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88 Years of Unconventional Strength: Yetter Manufacturing

Pat Whalen, the fourth generation of family behind Illinois-based Yetter Manufacturing, talks about overcoming challenges and embracing strengths as a shortline manufacturer through changing times.
Pat Whalen, the fourth generation of family behind Illinois-based Yetter Manufacturing, talks about overcoming challenges and embracing strengths as a shortline manufacturer through changing times.
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Working Well Together: Thurston Manufacturing

Layton, Ryan and Nick Jensen run a company with three individual brands: Blu-Jet, Simonsen Iron Works and ChuckWagon. Father-son duo Layton and Nick Jensen discuss how they’ve managed to do that well over the years, and how they continue to, in Thurston, Neb.
Layton, Ryan and Nick Jensen run a company with three individual brands: Blu-Jet, Simonsen Iron Works and ChuckWagon. Father-son duo Layton and Nick Jensen discuss how they’ve managed to do that well over the years, and how they continue to, in Thurston, Neb.
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Turning Three Years Into Decades: Duo Lift Manufacturing

As the proprietors of Nebraska-based Duo Lift Manufacturing, Jim, Ben and David Hellbusch represent a family that has seen decades of ups and downs in the agriculture business and their fair share of business changes.
As the proprietors of Nebraska-based Duo Lift Manufacturing, Jim, Ben and David Hellbusch represent a family that has seen decades of ups and downs in the agriculture business and their fair share of business changes.
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Art's Way Manufacturing: Riding a Changing Business Since 1956

Ward and Marc McConnell of Armstrong, Iowa, based shortline manufacturer Art's Way Manufacturing explore the company's origins and their differing leadership styles.
The McConnells talk about how they serve livestock industries through their company, which has grown to require 150 employees across three facilities and makes more than 20 million dollars in annual revenues. 
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Calmer Corn Heads Owner Marion Calmer Overcomes Roadblocks from the Majors to Become Innovative Manufacturer

Marion Calmer tells the origin story of his experience in no-till innovations at Calmer Ag Research Center, Calmer Farms and Calmer Corn Heads.
Marion Calmer tells the origin story of his experience in no-till innovations at Calmer Ag Research Center, Calmer Farms and Calmer Corn Heads — even though he thought he just wanted to be a farmer.
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Worksaver Faces Challenges Head On & Embraces Change

Worksaver turned a business around amid the 1980s ag crisis and later survived the bankruptcy of one of its largest customers
Tom and Tim Burenga of Worksaver detail the company's origin story, their early memories and the differences between yesterday and today's farmer, during an "off-the-cuff"interview with Farm Equipment.
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The Precision Planting Paradox

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.
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Preventative Diagnostics in Farm Equipment

John Anderson, president of JCA Electronics and Jan Faassen, sales director for GKN Off-Highway Powertrain, discuss the need for collaboration and standards throughout the supply chain when it comes to preventative diagnostics in farm equipment during the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Assn. Supply Summit in Omaha in April.
John Anderson, president of JCA Electronics and Jan Faassen, sales director for GKN Off-Highway Powertrain, discuss the need for collaboration and standards throughout the supply chain when it comes to preventative diagnostics in farm equipment during the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Assn. Supply Summit in Omaha in April.
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