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Vermeer Brings Innovation to Products & Management Style

Now with the third generation in leadership roles, Vermeer Corp. carries on founder Gary Vermeer’s passion for continuous improvement.
Vermeer Corp.’s history of product development has impacted two different industries. In agriculture, it literally revolutionized hay production with the introduction of the first large round baler, the product for which it’s most widely known.
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Ag Equipment Entrepreneurs

Al Myers Paves a Path as Precision Farming Pioneer

Al Myers, founder and president of Ag Leader, moonlighted his way into building a global precision farming company.
It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when precision agriculture began, but a significant event occurred just over 25 years ago: a new invention enabled farmers to utilize technology to find substantial yield variations in different sections of their fields.
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Ag Equipment Entrepreneurs

Kinze Manufacturing’s Long Road to ‘Disruptive Innovation’ in the Farm Equipment Industry

Now in its 2nd generation, Kinze Manufacturing’s father-daughter team discuss challenge and triumph, and their aim to innovate with new products dealers want to sell and farmers want to buy.
Kinze Manufacturing started in 1965 when Jon Kinzenbaw, a 21-year old farm boy from Victor, Iowa, opened a welding shop.
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Ag Equipment Entrepreneurs

Osmundson Works to Make OEM Implements Better

Doug Bruce shares how Osmundson evolved over the past 116 years to become a key supplier of blades & coulters for agriculture’s OEMs.
Osmundson Manufacturing Co. has carved a global niche in the equipment business by forming ground-engaging tillage parts from raw steel in its Perry, Iowa, facility.
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Conversations with Ag Equipment's Entrepreneurs

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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How We Did It

[Podcast] Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs: Duo Lift Mfg. and the Hellbusch Boys

In this episode of the <em>Farm Equipment</em> podcast, &ldquo;How We Did It: Conversations with Ag Equipment&rsquo;s Entrepreneurs&rdquo; brought to you by Ingersoll Tillage, Editor Mike Lessiter met up with the three Hellbusch gents down south to talk about their business’ origins and how they established their business as a name in fertilizer and trailer equipment.
In this episode of the Farm Equipment podcast, “How We Did It: Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs” brought to you by Ingersoll Tillage, Editor Mike Lessiter met up with the three Hellbusch gents down south to talk about their business’ origins and how they established their business as a name in fertilizer and trailer equipment.
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[Podcast] Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs: Ingersoll's Roger Murdock

In this bonus episode of the <em>Farm Equipment</em> podcast, &ldquo;How We Did It: Conversations with Ag Equipment&rsquo;s Entrepreneurs&rdquo; brought to you by Ingersoll Tillage, Editor Mike Lessiter invited AgriSolution's Vice President Roger Murdock to discuss the history of Ingersoll and adjusting to changes in the industry.
In this bonus episode of the Farm Equipment podcast, “How We Did It: Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs” brought to you by Ingersoll Tillage, Editor Mike Lessiter invited AgriSolution's Vice President Roger Murdock to discuss the history of Ingersoll and adjusting to changes in the industry.
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[Podcast] Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs: Worksaver's Tom and Tim Burenga

In this episode of the <em>Farm Equipment</em> podcast, &ldquo;How We Did It: Conversations with Ag Equipment&rsquo;s Entrepreneurs&rdquo; brought to you by Ingersoll Tillage, Editor Mike Lessiter met up with Worksaver's Tom and Tim Burenga in Texas to talk about how their business survived the 1980s and how they transitioned the business from a supplier to farm stores to establishing their own Worksaver brand.
In this episode of the Farm Equipment podcast, “How We Did It: Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs” brought to you by Ingersoll Tillage, Editor Mike Lessiter met up with Worksaver's Tom and Tim Burenga in Texas to talk about how their business survived the 1980s and how they transitioned the business from a supplier to farm stores to establishing their own Worksaver brand.
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