john deere tractors

7 John Deere Snow Attachments for Signature and Select Series Tractors

November 4, 2015

John Deere’s Signature and Select Series Tractors are known for their ability to keep lawns in pristine condition from the beginning of spring all the way through the end of fall. However, their usefulness doesn’t stop once the snow begins to accumulate thanks in large part to snow blowers and blades.

John Deere Tractor in Snow

However, these versatile tractors can be easily transformed even further into winterized workhorses with the help from a few John Deere snow attachments (outside of blowers and blades). Let’s take a closer look at some of these attachments.

The John Deere 8020 Series: Key Features and Benefits

October 21, 2015

More power to the ground, a comfortable ride and greater overall productivity are some of the highlights found within the John Deere 8020 Series, making them popular tractor models for those that are looking for a workhorse in the field.

8220

Let’s take a deeper dive into the 8020’s features and benefits that make it a popular option in the used tractor market.

Take on Chores around the Farm with the John Deere 6715

August 19, 2015

The 105-PTO horsepower, John Deere 6715 delivers best-in class features in both standard and high clearance cab / open station configurations. A host of other features make the 6715 a perfect tractor choice to take on most chores that will be faced on the farm.

John Deere 6715

But, what are some of the “other features” we are speaking of? Read more to find out.

Engine

The John Deere 6715 gets its power from the turbocharged, emission certified, 6.8L 6-cyl diesel PowerTech engine. These engines are specially designed to deliver top-notch performance, long life, and low maintenance costs. The 6715’s engine offers high torque characteristics while maintaining John Deere fuel economy levels.

Machinery Pete: 30+ Year Old Deere Tractors With Low Hours are Hot

July 21, 2015

John Deere made the 40 Series tractor models from 1978-1982. 30+ years down the road now, show me a nice condition one with low hours and I’ll guarantee you one thing…intense buyer interest.

This tractor sold for $32,000 on a 6/13/15 farm auction in

Proof rolls in every week here during the summer of 2015. The picture above is of a nifty John Deere 4240 with 3,880 hours that sold on a June 13, 2015 farm auction in Wooster, Ohio. The sale was by my friends at Kiko Auctions. It sold for $32,000…more than it was worth brand new! Here’s a YouTube video of this tractor selling with my comments dropped in along the way:

Utility Tractor Spotlight: Meet the John Deere 4044M

June 10, 2015

Crop producers typically hop aboard row crop tractors to maximize efficiency and lawn care professionals gas up riding mowers to make the yard look just right. Larger property and small livestock operation owners have preferred pieces of equipment to get the job done as well. John Deere created the 4044M Tractor with these owners in mind, offering a piece of equipment with power and utility built into a basic, economical package.

John Deere 4044M

To provide a better understanding of what the John Deere 4044M has to offer, we’ve put together a detailed list of some of its notable features.

Machinery Pete: 100 HP Tractors Holding Value in Used Tractor Market

May 29, 2015

The hottest segment of the used tractor market the past two years? That would be smaller horsepower models.

The mountain of auction sale prices I’ve been compiling for nearly 26 years supports this trend. A recent example came from a nice farm auction in east-central Wisconsin on April 23, 2015.

Sold for $23,000 on April 23, 2015 farm auction in eastern Wisconsin

On this sale was a John Deere 6603 2WD tractor with 803 hours on it (pictured above). It was a “one owner” tractor in very good condition. It sold for $23,000. Pretty strong price for a 2WD model I thought.

Image Gallery: John Deere Scraper Tractors Move More for Less

May 7, 2015

For more than 58 years, John Deere has been making scrapers that last. With more than 175 years of manufacturing equipment that brings more productivity, efficiency and flexibility to your job site, John Deere scraper tractors just make sense.

John Deere Scraper Tractors

John Deere recently enhanced its 9R/9RT Scraper Special Series Tractor lineup by adding its largest model to date, the 9620R. Featuring increased horsepower, the fuel saving Efficiency Manager and the exclusive HydraCushion suspension system, these four wheel models and three tracked models truly are groundbreaking.

John Deere Equipment Comparison: 6M and 6R Series Tractors

April 20, 2015

Power and versatility. These two words could be the most sensible pair to use when describing John Deere’s 6M and 6R Series Tractors. Each of these models is designed to handle a variety of chores with ease, all while keeping the operator comfortable.

John Deere 6M and 6R Tractors

To assist those looking to learn more about the similarities and differences between each of these tractor models, we’ve put together an equipment comparison that walks through some of the critical features. Enjoy!

John Deere Equipment Comparison: 1023E and 1025R Utility Tractors

March 30, 2015

John Deere’s 1 Family Tractors are designed to give operators the ability to work their land from sunrise to sunset. Thanks to dozens of implement options and their versatility, these tractors behave like (and look like) pint-sized agricultural machines. Two of the most popular 1 Family models – the 1023E and 1025R – share many similarities yet do have some critical differences that make them unique.

John Deere Comparison 1023E and 1025R

To help clear the air, we’ve put together a John Deere equipment comparison – this will the critical components of these tractors, what they share, and what is different between the two.

The Deep-Rooted History of John Deere Industrial Equipment

March 19, 2015

John Deere and Company’s legacy is built on more than 175 years of superior products and groundbreaking solutions. Founded in 1837, the company never forgets a statement from John Deere himself; “I will never put my name on a product that doesn’t have in it the best that is in me.”

john deere industrial

Along this journey, there have been many noteworthy company milestones and game-changing innovations, including within the John Deere Industrial Equipment line. For this reason, we thought it would be fascinating to take a look at the deep-rooted history of John Deere industrial equipment with an overview of two exciting videos. So, let’s jump right into it!