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Rural Lifestyle Dealers’ Optimism Remains Strong

Rural Lifestyle Dealers’ Optimism Remains Strong

Rural equipment dealer confidence had been soaring for 2 years. Then 2020 happened — a year like most had never experienced. Uneven demand. Uncertain supply chains. Rising costs.

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[Podcast] Commodity Market Update

In this week’s host Casey Seymour of Moving Iron LLC sits down with Shawn Hackett of Hackett Financial Advisors to talk about how winter weather is impacting the market, including the cold that hit Texas and caused problems in the energy market and whether that will impact the commodity market at all.

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    Ask the Expert: Growing Sales Bench Strength Part 1: Finding Young Talent

    The hardest part of any sales manager or sales lead’s job is dealing with salespeople. Typically, salespeople are hard to keep between the ditches.

  • Ahead of the Curve: Refiners Retrofit for Renewable Diesel Fuel

    Reduced refining capacity and gasoline demand has the nation’s oil refiners scrambling to reallocate their processing to renewable fuels -- to meet regulatory mandates and to remain solvent.

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    Leadership Lessons: Creating a Customer Centric Culture: Defining Customer Retention Turning a Good Concept into Reality

    A MAC colleague, Bill Mayes, has a way with words. His article last month sets up our 2021 theme of “Creating a Customer Centric Culture” and is a great concept. 

  • Right to Repair Rears Its Ugly Head

    The folks at Vice are at it again. In mid-February they published an article titled “John Deere Promised Farmers It Would Make Tractors Easy to Repair. It Lied.” I’ll give you a second to roll your eyes. 

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Mazergroup Closes Location in Crystal City, Man.

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[Video] A Look Inside Deere & Co 's Archives

In this short video clip, Manager of History & Corporate Archives Neil Dahlstrom provides a walk-through of John Deere’s impressive archives, and investment it has made to preserve the history and keep it accessible for generations to come. Watch Now »

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Increase Fuel Efficiency & Save Money: A Farmer's Guide

During busy times, we know the last thing you want to worry about is your fuel bill. That’s why we’ve generated some helpful hints and tips to help boost fuel efficiency and save you money. 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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