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Reminiscing on the Past with John Deere Riding Mower History: 2000s

September 9, 2014

 by Machinefinder

A week ago, we continued our trip through John Deere’s riding mower history, as we showcased some innovation of the 1990s, a decade that included a number of new models that were recognized for their versatility and overall performance.

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This week, we will wrap up our series and look at John Deere riding mower history 2000s-style. While Deere made a number upgrades to existing models in the 2000s, offering more power and additional size, we want to focus on two of the biggest product announcements made that decade. Enjoy!

John Deere Road Construction Machinery That’s Worth Its Weight

September 8, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Quality road construction machinery is everything to road builders, as they are constantly hustling to meet deadlines. If road builders seek to deliver maximum production without putting in a lot of extra effort, they need to be using top-notch machinery. There are a few pieces of John Deere machinery in particular that offer unique advantages to help heavy-duty construction get done.

We’ve pulled 5 key members of the John Deere road construction machinery line that will help road builders complete their job in the most efficient way possible. Let’s take a look.

524K Wheel Loader

6 John Deere Road Construction Machinery That’s Worth Its Weight

A Brighter Future: 5 Vibrant Features of John Deere LED Lights

September 5, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Time and time again, John Deere LED lights outshine sealed beam lights. By incorporating these advanced lights into nightly fieldwork, farmers will have a much brighter future. Having efficient and dependable lighting during the night shift allows operators to have an overall more productive experience on the field.

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LEDs provide a bright way to work throughout the night shift, as they offer many unique benefits compared to sealed beam bulbs. Let’s take a look at 5 key benefits farmers will reap when using John Deere LED lights.

Minimized Power Consumption

Video Gallery: Six John Deere Combine Videos for Effective Operation

September 4, 2014

 by Machinefinder

With harvesting season upon us, it’s time to begin thinking about strategies to get the most out of this year’s crop. As pieces of harvesting equipment increasingly grow in size and sophistication, it’s more important than ever before that operators fully understand their machine’s capabilities.

S Series Video Gallery: Six John Deere Combine Videos for Effective Operation

John Deere’s top-of-the-line S-Series combine includes numerous features that can be a major asset for crop producers during harvesting season when leveraged effectively. In this post, we’ve put together six John Deere combine videos specific to the S-Series combine, which offer tips and how to’s for those lucky enough to operate the equipment during the harvest season. Enjoy, and happy harvesting!

Time Portal: John Deere 9000 Series Combines’ Transformation

September 3, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Over the years, many improvements in technology and design were made to John Deere 9000 Series combines. These changes include everything from increased engine power to added grain handling options, and were incorporated to provide farmers with full harvesting capabilities.

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We thought it would be interesting to take a trip down memory lane, and explore the key model changes that were made to John Deere 9000 series combines, which have led us to current combines on the market. Let’s take a look at the complete transformation that took place from 1990 to 2005.

1990-1993 Model Changes

Reminiscing on the Past with John Deere Riding Mower History: 1990s

September 2, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Last week, we continued our journey through John Deere riding mower history, looking at the 1980s, a decade that seemingly mended the past with the future. The 80s marked Deere’s lawn and garden break-in to diesel, the introduction of the “R” and “S” Series, and a few key changes to existing models.

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Today, we will look at some of the most critical upgrades and introductions of the 1990s, a decade that furthered Deere’s growth in the industry and provided customers with more lawn and garden tractor versatility than ever before. Without any further delay, let’s go back in John Deere riding mower history once again!

Two Low-Hour John Deere Tractors Sell High on Iowa Farm Auction

August 28, 2014

 by Machinery Pete

A small farm retirement auction in north-central Iowa recently (August 26, 2014) featured a pair of very low-hour John Deere tractors.

JD8235R IA 151K Two Low Hour John Deere Tractors Sell High on Iowa Farm Auction

This 2012 8235R tractor with 144 hours sold for $151,000 on a farm auction in north-central Iowa August 26, 2014

Along with the 8235R, real strong bidding activity was seen on the 2007 JD 9520 4WD tractor, bareback, with only 519 hours (pictured below). It sold for $171,000. This is the 4th highest auction sale price I’ve seen in the U.S. in the past 11 years on a 9520.

Pulling up the Curtain on the New Line of 2015 John Deere Products

August 27, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Once a year, John Deere customers and enthusiasts are treated to a rush of new products and upgrades that make them feel like children during the holiday season. Deere recently introduced a slew of new products at a two week dealer event being held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which featured a range of new products from powerful tractor models to data management solutions, and a little bit of everything in between.

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Let’s look at these new pieces of 2015 John Deere equipment and products and learn what kids of value each has to offer to Deere fans.

John Deere Certified Pre-Owned

Reminiscing on the Past with John Deere Riding Mower History: 1980s

August 26, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Last week, we took a stroll through the 1970s, looking at the decade that brought about significant advances for John Deere riding mowers. Some of these advancements included upgrades to existing series, but a couple of new series were also introduced, making Deere a bigger player in the riding mower industry.

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Today, we will look at some of the most critical upgrades and introductions of the 1980s, a decade that not only helped mend the gap between past and present, but also represented Deere’s 150th anniversary. Without any further delay, let’s go back in John Deere riding mower history once again!

Twitter Gallery: What’s Everyone Saying About Harvest 2014?

August 25, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Growers around the country, and world, have been preparing for Harvest 2014 essentially all year, dedicating all of their time and energy to producing the best quality crop. Their ambition to spend countless long days on the field, sun up to sun down, is admirable. Whether it be cotton, wheat, corn, cucumbers or other crop, farmers and growers work each day on a mission to provide food for the community. Wouldn’t you have to agree that these rare people deserve to be recognized for their impact on the world? Well, now is a perfect time to do so.

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