On the Record: McKinsey Report Studies Farmer Behaviors

On the Record: McKinsey Report Studies Farmer Behaviors

In today's newscast we discuss the results of McKinsey & Co.’s farmer behaviors survey, Western Equipment’s new facility, SEMA Equipment’s consolidation, United Ag & Turf’s merger, bankers’ increased optimism of ag prospects, the new partnership between Farmers Edge and Raven Industries, Rocky Mountain Dealerships’ and Cervus Equipment’s first quarter earnings, and John Deere’s second quarter earnings.

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Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs: Duo Lift Mfg. and the Hellbusch Boys

In this episode of, “How We Did It: Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs” brought to you by Ingersoll Tillage, Editor Mike Lessiter met up with the three Hellbusch gents down south to talk about their business’ origins and how they established their business as a name in fertilizer and trailer equipment.

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    Farm Equipment Price Increases Take Hold

    When the U.S. announced tariffs on imported steel, there was a lot of speculation — and maybe even fear — about what it would mean for farm equipment prices. Now that the dust has settled a bit, we’re starting to get some answers.
  • 10 Steps to Building Your Dealership's Marketing Strategy

    Now more than ever, it’s become imperative that dealerships have a strategic digital marketing plan in place. What used to be a walk-in and immediate face-time with a potential client to get to know your business and products has quickly changed to online research and clicking through your “virtual dealership” to get a sense of whether a customer wants to do business with you.
  • April 2018 Tractor & Combine Analysis

    China’s need for agricultural imports remains significant since they are faced with providing food for nearly one-third of the world’s population. The past decade has produced a growing middle class in China that has demonstrated an increased demand for not only basic foods, but also for high quality products that are only available from other parts of the world.
  • Why Business Owners Need a Succession Plan

    It is never too early to have a plan in place to ensure the continuity or smooth transfer of a business and its assets in the event of the owner’s death. This is especially so if an individual’s family is dependent on the company for income.

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Our expert Casey Seymour answers a reader's question about on valuing equipment for spring auctions in this latest installment of the "Ask the Expert: Remarketing Used Equipment" series.

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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.

 

 

2018 AEI Dealer Business Outlook and Trends - Farm Equipment Forecast

2018 AEI Dealer Business Outlook and Trends - Farm Equipment Forecast

Compiled and written by the editors of Ag Equipment Intelligence and in its 12th year, the 48-page Dealer Business Outlook & Trends Forecast breaks out dealers' 2017 outlook by country (U.S. and Canada), by U.S. region, by equipment brand and by the size of dealership. It also provides a status report and analysis of North American farm equipment industry retail sales & inventory data, and insightful used farm equipment pricing & inventory analysis.

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