Alex Zank is a data editor with Lessiter Media, contributing primarily to the Farm Equipment and Ag Equipment Intelligence titles. Previously, he has worked for a construction trade publication and a number of community newspapers. He is a journalism/political science graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
In today's newscast we review the latest round of earnings reports of farm equipment manufacturers, which seem to be following the same trend of strong sales growth as many other industries. We also take a look at some other ag-related earnings, pay a visit to Horsch's new demonstration farm in Illinois and review the effects from a Trump Administration farm aid package.
Although Gary Reynolds may not have known it at the time, the way in which he ran his business made for a solid foundation in implemented the strategies outlined in Jack Stack’s The Great Game of Business.
Reynolds Farm Equipment, Atlanta, Ind., has for years provided opportunities for farmers to become more skilled at the equipment they use. More recently, the dealership has expanded on its training practices for its employees.
Whether it’s giving to the local school district athletic programs or getting involved in FFA and 4-H groups, Reynolds Farm Equipment, Atlanta, Ind., makes it a point to give back to the community on a regular basis.
The Equipment Dealers Assn. (EDA) in May released the results of its 2018 Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey. EDA conducts the survey annually, in which dealers rate the manufacturers whose products they carry in-store.
Designed as an easily transportable wing-fold planter with horsepower requirements lowered to 115, the PL5500 was among several new models on display at 2018 Great Plains Ag National Dealer Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa. As described by Jake Riffel, Engineering Manager for the Planter Product Line, the 8-row PL5500 is equipped with 4mm offset opener blades, 1.6 or 3 bushel hoppers and a 9’9” transport width for maneuverability.
Built on 88 years of expertise, Yetter Farm Equipment leads the agriculture industry in designing effective and innovative equipment for residue management, seedbed preparation, precision fertilizer placement, harvest attachments, strip-tillage, and more.
Machinery Scope offers premier risk management tools for farm equipment. We provide timely, personalized, and flexible solutions to protect more farm equipment investments than anyone in the industry. We add value and peace of mind when you are buying, selling, or managing your farm equipment by offering extended warranty plans.