John Deere suspended shipments of machines to Russia and Belarus, company said in a statement. "John Deere is deeply saddened by the significant escalation of events in Ukraine. The safety, welfare, and well-being of our employees in the region remains our top priority, and we continue to support and maintain close communication with our affected teams, providing necessary resources when possible. Our thoughts are with our employees, their families as well as our dealers, customers and all those impacted by this crisis", said company.
The John Deere Foundation has been working directly with a number of organizations, including multiple UN agencies, to mobilize resources to support Ukrainians impacted by the crisis. "Our mission is, and always has been, to help our customers feed the world," said company.