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Mahindra Ag North America Announces New Vice President

Dragojevic Joins as VP of Sales, Service & Parts Distribution
Mahindra Ag North America announces Mike Dragojevic has joined the company as Vice President of Sales, Service & Parts Distribution. He will be responsible for strategy and leadership of Mahindra Ag’s sales, channel management and development, customer experience and parts business.
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Alamo Group Announces Tom Taylor as VP of New Group

Alamo Group announces that Tom Taylor has been appointed vice president-specialty markets in the company’s Agricultural Division. The newly formed group is made up of Herschel Ag Parts, located in Indianola, Iowa, as well as Fieldquip PTY LTD of Australia and Santa Izabel Implementos located in Brazil. 
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Loftness Becomes 100-Percent Employee Owned

As of January 1, 2020, Loftness Specialized Equipment, Inc. has joined an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). Through this change, the Minnesota-based manufacturer of agricultural and vegetation management equipment is now 100-percent employee owned.
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PFG Australia, Dealers Launch Fire Relief 2020 Program

In wake of the devastating fires burning in Australia, PFG, PFG the Deutz-Fahr Importer for America, Australia and New Zealand, in partnership with 8 primary dealership in affected areas announced the launch of its Fire Relief 2020 program in three key areas: East/North Eastern Victoria, Southern New South Wales and Hunter Region.
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Kinze Manufacturing & Ag Leader Technology Introduce New High-Speed Planting Technology

Kinze Manufacturing has developed a new high-speed meter and seed tube to provide row-crop farmers with accurate seed placement at speeds up to 12 mph. The new planter technology, called True Speed, is planned for introduction in the 2021 planting season. The system was developed with support from Ag Leader Technology, which will market it as SureSpeed.
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2017 Equipment Dealers Assn. Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey

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.


Equipment Manufacturers Teams with National Agri-Marketing Association to help Small Companies Survive and Thrive

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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. Read More

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