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About John Deere Water

About Us

Since its founding in 1837, John Deere has seen a great many changes in its business, its products, its services. Change always comes with opportunity. And Deere has always been ready and willing to embrace it. Yet, through it all, John Deere is still dedicated to those who are linked to the land – farmers and ranchers, landowners, builders, and loggers. And Deere has never outgrown, nor forgotten, its founder's original core values. Those values determine the way we work, the quality we offer, and the unsurpassed treatment you get as a customer, investor, employee.

About John Deere Water

John Deere Water is a global organization within the Ag and Turf Division of Deere & Company. Founded in 2006 with the acquisition of Roberts Irrigation Products, Plastro Irrigation Systems and T-Systems International Inc. in 2008, John Deere Water became one of the largest irrigation companies in the world.

John Deere Water promotes the use of high performance irrigation products to meet the needs of the agricultural, nursery, landscape, greenhouse, and mining markets. From sprinklers, sprayers, online drippers, drip lines and filtration, we help our customers to do more with water. John Deere Water's product portfolio ensures precise water delivery with technology that ensures the right amount of water is delivered to the plant's root zone at the right time.

Compared to previous water distribution methods, today's efficient irrigation systems can generate larger yields with the same or less amounts of water and nutrients.

John Deere Water Leadership

The quality of a company is expressed through the quality of its leadership. For nearly 175 years, John Deere has benefitted by strong, decisive leaders at its helm, dedicated to the core principles of integrity, quality, commitment, and innovation. John Deere Water is currently led by David F. Thorne, President. David is supported by a diverse executive leadership team and key regional leadership teams strategically located throughout the world.

Our Core Values

We work every day to uphold our founder's core values. Integrity, quality, commitment, and innovation are more than ideals we work toward. They are values we live and breathe – values found in every product, service, and opportunity we offer.

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Our Strategy for Success

For those who cultivate and harvest the land. For those who transform and enrich the land. For those who build upon the land. John Deere is committed to your success. This commitment extends 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 at least 75 percent of the world's future growth will occur. And because of our past, our passion, and our purpose for helping you become more profitable and productive, John Deere is uniquely positioned to be the equipment supplier of choice.