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[Podcast] Could Rocky Mountain Equipment Make a Move in the U.S.?

In this podcast, we talk with Rocky Mountain Equipment president Garret Ganden about the dealership's ambitious growth plan. We also take a look at precision farming dealers' outlook for the year and the results from the June Ag Economy Barometer. We also caught up with Curt Blades, senior vice president of of agriculture for the Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers about the first 6 months of 2018 and his outlook for the second half of the year, as well as 3 trends to watch that will have a significant impact on agriculture in the near future.
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[Podcast] AGCO Reveals Ideal Combine to North American Dealers & Farmers

In this podcast, AGCO reveals its Ideal combine to North America — the first “clean-sheet” design of an axial combine in the industry in decades. In this week’s Technology Corner segment, we take a look at the challenges dealers face in recruiting and retaining precision service technicians. We also take a look at how large ag equipment sales rebounded in May and how Deere’s retail sales compared to the industry average, the changes in machinery values on Illinois farms over the last 10 years and a deterioration of European dealer sentiment in June.
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[Podcast] Deere Sues AGCO & Precision Planting over Patent Infringement

In this podcast, we explore the possible outcomes of Deere's lawsuits against Precision Planting and AGCO, how high-speed ISOBUS will expedite plug & play compatibility, Titan Machinery's first quarter earnings for fiscal year 2019, and rancher sentiment and changes to the Financial Accounting Standards Board's accounting standards for companies that lease equipment.
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[Podcast] McKinsey Report Studies Farmer Behaviors

In this podcast, we discuss the results of McKinsey & Co.’s farmer behaviors survey, Western Equipment’s new facility, SEMA Equipment’s consolidation, United Ag & Turf’s merger, bankers’ increased optimism of ag prospects, the new partnership between Farmers Edge and Raven Industries, Rocky Mountain Dealerships’ and Cervus Equipment’s first quarter earnings, and John Deere’s second quarter earnings.
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[Podcast] Dealers Report Used Equipment Inventory Improving

In this podcast, we discuss the improvements farm equipment dealers are seeing in used equipment inventories as well as used equipment pricing, Titan's growth in Germany, Little Equipment Ventures acquisition of Stable'N, and CNH Industrial and AGCO's first quarter earnings.
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[Podcast] More Leadership Changes at CNHI Emerge

In this podcast, we discuss big changes in CNH Industrial's leadership, dealer consolidation and changes to Ag Equipment Intelligence's Big Dealer Report, the Bayer-Monsanto merger and what it means for the ag industry and updates to the 2018 Farm Bill.
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[Podcast] SCOTUS Rules Service Advisers are Exempt from Overtime Requirement

In this podcast, we discuss how a GKN shareholder vote stymied the company's plan to combine its automotive and off-highway drive systems operation with Dana Corp., Titan Machinery's fourth quarter and year-end financial results, a number of legislative updates — including the Supreme Court's ruling that service advisers are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime requirement, and Art's Way's first quarter earnings.
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[Podcast] Steel Tariff Could be 'Devastating' to U.S. Ag

In this podcast, we look at the impact the 25% tariff on steel may have on the U.S. ag economy, the adoption of precision technologies oversees, year end results for Rocky Mountain Dealerships and Cervus Equipment and Dana Inc.’s purchase of GKN.
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[Podcast] Will Rising Interest Rates Impact Farmers' Equipment Purchases?

In this podcast, we look at how interest rate hikes might impact farmers' decisions on whether or not to buy equipment, an encouraging outlook for 2018 sales from rural lifestyle dealers, where no-till farmers plan to spend their money when it comes to equipment needs this year, and John Deere's latest earnings and updated 2018 forecast.
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[Podcast] PFG America Invests to Strengthen Deutz-Fahr Brand in America

In this podcast, we look at the company that was formed to distribute Deutz-Fahr tractors in America — PFG America, The Climate Corp.’s parternship with Case IH for 2-way data sharing, more on Kinze’s partnership with Degelman, Case IH’s new classifications for autonomy and AGCO’s 2017 year end results.
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