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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

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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Photo Gallery: Get Swept off Your Feet with John Deere Windrowers

August 21, 2014

 by Machinefinder

This year, John Deere has reached a major milestone, celebrating 50 successful years in the self-propelled windrower business at its Ottumwa Works factory. It all began in 1964, when John Deere entered this market with the introduction of the 200A and 215A models. John Deere windrowers continue to expand this rich history with innovative developments and top notch technology.

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We’ve put together a photo gallery to admire the success of John Deere windrowers and the many noble contributions they have made in the agriculture industry over the years. Risk getting swept off your feet by taking a moment to appreciate these 15 windrower images!

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Addressing All of Your Hay and Forage Questions – Part 2

August 20, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Last week, we featured part one of a two part series to address all of your hay and forage questions. In part one, we learned some fundamental concepts to help you this harvesting season. Today, we will continue tackling other hay and forage concerns by taking a deeper look into the 9 series round baler. This will surely send you on your way to producing the best possible quality crop this season. Let’s get right into solving your haying dilemmas.

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Will the B-Wrap preserve wet corn silage better than NetWrap?

Reminiscing on the Past with John Deere Riding Mower History: 1970s

August 19, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Last week, we began our journey down memory lane, taking a deep dive into the formative years of John Deere riding mower history. We learned that Deere has been offering customers pieces of equipment that are suited for all sorts of lawn and garden activities for more than 50 years and even took a look at some notable models from the 1960s (the decade lawn and garden riding mowers were introduced by Deere).

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Today, we will continue our trip back in time, looking at John Deere riding mowers of the 70s and what types of upgrades were made to offer even more value to customers. Sit back, relax, and cruise back to the 70s with us. Enjoy!

5 John Deere Mobile Farming Must-Haves to Simplify the Operation

August 18, 2014

 by Machinefinder

As we all know by now, mobile device usage is commonplace in today’s society. In fact, statistics show 91% of Americans own a mobile device. Using this data, it seems safe to assume a vast majority of American farmers use mobile devices during their work day, and thanks to technological advancements in the agriculture industry, they’re probably using their mobile devices in some way to enhance their farming operation and efficiency.

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John Deere has a number of products that are designed to further mobile farming efforts, enabling producers to use their mobile devices to simplify work in the fields or management of operations. Let’s take a closer look at five of these mobile-based farming solutions.

Five John Deere Agriculture Management Solutions to Farm with Precision

August 14, 2014

 by Machinefinder

In an effort to get more from less, today’s crop producers are often times turning to technological advancements in agriculture. These advancements, labeled as agriculture management solutions (AMS), are designed to allow for year-round application, faster job performance, and stronger yields. Any one (or combination) of these solutions will surely lead to increased levels of production, which is something all producers strive for.

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Addressing All of Your Hay and Forage Questions – Part 1

August 13, 2014

 by Machinefinder

There’s a great deal of buzz going around about the 9 series round baler from John Deere. With this chatter, come a lot of unanswered questions. Hay and forage growers have no need to worry though because we are here to answer all of your questions.

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We will be providing you with information about all aspects of the 9 series round baler, from front to back, including features, monitor options, hitches, tires, wraps, and more. By addressing questions about the many useful features of the 9 series baler, we hope that you will have a more enjoyable haying experience! Now, lets get to the good stuff.

Reminiscing on the Past with John Deere Riding Mower History: 1960s

August 12, 2014

 by Machinefinder

For more than 50 years, John Deere and Company has been producing riding mowers for home and property owners, giving them pieces of equipment that are suited for nearly any lawn care project. Over this period of time, the company has introduced hundreds of models, each built with customer needs and concerns in mind, playing a significant role in simplifying yard work and keeping lawns and gardens in peak form.

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Put This on Your Bucket List: A Trip to the John Deere Store

August 11, 2014

 by Machinefinder

The John Deere Store has a deep-rooted history and provides fans with just about everything they could ever imagine desiring. Whether you are a long-time fan or an up-and-coming one, there is something for you to appreciate at this store.

CAUTION: If you choose to visit the John Deere Store, you are entering at your own risk, as your family will probably never want to leave!

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Located right near the Pavilion, the John Deere Store offers agriculture fans a huge selection of clothing, toys, collectible items, videos, book and much more, making this attraction an absolute must-visit.

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