AE50 Awards Highlight Ag Machinery Innovations
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AE50 Awards Highlight Ag Machinery Innovations

For 31 years, members of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) have recognized and honored the most innovative advancements in engineering in the areas of agriculture, food and biological systems with the AE50 Award. The products selected save producers time and reduce cost and labor, all while improving user safety.

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How We Did It Podcast

How We Did It: Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs: Jon Kinzenbaw and Susie Kinzenbaw Veatch

In this 10-minute episode of the new Farm Equipment magazine podcast, “How We Did It: Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs” brought to you by GKN Off-Highway Powertrain, Editor Mike Lessiter sits down for a conversation with Jon Kinzenbaw, founder of Kinze Manufacturing, and daughter and company president Susie Veatch.

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Farm Equpment's "How We Did It" podcast series is brought to you by GKN Off-Highway Powertrain.

GKN Off-Highway Powertrain is a global leading supplier of integrated powertrain components, systems and solutions. To learn more about how GKN improves the efficiency, safety and increased productivity of today’s farm machinery, visit

Dealership Minds Summit


Centered on the theme of "Intelligence Driven Marketing," the 2018 Dealership Minds Summit is a 2-day DEALERS ONLY networking and idea sharing event that zeros in on helping you find the customer — before they’ve made a purchase decision — and moving them through the funnel to set the table for the order.

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Columns & Opinions

  • Dave Kanicki

    Why Ag Needs to Automate

    One of the things I’ve pondered for a long time is where the skilled workers that agriculture needs will come from, mostly as it relates to farm equipment dealers. As the overall economy improves, the need for workers will take on a new urgency.
  • January 2018 Tractor & Combine Sales Analysis

    Our database for tractor retail sales and field inventory is derived from AEM’s monthly Flash Reports.
  • Mike Lessiter

    Take Charge Where Charge Can Be Taken

    As much as the word “operations” identifies with numbers and benchmark ratios, there’s no way to isolate performance from people. This point was decidedly clear at the recently held Precision Farming Dealer Summit in Louisville, especially in dealer roundtable exchanges.
  • George Russell

    People & Profits: How to Create a Culture of Collaboration & Sharing

    Last month, I challenged dealership leaders to make 2018 the year to invest in human capital. I listed three calls to action and some links to recent relevant articles.

Dealers on the Move: The Latest

AGCO’s Massey Ferguson Brand Adds 7 New CUE Dealers

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Dealers on the Move is the latest news on dealer growth, including acquisitions, consolidations and new locations. It is brought to you by Spader Business Management.


There’s more to a successful year than setting a budget and selling inventory. How do you keep score and measure your progress?  When do you know you have the right people in the right places? What can you do to use your Key Adjustment Zone to your advantage?  To help you maximize your dealership’s potential, turn to Spader Business Management where we have the right training, processes and guidance to make this year your very best. 

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Sponsored Content

The Success in Shortline Machinery series highlights the best practice strategies employed by top farm equipment dealers to promote and sell shortline equipment. It is brought to you courtesy of Art's Way Manufacturing.

Shortline Veterans in Illinois Stands by Values into Third Generation

They don’t sell a primary line, keeping solely with shortlines. Many are made in neighboring Iowa, but overall, J.R. Harris says they sell probably from 50 manufacturers in the states, Canada and overseas. Read More

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Art's-Way Mfg.

Art’s Way Manufacturing is a proud Iowa manufacturer of specialized ag equipment including grinder mixers, hay/forage equipment, bale processors, manure spreaders, and land engaging products.  Built on a 60 year tradition of quality, we have recently implemented our Continuous Improvement program.  If you are seeking to grow in 2018 with Art’s Way’s quality products and service, please contact our Customer Service Center for your area representative at 712.864.3131 ext. 1 or via email at

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Ask the Expert: Remarketing Used Equipment

2018 Used Equipment Sales — Flat to Slightly Better

My outlook for the 2018 used equipment market is going to be the same as 2017 to slightly better. I think good quality used equipment will sell and condition and hours will be the main seller of this equipment. The 1-5 year old stuff will be the sweet spot.

This blog by industry expert Casey Seymour is part of the Ask the Expert: Remarketing Used Equipment series, sponsored by Iron Solutions.

At Iron Solutions, we provide used equipment valuations, market intelligence and a suite of integrated, cloud-based business systems custom-tailored for the equipment industry. Our proprietary model is built on actual dealer sales transaction data. Learn more…

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Creating a High Performance Service Department

Charter Software Inc

During this webinar, Bob Clements, one of North America’s leading dealership consultants, shares his insights on how to maximize tech performance and profitability. Bob discusses the importance of utilizing flat rates as a part of your pricing strategy and share with you, information on the new online flat rate guide being introduced through the United Equipment Dealers Assn.

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2018 AEI Dealer Business Outlook and Trends - Farm Equipment Forecast

2018 AEI Dealer Business Outlook and Trends - Farm Equipment Forecast

Compiled and written by the editors of Ag Equipment Intelligence and in its 12th year, the 48-page Dealer Business Outlook & Trends Forecast breaks out dealers' 2017 outlook by country (U.S. and Canada), by U.S. region, by equipment brand and by the size of dealership. It also provides a status report and analysis of North American farm equipment industry retail sales & inventory data, and insightful used farm equipment pricing & inventory analysis.

2017 Big Dealer Report

2017 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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Ag Equipment Intelligence - 1 Year Subscription

Ag Equipment Intelligence provides ag equipment marketers, dealers and analysts with late-breaking news, analysis and viewpoints on the changing trends in the farm machinery marketplace. Condensing information into the knowledge that you need for quicker, sounder and more profitable strategic decision making, each issue presents financial updates, significant industry-altering trends, and outlooks and forecasts from a variety of different sources.
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Farm Equipment 1-Year Subscription

Farm Equipment is a BPA-audited, controlled-circulation trade publication serving retail dealers of tractors, implements and/or related farm machinery in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Additionally, Farm Equipment serves retail dealers of shortline machinery, wholesalers and distributors of tractors, implements and/or related machinery and manufacturer’s representatives.


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