John Deere http://peoriapublicradio.org en John Deere donating $400,000 to maintain National Mall grounds http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/john-deere-donating-400000-maintain-national-mall-grounds <p></p><div>John Deere will soon have a very visible presence in our nation&#39;s capital. Friday the Trust for the National Mall announced the company will donate $400,000 worth of grounds care equipment to maintain the mall, which extends from the Capitol to the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial, and includes several war memorials. &nbsp;Caroline Cunningham, president of the Trust, says a multi-year restoration project is underway for the more than 700-acre mall - each year it hosts 3,000 events and 25 million visitors.</div><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 19:53:23 +0000 Herb Trix 12591 at http://peoriapublicradio.org John Deere donating $400,000 to maintain National Mall grounds John Deere expanding in Brazil http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/john-deere-expanding-brazil <div>Deere and Company is planning a major expansion in Brazil. Monday&nbsp;the company announced it will spend 40 million dollars to add production of another line of tractors, the 8-R, at its plant in the city of&nbsp;Montengro.&nbsp;</div><div> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:55:46 +0000 Herb Trix 11689 at http://peoriapublicradio.org John Deere expanding in Brazil