Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC agreed to buy a majority stake in Deere & Co.’s landscaping business in a transaction valued at $465 million, betting on a revival of property construction.
British Open organizers have overhauled the qualification process for golf’s oldest major championship to make it tougher and ease a congested golfing calendar.
Confronted by Tea Party Republicans who question every dollar the U.S. government spends, Michael Toohey is turning to the most authoritative voice they might heed: President George Washington.
On a scorching afternoon in the savanna of eastern Brazil, Wilson Horita is 8 feet above the ground, bouncing on the driver’s seat of the new green-and- yellow tractor parked on his family’s farm.
Tiger Woods was named the U.S. PGA Tour’s Player of the Year for the first time in four years and record-extending 11th for his career, capping a season in which he won five events and led all players with $8.6 million in prize money.
Zach Johnson scored a two-shot victory over Nick Watney in the rain-delayed BMW Championship, the third of the U.S. PGA Tour’s four playoff events.
Henrik Stenson of Sweden captured the U.S. PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup title and its $10 million bonus with a three-stroke victory at golf’s Tour Championship.
Deere & Co. said it’s considering strategic alternatives for the precision water-irrigation business it moved into with the 2006 purchase of Roberts Irrigation Products Inc.
Jordan Spieth was chosen by U.S. captain Fred Couples, making him the first PGA Tour rookie to be named to the U.S. team in golf’s Presidents Cup.
Deere & Co. cut its full-year profit forecast as sales slow in Asia and Latin America, undermining the growth strategy at the world’s largest manufacturer of agricultural equipment.
"They do not want to lose a customer like us."
- John Deere on Jul 05, 2012