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John Deere Gator XUV590i Equipment Overview

March 2, 2016

Whether you’re looking for a new piece of equipment for work or play, John Deere has a wide range of Gator choices to choose from. The John Deere Gator XUV590i may be just what you’re looking for if you need something that can handle both tasks with relative ease.

This crossover utility vehicle has been designed to redefined comfort and top performance with its bevvy of features. Let’s take a look at what you can expect:

Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

This Gator has four-wheel independent suspension, which means that it can take on rough terrain while providing excellent handling.

10 John Deere Pedal Tractor Toy Options

February 29, 2016

If your little one doesn’t have a John Deere pedal tractor at home, he or she may be missing out! There is a John Deere pedal tractor option available for every little tot, whether your child likes playing indoors or outdoors in the mud.

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Here are 10 tractors you can consider for your loved one:

1. John Deere X-trac Pedal Tractor

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This John Deere pedal tractor comes with a front lifting hood, just like mom and dad’s tractor. It has a thick rear axle for durability and anti-slip pedals for the utmost safety.

2. 8360R Pedal Tractor

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10 John Deere Valentine’s Gifts for Your Loved Ones

February 1, 2016

For the lover of agriculture in your life, there are several John Deere Valentine’s gifts you may want to consider purchasing before February 14. Whether your significant other loves tractors or just everything about the brand, there are several options to suit his or her tastes.

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Here are 10 gift ideas to celebrate the love-filled holiday:

Women’s Heart Belongs To Farmer Hooded Sweatshirt

This hooded sweatshirt says “My Heart Belongs to a Farmer,” and it includes the classic John Deere logo on the front.

John Deere Equipment Battles Winter Storm Jonas (Fan Photo Gallery)

January 28, 2016

Winter Storm Jonas will not soon be forgotten by those that were affected. According to The Weather Channel, Jonas stands alongside some of the most prolific winter storms that the East Coast has ever encountered. Thanks to the storm, some parts of West Virginia were buried under more than 40 inches(!) of snow, while other states and major cities were left with digging out to do as well.

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In fact, Jonas was the biggest snowstorm ever witnessed in several popular locations, including:

  • Allentown, Pennsylvania: 31.9 inches
  • Baltimore-Washington International Airport: 29.2 inches
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: 30.2 inches

MachineFinder in 2015: Our Most Popular Blog Posts of the Year

January 7, 2016

Shockingly, 2015 is in the books. While we are preparing for what’s to come in the new year by identifying how the MachineFinder blog can continue to be a trusted source of information for our audience, it’s important to also step back and take a look at some of 2015’s successes.

We thank all of our readers and fans for your support this year. Without your readership, social shares, and feedback, we wouldn’t be where we are today. Here’s a look at some of the most popular posts from 2015, with a brief statement for each as to why we believe they were successful. Enjoy!

Wishlist: John Deere Holiday Gifts for the Home

December 7, 2015

With the holiday season upon us, you’ll likely be on the hunt for the perfect gifts for the home. John Deere has a slew of items that can put a smile on the faces of your friends and family. Here are some holiday gifts for the home that you may want to consider as you shop this year.

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Corn Salt and Pepper Set

Corn Pepper and Salt

This adorable salt and pepper shaker set is in the shape of corn husks, and they each come with iconic John Deere logos.

John Deere Iron Horse Black Stoneware Mug

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Classic John Deere Combines Doing Harvest 2015 Work

November 20, 2015

This has been a fun 2015 harvest season for me as I’ve been inundated with awesome pictures of classic John Deere combines still getting the job done out in the fields across America. Pics like the one below, a John Deere 55 that did 20 acres of western Minnesota fields on Saturday, November 14, 2015. What a great pic.

John Deere 55 Combine in Minnesota

Or this picture (below), sent to our Machinery Pete Facebook page by one of our followers, John H. from Carlisle, MN. His grandfather with his John Deere 45EB combine in the pic and John with his slightly newer John Deere 9870 STS combine:

Twitter Gallery: 45 #Harvest15 John Deere Fan Photos

November 19, 2015

Farmers all around the country and world stayed connected this harvesting season by sharing their journey using the hashtag #Harvest15. Agriculture enthusiasts shared everything from action shots to beautiful sunsets, and more! We were truly blown away by the inspirational and beautiful photos captured during Harvest 2015.

Before closing the curtain on Harvest 2015, we thought this was a great opportunity to take a step back and admire all of the hard work that went into the season. To honor all of the dedicated farmers around the world and their many accomplishments this harvesting season, we’ve put together a photo gallery featuring some of the most memorable moments on the field. Enjoy!

5 John Deere Crafts that Encourage Child Creativity

November 16, 2015

As the weather turns cool and your family looks for ways to have fun indoors, why not consider some crafts? There are several John Deere crafts that can keep kids occupied while bringing out their inner creativity.

Let’s take a look at five of these crafts that will make you forget about the chilly temperatures outside.

John Deere Classic Tractor Wood Toy Paint Set

This John Deere paint set comes with six different acrylic paints to choose from, allowing little ones to let their artistic talents shine. The tractor itself has moving wheels, meaning it can be played with after it fully dries. Additionally, the set comes with stickers to add extra flair to the tractor before it goes to work. Even adults can appreciate the creative options that come with this model tractor.

Recent Examples of John Deere Dealers Giving Back

November 3, 2015

Good people doing good things in their local communities. That describes what I see when I look at implement dealers around the country.

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Yes, they sell new and used farm machinery. Yes, they provide the much needed around the clock service their farmer customers need and rely on. Yes, they have become trusted advisors to their farm customers on all the latest technological advances in equipment.

But dealers do more.