Lessiter Publications Ag Division is pleased to announce that Dave Kanicki, executive editor of Farm Equipment, will be speaking at the Mid-America Equipment Retailer Assn. 2014 Convention.

Kanicki will discuss the farm economy in 2014, significant shifts in North American dealerships and longer-term trends in the industry based on data gathered from dealers in Farm Equipment’s “Annual Dealer Business Outlook & Trends” survey. The research, survey and analysis identify various industry sectors that show opportunities for growth to help dealers prepare for the future.

The MAERA 2014 convention will be held the two days immediately preceding the National Farm Machinery Show, February 11, 2014 at the Crown Plaza Airport Hotel in Louisville, Ky. The MAERA Dealers Convention is the association’s premier gathering of dealers and their suppliers in Indiana and Kentucky. Each year, top-notch speakers and relevant topics are scheduled to provide information vital to successful dealerships. It also provides ample opportunities for networking with other dealers, suppliers and service providers. More information about registration and the convention can be found at http://www.maera.org/pages/Convention