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Deere to lay off more than 600 at four U.S. plants

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Aug 15 (Reuters) - Deere & Co, the world's largest maker of farm equipment, said it would indefinitely lay off more than 600 employees at plants in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas as falling grain prices hurt demand for tractors, harvesters and other agricultural machinery.


The company reported a 5 percent drop in third-quarter sales on Wednesday and cut its full-year profit forecast.

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