The UK agricultural machinery sector has experienced an unprecedented level of lead franchise changes in 2020, driven largely by John Deere’s dealer scale ambitions but also a revised policy for AGCO’s multi-brand distribution.
Hyde Park Equipment has built a new showcase dealership location south of London. Kubota’s global growth towards a full-line agriculture equipment provider is driving shifts and expansion in its Ontario dealers.
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In this episode, we dig into some of the results of survey Ag Equipment Intelligence conducted Nov. 15-17 on farmers year-end tax plans and dealers' forecasts for December revenues. Also in the episode: After 5 weeks the Deere-UAW strike has come to an end and Buhler, manufacturer of the Versatile and Farm King brands of equipment, reports its fourth quarter revenues dropped. In the Technology Corner, Michalea Paukner looks at the timeline of how autonomous ag equipment has progressed.