John Deere Agricultural Marketing Center is a part of Deere & Company, also known as John Deere, engages in the manufacture and distribution of products and services for agriculture and forestry worldwide. Founded in 1837, the parent company operates in four segments that include agricultural equipment, commercial and consumer equipment, construction and forestry and credit. John Deere s agricultural equipment segment offers a range of farm equipment and related service parts, including tractors, sugarcane harvesters, sprayers and precision agricultural irrigation equipment. The parent company s commercial and consumer equipment segment provides equipment, products and service parts for commercial and residential uses, such as tractors for lawn, garden, commercial and utility purposes; mowing equipment, including walk-behind mowers; golf course equipment; utility vehicles; landscape and nursery products; irrigation equipment; and other outdoor power products. John Deere s products and services are marketed primarily through independent retail dealer networks and retail outlets. The parent company also provides wholesale financing to dealers of the foregoing equipment.