Deere & Co. raised its full-year earnings forecast and reported quarterly profits that topped analysts' estimates as Brazilian farmers bought more tractors, Bloomberg reported. Net income for the three months ended July 31 rose to $996.5 million, or $2.56 a share, from $788 million, or $1.98 a share, a year ago, the company said today in a statement. That exceeded the $2.18 average of 19 estimates compiled by Bloomberg. Fiscal third-quarter equipment sales climbed to $9.32 billion from $8.93 billion for the company, which is based in Moline, Ill.