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2009–2012 was a booming time for agriculture around the world. Commodity prices were high, and on-farm income was at record levels. As a result, ag equipment dealers’ lots were filled with both new and used equipment.
With a lifetime of farming experience and degrees in agronomy and economics, Dave Krog says he’s trying to whittle variable and fixed costs from today’s equipment outlays with an electric, autonomous drive unit aimed squarely at the 24-row planter.
Remember when your dealership was a stand-alone operation? The distance from your boardroom to the breakroom was measured in feet. Now with acquisitions and expansion into big multi-location dealers, some of which span states, that distance is measured in miles.
Several times over the years, attendees of our Dealership Minds Summit (DMS) extended high praise to our editors in foreseeing key challenges 6-9 months in advance and hosting a networking venue to prep them before that topic hit code-red. Among them was our “Succession Planning & Next-Generation Management” for the 2015 DMS and “Used Equipment Remarketing” for 2017.
What a crazy end to 2021, and what a crazy start to 2022. Lead times haven’t gotten better, and in some cases they have gotten worse. Chip shortages are still an issue, and we likely won’t see much relief in the near term.
Seattle autonomous equipment firm unveils pull-behind laser weeding machine to supplement existing farm equipment fleets with pin-point weeding ability, no ground disturbance, and no chemical residues.
Announced at the 2022 Farm Progress Show Martin Industries has attained exclusive distribution of Thrash Master Concaves. Having personal experience with the concaves, Martin Industries President Steve Martin explains the benefits inherent to the Thrash Master and how they can improve grain sample quality, speeds and reduce corn cracking.
Built on 90 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.