History of John Deere
– By Pioneer Auto Museum
John Deere is a company that manufactures agricultural, construction, and forestry machines. John Deere was actually a blacksmith and manufacturer who founded Deere & Company back in 1837. John Deere heard concerns from farmers about how their plows weren’t working for thick prairie soil so he worked his magic to provide them with a proper plow. This is when steel plows were developed. Starting with 10 plows in 1839, by the time it was 1842, John Deere built 100.