For many farmers, there's nothing more exciting than the roar of a Classic John Deere engine as they twist the key. Naturally, this exhilaration is even more exaggerated in the point of view of a small child.
If there's one major stride Classic John Deere has made in ag life, it's the level of pride that farmers have for their equipment.
Ever since John Deere had moved from Vermont to Illinois to expand his business and improve farm life along the frontier, tractors and plows have become a mainstay in American society.
In the scenic village of Clovelly in North Devon, donkeys have been carrying carts of goods in and out of the area for centuries. Now, a new John Deere 5055E tractor is doing most of the work.
Classic John Deere is one of the most famous icons when it comes to farm life, especially in rural areas where tractors are simply a part of daily life.
Classic John Deere is known throughout the world for providing some of the most efficient farming machinery.
Orchard farming is a tricky trade because it requires harvesting trees rather than ground-level plants.
Classic John Deere is launching a massive promotional campaign across the globe, bringing its name and logo to countries who are otherwise unfamiliar with such equipment.
One cause of the recent economic downturn was our nation's reliance on foreign exports, which hindered the productive capacity of our domestic manufacturers.
With our nation's leaders pushing for renewable energy, companies like John Deere are beginning to think of more productive ways to save the environment.
The stereotype that farmers aren't in touch with technology is now being proven otherwise.
In Big Horn County, Montana, crowds have gathered to celebrate the official reconstruction of an old equipment museum, reinvigorating the cohesiveness of the community with frequent farm activities.
In Rockford, Illinois, high school students are steeping themselves in rural tradition by forgetting about automobile transportation the Friday before spring break. The administrators of Winnebago High School are giving students permission to drive their battery John Deere power tractors and diesel farm equipment to school for an annual event known as Tractor Day.
A 1972 John Deere tractor brought in a record bid of $23,250 at a recent North Carolina auction, according to Tide Water News.
A family from Wisconsin is building new parts for antique tractors that no longer have parts available for them, according to Auction Central News.
A farm toy show in Nebraska offered both new and lifelong collectors an opportunity to see pieces of collectible history this past weekend, according to the Fremont Tribune.
Farmers are known for their tenacity and good work ethic and Margaret Aldam is no exception. She has worked on the same farm in Yorkshire, England for the past 65 years and has seen farm life change through the past decades, the Yorkshire Post reports.
The Pennsylvania Farm Show is in full swing as farmers from across the state are meeting in Harrisburg; it's the kids there, however, who attracted a lot of attention at the tractor pull contest that recently took place.
Some men are born tough: B.L. "Buck" Gandy is one of them. Gandy, 87, is a lifelong farmer who has competed in tractor competitions in his native North Carolina for decades.
The Western Heritage Center in Monroe, Washington is set to expand so it has room to display a group of items that were donated by a local resident.
Jacky King recently completed his search for a way to cut his electricity costs and lessen the environmental toll of his Michigan farm. After a little research, King decided to take advantage of the two most abundant resources on his farm - the earth and the sun - and constructed a solar panel system on his property.
This year's farm life show in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania will host farmers from around the state as they showcase their farm skills and tractors.
Most prosperous farm owners suffer many defeats before they find success and Bill Hickman and his wife Leslie are no different: they spent years immersed in farm life trying to find that perfect speciality until they settled on Christmas trees. Now, the rest is history.
In Fremont, California, the Ardenwood Historic Farm has operated in the same manner more or less for more than a century. Recently, the farm hosted local children from the area to come and experience farm life for a day.
For those interested in farm life, look no further than the "Growing Erbs" series of books. The seven-part collection, a majority of them written by Sheila Erb Caza, is filled with comedy, history and even a cookbook, and is a compendium of tales that depict her family's farm life upbringing.
Students studying agriculture at Southeast Community College in Beatrice, Nebraska rise every morning and get to experience farm life in a different way from other college kids. While their peers sleep in their warm beds, as part of their curriculum, agricultural students work with livestock or crops, learning from experts and honing their skills.
A new trend is emerging amongst city dwellers away from the typical city life of a cramped apartment with little room and lots of external noise. More and more, people are leaving behind the hectic city life for a setting that resembles farm life – all the while remaining in the city.
Having experience in farm life may help concerned citizens assist the government regarding the trade of agricultural goods.
John Deere toys and other items will mostly likely play a part during an upcoming show in Jackson, Tennessee.
John Deere hats aren't the only tie that a number of students on the campus of Pittsburg State University.
Safety is an important aspect of farm life, especially when it concerns children in rural and agricultural areas.
Nikolas Soldi is willing to wait a little longer to buy a John Deere toy tractor, according to a recent report from Massachusetts' Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
Farm life is something that may be passed down through generations, which includes Wisconsin's Greenfield family.
John Deere hats play a prominent role in one tradition held by a Vermont family, according to a report from the Burlington Free Press.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon recent gave farmer Jerry Cox an achievement award recognizing his efforts in farm life.
Officials in Indiana are looking for a 15-year-old Afghani exchanges student who went missing recently.
Urban dwellers may want to take part in farm life but can't because of their surroundings.
Last year, Nicki Andersen dressed up her pooch in a chicken costume to take part in a fundraising walk that benefits an animal shelter in the northern part of Illinois.
Along with John Deere toys, Lenny Bird and his wife have collected a number of things throughout the years.
Users and fans of John Deere equipment in Louisiana have a chance to honor their favorite farmer through a program sponsored by a number of group.
John Deere fans may have taken their love for agriculture to the social networking scene by playing online games like FarmVille.
John Deere is supporting an agriculture show that may prove a destination of interest for the company's fans.
At 92, Illinois farmer Sam Harms still manages to get into his family's John Deere equipment to help out around the fields, according to a recent report in the Bloomington Pantagraph.
A soybean field was harvested in Illinois in order to help the efforts of the Food Resource Bank, which provides international assistance for farming.
While many farmers rely on John Deere tractors and other implements to get their jobs done, having a good team to work with can also be a big help.
Hundreds of thousands of students across the nation took part in the 2010 National Science Experiment, an event that was organized by 4-H and supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Usually restoring a John Deere tractor may present a number of questions that need to be answered - how to get parts, how to deal with sudden problems or where to even find a machine in the first place.
Of the memories associated with Illinois farmer Owen Richardson, one of them involves a ride on a rebuilt antique John Deere tractor.
A recent fundraiser featured not only educational efforts and food, but also an antique John Deere tractor.
While John Deere owners may take the time to care for their machines, they should also keep in mind the furry friends they may have on the farm.
Some young people may bug their parents for a car, but one Pennsylvania teen went a step higher.
An exchange program in Kansas is bringing teenagers from Northern Ireland stateside to get a little taste of what it's like to be an American.