Godfrey Bros., a single store John Deere dealership in Jonesville, Mich., announced that it was acquired by GreenMark Equipment on Sept. 1. GreenMark now has 16 locations throughout Southwestern Michigan and Northwestern Indiana.
The Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers and several major tractor makers brought the legal challenge two years ago, arguing provisions of the law were unconstitutional and may create “the most restrictive dealership law in the entire country.”
More and more farm equipment in Canada is coming in for service or trade that’s had its software tuned or emissions systems removed by a third party with the intention of boosting performance. In this special Canadian Equipment Dealer report, we asked dealers to offer their perspective on this issue.
As dealer consolidation continues among North American farm equipment dealers, Ag Equipment Intelligence will continually update industry mergers & acquisitions, dealership openings and closings as they occur.
Ag Equipment Intelligence did its first survey of farm equipment dealer-principals in 2015 to determine the general age groupings of dealership owners. A follow-up survey was conducted in early 2019 to assess any possible changes in the average age of dealer-principal.
New Holland dealer Roberts Farm Equipment Sales will be merging with McGavin Farm Equipment, effective June 1, 2019. Robert’s has three stores in Chesley, Lucknow and Mount Forest, Ont., and McGavin’s has one store in Walton, Ont.
With the acquisition of Shearer Implement’s three dealer locations in Ohio, Ag-Pro Companies has raised its total stores to 82 in seven states. Twenty of the locations are in Ohio and all have been acquired since November 2018.
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Ag Equipment Intelligence editors were on hand for CNH Industrial’s announcement of its 5-year strategic plan, which includes spinning off its “On-Highway” business. Also in this episode, we review Titan Machinery’s 2Q results, provide updates on precision farming and New Holland from the Farm Progress Show, and review one analyst’s observation on corn prices.
The 28th annual National No-Tillage Conference offers a mix of general sessions, No-Till Classrooms and invaluable No-Till Roundtables. Just as important is the chance to profit from unlimited hallway networking with the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in no-till during next January's event in St. Louis!