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Earlier this week, we officially unveiled a completely redesigned website. Featuring a clean, organized look with easy-to-browse content, Farm Equipment is the largest depository of dealer-driven news and insights on the Internet, with years of Farm Equipment magazine content and all of the stories that have appeared in E-Watch. Read More

How Criteria for Farm Lending Have Changed Since the 1980s

While some industry people are still fretting that the current slowdown in the sale of farm machinery is setting the stage for a return of the farm crisis of the early 1980s, in large part because of declining land values, Ryan Larsen says, “Perhaps we should be more concerned with the impact of falling intermediate asset prices.” Read More

Livestock Segment Remains Best Bet for Ag Equipment Sales in 2015

If you're a betting person, the best bet you could make (at the moment) is that the strongest segment for ag equipment sales in the year ahead will be centered on livestock producers, cattle in particular. Read More

Could Publishing Your Company's Salaries Help You Attract Top Recruits?

How would you feel if a recruit knew exactly how much you earned? What if they knew exactly how much everybody at your company earned — all the way from the executives to the people in the position for which they’re applying? Read More

Interested in a Deep Down Look at the Rural Market and Dealers' Outlook for 2015 and Beyond?

Rural Lifestyle Dealer, the leading communication vehicle for dealers to the rural market, has compiled an extensive management report where we dig a little deeper than just the numbers to study dealer business trends and the outlook for 2015. Read More

Farm Equipment Accepting Nominations for Dealership of the Year Award

For the 11th consecutive year, FARM EQUIPMENT is sponsoring its "Dealership of the Year" awards program to recognize North America's best farm equipment dealers. Read More

Featured Product: McFarlane Introduces the Incite Universal Tillage Tool

McFarlane Mfg. Co. unveiled the new Incite 5000 series tillage tools, the first series of universal tillage machines. It offers the ability to perform in a wide range of conditions, seasons, soil and crop types. Read More

The Schedule of an Ag Equipment Salesman

Dave Merrill, top equipment salesperson at Champlain Valley Equipment (headquartered in Middlebury, Vt.), explains the type of daily schedule an ag equipment salesperson can expect to face. Read More

John Deere Landscapes to Acquire Shemin Landscape Supply

Shemin Landscape Supply has 29 locations serving 18 major metropolitan markets in 14 states. Read More

CNH Industrial Announces Key Changes to Group Executive Council

CNH Industrial announced key changes to its Group Executive Council, the company's highest executive decision-making body outside of its board of directors. Read More

Deere's 1Q15 Net Sales & Revenues Drop 17%; Ag & Turf Sales Down 27%

Deere & Co.'s Worldwide net sales and revenues for the first quarter decreased 17%, to $6.383 billion, compared with $7.654 billion last year. Read More

AGCO Names Raven Industries as Strategic Partner

The new agreement builds upon a long-standing relationship by focusing on new product development and tighter integration of technology into machines. Read More

Lessiter Publications' Jack Zemlicka to Address Equipment Dealers' Meeting

Zemlicka will be speaking on, "Perspectives on Precision Service Plans, Data Management and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles." Read More

Hoober Inc. Opens Location in New Windsor, Md.

The 9-store dealer has locations in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Read More

Orlando Appointed President of Bridgestone Agricultural Tire

Bridgestone Agricultural Tire, U.S. & Canada Commercial Tire Sales announced that Tony M. Orlando has been appointed to lead agricultural tire operations. Read More

Challenges Still Ahead for Global Tractor Sales

The number of new tractor sales is estimated to be 2.1 million units for the year 2014. Read More

In Surprise Move, FAA Releases Proposal Outlining UAV Rules

On Sunday, Feb. 15, the Federal Aviation Administration unveiled its long-anticipated proposal for regulating small commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Read More

Birkey’s Acquires Dillsburg Ag Service

Dillsburg Ag Service Inc. of Rantoul, Ill., co-owned by Tony Cler and Stacy Severins, will be joining Birkey’s Farm Store Inc. Read More

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