Deere profit surges 69% on farm equipment demand

Nov 24 (Reuters) - Deere & Co (DE) reported a 69% rise in fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday as solid demand for its tractors and combines from farmers cushioned the impact of a worker strike.

Net income rose to $1.28 billion, from $757 million a year earlier. (Reporting by Abhijith Ganapavaram in Bengaluru; Editing by Aditya Soni)

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