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John Deere encourages children to carry on the tradition of farm life

Posted by Green Fun Store on 6/3/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

Tractor tour organizers never miss a chance to add to their John Deere collection

Posted by Green Fun Store on 5/31/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

Renovations are being performed in Moline to maintain the John Deere heritage

Posted by Green Fun Store on 5/31/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

John Deere tractors replace the donkeys in a United Kingdom village

Posted by Green Fun Store on 5/24/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

Students make a flashy appearance at the prom with a John Deere tractor

Posted by Green Fun Store on 5/17/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

A new axle serves as a wonderful addition to John Deere header equipment

Posted by Green Fun Store on 5/9/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
Classic John Deere is known throughout the world for providing some of the most efficient farming machinery.

New John Deere model provides a boost to orchard farmers

Posted by Green Fun Store on 5/4/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
Orchard farming is a tricky trade because it requires harvesting trees rather than ground-level plants.

A new plan is expected to boost John Deere's cash flow

Posted by Green Fun Store on 4/29/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

John Deere boosts the profit margin for wheat farmers

Posted by Green Fun Store on 4/20/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
One cause of the recent economic downturn was our nation's reliance on foreign exports, which hindered the productive capacity of our domestic manufacturers.

Tractor parts that are blessed by nature

Posted by Green Fun Store on 4/20/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

Social media boosts the enthusiasm of farming

Posted by Green Fun Store on 4/8/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
The stereotype that farmers aren't in touch with technology is now being proven otherwise.

The reconstruction of a museum symbolizes the heritage of farming

Posted by Green Fun Store on 4/7/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

High school incorporates John Deere into its homecoming agenda

Posted by Green Fun Store on 4/1/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

1972 John Deere tractor brings in record bid

Posted by Green Fun Store on 3/30/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
A 1972 John Deere tractor brought in a record bid of $23,250 at a recent North Carolina auction, according to Tide Water News.

Wisconsinites building parts for antique tractors

Posted by Green Fun Store on 3/29/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
A family from Wisconsin is building new parts for antique tractors that no longer have parts available for them, according to Auction Central News.

Farm toy show gives collectors a trip down memory lane

Posted by Green Fun Store on 3/22/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

Seven decades of farm life shaped one farmer's world

Posted by Green Fun Store on 3/7/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

Tractor competition draws youngsters at farm life show

Posted by Green Fun Store on 1/20/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

Antique tractor helps farmer crush the competition

Posted by Green Fun Store on 1/20/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

Washington museum to host oldest known John Deere tractor

Posted by Green Fun Store on 1/18/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

Farm life gets a solar makeover

Posted by Green Fun Store on 1/11/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

Pennsylvania farm life show goes green

Posted by Green Fun Store on 1/3/2011 to Farm Lifestyle
This year's farm life show in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania will host farmers from around the state as they showcase their farm skills and tractors.

Farm life perfect setting for Delaware couple as they retire on tree farm

Posted by Green Fun Store on 12/13/2010 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

Locals kids experience farm life for a day

Posted by Green Fun Store on 12/8/2010 to Farm Lifestyle
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.

New book series chronicles family's farm life upbringing

Posted by Green Fun Store on 12/6/2010 to Farm Lifestyle
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.
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