Farmer sentiment in July was virtually unchanged from a month earlier as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer rose just one point to a reading of 118. The small change in the barometer left it 30% below its February 2020 peak and 23% below its level a year ago.
July and August are critical time periods for determining U.S. corn and soybean yield potential and this year is no exception. However, the COVID-19 pandemic also is creating high levels of uncertainty in the grain and livestock markets.
Overall unit sales of agricultural tractors and self-propelled combines in June 2020 rose in the U.S., and for the first time this year, grew in Canada as well according to the latest data from the Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).
In early June, the Equipment Dealers Assn. (EDA) released the results of its annual Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey. Through this study, equipment dealers rated the companies whose products they represent on 11 key categories of dealership operations and support.
In this short video clip, Manager of History & Corporate Archives Neil Dahlstrom provides a walk-through of John Deere’s impressive archives, and investment it has made to preserve the history and keep it accessible for generations to come.
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) are coming together during NAMA’s 2020 Agri-Marketing Conference with a pre-conference workshop with content targeted specifically for these types of organizations.
Built on 90 years of expertise, Yetter Farm Equipment leads the agriculture industry in designing effective and innovative equipment for residue management, seedbed preparation, precision fertilizer placement, harvest attachments, strip-tillage, and more.
Machinery Scope offers premier risk management tools for farm equipment. We provide timely, personalized, and flexible solutions to protect more farm equipment investments than anyone in the industry. We add value and peace of mind when you are buying, selling, or managing your farm equipment by offering extended warranty plans.