Deere & Co. (DE) is the largest manufacturer of farm equipment in the world. Deere makes many of the tractors that help farmers work the land produce food for consumers. They are also a large producer of construction and forestry equipment as well as lawn and garden equipment. Deere is a global company as about 41% of their sales revenues come outside of the United States. Deere & Co. is a dividend growth stock that has been increasing their dividend rate for the past 9 years in a row.