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Platte Valley Implement_SR Workforce
Special Report: Growing the Workforce

Filling the Skills Gap Requires Industry-Wide Effort

Low unemployment, declining populations and a widening skills gap are all contributing to the challenges farm equipment dealers face in workforce development. Solving the problem needs participation from dealers, associations, OEMs, schools and the community.
Workforce development is an issue impacting all sectors of the U.S. and Canadian economy, and farm equipment dealerships are no exception. Currently, unemployment rates in both countries are low — 3.6% in the U.S. and 5.7% in Canada.
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INEDA Pledges to Match Disaster Relief Donations from its Dealer Members

In response to devastating flooding in Iowa and Nebraska that began last week, the Equipment Dealers Foundation, Equipment Dealers Assn. and Iowa-Nebraska Equipment Dealers Assn. have released a call to action for their members and the entire industry. The groups are urging anyone who can to make a donation to EDF’s Disaster Relief Fund.
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Kim Schmidt
From the Desk of Kim Schmidt

Be the Voice for Your Business & Our Industry

Last week I had the pleasure and honor of joining the Equipment Dealers Assn. and many of you out in Washington, D.C. for the AED/EDA Fly-In. And despite the federal government being shutdown due to a light snow storm, it was a busy and productive 3 days in the capital. After spending Wednesday being briefed on some of topics we’d be lobbying in support of, we took to the Hill on Thursday, meeting with congressmen.
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Increasing Sales Through Demos


The Equipment Dealers Assn. has scheduled Greg Martinelli, agriculture equipment sales coach, speaker and trainer to present a webinar for equipment dealers on the power of using demos in the dealership.

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Workforce Development Summit

Contact: Alex Hoffman
The second EDA Workforce Development Summit is scheduled for October 16, 2019. It will be held in Louisville, Ky., in conjunction with the GIE+EXPO. Read More

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