5 John Deere Low Profile Tractors for High Performance

January 27, 2016

With a John Deere low profile tractor, agriculture professionals can gain exclusive access into hard to reach areas, under low-hanging canopies and in many previously challenging places. They may be low, but they could lead to top-notch results!

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The combination of power, performance and a low-profile design can help customers get essentially any job done. For this reason, we thought it would be beneficial to provide an overview of 5 John Deere low profile utility tractors and the key features that each offers. Enjoy!

5100ML John Deere Low Profile Utility Tractor

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The 5100ML John Deere Utility Tractor features a low profile hood design for greater visibility and better access into hard to reach places. The 100 horsepower John Deere PowerTech engine is emissions compliant and performs regeneration automatically, helping customers maximize uptime.

6 John Deere Gator XUV 550 Accessories to Add to Your Vehicle

January 25, 2016

The John Deere XUV 500 is designed to take on a wide variety of tasks out in the field with its four-wheel drive capability. However, there’s always more you could be doing with this vehicle, assuming you have the right attachments and accessories.

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Here are six John Deere Gator XUV 550 accessories you can purchase to upgrade your Gator.

HD Front Suspension 

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This attachment comes with two heavy-duty front struts and high-strength springs. It’s designed to improve the handling of your Gator, regardless of the terrain. Spring support is also adjustable – you’ll have five different positions to choose from on this accessory.

Video Gallery: How to Get the Most Out of John Deere Sub-Compact Utility Tractors (Part 2)

January 21, 2016

John Deere sub-compact utility tractors carry the superior performance that customers have come to expect. Operators can tackle the hardest chores on their list with up to 25 horsepower, AutoConnect, iMatch compatibility, and hundreds of implements and attachment options.

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However, even with these key features and other conveniences, there are several things that owners and operators can do to ensure that they are getting the most out of their machines.

Last week, we shared part one of this video gallery and explained some key tasks to get the most out of your John Deere compact utility tractor. Today, we wanted to continue sharing our insights by providing you with some additional tips and tricks to maintain your John Deere sub-compact utility tractor. Enjoy!

An Exploration of John Deere 1023E Tractor Attachments

January 20, 2016

To make the most out of your equipment, you may want to explore the several John Deere 1023E tractor attachments available on the market. Let’s take a look at some of the attachments that could benefit you on the job.

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AutoConnect Mid Mowers 

With an AutoConnect mid mower, operators can adjust the height of their cut for the utmost precision.

Backhoe

The backhoe allows operators to utilize heavy-duty buckets out in the field for more productivity.

Box Blades

Box blade attachments come with a strong frame and adjustable scarifier for maximum performance.

Buying Nutrient Application Equipment: 5 Questions to Ask

January 18, 2016

Drawn dry spreaders, self-propelled sprayers, and nutrient applicators are all critical pieces of equipment to maximize crop farming efficiency.

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But, with a number of model options to choose from, deciding on the right piece of nutrient application equipment for your operation could be a difficult process. With this in mind, we’ve outline some of the key questions to ask yourself before making a selection from John Deere’s available models.

Video Gallery: How to Get the Most Out of John Deere Compact Utility Tractors (Part 1)

January 14, 2016

No matter what size your John Deere tractor is, one thing remains true – consistent performance. John Deere compact utility tractors are no exception, and offer the ideal power and size for building, mowing, digging, tilling and more.

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Each machine in the compact line-up is tailored for your unique and demanding applications. High performing features like high torque engines, automatic two pedal transmissions, and fully integrated cabs make it easy to see why customers love the compact utility tractor.

But, you shouldn’t let their size fool you! There is still a lot to be learned in order to reap the full benefits of these machines.

John Deere 500D Draper Platforms Overview

January 13, 2016

John Deere 500D Draper Platforms come in three separate models to cater to your needs, whether you want more production or efficiency while out in the field. With 25, 30, and 36-foot width options, operators can easily harvest small grains and hay in a wide variety of conditions.

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Let’s take a closer look at some of the models and features.

Buying a John Deere Round Baler: What to Consider

January 11, 2016

John Deere offers a number of round baler models that can be used by operators whether they’re looking to bale hay as a hobby or for a living. Choosing the right model to match the needs of the operator will likely result in high quality bales that increase the livestock’s rate of gain.

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However, there are some key areas to focus in on when looking to purchase a Deere round baler. From the re-engineered 459E all the way up to the powerful 569, Deere’s balers are built to produce. Let’s take a look at a few key elements to consider when beginning the round baler purchasing process.

MachineFinder in 2015: Our Most Popular Blog Posts of the Year

January 7, 2016

Shockingly, 2015 is in the books. While we are preparing for what’s to come in the new year by identifying how the MachineFinder blog can continue to be a trusted source of information for our audience, it’s important to also step back and take a look at some of 2015’s successes.

We thank all of our readers and fans for your support this year. Without your readership, social shares, and feedback, we wouldn’t be where we are today. Here’s a look at some of the most popular posts from 2015, with a brief statement for each as to why we believe they were successful. Enjoy!

An Overview of the New John Deere 5G Series Tractors

January 6, 2016

In December 2015, John Deere unveiled its new 5G Series Tractors, which have narrow, maneuverable configurations to cater to vineyard and orchard producers’ needs. Furthermore, the John Deere 5G Series Tractors meet Final Tier 4 emissions requirements, giving operators peace of mind.

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“The 5G Series Tractors build on the success of the 5EN Series to offer customers more choices for their specialty applications,” said Christopher Lammie, product manager at John Deere Augusta.

Let’s take a look at some of the key features of the 5G Series Tractors and how they can improve efficiency out in the field.