Argentina’s National Institute of Statistics and Census (Indec) recently reported agricultural machinery sales in the country during the first quarter totaled AR$ 25.27 billion ($266 million). This is 93.4% higher compared to the same quarter of 2020.
John Deere Argentina recently introduce its local virtual dealership. John Deere Conecta is a digital content center that “combines the virtual with the real, allowing customers to interact with the brand’s ecosystem.”
In line with its long term strategy and following previous announcements, John Deere announced that it will begin manufacturing tractors for its 6E series in its plant in Granadero Baigorria, province of Santa Fe, Argentina.
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In this week's episode we take a look at the latest Dealer Sentiments & Business Conditions survey, which shows used combine inventories reaching a record low. In the Technology Corner, Ben Thorpe discusses the findings of study done by the Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers, the American Soybean Assn., Crop-Life America and the National Corn Growers Assn., on the environmental benefits of precision ag technology. Also in this episode the House Ag Committee approves a $5.5B disaster aid bill that will put money in farmers' pockets, AGCO's second quarter net sales improved by double-digits and CEMA's general Business Climate Index shows European ag equipment industry sentiment dropped slightly in July.