MachineFinder Equipment Spotlight: The John Deere X310

June 15, 2015

When you need a mower to take on a wide expanse of land, you know that John Deere has the machinery you need to get the job done. The John Deere X300 lineup has a wide range of options to choose from, and each product is designed with durability in mind.

If you want a mower that can handle long workdays, you may want to consider the John Deere X310, as it’s designed to make mowing feel less like a chore. Here are some of the key features of the John Deere X310.

Twitter Fan Image Gallery: John Deere #Plant15 Equipment in Action

June 11, 2015

After a cold and long winter, farmers and growers anxiously awaited the start of Plant15. Many crop farmers spent the majority of their days in the field, working hard to prepare the ground and successfully deliver seed into trenches.

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While these long and tiresome days did not allow for much relaxation or down time, our loyal John Deere fans made sure to take a variety of powerful photos to memorialize all of the hard work that goes into feeding the United States.

To celebrate all of the dedicated crop farmers around the country and their many accomplishments this planting season, we’ve put together an image gallery capturing some of their most memorable moments on the field. Take a moment to enjoy this Plant15 image gallery!

Utility Tractor Spotlight: Meet the John Deere 4044M

June 10, 2015

Crop producers typically hop aboard row crop tractors to maximize efficiency and lawn care professionals gas up riding mowers to make the yard look just right. Larger property and small livestock operation owners have preferred pieces of equipment to get the job done as well. John Deere created the 4044M Tractor with these owners in mind, offering a piece of equipment with power and utility built into a basic, economical package.

John Deere 4044M

To provide a better understanding of what the John Deere 4044M has to offer, we’ve put together a detailed list of some of its notable features.

John Deere Skidder History: More than a Half-Century in the Woods

June 8, 2015

More than 50 years ago, John Deere manufactured its first skidder. Ever since, the company has continued to create innovative pieces of forestry equipment that provide loggers with increased levels of safety, reliability and productivity.

John Deere Skidder 50 Years

The recent introduction of the L-Series Skidder marked 50 years of the company’s manufacturing and designing of skidders. Built on 178 years of innovation, backed by more than a half-century in the woods and designed with proven components to withstand the toughest environments, these machines are a true representation of John Deere as a manufacturer.

Video Gallery: John Deere Agriculture Stories to Help Improve Your Operations

June 4, 2015

Farmers are always seeking new strategies to use their data to maximize yield and make more informed business decisions. By sharing successful agriculture stories with one another, they are able to apply others’ unique strategies to improve their own farming operations.

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For farmers who are facing common challenges, want to become better managers, or want to stay on top of the always changing agriculture landscape, we’ve put together a video gallery sharing agriculture stories to inspire you.

Jason Schatzke’s story

Farmers are working hard to turn data into knowledge in their operations. For this reason, they are utilizing new tools and technologies in ways that they have never before.

Addressing Small Field Needs with the R4023 Sprayer

June 3, 2015

Fields that require application attention are not limited to large, square shapes. Often times, producers find themselves out in smaller, odd-shaped fields with crops that are starving for application. Primarily with this thought in mind and adhering to customer feedback, John Deere recently announced the R4023 Sprayer along with a number of other agriculture, turf and farm products.

R4023 in Field

Let’s take a closer look at some of the key features that make the R4023 a welcomed addition to Deere’s 4 Series Sprayer family.

20 John Deere High Performance Gator Attachments

June 1, 2015

Your John Deere Gator is already prepared to take on the toughest terrain, but what else could you do to add to its capabilities? With the right attachments, your Gator could be even more productive and exciting. Here are 20 John Deere High Performance Gator Attachments and Accessories you might want to consider for your machine today.

1. Dual Battery Mounting Kit

This mounting kit will harness all of your wires, and it comes with a battery tray to house dual batteries for the utmost convenience. You’ll also get a battery isolator and a battery hold-down with this kit.

Machinery Pete: 100 HP Tractors Holding Value in Used Tractor Market

May 29, 2015

The hottest segment of the used tractor market the past two years? That would be smaller horsepower models.

The mountain of auction sale prices I’ve been compiling for nearly 26 years supports this trend. A recent example came from a nice farm auction in east-central Wisconsin on April 23, 2015.

Sold for $23,000 on April 23, 2015 farm auction in eastern Wisconsin

On this sale was a John Deere 6603 2WD tractor with 803 hours on it (pictured above). It was a “one owner” tractor in very good condition. It sold for $23,000. Pretty strong price for a 2WD model I thought.

Video Gallery: 5 Inspirational John Deere Turf Care Stories

May 28, 2015

Every field has a story, whether in California, North Carolina or Washington, D.C. All over the country, one field after another, field maintenance crews are using John Deere turf care equipment to take on all kinds of challenges. Because each field has unique needs, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution to tackling tough turf jobs. However, with the proper team and turf equipment, the grass doesn’t always need to be greener on the other side.

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We’ve put together a video gallery sharing some of our favorite John Deere turf care stories to inspire you to take on each turf challenge with confidence. Enjoy!

10 Farm Clothing Items You Need for This Summer

May 27, 2015

When you have a long list of tasks to do outside, you’re going to want to make sure that you’re dressed appropriately. In the summer, this means outfitting yourself in farm clothing that keeps you cool, comfortable and ready to take on the job.

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Here are some options from John Deere to consider as you prepare for the warm weather.

John Deere Men’s Grey Short Sleeve Pocket T-Shirt with Logo

This shirt has a convenient pocket to hold your business cards or a pen for when you need it. It also has a sharp John Deere logo on the pocket itself.