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Farm country frets over impact of John Deere strike

Oct 14, 2021
More than 10,000 workers are on strike after they rejected a deal on wages and benefits.
More than one-third of John Deere’s workforce in the U.S. and Canada are on strike.
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Tobacco farmers see green in indigo

Sep 8, 2016
One company offers growers a way to raise the dye plant instead.
Farmers David Fulton ,left, and Larry Williams inspect a sprig of indigo in Fulton's field. They primarily farm tobacco.
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John Deere has a secret side that makes lots of money

Feb 19, 2016
How the maker of tractors and combines learned to love finance.
John Deere has a large finance wing that brought in $2.8 billion last year. 
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