Iowa farmer wins John Deere Financial First-to-Know Gator Sweepstakes

Tax and Fiscal PolicyJohn Deere Financial is pleased to announce that Alan Seil, of Farnhamville, Iowa, won the 2012 First-to-Know Gator Sweepstakes. Seil’s prize was a new John Deere GatorTM XUV 825i 4x4 — the fastest and most powerful Gator ever manufactured, in a long line of Gator work and recreational machines.

“I could not believe I won the Gator — I thought somebody was joking with me when I found out,” said Seil, who has been farming since 1976. “I definitely wanted a Gator, and I will enjoy using it around the farm. But the first thing I’m going to do when I get the Gator home is give the grandkids a ride.”

To enter the Sweepstakes, Seil had to complete an online John Deere purchase intention survey. Seil encourages others to sign up to win and be the First-to-Know about special financing offers from John Deere. Visit to sign up.

“I typically do not enter sweepstakes, but this one was really simple,” Seil said. “Next time, go online and fill out the customer profile — it doesn’t take long, and I’m proof that you can win.”

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