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New Product Development Helps Sukup Mfg. Grow 800% in 20 Years

Steve Sukup discusses the growth of Sukup Mfg., the largest family-owned manufacturing company, and looks to the future as the third generation prepares to take over.
For Steve Sukup, CFO and co-owner of Sukup Mfg., numerous bold moves have driven the company to expand to more than 600 employees, including: improving the grain bins that made the company’s name, building an impressive facility for employees (including a medical clinic) and maintaining customer relationships even as the company expands.
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How We Did It

[Podcast] Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs: Sukup Mfg.’s Steve Sukup

In this episode of the <em>Farm Equipment</em> podcast, “How We Did It: Conversations with Ag Equipment's Entrepreneurs" (sponsored by Osmundson Manufacturing), Editor Mike Lessiter is joined by Steve Sukup, CFO and co-owner of Sukup Mfg. while visiting their operation in tiny Sheffield, Iowa.
In this episode of the Farm Equipment podcast, “How We Did It: Conversations with Ag Equipment's Entrepreneurs" (sponsored by Osmundson Manufacturing), Editor Mike Lessiter is joined by Steve Sukup, CFO and co-owner of Sukup Mfg. while visiting their operation in tiny Sheffield, Iowa.
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Ag Equipment Intelligence

USDA Expects 2018 Farm Profits to Dip to 2016 Levels

If the current outlook for farm profits holds true, the replacement cycle buying that has propped up North American farm equipment sales the past few months could be short lived. And it’s too early to know if the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) might help offset some of the downturn in farm profitability that USDA is forecasting. 
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Ag Equipment Intelligence

Replacement Demand Fuels Solid 1H18 Ag Machinery Sales

So far, so good for North American tractor and combine sales during the first 6 months of 2018. The Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) attributes improving tractor and combine sales to both replacement needs and the farmers’ expectation that the ag market will improve further down the road.
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Ag Equipment Intelligence

What is the Biggest Source of Ag Equipment Loans?

Earlier this year, Ag Equipment Intelligence surveyed U.S. and Canadian farm equipment dealers on their major sources for equipment loans. Overall, 61% of dealers reported that customer loans for purchasing equipment came from their manufacturers. But the percentage varied widely depending on the brand of equipment.
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Lessiter Media Adds Data Editor to Ag Division

With growing demand for detailed analysis and data on trends, influences and behaviors within the fast-changing farm equipment market, Lessiter Media has added Alex Zank for the newly-created position of Data Editor in its Ag Division.
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