Certainly the most recognizable name in farm equipment, John Deere has a long history of innovation dating back to the company's founder. John Deere was a blacksmith who developed 'the world's first commercially successful, self-scouring steel plow.' His dictum, 'I will never put my name on a product that does not have in it the best that is in me' is still held dear today. The John Deere Company has now expanded its product line into forestry equipment, golf carts and (of course) a broad range of lawn maintenance equipment. John Deere lawn mowers and lawn maintenance equipment includes zero-turn radius riding mowers, front mowers, commercial walk behind mowers, trimmers, blowers and saws, as well as utility tractors, ATVs, Gator Utility Vehicles and many attachments.