite fan videos and thought we should share them with you! Let’s take a look at some of our all-time favorite John Deere fan videos from over the years.

I’m Farming and I Grow It (Parody Song)

5 John Deere Hats for the Women in Your Life

December 15, 2014

Women can be challenging to shop for, especially when it comes to attire. If you want to purchase a gift your wife, sister, mother or friend and it has to be stylish, you may be in a bind – until you see what John Deere has to offer. John Deere has a wide selection of hats for the female with a passion for all things agriculture. Take a look at some of the pieces from its latest collection of John Deere hats to solve your gift-giving dilemma, today.

Knit Beanie with Deer Antlers

John Deere Antler Beanie

The Ultimate Gift for a Future Farmer: John Deere Mega Bloks

December 8, 2014

It’s rare that businesses have such solid family dedication to daily operations, but farming is one of the few that does. This may be partly because of the way adult farmers encourage younger generations to get involved in the agricultural lifestyle. Engaging upcoming generations in agriculture has been a hot topic lately, as it is a critical element to the future development of our land.

Do you have a little one in your life that’s eager to learn more about agriculture and the lifestyle of a farmer? John Deere Mega Bloks may be the perfect way to keep them entertained while learning what it takes to be a farmer.

Interview with Michael Jordan, Mississippi Ag and Arkansas Ag: John Deere Dealer Spotlight

December 1, 2014

The harvesting season is one of the busiest times of the year for John Deere dealers around country. Have you ever wondered how dealerships handle the influx of customers looking for new equipment, parts, service, and additional information as harvesting season arrives? Look no further, as we take a closer look at life at a John Deere dealership during this time.

Mississippi Ag and Arkansas Ag Logo

Last week, we spoke with Casey Seymour, of PrairieLand Partners. Today, we will provide a recap of a conversation we had (October, 17) with Michael Jordan, used equipment manager at Mississippi Ag and Arkansas Ag. Excerpts from our conversation can be found below:

Interview with Casey Seymour, PrairieLand Partners: John Deere Dealer Spotlight

November 24, 2014

The harvesting season is one of the busiest times of the year for John Deere dealers around country. Store floors become flooded with customers looking for new equipment, parts, service, and additional information that could benefit their operation. If it weren’t for these dealerships, and their hard-working employees, our nation’s crop producers would likely face a number of insurmountable challenges.

Casey Seymour

Interview with Eric McCready, AgriVision: John Deere Dealer Spotlight

November 17, 2014

The harvesting season is a busy time for John Deere dealers. Store floors become flooded with customers looking for new equipment, parts, service, and additional information that could benefit their operation. If it weren’t for these dealerships, and their hard-working employees, our nation’s crop producers would likely face a number of insurmountable challenges.

AgriVision Logo

To learn a little bit about the role of John Deere dealerships (and their personnel), during the harvesting season, we’ve reached out to a few professionals that were kind enough to take some time out of their busy schedules, and share some of their experiences and industry knowledge. Today, we will provide a recap of a conversation we had with Eric McCready, who works as a used equipment manager at the Pacific Junction, IA, AgriVision location. Excerpts from our conversation are as follows:

Adding Spice to Your Home with 10 John Deere Kitchen Accessories

November 10, 2014

If you spend an ample amount of time in your kitchen, you want it to be a comfortable, cozy place. Why not introduce a bit of John Deere into this area of your home? There are a number of John Deere kitchen accessories you can incorporate into your space. Here are 10 items any John Deere fan must have in his or her kitchen.

John Deere Salt and Pepper Shakers

John Deere Salt and Pepper

Salt and pepper shakers don’t have to be boring. Add some flair to the most-used spices in your kitchen with the John Deere Salt and Pepper Shakers! These shakers have a classic pewter medallion with the John Deere logo front and center.

John Deere Sprayer Timeline: A Look back on Eight Decades of Innovation

November 3, 2014

For more than 80 years, John Deere has been providing spraying equipment to American farmers looking to efficiently provide nutrients to their crops. While the technology has advanced significantly, the premise has remained unchanged; keep up with customer demands and stay on the cutting-edge.

John Deere Sprayer in field

So, how did we get to where we are today? Let’s take a look back in time and revisit some of the most monumental moments of John Deere Sprayer innovation.

1930: John Deere promotes three different row-crop sprayers with Novo engine drive, tractor drive, and traction drive. These sprayers included 150-gallon cypress tanks and an angle iron boom, an exclusive John Deere feature.