Deere & Company (also referred to as John Deere) has three streams of revenue: agriculture and turf, construction and forestry, and financial services. Agriculture and turf, the Deere & Company's largest segment, produces a wide range of implements and related service parts. Among its most popular products, there are various types of tractors, corn pickers, sugarcane and cotton harvesters, as well as mowers and golf course equipment, along with accessories and associated services. In the 2017 fiscal year, the company generated over 20.16 billion U.S. dollars in revenue from this segment alone. Construction and forestry manufactures a range of machines used in construction, such as four-wheel-drive loaders or excavators, and in forestry, such as log loaders and harvesters, in addition to related accessories and services.
In 2017, global net sales and other revenue streams came to approximately 29.7 billion U.S. dollars. Net income that same year reached some 2.2 billion U.S. dollars. In 2017, the company held total assets to the value of approximately 65.8 billion U.S. dollars. John Deere’s largest competitors include CNH Industrial (U.K.), Kubota Corp. (Japan), AGCO (U.S.) and Claas KGaA (Germany).