Dealership Minds: Lighting the Path Toward Excellence
Best Practices, Operations & Finance, Dept. Management

Dealership Minds: Lighting the Path Toward Excellence

Clayton Camp didn’t plan on leading a multi-store dealership group. As a crop science major at Cal-Poly, he expected to spend his career on the family farm.

Farm Equipment News

  • Alamo Group Announces Tom Taylor as VP of New Group

    Alamo Group announces that Tom Taylor has been appointed vice president-specialty markets in the company’s Agricultural Division. The newly formed group is made up of Herschel Ag Parts, located in Indianola, Iowa, as well as Fieldquip PTY LTD of Australia and Santa Izabel Implementos located in Brazil. 
  • Ag Industry Responds to U.S. Senate Passage of USMCA

    The U.S. Senate passed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement by a bipartisan vote of 89-10. With passage through both congressional chambers, USMCA will now move to the president’s desk for signature.
  • AgriVision Breaks Ground on New Sioux Center Facility

    AgriVision Equipment Group, a John Deere dealership group with 17 locations in Iowa, is expanding its footprint with a new facility in Sioux Center, Iowa.
  • Kubota Adding to Its Advanced Ag Machinery Lineup is reporting that Kubota Corp. will release a rice planting machine with automated driving functions in October. Earlier this month, the company said that it was investing in a harvesting robot manufacturer based in the U.S.
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[Podcast] Our Dealer Story: Eis Implement

In the episode of the Farm Equipment podcast, “Our Dealer Story” brought to you by HBS Systems, we're joined by cousins Jon and Chris Eis, third generation owners of Eis Implement, a single store John Deere Dealership serving Two Rivers, Wis.

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Farm Equipment editors sat down with individuals touching various aspects of agriculture — among them dealers, farmers, manufacturers, economists and consultants — to moderate conversations about the biggest issues impacting the farm equipment industry.

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AgriVision Breaks Ground on New Sioux Center Facility

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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 K•Coe Isom.

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Finding an eCommerce Platform that Fits Your Equipment Dealership’s Needs

Going with an eCommerce system that your current website vendor offers is a good first choice, but if they don’t offer a solution that fits your needs, don’t worry. There are many options for your equipment dealership to choose from.

This blog by industry expert Tim Whitley is part of the Ask Team SI series, sponsored by Team SI .

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No Crystal Ball? Here's the Next Best Thing

The washout cycle is as close to having a crystal ball as a used equipment manager can get. It tells me all I need to know about the health of current inventory and the health of future stockpiles.

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

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This first-of-its-kind report, "The Big Shortline Report: A Listing of Specialty Ag Equipment Manufacturers" is the result of an exhaustive 2-year project by Ag Equipment Intelligence editors to aggregate the key business metrics of more than 120 shortline equipment manufacturers throughout the U.S.
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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