Agriculture and Turf Division Pandemic Drags Down Deere Results By Herb Trix • May 22, 2020 Deere & Company The pandemic has taken a bite out of sales and profits for John Deere. Friday it reported sales in the second quarter dropped 18 per cent compared to the same quarter last year, and net income fell 41 per cent. New Leader for Deere By Herb Trix • Aug 29, 2019 Deere and Company A new leader will soon take over at John Deere. Thursday the company announced directors have chosen John May to become Chief Executive Officer in November. Deere 3rd Quarter Results By Herb Trix • Aug 16, 2019 Deere and Company A very mixed third quarter for John Deere. Friday the company reported results for May, June, and July, showing sales fell 3 per cent, while profits rose 1 per cent. Management Change at Deere By Herb Trix • Oct 2, 2018 John Deere A long career at John Deere will end next month for a member of the senior management team. Tuesday the company announced Max Guinn will retire in November.