John Deere is deeply saddened by the significant escalation of events in Ukraine. The safety, welfare, and well-being of their employees in the region remains top priority, and John Deere continues to support and maintain close communication with affected teams, providing necessary resources when possible.
Thoughts of Deere are with their employees, families as well as dealers, customers and all those impacted by this crisis. Two weeks ago, shipments of machines to Russia were suspended and then subsequently, Belarus. Deere continues to monitor the situation closely while fully abides by U.S. and international sanctions. The John Deere Foundation has additionally been working directly with a number of organizations, including multiple UN agencies, to mobilize resources to support Ukrainians impacted by the crisis. The John Deere mission is, and always has been, to help customers feed the world.