MOLINE, Illinois (February 16, 2017) — Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) has again been included in Fortune Magazine’s ranking of the World’s Top 50 Most Admired Companies. The Most Admired research reviews a company’s performance on nine criteria, including innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment […]

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Africa’s agriculture is beginning to change. African governments’ have increased their investment in agriculture and are involving the private sector with new donor organizations, also becoming involved in the industry. Africa’s growth has been accelerating. From 2000, the continent began to stir. Between 2002 and 2013 (estimate), real GDP in Africa grew on average by […]

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The John Deere Foundation is helping to provide access to financial services for farmers in Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda and Uganda with a $2.5 million grant to Opportunity International’s “Banking on Africa” initiative, a savings-based microfinance service for entrepreneurs and farmers in developing countries. According to Opportunity International, an estimated 80 to 85 percent of […]

Read More → JOHN DEERE FOUNDATION’S $2.5 MILLION GRANT HELPS AFRICAN FARMERS BY CREATING A SUSTAINABLE FRAMEWORK FOR INCREASED FOOD SECURITY

John Deere South Africa recently hosted its first Sugar Cane Best Practice Seminar in Swaziland. Participants from 22 countries attended the seminar, which consisted of formal presentations and field demonstrations. The field demonstrations included a 3520 Sugar Cane Harvester, 2254 Loader, and the in-field 6165J Tractor with the 3-meter-wide axle. Guest speakers from John Deere […]

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