Deere and Company

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Deere and Company is recovering from three years of a global farm recession and weak construction markets. 

Deere Wins Trademark Case

Oct 17, 2017
Ag Spray Equipment

Deere and Company has won a trademark dispute with a South Dakota company that makes agricultural sprayers. A federal judge in Kentucky has ruled FIMCO Incorporated, and its brand of Ag Spray Equipment, cannot use John Deere green and yellow on its products.

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Deere and Company Thursday morning announced plans to buy the Wirtgen Group, a German maker of road-construction equipment. 

2016 John Deere Classic winner Ryan Moore and Deere CEO Sam Allen
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It's a milestone year for the John Deere Classic. Deere signed its first sponsorship agreement with the PGA 20 years ago, and now has the third longest sponsor relationship on the the tour.

Thanks to a strong second quarter, Deere and Company has raised its outlook for the year. Friday the company reported earnings rose to $802 million or $2.49 per share, compared to $1.56 a year ago.

A deal between John Deere and Monsanto has been called off. Monsanto canceled the agreement to sell its subsidiary, Precision Planting.

TPC Deere Run

On Midwest Week, the John Deere Classic is now 20 years old - not the tournament but the sponsorship.

ISU Research Park

The research park at Iowa State University in Ames has a new tenant. Deere and Company has opened what it calls a "strategic technology office."

Deere & Company

Earnings fell but sales and revenue rose for Deere and Company during its first quarter. 

John Deere has settled a "whistleblower" lawsuit. Thursday the US Department of Labor announced the company has agreed to pay back wages and damages to a former employee in the Quad Cities who claimed he was fired after reporting unsafe working conditions.

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