The latest episode of On the Record is now available! In this week’s program we discuss how the wet weather and late planting could be setting the stage for improved corn prices and farm equipment sales. Also in this episode: more action in the “Right to Repair” fight, how trade concerns are impacting Canadian equipment sales, and a California law that is creating headaches for dealers.
“It was a disappointing operating quarter, as tepid irrigation volumes continue to weight on the top-line earnings,” is how C. Schon Williams, analyst for BB&T Capital Markets, described Lindsay Corp.’s most recent earnings release.
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In this week's episode we look at how ag equipment manufacturers compare to other machinery sectors in their recovery. In the Technology Corner, Michaela Paukner looks at how the massive “all-in-one” machine by NEXAT handles every work step in production agriculture, including soil cultivation, sowing, crop protection and harvesting. Also in this episode: a number of dealers are making acquisitions in Dealers on the Move, Deere acquires battery technology provider Kreisel Electric and Ben Thorpe examines how the major OEMs' R&D expenses compare to their ag sales.