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Second Highest Auction Price Ever on John Deere 5010 Tractor

June 24, 2014

 by Machinery Pete

Wow, what a beauty.

I’m talking about the restored 1963 John Deere 5010 tractor that sold for $45,000 on a May 24, 2014 collector auction in east-central Iowa. $45,000 is the second highest auction sale price I’ve ever seen on a JD 5010.

JD5010 IA 45K Second Highest Auction Price Ever on John Deere 5010 Tractor

The highest sale price? $79,100 on a 2006 Ebay online auction for the very 1st SN# John Deere 5010. It was in kind of rough shape after having been used by a municipality in Oklahoma for many years. The buyer was well known collector of first SN# John Deere tractors, Walter Keller of Forrest Junction, WI. After extensive restoration work, here’s what that 1st SN# JD 5010 tractor looks like today:

5 Intelligent John Deere Sprayer Technology Features

June 23, 2014

 by Machinefinder

When it comes time to spray the field, a grower’s worst enemies are those extremely resistant weeds. If proactive measures aren’t taken to protect their crop, detrimental problems can occur. Sprayer technology is a vital aspect of fighting against those pesky weeds.

In efforts to give growers the leverage that they need, John Deere has introduced the new R4030 and R4038 sprayers incorporating breakthrough sprayer technology. The following intelligent features will surely improve the application of crop protection and lead to more productive days on the field.

Direct Injection

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Video Gallery: Undeniable Benefits of the John Deere 1 Family Tractor

June 19, 2014

 by Machinefinder

There are numerous benefits of the John Deere 1 Family Tractor that will surely help in being more productive on the field. Let’s take a look at six videos that will demonstrate the many advantages of this tractor.

(Note: For complete video footage, follow links and play videos from the “Video Gallery” portion of the 1 Family page)

AutoConnect™ Mower Deck

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Only with the John Deere 1 Family Tractor can you attach Deere’s exclusive AutoConnect mower deck conveniently without ever leaving your seat. When you are finished mowing, the deck can be quickly and easily disconnected just by undoing one latch. Deere’s AutoConnect deck for the 1 Family Tractor works quickly and easily, making its common sense innovation a smart investment.

Gliding Across the Fields to Success with John Deere Track Tractors

June 18, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Adverse weather conditions can often times inundate fields with water at times when work needs to be done. The ensuing muddy field presents a challenge to owners of traditional row crop tractors that are kept away from work due to the fear of getting stuck in the mud or worse, causing damage to the fields with deep tire tracks.

First Gliding Across the Fields to Success with John Deere Track Tractors

John Deere track tractors present a valuable alternative to traditional row crop tractors, especially to those located in parts of the country that experience especially soggy conditions. Let’s take a closer look at Deere’s track tractor models as well as a few features that are common across all models, providing operators with a comfortable experience across all types of rough terrain.

10 Must-Have John Deere Patio Accessories

June 16, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Summer is right around the corner, and now is the time to prepare your patio for those memorable barbecues. For devoted John Deere fans, a barbecue isn’t the same without the legendary Deere logo within sight. Nothing says summer quite like a John Deere patio.

There are plenty of accessories that help Deere enthusiasts include their favorite brand in their patio décor. Let’s explore 10 charming John Deere patio accessories that will ensure a summer filled with unforgettable barbecues.

John Deere Grill Master Apron

LP42230 LG 10 Must Have John Deere Patio Accessories

A Motion Picture Look at 5 New 2014 John Deere Products

June 12, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Innovation is a critical component of the agricultural industry as crop demands from a growing population have paired with less resources, and in some cases, less time, to create a real challenge for farmers all over the world. In order to leap over these hurdles, companies like John Deere need to stay ahead of the curve, providing farmers and producers with agricultural equipment that will meet their needs.

Deere has announced a significant number of product updates and introductions in recent memory, so, we’ve highlighted five 2014 John Deere products that we believe have an impact within the agricultural industry. Take a look at these videos and feel free to let us know your thoughts or other pieces of valuable new equipment we may have left out!

6 John Deere Small Square Baler Features that Lead to Big Performance

June 11, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Efficient haymaking is a critical component of success for many American farmers. In order to realize this success, farmers need the proper equipment, conditions, and strategy in place in order to create solid, stackable, and transportable bales every time.

Small Square Baler with Hay 6 John Deere Small Square Baler Features that Lead to Big Performance

John Deere offers a wide variety of hay balers ranging in size and style, but the John Deere small square baler is ideal for those looking to produce bales to feed a couple of horses, or enough to support their own farm with enough left over to share with the neighbors. While their moniker indicates production may be limited, Deere’s square balers include a number of features that offer up big performance. Let’s take a look at six of these features and how each simplifies the baling process.

10 John Deere Loader Attachments to Simplify Hay Farming

June 9, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Gathering grass, legumes or other herbaceous plants that have been cut, dried and stored to form hay is a critical resource for livestock owners. During long winter months, livestock such as cattle, horses, goats, sheep, and more feed off the hay to stay healthy and well-nourished.

Hay 10 John Deere Loader Attachments to Simplify Hay Farming

With  summer being prime hay farming season, we thought we would highlight ten John Deere hay attachments that are sure to simplify this year’s process, enjoy!

BC11 Series Bale Carrier

bc11 series bale carrier 10 John Deere Loader Attachments to Simplify Hay Farming

Visualizing a Fresh Start with John Deere Planting Photos

June 5, 2014

 by Machinefinder

For producers, the crop planting season marks a fresh start. However, along with this fresh start comes many days filled with long hours preparing fields and delivering seeds to the seedbed aboard a variety of planting equipment. Throughout this process, it’s safe to assume those planting the crops don’t often take the time to step out of their machines, step back from their work, and appreciate the natural scenery that their equipment and the landscape it sits upon, produces.

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Bringing Muscle to the Golf Course with the John Deere ProGator

June 4, 2014

 by Machinefinder

A beautiful clubhouse and immaculate green fairways can often times overshadow the hard work done, and powerful equipment used, to make an aesthetically pleasing golf course a reality. From material hauling to spraying, John Deere ProGators have the capabilities and power to become the superintendent’s go-to vehicle for any project around the course.

ProGator Post Cover Bringing Muscle to the Golf Course with the John Deere ProGator

Let’s take a look at a few key features of the John Deere ProGator that simplify the golf course maintenance process and ensure each of the 18 holes looks just as healthy as the next.

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