Home > News > Looking to the Future: John Deere Purchases Bear Flag Robotics for $250 Million

In-cab photo of corn harvestAfter a two-year partnership, John Deere has signed a $250 million purchase agreement for Bear Flag Robotics. Founded in 2017, Bear Flag creates compatible autonomous driving technology for existing machines and began working with Deere through their Startup Collaborator program in 2019. Deere officials say the initiative brings endless opportunities from start-up companies whose technology can add real customer value. The merger will continue with the Bear Flag team based in its Silicon Valley location working closely with Deere to accelerate additional innovations. Find out more about Bear Flag Robotics.

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