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  • Dec 10, 2013
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    Farm equipment sales up in November

    U.S. retail sales of tractors and combines were higher in November compared to last year at this time, according to a report released today by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. Combines saw the biggest jump, up 25.5% over October’s numbers with 644 units sold. Year to date, a total of 9,487 combines have been sold, an increase of 6.8% from a year ago. The November report showed tractor sales were up by 9.8% year to date, with 183,846 units sold, and up 5.6% for November, with tractors under 40 hp showing the biggest gains....More
  • Dec 2, 2013
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    Purchase deadline approaching 1

    The Section 179 deduction is a beautiful thing, and time is running short to take advantage this year. As for next?...More
  • Nov 26, 2013
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    Automation key driver ahead for machinery sales 1

    Agrievolution Alliance, a global network of farm machinery associations, came out with its latest report today on how the farm machinery business is faring here and around the world. As with all of the reports we’ve seen, including our own in last month’s Buyer’s Guide, the industry is expressing cautious optimism in sales for 2014, with automation serving as the key safety net....More
  • Nov 14, 2013
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    Winding down but not overwhelmed 1

    Well-organized display space makes it easy for visitors to sample just what they need at Agritechnica....More
  • Nov 13, 2013
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    Better safety signs needed?  

    Europe may have safety signage right, but is two better than one?...More
  • Nov 12, 2013
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    Farm show exhibitors work to get visitor attention

    At Agritechnica, with so many exhibitors and visitors, companies have to cut through the clutter in interesting ways....More
  • Nov 11, 2013
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    Familiar faces make trip overseas 1

    You never know who you'll meet when you're traveling overseas....More
  • Hannover, Germany is site for Agritechnica, a crowd-drawing global event.
    Nov 7, 2013
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    Farm show vet makes surprising first trip

    Agritechnica has been a kind of 'bucket list' item for me, and that's being checked off next week in a big way. And you can join me, online....More
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