You are a Registered Shareholder if you have your stock certificate in your possession, hold your shares in the dividend reinvestment plan maintained by The Bank of New York, or hold shares in Deere's Savings and Investment Plan and Tax Deferred Savings Plan (401(k) plans).


You are a Beneficial Shareholder if you hold your shares through other banks, through a brokerage firm, or in Deere's Employee Stock Purchase Plan.


You are a Foreign Investor if you do not have a US/Canadian Social Security Number or Tax ID associated with your account.