The one thing Deere Did Right - this comment shared on the Barn Talk podcast about the Deere dealer's numbers being the reason for their success is correct. The supporting statements are mostly incorrect.
At this point, my hope is that a Harvard Case Study will soon examine the mistakes of the 2020s and that those lessons will be taught in business, history, political science and economic curricula alike.
During the National No-Tillage Conference, an attendee asked, "How does the right to repair business that we're into now with some major companies figure into our profitability or our way to do things on our own?"
Understanding who is responsible for the performance of a position or a department has incredible implications for the department but also for the person being managed and the person managing the department or position.
Anniversaries have a way of nudging us to reflect. A natural byproduct of chronicling Farm Equipment’s 55th year was the examination of courageous dealers who bet on themselves and their team’s ability to serve the North American farmer.
In this episode of On the Record, brought to you by Associated Equipment Distributors, PFG America CEO Daniel Cook discusses the company's goals for expanding Deutz-Fahr's North American presence. In the Technology Corner, Noah Newman hits the technology highlights of the 2024 National Farm Machinery Show. Also in this episode, CNH Industrial reports $18.1 billion in 2023 ag sales, fewer dealers plan to build brand new dealerships and Deere dealers' inventory levels are rising.
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