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Deere (DE) - Get Deere & Company Report acquired Roberts Irrigation Products, a San Marcos, Calif., manufacturer of high performance plastic micro and drip irrigation products.

Terms weren't disclosed, but Moline, Ill., Deere said the acquisition of Roberts Irrigation expands Deere's precision water systems business.

"Water is an important natural resource for customers of John Deere equipment," Deere said. "Management of this limited resource will become even more critical in the future."

"Both John Deere and Roberts Irrigation value innovative solutions," said Roberts chief John Roberts. "Our customers desire near perfect product support and products that help them be productive and successful. With this initiative, we believe customers will be well served as we expand our product line and service levels."

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