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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

Combining Quality and Quantity with John Deere’s New Hay Equipment

October 1, 2014

 by Machinefinder

While there were a number of headline-worthy introductions made at John Deere’s 2015 lineup rollout, commercial hay farming was at the center of it all, with offerings ranging from new balers, to disc mowers, and tedders. These new products eliminate the need for operators to choose between quality and quantity, with a number of new options that place the spotlight on large-scale production without risking superior hay condition.

Line of New Products Combining Quality and Quantity with John Deere’s New Hay Equipment

To better understand how John Deere’s new hay equipment can simplify the operation, let’s take a closer look at some of the products that have been recently introduced.

Forestry Harvesting Head and Processing Head Maintenance 101

September 29, 2014

 by Machinefinder

John Deere provides the widest range of harvesting and processing heads in the industry, giving customers access to reliable Waratah products. While these incorporate superior grab-arm strength, power-to-weight ratios, and traction-synchronized drives, harvesting head and processing head maintenance is extremely important in preserving the products.

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Although these products are designed with durable and long-lasting material for heavy lifting, like any other piece of John Deere machinery, they still need to be properly cared for. For this reason, we’ve put together a list of a few helpful tips to consider when tending to a harvesting head.

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!

Model Year 2015 New Features

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.

Feederhouse Drum Stop Height Adjustment Kit

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!

Power 

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!

Rotary Tillers/Hitch Implements

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