Out of the Vault Series: The Blacksmith’s Gift

Journey back to the very beginning when John Deere successfully revealed his creation of the first self-scouring steel plow.

A Look At John Deere History

In 1837, blacksmith John Deere revolutionized the farming industry by developing the self-scouring steel plow. Built to stand up to the Midwest’s sticky prairie soil, the plow’s innovative design helped farmers work more efficiently, which improved productivity and reduced labor efforts.

Nearly 180 years later, John Deere the company continues to innovate. With emerging technologies, cutting-edge equipment and data insights, John Deere offers up new solutions every day that are driving progress in the modern farming landscape.

See where it all began with a reenactment from The Blacksmith’s Gift: An Epic of 1837.



Out of the Vault Series: The Blacksmith’s Gift


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