Deere to lay off 100 more workers at Ankeny plant

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Deere & Co. says it will lay off 100 more workers from its plant in Ankeny plant.

The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/1gxvSGX ) that the layoffs are being described as adjustments to meet market demand.

The Moline, Ill.-based maker of farm and construction equipment says it told workers in mid-August that layoffs would take place in mid-September and early November.

About 40 plant workers were placed on indefinite layoff in mid-September. Deere spokesman Ken Golden says the 100 or so workers were notified Friday about the layoffs in early November.

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Information from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com

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