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Deere announces layoffs in Quad Cities

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MOLINE, Ill. (KWWL) -

Deere & Company says it's laying off 120 production employees at the Harvester Works factory in East Moline.

The layoffs are effective September 6th.

More than 1,000 people work there.

Deere says the company continues to "adjust the size of its production workforce to market demand for products manufactured at each of its factories."

Deere has said it expects sales for agricultural equipment to be down this year.

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