Deere and Company says it will close two plants, cut back production at a third and lay off about 300 employees at part of a streamlining in its commercial and consumer equipment division.
The Moline-based company says it will close plants in Williamsburg, Virginia and Jeffersonville, Indiana by Oct. 31, and will reduce production at its plant in Horicon, Wisconsin.
The company says employment at the Horicon plant will be reduced through a special retirement incentive, and about 100 jobs there will be transferred to a plant in North Carolina.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.