The ag economy is fragile at best! Interest is creeping up, commodity prices are soft, and the ability to make a profit is a struggle day-in-day-out. This is not something new. Producers across North America have faced a declining economy since 2013. Each year has been harder than the year before.
What happens in the auto industry often finds its way into the farm equipment industry, and it’s no different with dealer consolidation. And while dealers have been merging and acquiring each other for years, recently there’s been a growing interest from private equity investors — both in the auto dealer world and our own
Where do you draw the line with catering to new management styles for different generations of employees? Should you have to adapt to the preferences of a younger generation or should they be the ones adapting?
Our industry is navigating some very choppy waters as international trade negotiations continue. Uncertainty has created caution in farmers’ spending recently and most likely will continue until there is some resolution to the trade talks now underway.
The fact that Deere & Co. is suing AGCO and Precision Planting is no more surprising than Case IH filing a complaint with the U.S. Dept. of Justice that Deere’s acquisition of Precision Planting would create a monopoly in the high speed planting market.
Known as a proving ground and innovation showcase for consumer technology, the annual Consumer Electronics Show draws an international crowd seeking the latest in technological breakthroughs. John Deere established ag as a player at the the 2019 show and Joel Dawson, director, production and precision ag, explains the manufacturer's motivation and takeaways from the event.
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