In 1837 John Deere improved agriculture forever when he created the steel plow, which aided pioneers in their farming endeavors. Since then John Deere has built a solid reputation on manufacturing reliable and quality farm equipment. That's why it's no surprise John Deere work boots and shoes are as equally and skillfully crafted. John Deere's heavy-duty footwear features various styles made to fit each person's individual taste. Each pair is constructed with lasting durability made specifically for outdoor working conditions. Don't let its good looks fool you, this work hiker is packed with technology It's built from waterproof, barnyard acid-resistant leather. This advanced leather is three times stronger and 2. 5 times more abrasion-resistant than conventional leathers. A steel shank passes the "shovel test" for arch protection and comfort. Lateral instep arch stabilizer. Stabilizing heel counter. Gel heel and ball shock absorbers. The self-cleaning, non-marking sole modeled after a tractor tire proves superior durability and traction. Padded collar. Solid brass eyelets and speed hooks set with stainless steel washers. Removable AirFlow insole.