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Bobcat Unveils All-Electric Compact Track Loader at CES 2022

Bobcat Unveils All-Electric Compact Track Loader at CES 2022

The T7X is the first machine of its kind to be fully electric, offering the full benefits of eliminating hydraulic systems, components, emissions and vibrations — all while providing cleaner, quieter machines.

Farm Equipment News

  • AEM Reports 2021 Successful for Farm Equipment Sales

    Nearly 360,000 tractors and combines left dealer lots in 2021 in North America, reported the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) over the weekend. United States and Canadian unit sales of ag tractors and combines finished 2021 with gains over 10% in nearly every segment in both countries.

  • Deere Hit with Class Action Lawsuit Over Right to Repair

    Forest River Farms in Forest River, N.D., has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Deere & Co. over what the case claims to be a “monopolization of the repair service market for John Deere (“Deere”) brand agricultural equipment with onboard central computers known as engine control units, or ‘ECUs.’”
  • Titan Int'l United Steelworkers Employees Ratify New Contracts

    Titan International has announced Titan employees represented by the United Steelworkers have voted to ratify new three-year contracts applicable to Titan's operations located in Bryan, Ohio, (Local 890), Freeport, Ill., (Local 745) and Des Moines, Iowa (Local 164).
  • Reinke Invests $2.5 Million to Improve Irrigation Production

    Reinke Manufacturing, a manufacturer in irrigation systems and technology, has invested $2.5 million in fiberoptic lasers to increase and further improve production and automation in their Deshler facility.

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Start with these information-packed articles hand-picked by our editors:

How Dealers Can Use ROI to Sell More than Farm Equipment
To successfully sell customers on ROI, determine the numbers that are important to them — hours saved, fuel savings, yield increases — and go from there.

8 Factors for Cultivating & Promoting a Professional Culture of Excellence
These facets are all tied closely to developing your dealership’s image, which in turn goes hand-in-hand with high customer satisfaction.

The Washout Cycle — A Better Way to Manage & Sell Used Equipment
Casey Seymour swears by this strategy for managing used — and new — inventory for the best cashflow.

How Leverage & Inventory Turnover Keep the Balance Sheet in Order
This executive shares his approach to teaching employees throughout the dealership the importance of leverage and turnover, the guard rails for keeping the balance sheet — and dealership — on track.

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  • 5 Regional Dealer Associations Recommend Opposing Proposed EDA Merger

    The Boards of Directors of half of the equipment dealers associations in North America believe this is a fundamentally flawed concept that will diminish the ability of EDA to carry out its primary mission, which is to address our industry’s national concerns.

  • How Will You Market Your Dealership in 2022?

    Dialog on “on-average” marketing spending led Farm Equipment to dust off its own survey data of farm equipment dealers from 2018. 

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    The Cost of Uncertainty

    On November 22, 2021, I interviewed Tony LaPorta on the Moving Iron Podcast. Tony is a trader and brought up some excellent points during the interview. What made me think the most was his point about the cost of uncertainty and how the various markets are reacting. 

  • Danfoss Power Solutions Tightens the Curve with MultiAxis-Steer

    Significant increases in productivity sometimes come in unexpected and obscure innovations. Case in point: Danfoss Power Solutions’ new MultiAxis-Steer in use on farms across Europe.

Used Equipment Remarketing Roadmaps

[Podcast] Used Hay Equipment Outlook for 2022

In this episode of Farm Equipment’s Used Equipment Remarketing Roadmaps podcast, brought to you by Volvo Penta, host Casey Seymour of Moving Iron LLC talks with regular guest Aaron Fintel, examine how inventory shortages and the backups and delays the manufacturers are experience will impact 2022 equipment deliveries, a topic they will tackle in their next few podcasts.

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Join top precision farming equipment dealerships from around North America in Louisville, Ky. on January 3-4 for the 2022 Precision Farming Dealer Summit.

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Cummins Performance Series Tier 4 Final

5 Maintenance Tips for Your Diesel-Powered Equipment

From engine filtration to maintenance schedules, these five tips will help keep your diesel-powered equipment running at top tier performance. Read More »

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A global power leader, Cummins designs, manufactures, distributes and services diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies. For over 60 years, Cummins has been delivering the most durable and dependable diesel power in the world for ag equipment, with a broad power range from 60 hp (45 kW) to over 800 hp (597 kW), including Tier 4 Final certified engines. For more information, visit cummins.com/industries/agriculture

Building Repair & Maintenance Series

The Best Farm Shop Planning and Design Tips to Give Your Customer

Today’s farmer/businessman knows that a farm shop is an essential tool needed to assure the continued success of the operation. Read more details on designing a well-planned and well-constructed shop that will be a valuable asset for your customers for decades to come. Read More >>

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How New Equipment Technologies are Reshaping Farming

How New Equipment Technologies are Reshaping Farming

For decades, farmers equated machine control with having two hands on the steering wheel, navigating their field on instinct and tradition. But the next generation of machine automation is imminent, offering the ag industry promising, yet unproven opportunities.
Brand Loyalty in the Farm Equipment Business (PDF)

Brand Loyalty in the Farm Equipment Business (PDF)

Every three years since 2011, Ag Equipment Intelligence editors have extensively surveyed farmers across 12 states encompassing the Corn Belt (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Missouri), Lake States (Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin) and Northern Plains (Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota) regions of the U.S. to gauge the level of loyalty they hold toward equipment. The culmination of a nearly a decade-long study, Ag Equipment Intelligence has now combined this extensive primary research into an insightful, comprehensive and unique dealership management report, Brand Loyalty in the Farm Equipment Business. 

2018 Big Dealer Report

2018 Big Dealer Report

Since 2009, the editors of Ag Equipment Intelligence in collaboration with the Machinery Advisors Consortium have compiled the annual "Big Dealer" Report to provide the ag equipment industry with a thorough, by-the-numbers analysis into the shifts in dealer ownership, along with insight into the implications these shifts have on the industry. It's the most detailed source of information on ownership changes and consolidation trends of North America's largest farm equipment dealers.

 

 

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