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Jordan Spieth survives five playoff holes to earn first PGA victory

SILVIS, Ill., July 14 (UPI) -- Nineteen-year-old Jordan Spieth outlasted David Hearn and Zach Johnson in a five-hole playoff Sunday, taking his first PGA win at the John Deere Classic.

Daniel Summerhays takes two-shot lead at John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill., July 13 (UPI) -- Daniel Summerhays, seeking his first career victory, fired a 9-under-par 62 Saturday to grab a two-shot lead after 54 holes of the John Deere Classic.

Glover shares John Deere lead

SILVIS, Ill., July 12 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover took advantage of perfect scoring conditions Friday to move into a tie for the lead at the John Deere Classic.

Zach Johnson shares lead at John Deere

SILVIS, Ill., July 11 (UPI) -- Defending champion Zach Johnson shared the lead with Camilo Villegas Thursday at the end of one round of the John Deere Classic.

John Deere recalls utility vehicles

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Outdoor equipment firm John Deere is recalling 4,700 Gator utility vehicles due to an oil filter leak that poses a fire hazard, U.S. regulators said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013.
By United Press International

Tractor thief killed in collision

ELKTON, Md., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Five thieves who stole a John Deere riding mower from a new Lowe's store in Maryland became involved in a crash that left one of them dead, police said.
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John Huston watches a birdie putt miss on the 9th green during the second round of the John Deere Classic at the TPC at Deere Run in Silvis, Il on July 14, 2006. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)
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Deere & Company, usually known by its brand name John Deere (NYSE: DE), is an American corporation based in Moline, Illinois, and the leading manufacturer of agricultural machinery in the world. In 2010, it was listed as 107th in the Fortune 500 ranking. Deere and Company agricultural products, usually sold under the John Deere name, include tractors, combine harvesters, balers, planters/seeders, ATVs and forestry equipment. The company is also a leading supplier of construction equipment, as well as equipment used in lawn, grounds and turf care, such as ride-on lawn mowers, string trimmers, chainsaws, snowthrowers and for a short period, snowmobiles.

The company's slogan is "Nothing runs like a Deere" and has a picture of a deer as a logo, a word play pun on "nothing runs like a deer."

Additionally, John Deere manufactures engines used in heavy equipment and provides financial services and other related activities that support the core businesses.

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