Wide Swath Haying Revisited
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Wide Swath Haying Revisited

In June 2003, Tom Kilcer and his New York Extension Service colleagues tested their wide swath hay-in-a-day concept by putting it to a test in a soggy alfalfa field after an overnight shower dropped 0.033 inches of rain and left the meadow soaked with free-standing water.

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[Podcast] Are We Headed for a Recession?

In this episode, host Casey Seymour of Moving Iron LLC 21st Century Equipment sits down with Rich Posson, an analyst with Ag Financial to talk about the global ag economy — including China, Brazil and Europe — and what that. could mean for business here in the U.S.

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The most influential “Dealership Minds” in the industry will gather online August 3-5 for the 2020 Virtual Dealership Minds Summit.

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  • Ahead of the Curve: Russians Launch Smart Combines

    It’s a summer of testing and experimentation across a broad area of Russian farmland. This season major players in the nation’s agricultural industry are field-testing harvest automation based on combines equipped with artificial intelligence and on-board monitors.
  • Leadership Lessons: Good to Great Dealership Flywheel – Leveraging Technology Assessing Technology as a Force Multiplier

    Technology is a “Force Multiplier” for your dealership. The force multiplier concept comes from the military but to explain it simply, think of a hammer. A hammer amplifies your effort to produce more output.
  • Recovering from the Shock

    With 2020 not pulling any punches, I was ready for some good news. So, it was refreshing to look at the results of Ag Equipment Intelligence’s latest Dealer Sentiments & Business Conditions survey when they came across my desk last week.
  • Dave Kanicki

    Old Equipment & New Technology

    It wasn’t that long ago when we were talking about U.S. farm equipment being younger than it had been in decades. With the ag boom of 2010-14, farm tractors were literally flying off the shelves. North American sales of high horsepower equipment peaked at a little over 50,000 units in 2013.

Dealers on the Move: The Latest

Claas and LoneStar Announce New Location in North Texas

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Deere Historical Perspective Series

[Video] Early Decisions Made & Not Made in Deere’s History

In this quick-hit video interview, Neil Dahlstrom, Manager of History & Corporate Archives at John Deere, explains a view of the world of John Deere in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and decisions made, or not made, that set the manufacturer up for success long-term. Watch Now »

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[Video] Scott Shearer

This episode of Farm Equipment's "Thought Leader" video series, Dr. Scott Shearer, Professor and Chair, Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Ohio State University shares how he and his peers have evolved their approach to ensure ag students continue their education, largely online, as well as the potential of adopting permanent changes to the academic calendar based on the lessons learned during the coronavirus pandemic. Watch Now »

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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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