Crop insurance unit at Deere to be sold to Farmers Mutual Hail

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The largest agricultural machinery company on the planet has agreed to the sale of its coverage business. After having experienced several years of losses, Deer & Co. has now agreed to sell its crop insurance unit to the Iowa based company called Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Co. This allows the agricultural equipment manufacturer to shed a component of its business that has been quite costly. The sale of the crop insurance involves two of the company’s coverage units. These are: John Deere Risk Protection, and John Deere Insurance Co. The…

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Crop insurance could cease to be offered by Deere

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The company is reviewing its options in offering this protection as it works to stay on top of a struggling industry. Deere has been selling crop insurance for eight years, but is now reviewing this part of its business and is considering withdrawal from that market as the well recognized tractor and farm equipment manufacturer continues its struggle in a farm economy that seems to be refusing to recover. The company has stated that it intends to review strategic options when it comes to this coverage unit. That said, Deere…

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