The Agricultural Equipment Technician program offered through the Sun West Distance Learning Centre has opened the door for high school students to get an understanding of the ag industry and potentially get an early start on careers as technicians.
In 2014, the Hale Group conducted research for Iowa, including a lot of information on row-crop agriculture. In a survey of 400 Iowa farmers, one question stood out to dealers: Who do you go to when you want to learn about new products and services?
Within agriculture and construction, the equipment used can be very different from one another. Carrie Roider, CEO of Erb Equipment, an 8-store John Deere construction equipment dealer, notes this early on in her presentation during the Western Equipment Dealers Assn. (WEDA) International Dealers Conference in Scottsdale Ariz. What Roider points out is that regardless of the type of equipment in a dealership, all dealers have the same goal: driving sales, uniting the dealership and satisfying the customer.
Keeping your employees energized is an important part of running your dealership. Having energized employees increases productivity, improves retention and results in lower absenteeism. It also is important in improving ROI and creating higher customer satisfaction.
Farm Progress Show, the nation’s largest outdoor farm event, annually hosts more than 600 exhibitors displaying new farm equipment, tractors, combines and farm implements; seed and crop protection products; and many additional farm supplies and services.
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.