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Deere & Co. (DE)

Filed: 7 Jan 22, 6:50am

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
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   Your Vote Counts! 
   DEERE & COMPANY 
   2022 Annual Meeting 
   Vote by February 22, 2022 11:59 PM ET. For shares held in a Plan, vote by February 18, 2022 11:59 PM ET. 
     
 DEERE & COMPANY
SHAREHOLDER RELATIONS
ONE JOHN DEERE PLACE
MOLINE, IL 61265
   
     
     
     
     
     
     
 D65049-P64238-Z81429   

 

You invested in DEERE & COMPANY, and it’s time to vote!

You have the right to vote on proposals being presented at the Annual Meeting. This is an important notice regarding the availability of proxy materials for the shareholder meeting to be held on February 23, 2022.

Get informed before you vote

View the Notice of the 2022 Annual Meeting, the Fiscal 2021 Proxy Statement, Form of Proxy, and the Fiscal 2021 Annual Report online OR you can receive a free paper or email copy of the material(s) by requesting prior to February 9, 2022. If you would like to request a copy of the material(s) for this and/or future shareholder meetings, you may (1) visit www.ProxyVote.com, (2) call 1-800-579-1639, or (3) send an email to sendmaterial@proxyvote.com. If sending an email, please include your control number (indicated below) in the subject line. Unless requested, you will not otherwise receive a paper or email copy.

   
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February 23, 2022
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THIS IS NOT A VOTABLE BALLOT

 

This is an overview of the proposals being presented at the upcoming shareholder meeting. Please follow the instructions on the reverse side to vote these important matters.

  

 

 

Voting ItemsBoard
Recommends
1a.Election of Director: Leanne G. Caret  For
1b.Election of Director: Tamra A. Erwin  For
1c.Election of Director: Alan C. Heuberger  For
1d.Election of Director: Charles O. Holliday, Jr.  For
1e.Election of Director: Michael O. Johanns  For
1f.Election of Director: Clayton M. Jones  For
1g.Election of Director: John C. May  For
1h.Election of Director: Gregory R. Page  For
1i.Election of Director: Sherry M. Smith  For
1j.Election of Director: Dmitri L. Stockton  For
1k.Election of Director: Sheila G. Talton  For
       
2.Advisory vote on executive compensation For
3.Ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Deere’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2022 For
4.Approval of the Nonemployee Director Stock Ownership Plan For
5.Shareholder Proposal -
Special Shareholder Meeting Improvement
 Against
   
   
   
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