Source: Reporting by Nick Zieminski, editing by Gerald E. McCormick, Dave Zimmerman
Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) co-founder Bill Gates' investment vehicle Cascade Investment LLC has become the largest shareholder in farm machinery maker Deere & Co (DE.N), with a 5% stake, according to a regulatory filing.
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