[Podcast] Our Dealer Story: Stotz Equipment Part 1
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[Podcast] Our Dealer Story: Stotz Equipment Part 1

In the first part of this two-part episode of the Farm Equipment podcast, “Our Dealer Story” brought to you by HBS Systems, brothers Tom, Rob and Teddy Rosztoczy, along with their mother Diane, sat down Alan Stenum from the Farm Equipment team to shares their story of how the dealership became Stotz Equipment.

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[Podcast] Our Dealer Story: Stotz Equipment Part 1

In the first part of this two-part episode of the Farm Equipment podcast, “Our Dealer Story” brought to you by HBS Systems, brothers Tom, Rob and Teddy Rosztoczy, along with their mother Diane, sat down Alan Stenum from the Farm Equipment team to shares their story of how the dealership became Stotz Equipment.

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2019 will be the year we look back and say, “This was the year things turned for the better.”

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