Quad-City Times: Deere & Co. officials have confirmed that 82 workers in Davenport will not face layoffs as previously announced. On June 29, Deere informed 82 workers at John Deere Davenport Works of layoffs effective Aug. 3, according to a company statement. On July 16 and July 17, those workers were told “the layoffs will not take place,” Deere’s statement said. The 35 layoffs at John Deere Waterloo Foundry, announced the same day will go forward as planned, officials confirmed.