Fun

Our Top 15 MachineFinder Facebook Posts in 2016

December 29, 2016

As we approach the New Year, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on 2016 and the progress made in the agriculture industry. We know it was another busy year for many farmers, growers, and producers as we’ve seen much of the hard work that went into the planting and harvesting seasons across our fans’ social media profiles.

Not only is our Facebook page an important channel for our online marketing efforts, it also provides us with an outlet to stay connected with our valued customers and John Deere fans.

MachineFinder Facebook Cover

John Deere Snowmobile History: A Production Timeline

December 27, 2016

While John Deere is best known for its production of agricultural, construction, forestry, and lawn care equipment, the company has not always been focused solely on these markets. In fact, there was a span throughout most of the 1970s when John Deere produced snowmobiles.

john-deere-snowmobile

Let’s take a look at some of the key dates and milestones relating to John Deere’s snowmobile history.

15 John Deere Winter Hats to Keep You Warm This Winter

December 14, 2016

The winter weather has never been known to keep John Deere customers and fans indoors. Thanks to a number of different John Deere winter hats, those that live to be outside can do so in comfort.

Whether you’re looking to buy a hat for yourself or as a gift for the upcoming holiday season, we have you covered. Here are some options:

 

Charcoal Cuffed Beanie With Patch

charcoal-cuffed-beanie-with-patch

John Deere fans can keep warm with this thick material hat that features a rubber logo patch on the front.

Ladies Multi-Stripe Cuffed Beanie

ladies-multi-stripe-cuffed-beanie

Video Gallery: Facing Real Situations With John Deere Virtual Reality

December 8, 2016

John Deere leverages virtual reality with its Operator Training Simulators. These are a cost-effective and safe way to train both future and existing operators in a “hands on” setting.

john-deere-virtual-reality

With the John Deere training simulator, operators experience extremely realistic lessons to learn the proper techniques, control, and procedures on the virtual job site.

To better explain the features and benefits of John Deere simulators, we wanted to share this video with you. Here you will see a real-life example of a construction company utilizing virtual reality as part of their training process.

10 Mighty Movers Toys for Any Little John Deere Fan

December 5, 2016

Mighty Movers are the perfect toy for any John Deere fan who wants to get a taste of the agricultural world.

Whether your little one has a birthday coming up or you want to provide a treat for the holidays, consider one of these Mighty Movers toys.

1. John Deere Mighty Movers Bullpen Excape Playset

John Deere Mighty Movers Bullpen Excape PlaysetThis Mighty Mover toy is ideal for any little one who loves action. The bull can be launched through the bales of hay for endless entertainment.

2. John Deere Mighty Mover Tractor with Loader

John Deere Mighty Mover Tractor with Loader

10 John Deere Home Decor Items to Add to Your Collection

October 31, 2016

There are few brands across today’s industries that have a fan base as loyal as John Deere. Chances are, you have a relative, friend, or friend of a friend that’s a John Deere fan. Sometimes, these fans want to show their love for the brand in more ways than equipment purchases, and for this reason, John Deere offers a number of items for sale to do just that.

r4a051363-4wheeldrive-762x458

Those who want to show their passion for Deere within their living space can purchase a number of pieces of John Deere home decor. Whether you want to buy a piece of decor for yourself or someone else who loves the brand, here’s a list of items to consider:

40 Unforgettable #Harvest16 Moments Captured by John Deere Fans

October 27, 2016

Harvesting season is a busy time for dedicated farmers and agriculture enthusiasts around the country. As we approach the end of harvest 2016, we think it’s especially important to take a step back and admire all of the labor that goes into the season.

With each year that passes, we witness loyal John Deere fans outdo themselves with even more beautiful action shots from the field. For those of you who haven’t been following along on Twitter, we’ve gone ahead and created a photo gallery for you.

20 Fascinating Farm Facts for Kids

October 24, 2016

With school back in session, kids are willing and eager to learn about all kinds of things, including agriculture and general happenings around the farm. Questions like “What crop is the most important in the United States?” or “How much milk can a cow make?” are some of the most common inquiries adults are faced with.

john_deere_collection

We will answer a number of these questions and offer up other farm facts for kids, so the learning can continue once they’re home from a day at school. Enjoy!

Corn Facts for Kids

  • The most important crop to the United States is corn.

Power Train ’66: A John Deere Marketing Legend

October 17, 2016

Today, if you turn on the television, visit a website, tune in to your favorite radio station, or pick up a magazine, you could very well hear or see a mention of the John Deere brand. John Deere’s marketing efforts are one of the key components that have made the brand what it is today, and its marketing roots can be traced many decades back.

rfr

The company’s annual new product introductions typically draw the most buzz within the agriculture community, and back in 1966, its “Power Train ’66” campaign had the industry buzzing more than it ever had before. Today, a half century later, we want to reminisce on this marketing marvel and describe to those that may have not been around exactly why it was such a memorable campaign.

A Spotlight on the Features of the John Deere Gator XUV 620i

October 12, 2016

When it comes to taking on heavy-duty jobs, you need a utility vehicle that you can rely on, regardless of terrain. The John Deere Gator™ XUV 620i is designed to ensure that you never have to worry about being able to tackle a job outdoors. This utility vehicle is designed for stability and productivity, and it will last for years to come.

xuv-620i

Let’s take a look at some of the features of the John Deere Gator XUV 620i.