Its Agriculture and Turf segment manufactures and distributes a line of farm and turf equipment, and related service parts, which include large, medium, and utility tractors; loaders; combines, corn pickers, cotton and sugarcane harvesters, and related front-end equipment and sugarcane loaders; tillage, seeding, and application equipment, such as sprayers, nutrient management, and soil preparation machinery; and hay and forage equipment comprising self-propelled forage harvesters and attachments, balers, and mowers.
This segment also offers turf and utility equipment, including riding lawn equipment and walk-behind mowers, golf course equipment, utility vehicles, and commercial mowing equipment; integrated agricultural management systems technology; precision agricultural irrigation equipment and supplies; landscape and nursery products; and other outdoor power products.
The company’s Construction and Forestry segment provides a range of machines and service parts used in construction, earthmoving, material handling, and timber harvesting comprising backhoe loaders; crawler dozers and loaders; four-wheel-drive loaders; excavators; motor graders; articulated dump trucks; landscape loaders; skid-steer loaders; and log skidders, feller bunchers, log loaders, log forwarders, log harvesters, and related attachments.
This segment markets its products and services primarily through independent retail dealer networks and retail outlets.
John Deere also develops robotic vehicles like its R-Gator robotic utility vehicle (military field vehicle). to reduce the burden of soldiers in the field.
The company is committed to extending globally with a focus on six key areas – the United States and Canada, Europe, Brazil, Russia, India, and China. It’s in these areas where the company predicts at least 75 percent of the world’s future growth will occur.
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