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Why U.S. Ag Sector is Sluggish Even as Overall Economy is Strong

Nathan Kauffman, vice president and Omaha Branch executive with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, says this is due to a number of reasons such as the gradual deterioration of ag credit conditions, intensifying trade disputes and low commodity prices. Kauffman dove deep into the numbers during a webinar presentation, hosted by Ag Equipment Intelligence. Kaufmann shared some key economic indicators for both the ag economy and the broader U.S. economy. The period of 2007-13 was definitely an economic low point for the aggregate economy, as consumer spending and the Federal Funds Rate (the interest rate banks lend to each other, as set by the Federal Reserve) declined during that period.
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Untapped Opportunities with Precision Remarketing

With tighter farm incomes, being able to attract customers with affordable entry points into precision products has become more appealing for dealers. Applying lessons learned and shared by farm equipment dealers for remarketing used machinery is shaping the philosophy of Chris Winkelbauer, precision farming manager with Central Valley Co-op, based in York, Neb.
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Will 2016 Be the Trough for Deere?

In the latest episode we look at Deere's first quarter earnings announced this morning, whether or not 2016 could be a tough year for Deere and other manufacturers, the importance of agronomics at the dealership level, if there is any bullish news on the horizon and the Kansas City Fed’s latest report on net farm income.
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