Forestry history

Key Moments in John Deere’s Forestry Equipment History

September 21, 2015

For more than 175 years, John Deere has been producing equipment built on its values of integrity, quality, commitment, and innovation. While the company’s roots lie within agriculture, it has solidified its place in a number of other industries as well, including forestry.

Forestry History

The development of forestry machines only began in the early 1900s, and John Deere was there right from the start, beginning production just before 1950. Let’s take a look at some of the critical moments in time that have helped lead John Deere to its current position in the forestry equipment market.