Some dealers occasionally use auctions as part of their methods for selling used equipment. At the 2020 Dealership Minds Summit, three experienced professionals shared their experiences running their own used equipment auctions.
College students around the U.S. have had their semesters abruptly turned upside down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The majority of North Dakota State University (NDSU) precision ag students have returned to their home farms to complete their semester through online classwork.
Craig Stehly is a no-tiller who farms 12,000 acres of corn, soybeans, winter wheat and a variety of cover crops around Mitchell, S.D., with his brother, Gene. I caught up with Craig the afternoon of Wednesday, April 8.
Karlen grows peas, lentils, corn, soybeans, winter wheat and spring wheat. Karlen says he saw what was happening in China back in January and February and has tried to plan ahead to alleviate his concerns for his crops.
Building relationships is the key to making sales, as any Business 101 class will teach you. In a time when fewer and fewer farmers are making purchasing decisions, those relationships have never been more important.
High standards are the key to success in any industry. But perhaps in the agriculture industry, those high standards are even more important for service providers, because there are so few customers to go around, and the pool gets smaller each year.
Jay Dahl, Welding/Fabrication-Sales at Calmer Corn Heads, introduces Calmer Corn Heads' 12-Row, 30-Inch corn head and explains the advantages of using the 10-Blade BT Chopper Chopping Roll for combining corn. He also talks about the adjustments they made on the corn head when combining downed corn after the August 2020 wind storms.
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