Farm Material Handling Equipment Provides Farmers Flexibility
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Farm Material Handling Equipment Provides Farmers Flexibility

From skid loaders to telescopic handlers, farm material handling equipment has become a common sight on many farms today. The main selling point, dealers say, is this equipment’s flexibility and ability to multi-task. With a skid loader, for example, a simple change of attachment and a sweeper becomes a snowplow or wood splitter.

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In this episode of the Farm Equipment podcast, Used Equipment Remarketing Roadmaps, brought to you by Iron Solutions, host Casey Seymour of Moving Iron LLC sits down with Chris Eis co-owner of Eis Implement, a single-store John Deere dealership in Two Rivers, Wis. to discuss the challenges in the dairy business.

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    Don’t Bet Against the Dealers

    If I’ve learned anything in the nearly 14 years I’ve been with Farm Equipment and Ag Equipment Intelligence it’s to not bet against the dealers who participate in our surveys. This is especially true when it comes to what direction the industry is heading.
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    A Holiday Manifesto for Ag Equipment Marketers

    With fall harvest mostly complete and the holiday season in full swing, it's prime time to reflect and appreciate. But amidst the flurry of year-end projects — at work and at home — it’s not always easy to find the time or the spirit.
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    People & Profit: Understanding Millennials Using Emotional Intelligence

    I facilitated a management class recently and the group lamented that they couldn’t find young people to work in their dealerships. In frustration one of the participants exclaimed, “These people just aren’t normal!” His statement resonated strongly around the room and sparked some lively conversation.
  • Ahead of the Curve: Soil Microbes are Building Blocks of Soil Organic Matter

    Cover crops and the need to leave residue in the field throughout the season may get even more important in farm management over the next several years as researchers are learning both provide nourishment for soil microbes — and those microbes are actually far more important to building soil organic matter than previously thought.

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Our expert Casey Seymour discusses what makes for a good Used Equipment Manager in this latest installment of the “Ask the Expert: Remarketing Used Equipment” series.

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