Kim Schmidt

Kim Schmidt

Kim Schmidt is the Executive Editor of Farm Equipment and the host of Ag Equipment Intelligence’s On The Record. An award-winning writer, she worked 7 years in business-to-business trade media before joining Farm Equipment in 2012. She is a journalism graduate of Marquette University.

Contact: kschmidt@lessitermedia.com

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Special Report

Dare to Dream: How Might Dealer Facilities Evolve by 2030?

As customer demographics — and how they do business — shift, and equipment technology evolves, the function and style of the traditional farm equipment dealership will likely change with them.
From less new equipment inventory to display in the showroom to charging stations and drone stations — the features of the farm equipment dealership could look different 10 years down the road.
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Third Quarter Used Equipment Check In

It’s hard to say if this has been the slowest year ever, or the fastest. It’s definitely been the weirdest. Now that we’re into the second half of the year, it seems like a good time for a status check. How does your used equipment inventory look compared to the start of the year?
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The Power of Employee Engagement [Webinar]

Employees are the dealership's most valued assets — your employees drive the financial success of the dealership. In this webinar, learn how to improve employee engagement by implementing some of the best management practices that drive high employee engagement. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
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AgriVision Equipment, Pacific Junction, Iowa

AgriVision Equipment’s commitment to operational excellence contributes to 24.6% growth despite challenging year in 2019.
In the last 3 years AgriVision Equipment has expanded from 10 locations to 17, reworked its management structure, implemented a technician recruitment program and built 2 new facilities, all while responding to devastating flooding.
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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.
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Webinar Replay

Online Threats To Your Business [Webinar]

Regardless of the size of your business, security threats are real, extremely costly and can cripple your business. Join us for a free webinar that will look at how you can keep your business secure, raise the security awareness of your employees and much more. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
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