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Find out what's new in the world of used equipment with the John Deere MachineFinder blog. We're here to offer tips and resources related to equipment used for farming, lawn care and gardening. We'll also provide helpful information on using Machinefinder as your source for finding used equipment

Video Gallery: A John Deere S-Series Combine Walk-Around Tour

September 25, 2014

 by Machinefinder

John Deere S-Series combines are designed to be both efficient and productive, bundling power and grain quality into one powerful piece of equipment. More power means less time in the fields and increased grain quality will result in more profitable yields when it comes time to sell.

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To better understand what makes these pieces of equipment so dynamic, we’ve put together a John Deere S-Series combine video gallery that includes walk-around optimization videos that dealers and customers can view that give detailed information about product features. Enjoy!

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Face the Field Head On: 8 Ways to Improve Your Combine Platform

September 24, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Acre-after-acre, the John Deere combine has helped farmers harvest high quality crop by combining the most useful and innovative elements into each machine. Every component is designed to provide consistent performance in the field. By incorporating certain combine platform parts and attachments, farmers can operate at top performance and unleash the combine’s full capabilities, all while lengthening the machine’s life.

Combine Face the Field Head On: 8 Ways to Improve Your Combine Platform

We’ve put together a list of 8 ways that farmers can improve combine platform performance and face any challenging field conditions head on.

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Image Gallery: 20 John Deere Headers turning Corn into Cash

September 23, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Having the right equipment available during corn harvesting season can make a significant difference in accuracy, speed, operating costs, and most importantly, yields. John Deere headers are designed to match the power and performance of the combines that propel them through the fields. With corn head offerings spanning all the way up to 18 rows, Deere’s headers are built to take on any conditions and allow operators to harvest as quickly and efficiently as possible.

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Rather than just talking about the benefits John Deere headers can provide during the corn harvest, we’ve decided to put together an image gallery of 20 headers in action. Enjoy!

Mowing Tips: The Complete Guide to a Perfectly Manicured Lawn

September 22, 2014

 by Machinefinder

The prominence of lawn care has transformed over the years, beginning as a luxury expense for only the wealthiest homeowners that could afford groundkeepers to maintain their property and has become a billion dollar industry in the United States.

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For this reason, U.S. homeowners are constantly searching for mowing tips and tricks to preserve the youth of their lawn. With the right lawn and garden equipment and a few handy tricks, homeowners will be able to achieve the lawn of their dreams.

Image Gallery: 25 Head-Turning John Deere Machines at Work

September 18, 2014

 by Machinefinder

When thinking about John Deere, most people’s minds go directly to the corn fields, with an iconic green and yellow machine plowing its way through the maize. In reality, Deere offers products across a wide range of industries including forestry, construction, residential, and much more.

Wheeled Forestry Harvester Image Gallery: 25 Head Turning John Deere Machines at Work

Forestry equipment is often shielded by thick, tree-lined landscapes, construction equipment is likely hard to get up-close and personal with for safety reasons, and agricultural equipment is likely only seen where there are fields to roam. As a result, when some of these John Deere machines are in the public eye, they have a tendency to turn heads.

Bringing Efficiency to the Field with the John Deere 3520 Tractor

September 17, 2014

 by Machinefinder

No matter what size tractor a farmer chooses to use, one thing remains crucial—its performance. Each John Deere compact utility tractor has characteristics that are fitted for a variety of demands, but high performance is standard. There are many features of the John Deere 3520 tractor in particular that continuously work to deliver efficiency on the field.

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While this compact utility tractor has many unique features that aid farmers throughout their everyday tasks, we’ve pulled together a list of a few that we feel are especially helpful. Let’s dive right in!

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10 Memorable Farming Quotes from Famous Figures

September 16, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Agricultural production has been a staple of the United States from the beginning. Year-round, American farmers leverage all the land has to offer in an effort to provide necessities for the world’s ever-expanding population. Over time, there have been a number of memorable quotes from historical figures that put it all into perspective for those that don’t make a living on the farm.

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To honor our American farmers and share some of these famous farming quotes as we head into peak harvest season, we’ve put together a list of ten of our favorites. Enjoy, and feel free to share with friends!

Transform Your Fall Cleanup with John Deere Parts & Attachments

September 15, 2014

 by Machinefinder

It’s not uncommon for homeowners and lawn caregivers to dread fall cleanup, simply because it can be a messy and time-consuming. With the extremely busy lives that many of us live, it can be difficult to find the time to clean up the yard. However, with the right parts and attachments, the outdoor cleanup experience can be transformed in something more attainable and productive.

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We’ve put together a list of John Deere parts and attachments that will greatly help with your fall cleanup this season. Let’s take a look at some of our favorites!

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Video Gallery: Operating Deere’s C690 Cotton Harvester CommandCenters

September 11, 2014

 by Machinefinder

The earliest pieces of cotton harvesting equipment only had the ability to harvest one row of cotton at a time. While this may not seem like much today, it was a modern marvel for its time, replacing the need for hand laborers and expediting the cotton production process substantially.  Fast-forwarding to today, cotton growers have numerous options when it comes time to harvest, often times using equipment that has the ability to harvest multiple rows of cotton plants at once.

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Picking More Cotton in Less Time with the John Deere CP690

September 10, 2014

 by Machinefinder

The cotton-picking game has just been taken to an entirely new level for 2015, with the John Deere CP690 cotton picker. By making improvements to one of the most groundbreaking harvesting machines of the era, producers will experience a dramatically enhanced cotton harvesting season.

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Exciting modifications have been made to both major and minor features of the machine, including the engine, row unit and cab. The CP690 cotton picker, previously known as the 7760, has updated on-board round module building with increased power, performance and uptime.

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