Since its founding in 1837, John Deere has seen a great many changes in its business, its products, its services.
In 1837, John Deere, blacksmith and inventor, had little more than a blacksmith shop, a piece of discarded polished steel, and an idea that would help farmers, changing the face of agriculture for all time.
Moments that made John Deere the company it is today.
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.
View biographies of those who have steered our company through good times and bad.
One of the world's most recognized corporate logos, the leaping deer trademark has been a symbol of quality John Deere products for more than 135 years.
Evolution of the John Deere trademark.
Join us all year as we celebrate the pride of our past and the promise of our future.
Learn more about our past 175 years.