The new Kuhn triple mower conditioner combination, FC 3525 D F front mount and FC 10030 D rear mount, can cut and condition up to 32 feet and 6 inches of crop in a single pass. Useful for custom operators, dairy or beef producers, it is backed by years of research and development.
In an Inc. article, Jason Selk writes that to maintain profitability during times of adversity, leaders need to emphasize improvements and progress in their team. He says that while it may be easy to focus on the shortcomings of your team, this kind of thinking is detrimental to a business, especially in times of adversity.
Planning and preparing for the next generation of leadership is something many dealerships must consider in order to keep pushing forward into the future of the business. One roadblock many dealers cite is the need for the next generation to gain experience before taking on a management role within the dealership. This is necessary both for the success of the next generation and the dealership, but also to gain the respect of other employees.
Three-store, Case IH dealer Ritchie Implement of Cobb, Wis., takes pride in providing a high level of service for their customers. Kevin Depies, sales and management, says the dealership tries to treat its customers like partners.
Diversity is key for Ritchie Implement, the 2015 recipient of the over $75 million in revenues category of the Dealership of the Year program. Ritchie Implement’s commitment to a variety of product lines, a broad customer base and the addition of third generation management have made the dealer a success. “We don’t keep all our eggs in one basket,” says CEO and Co-owner Ron Ritchie.
In today’s newscast we look at John Deere’s second quarter and Cervus’ first quarter earnings reports, a significant merger between two specialty equipment dealerships, as well as several other “Dealers on the Move,” the impact of declining farmland values and, from the Technology Corner, recent strides in ISOBUS conformance testing.
For Todd Kunau, owner of Kunau Implement, a Case IH dealer with 2 stores in Iowa, modernizing his facilities at the Preston location had everything to do with staying relevant to their customers and being a dealership that will still be here in the future.
Kyle Mensen, lead test engineer with Raven Industries on the DOT project, talks with Farm Equipment editors at the Farm Progress Show 2020 Media Day in Boone, Iowa, and shows off the capabilities and ease-of-use found on the new DOT platform.
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