FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Kalathur Rajesh 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol DEERE & CO [ DE ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
President, JD Financial & CIO
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
DEERE & COMPANY, ONE JOHN DEERE PLACE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
3/15/2021
(Street)
MOLINE, IL 61265
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
$1 Par Common Stock (1) 3/15/2021    M    27800  A $88.185  84674  D   
$1 Par Common Stock (1) 3/15/2021    S    27800  D $369.09  56874 (2) D   

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Market Priced Options (1)(3) $88.185  3/15/2021    M        27800    (4) 12/10/2024  Common Stock  27800  $0  0  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Exercise of Rule 16b-3 options and related sales of shares pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 stock option exercise plan adopted on December 14, 2020.
(2)  Includes 7,913 restricted stock units granted under the John Deere Omnibus Equity and Incentive Plan and the John Deere 2020 Equity and Incentive Plan to be settled solely in shares.
(3)  All options include the ability to withhold shares upon the exercise of the option to satisfy income tax obligations.
(4)  The options became exercisable in three approximately equal installments on December 10, 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Kalathur Rajesh
DEERE & COMPANY
ONE JOHN DEERE PLACE
MOLINE, IL 61265


President, JD Financial & CIO

Signatures
/s/ Paul Wilczynski, Assistant Secretary, Deere & Company, Under Power of Attorney 3/16/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date