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MachineFinder’s Top 10 Agriculture News Articles of 2016

December 26, 2016

As our website visitors likely know, we regularly publish articles to our industry news section to keep the agriculture community up to date on the latest happenings. From new John Deere equipment announcements to upcoming events, these articles are meant to educate and be shared by our audience.


With 2016 coming to a close, we want to take a look back at the year, and specifically, some of our most popular agriculture news articles.

Here’s what headlined the headlines in 2016:

Antique Tractors Prepare to Hit the Streets for 2016 Heritage Tractor Parade and Show


Introducing A New Used Equipment Online Experience at

April 30, 2015

Here at MachineFinder, our mission is to provide users from around the globe with access to equipment photos, descriptions, details, locations and more, so they can make informed used equipment purchasing decisions. With millions of visitors to in the past year, it seems we are successfully providing this information to our user base, but we are always striving for ways to improve the online experience.

MachineFinder Homepage

As we looked at the new generation of online browsing and the technologies available to our audience, we realized nearly half of all recent website visits to were coming from mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.).

John Deere Turf Care Division Helps to Show Off Efficiency of Factory 

September 13, 2012

John Deere Turf

The John Deere company has been a mainstay in the American corporate world and agricultural sector for more than a hundred years, as the brand has remained ahead of the game due to innovative products and an efficient approach to production.

Since the company had to adjust its production model during wartime periods and several economic recessions, John Deere has developed its factories around innovative manufacturing methods and a tried-and-true approach.

The company is now looking to help other businesses and contractors improve their processes and operations, as it opened up its North Carolina Turf Care factory to a tour for people from a number of sectors.

New Adventures with the John Deere Gator

September 28, 2011

If you like the great outdoors and enjoy a thrilling adventure, then you will love a ride in the John Deere Gator XUV. Since its inception, the John Deere Gator has experienced a massive makeover that has won over the hearts of farmers and adventure enthusiasts.

The 2007 John Deere Gator XUV

In 2007 the Gator XUV 4×4 was introduced as a more extreme Gator. This John Deere Gator is not only great for work around the farm, but it can now perform as a fun crossover.

John Deere 2007 xuv

View Used Equipment from John Deere with the New MachineFinder Mobile

August 4, 2011

On the go and have your smart phone or tablet?  John Deere MachineFinder is now your one-stop source for finding used equipment made by John Deere and other manufacturers through your mobile device as well!

Launching today, John Deere MachineFinder Mobile enables John Deere Ag and Turf Dealers, and Construction and Forestry Dealers in North America visibility for their public used equipment listings readily and easily available for customers’ viewing on mobile devices.

John Deere Offers Free Desktop Wallpaper

April 5, 2011

Hello all of you John Deere fans out there!  We come to you today with great news for those who want to decorate your computer with John Deere Green! MachineFinder is going to allow users to download desktop wallpapers and images for your computer for FREE!  Based on search engine data, John Deere has decided to make desktop wallpapers of the 10 most popular models searched.

John Deere Construction and Forestry Dealers Join MachineFinder

December 22, 2010

MachineFinder aims to bring you enterprise-wide equipment listings, and toward that end, it has now expanded to include used construction and forestry machines from our John Deere Construction & Forestry ( C&F ) dealers. This transition will result in no change or disruption to your normal dealings on
MachineFinder Construction & Forestry
The change took place December 1st, when MachineFinder replaced UsedConnection as the construction and forestry web portal.

Buyers of construction and forestry equipment will enjoy several enhancements as a result of the move, including a user-friendly site, multi-lingual formats, greater public traffic, mapping technologies, quicker inventory searches, thumbnail pictures for dealer inventories, ability to track specific dealer listings, and construction appeal and graphics.

Announcing MachineFinder Farm Industry News Widgets

March 12, 2010

We’re excited to be launching a series of farming and agricultural news widgets for site owners in the industry to place on their respective websites.

Our news widgets can be used as tools for providing content that is relevant to your website audience. The copy-and-paste code makes it easy to add our widgets to a side navigation bar or directly on a single web page.

Right now we’ve created four different templates but are looking to create more as we receive feedback from our community. Please feel free to send your thoughts and suggestions via the comments below. Thank you and wishing you the best success with your business!

Learn How to Ship Your John Deere Equipment With uShip

July 23, 2009

One of the biggest challenges when shopping for equipment online is the fact that the equipment you’re searching for could be located all over the country. Depending on what you’re looking for, the perfect machine to meet your needs could be found several states away. The question then becomes, “How do I get it here?” Knowing where to even begin can be quite a challenge.

In January, with the launch of our new website, we set out to answer that question for our customers.

John Deere MachineFinder Gets Social

July 16, 2009

Ladies and gentlemen, John Deere is now social! You’ve made us a part of your work and lives for the past 172 years, and now we’re making you a part of ours by connecting with you online:

Twitter, FriendFeed, and Plurk

Follow MachineFinder on Twitter!

On Twitter, you can follow us @MachineFinder. We’re answering your questions in 140 characters or less, and bringing you useful links and updates/news relating to agriculture. We participate in #agchat every Tuesday from 8-10pm EDT with the rest of the crowd on great agricultural and farming topics.