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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

As Good as New: Everything You Need to Know about John Deere CPO

August 7, 2014

 by Machinefinder

High farm incomes in recent years led many United States farmers towards purchasing an abundance of new equipment. As a result, dealers have been left with high inventory levels of used farm equipment because purchases of new large machines often times involve a trade-in of older models.

JD CPO As Good as New: Everything You Need to Know about John Deere CPO

Much like buying a used car, purchasing used agriculture equipment can require an abundance of research and examination prior to the acquisition. John Deere has recognized the increasing number of used machines on dealers’ lots and has put a Certified Pre-Owned Equipment program in place to provide customers with peace of mind and understanding of what they’re getting out of their purchase when they sign on the dotted line. Let’s take a look at the new CPO program at a glance as well as some of the features that make it one-of-a-kind in the used equipment market.

Get Wrapped Up in the John Deere B-Wrap

August 6, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Who knew that there was a way to get barn-quality hay without actually using the barn? For growers who are rightfully protective over their hay crop, the John Deere B-wrap is the perfect alternative solution to indoor hay storage, shielding from rain, snow and ground moisture. It’s important for growers to understand the purpose and technology behind the B-Wrap, as many benefits can be gained from using it. We are here to answer some of your questions on this new technology.

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Let’s take a deeper look at how the John Deere B-Wrap technology works to protect your hay bales and see what growers are saying about it.

Six Things to Remember Before, During and After Baling Hay

August 5, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Whether producers are looking to feed a few animals on the farm or supply enough nutrients for large herds during the long winter months, the baling process emerges as a critical step in the haymaking process.

Main Six Things to Remember Before, During and After Baling Hay

While hay farming can come in many different shapes and sizes, we’ve decided to offer a few tips that all hay producers should take into consideration before, during, and after the hay baling process. Some things to remember include:

Ready the field for baling

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Green and Yellow for Her: 10 Must-Have John Deere Girls Gifts

August 4, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Some agriculture enthusiasts are fortunate enough to have a woman in their life that loves the John Deere brand just as much as they do. Not only do they adore using Deere equipment on the farm, but they also enjoy incorporating products in their homes, cars, and closets. For those that have struggled finding this particular person gifts in the past, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 gifts that every John Deere girl must have.

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Whether for a special occasion or no reason at all, there’s no way true John Deere girls won’t appreciate the gift of green, yellow…and pink. Let’s take a look at some unique items to give your lucky girl.

Image Gallery: A Visual Look at Everyday Life on the Farm

July 31, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Today, it doesn’t take as many farmers as it once did to cover a large number of acres for crop production. Thanks to advancements in technology within offices and aboard agricultural equipment, farmers can ultimately do more with less. However, these advancements present farmers with the challenge of knowing how to operate the technology and manage all parts of the farm from sunrise to sundown.

7R Image Gallery: A Visual Look at Everyday Life on the Farm

As a result, life on the farm for crop producers can be very busy, demanding a great deal both physically and mentally, especially during peak planting and harvesting seasons. To give our readers a better understanding of a farmer’s daily life during these busy times, we’ve put together a photo essay that walks through a typical day on the farm during the peak seasons, enjoy!

5 Cutting-Edge Benefits of the John Deere Z465 Mower

July 30, 2014

 by Machinefinder

While landscape fanatics anticipate a perfectly manicured lawn all year round, summer is the prime time for them to show off their grooming skills. Landscapers are always seeking out ways to cut grass quicker and with more precision, which is why John Deere continuously makes improvements to lawn and garden equipment.

John Deere Z465 Mower 5 Cutting Edge Benefits of the John Deere Z465 Mower

 Unsatisfied with letting fine mowers rest on their successes, Deere engineers recently incorporated a few improvements into the Z465 riding mower, making all the difference in precision.

Let’s take a look at 5 key benefits of this cutting-edge mower that will put your lawn in the limelight this summer.

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at RDO Auctions with Brian Messerschmidt

July 29, 2014

 by Machinefinder

RDO Equipment is one of many John Deere dealerships that serve its customers through the use of auctions. While traditional auctions are still very much a major factor in the buying and selling of new and used equipment, the digital age has helped expand the horizons. Thanks to online auctions, equipment-seekers from all corners of the United States (and beyond) can virtually participate in the auction process. To get a better understanding of both in-person and online equipment auctions, we recently sat down with Brian Messerschmidt, auction/call center sales manager at RDO Equipment.

RDO A Behind the Scenes Look at RDO Auctions with Brian Messerschmidt

Lose Yourself Outdoors with these 10 John Deere Country Camo Pieces

July 28, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Camouflage clothing has a deep-rooted history in the military and outdoor recreation industry. While it’s original purpose is to blend the human form into nature, it evolved into a trendy everyday pattern as well. John Deere has incorporated camouflage into multifaceted accessories that allow outdoor enthusiasts to truly make a statement.

We’ve come up with a collection of items, from clothing to gator accessories, that will help include camouflage in your daily activities.

Camo Leather Belt 

John Deere Camo2 Lose Yourself Outdoors with these 10 John Deere Country Camo Pieces

This leather trimmed camo belt is the perfect addition to any country camo lover’s wardrobe. It has a removable nickel belt buckle so that you’re free to change to another favorite John Deere buckle!

Standing Out From the Flock with 12 John Deere Twitter Header Photos

July 24, 2014

 by Machinefinder

With more than 255 monthly active users and 500 million tweets per day, it can be easy for tweets to get buried on feeds, leaving your profile a digital wasteland. Whether you’re trying to grow your follower count or simply add a little spice to your profile, Twitter offers its users the ability to customize their header photo (a 1500 x 500 pixel image that appears at the top of the profile).

Screenshot 11 Standing Out From the Flock with 12 John Deere Twitter Header Photos

5 Formative Features of the John Deere S690 Combine

July 23, 2014

 by Machinefinder

During the busy harvesting season, many farmers strive for increased production on the field to ensure that all of their hard work and dedication will be worth it in the end. The John Deere S690 S-Series combine incorporates performance, safety, service and reliability features that make harvesting easier in large crop. With the collaboration of power, grain quality, and efficiency, harvesting can be transformed into a completely new experience.

John Deere S6902 5 Formative Features of the John Deere S690 Combine

Let’s comb through five key features of the John Deere S690 combine that will help farmers become even more efficient and productive on the field.

ProDrive™ Propulsion System

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