“Our strong results in the fourth quarter contributed to a record year for 2021 with broad-based strength in Farm, AGI Digital, EMEA, India and AGI Food. We see strong growth opportunities across all of our segments as demand for global food infrastructure remains robust," said AGI President and CEO Tim Close.
Multi-brand crop sprayer maker Exel Industries saw a four-year decline in sales brought to a halt in 2021 as the group recorded a near-15% upturn in sprayer revenues compared with the year prior, or more than 16% on a currency like-for-like basis.
"We achieved record sales for the second consecutive quarter through continued price management and strong market demand, while remaining highly focused on operational excellence and execution," said Stephen G. Kaniewski, president and chief executive officer.
Deere & Company reported net income of $903 million for the first quarter ended Jan. 30, 2022, or $2.92 per share, compared with net income of $1.224 billion, or $3.87 per share, for the quarter ended Jan. 31, 2021.
Domestic revenue increased by $66 million (+1.3%) from the prior year to $5.2 billion because of increased revenue in Farm & Industrial Machinery mainly due to increased sales of farm equipment, despite a decrease in revenue in Water & Environment and Other.
In mid-January, Spelle, Germany-based Krone reported its 2020-21 fiscal year results. Ag Equipment Intelligence has been charting Krone’s financial data performance for more than 10 years, as summarized below.
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