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HistoryEveryone has most likely seen the unmistakable logo and colors of a John Deere tractor, but few understand anything beyond the trademark green and yellow colors. The John Deereactually got its start when a man named John Deere built a plow that made farming easier andless of a task for farmers in 1837. After the plow, the company started to grow and has continuedto do so ever since. In order to fully understand the success of the John Deere Company oneneeds to know more about the company founder, the products of the company, and it business practices that allow it to thrive in the face of many competitors. There might be many reasons for the success of John Deere, but in order to truly understand one has to look at the company beginnings.According to John Deere’s website, John was born in Rutland, Vermont, on February 7,1804, and raised in the nearby town of Middlebury. At the age of four Johns father was lost at seawhich left John’s mother, Sarah Deere, to raise John and his five brothers and sisters by herself.John didn’t have much growing up and he received the simplest education available. Inhis early teens, John took a job with a tanner where he ground bark for a very small amount of money, a pair of shoes, and clothes.

In 1847 John Deere promised, "I will never put my name on a product that does not have in it the best that I have in me." For more that 157 years John Deere has remained true to that commitment -- building their reputation by building value into every machine that bears their name. So you can count on equipment that's as productive as possible. Up and ready to work
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when you are. And designed to minimize your daily operating costs. Nothing Runs Like a Deere™

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