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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

Exploring John Deere’s ZTrak Z900 R Series Mowers for those that Demand More

March 26, 2014

 by Machinefinder

As spring and summer arrive, the aesthetics of outdoor spaces around homes and businesses come to the forefront. During this time, contracted landscapers are often tasked with multiple projects per day, with an end goal of completing projects in a timely, professional manner to satisfy customers and in some cases, increase property value.

Z900 R Series Exploring John Deeres ZTrak Z900 R Series Mowers for those that Demand More

Without appropriate equipment to get these jobs done, operator comfort and quality of the end result could be in jeopardy. John Deere’s ZTrak Z900 R Series of mowers were created for contractors who demand more from their mower and the ultimate in features. Let’s take a look at the key features of Z900 R Series mowers and how they increase productivity for landscapers.

Utilizing John Deere Box Drills to get Seed in the Ground Fast

March 24, 2014

 by Machinefinder

More than 140 years ago, the first grain drill was sold and the reason for its existence has remained unchanged. Those utilizing seed drills do so because they provide a reliable, effective way of getting seed into the ground, and doing so quickly.

First Utilizing John Deere Box Drills to get Seed in the Ground Fast

However, since the development and sale of the first seed drill, like anything else, evolution has occurred. John Deere is one of the leaders in the advancement, offering a series of box drills to give crop producers the opportunity to get seed into the ground, fast. Let’s take a look at Deere’s full range of box drills and what each one has to offer.

6 John Deere Riding Mower Maintenance Videos to Stay Running this Spring

March 20, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Today marks the first day of spring, so we figured there would be no better way to welcome back the warming temperatures and the sound of tweeting birds than a post surrounding lawn care. The warmer temperatures and sunshine bring back the opportunity to step out onto the lawn, cut the grass, and complete other spring-related projects around the yard.

Riding Mower 6 John Deere Riding Mower Maintenance Videos to Stay Running this Spring

However, failure to properly look after your riding mower can quickly put a damper on this process. That’s why we have taken the time to share six John Deere riding mower maintenance videos to ensure your machine stays running smoothly or gets back on the lawn in a timely manner following any issue.

9 John Deere Crop Planting Offerings to spring to Success

March 19, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Today’s producers face a number of crop planting challenges related to seed costs, maintaining consistent depth control, singulation or spacing, ground conditions, and monitoring and documentation. As we enter the peak stages of crop planting, John Deere offers a number of products that attempt to make these common hurdles easier to overcome.

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Let’s take a look at nine offerings that aim to simplify the process for crop producers by reducing costs and increasing productivity.

Row Command

row command 9 John Deere Crop Planting Offerings to spring to Success

6 Items to Create the Ultimate John Deere Room for Kids

March 17, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Deciding on a theme for a child’s room can be a fun activity. John Deere enthusiasts have it made thanks to a number of items offered by Deere that display love for the green and yellow. So, whether you have a little boy or girl that’s a big fan of Deere, or just want to add some Deere flare to a child’s room, Deere offers a number of products.

Let’s take a look at six products that we believe will help create the ultimate John Deere room for kids.

John Deere Piggy Bank

Piggy Bank 6 Items to Create the Ultimate John Deere Room for Kids

Video Gallery: Producing a Perfect Bale with John Deere Hay Equipment

March 13, 2014

 by Machinefinder

From the early moments of spring growth to the final instants of baling, the haymaking season is comprised of a multiple step process. In order to ensure the best bales of hay are produced come year’s end, proper tools, techniques, and equipment need to be put to use throughout the cutting, drying (curing), processing, and storage phases.

We’ve taken some time to put together a gallery which includes seven John Deere hay videos, from equipment to technique, that will lead to better haymaking this year.

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8 John Deere Engine Replacement Parts to keep you Running

March 12, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Time spent on the field is precious for agricultural producers. Breakdowns, slowdowns, and other challenges are part of the game and need to be dealt with in a timely manner so valuable minutes or hours aren’t lost. Owners and operators of John Deere equipment realize their engines are the driving force behind ensuring a high yield from season to season and one bad engine part can drag down the entire operation.

Engine 8 John Deere Engine Replacement Parts to keep you Running

Thankfully, there are a number of John Deere replacement engine parts that can supplement malfunctioning equipment and get producers’ vehicles back out on the field and running at full strength. Let’s take a look at 8 of these parts and the importance each plays in engine equation.

Real-Time Online Equipment Bidding Available with MachineFinderAuctions.com

March 11, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Visitors to MachineFinder.com, the “largest, oldest and finest worldwide marketplace for used Agriculture, Residential, Construction, Golf & Turf and Forestry equipment,” now have the opportunity to live-bid for used equipment units online, with the introduction of MachineFinderAuctions.com.

MachineFinderAuctions Homepage Real Time Online Equipment Bidding Available with MachineFinderAuctions.com

Used equipment on MachineFinder.com up for auction will include a “currently available on MachineFinder Auctions” button (see image below) to indicate the equipment is listed on MachineFinderAuctions.com, allowing visitors to engage in online bidding.

MFAuctions Button Real Time Online Equipment Bidding Available with MachineFinderAuctions.com

Let’s walk through some of the steps that need to be taken prior to having bidding access as well as some features of the new site.

A Walk Down Memory Lane: Looking at the History of John Deere Leaders

March 10, 2014

 by Machinefinder

From the moment John Deere and Company was founded in 1868 and John Deere himself said “I will never put my name on a product that doesn’t have in it the best that is in me,” the company has stuck to its core values of integrity, quality, commitment and innovation, led by just a handful of captains.

Let’s take a walk down memory lane and look at a brief history of John Deere leaders, what eras they led, and some of the John Deere products that were born during their tenure.

1837-1886
John Deere
Founder and President

Video Gallery: Maintaining the Course with John Deere Golf Equipment

March 6, 2014

 by Machinefinder

The golfing season is just around the corner for nearly all parts of the United States. Groundskeepers and golf course superintendents will begin to prepare the tee boxes, fairways, and greens for a year of play. However, without the proper machines and manpower, this process can not be completed.

So, we’ve compiled a video gallery of ten different John Deere golf equipment videos that show machines in action on the course while keying in on some specific features that make them a grounds crew’s dream. Enjoy!

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