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John Deere demos new equipment

June 25, 2013 -  By

John Deere hosted a Coal Valley Rally last week in the Quad Cities area of Illinois and Iowa, and Darren Constantino, editor-in-chief of LM‘s sister publication Pit & Quarry, attended on behalf of North Coast Media. More than two dozen journalists attended the event, where they learned about the company’s new E-Series skid-steers and compact track loaders, and the 644K Hybrid wheel loader.

Activities included a tour of the John Deere Davenport Works in Davenport, Iowa, a visit to John Deere Pavilion in Moline, Ill., and various equipment demonstrations at the company’s Coal Valley, Ill., training facility. Journalists also had an opportunity to operate the equipment.

Click here to read about Darren Constantino’s take on the 644K Hybrid.

John Deere demos new equipment

Photo: Darren Constantino

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About the Author:

Marisa Palmieri is an experienced Green Industry editor who's won numerous awards for her coverage of the landscape and golf course markets from the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA), the Press Club of Cleveland and the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). In 2007, ASBPE named her a Young Leader. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, cum laude, from Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism.

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