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Video Gallery: Utilizing John Deere SeedStar to Improve Planting Performance

October 30, 2014

 by Machinefinder

When it comes to planting, farmers only have one chance to get it right. One row of inefficient planting could make a massive difference in yields come harvest season. John Deere SeedStar is designed to help producers better visualize, document, and access their planting data in real time.

John Deere SeedStar

While we could share all kinds of SeedStar product information to inform those interested, it’s probably best to hear from Deere customers that make a living in the fields using it. In this video gallery, growers from around the country  explain how they use John Deere SeedStar to collect the key data they need to manage planter productivity row-by-row, inch-by-inch. Enjoy!

Find the Root of Your Problems with John Deere Feller Bunchers

October 29, 2014

 by Machinefinder

The tracked John Deere feller buncher never disappoints loggers, as it offers high production logging even in tough terrains. With an optional in-the-floor window, providing sight to the ground, operators will be able to see for themselves. In fact, the entire cab is built to offer enhanced visibility.

John Deere Feller Buncher

John Deere feller bunchers ultimately offer loggers more bang for their buck. We will explain some of the key benefits of each tracked feller buncher model, so that you can decide which is best to fit your forestry needs!

753J Tracked John Deere Feller Buncher

John Deere Feller Buncher

Born Ready to Work: 5 Defining Features of the John Deere 6D Series

October 27, 2014

 by Machinefinder

As we rumble through the crop harvesting season, John Deere’s large agricultural equipment is likely a common sight in certain areas of the country. However, aside from crop production, we understand there are still many other year-round tasks and chores to complete around the farm, ranch, or worksite.

John Deere 6D Series

For a piece of equipment that’s easy to handle and was born to help complete these projects, property owners should take a look at the John Deere 6D Series. Let’s take a look at some of the 6D’s features that make it a sensible tractor that’s ready to work hard for no-nonsense operations.

Video Gallery: Using John Deere Frontier Equipment to Prepare for Spring Gardening

October 23, 2014

 by Machinefinder

The fall season is the perfect time to start thinking about next year’s garden. While there are a number of best practices to follow when preparing the garden for spring success, leveraging all John Deere Frontier equipment has to offer is another way to ensure high-quality results.

John Deere Frontier Equipment

To demonstrate how Frontier and John Deere work together to achieve results, we’ve put together a brief video gallery that features some of the most helpful tools for gardeners. Enjoy!

John Deere Frontier Equipment: Notes from the Field – Using a One-Bottom Plow

Priming the Playing Field with John Deere Sports Turf Equipment

October 22, 2014

 by Machinefinder

While parks, ball fields, and golf courses all play host to various sporting events, one thing remains constant: the importance of well-maintained turf. Sure, proper procedures can be put in place to make sure the turf is greener on the playing side of the fence, but the equipment used to do so is arguably the most important player.

John Deere Sports Turf Equipment

Let’s take a look at some John Deere sports turf equipment that helps grounds crews make their piece of property the talk of the town when it comes time to host the big event. Enjoy!

Commercial Rotary Mowers

Twitter Gallery: Harvest Season Photos from John Deere Fans

October 20, 2014

 by Machinefinder

There has been a lot of talk on Twitter this harvest season including the good, bad and the ugly involved in annual harvesting. All we have to say is, welcome to the life of a farmer! This year we would like to take you on the journey with us, looking back at some of our loyal John Deere fans’ most memorable moments.

Video Gallery: Keeping Equipment Clean During Cotton Harvesting

October 16, 2014

 by Machinefinder

During the cotton harvesting season, long days of rolling through the cotton field can lead to dirty machines. Of course, from an aesthetic perspective, this isn’t ideal, but more importantly, leaving cotton debris unattended in various parts of the cotton harvester can lead to risk of fires, worn down components, and a decrease in efficiency.


To help John Deere cotton harvester owners avoid these risks and keep their machines clean this harvesting season, we’ve put together a brief video gallery. Always remember, before carrying out any routine inspections or cleaning, set the parking brake, shut off the engine, and remove the key. Enjoy!

Gaining an Edge with John Deere Electronic Solutions

October 15, 2014

 by Machinefinder

When thinking about John Deere products, minds often wander to the iconic green and yellow color scheme and powerful, durable machines. However, within these machines, there is an immense amount of electronics that support the brains behind the brawn.


Deere’s products are designed to be just as tough as those operating them. This means all the way down to the core, including the electronics onboard. Let’s take a look at some John Deere electronic solutions that meet the demands of the worksite and power the intelligence behind the steel.



Bracing for the Elements with 10 Must-Have John Deere Winter Items

October 14, 2014

 by Machinefinder

While we may still be celebrating the fall season, some areas of the country are preparing for the cold and harsh winter weather. To make the season more enjoyable this year, we have put together a list of John Deere winter apparel for fans to keep warm and stay stylish.

This list includes everything a John Deere fan needs to stay warm in the winter, including sweatshirts, hats, scarves, and even blankets! Let’s take a look.

John Deere Winter

Men’s Camouflage Winter Trapper Hat

Video Gallery: Managing Ag Data with the MyJohnDeere Operations Center

October 9, 2014

 by Machinefinder

Technology and mobile devices have seen their role in agriculture steadily rise in recent years. Farmers that leverage a combination of these things often times witness an uptick in production at the hands of lowered operational costs and increased uptime.

MyJohnDeere Operations Center

Combining technology with mobile devices, the MyJohnDeere Operations Center serves as a set of tools to improve machine uptime, logistics management, and agronomic analysis for producers of crops on varying sizes of land. With this solution, the customer is in control of the data and can share with dealers, crop consultants, and anyone in their network of trusted advisors securely from connected devices. The following five videos provide a closer look at this technology, enjoy!

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