In this episode of On the Record, according to the latest Ag Economy Barometer reading from Purdue, producers say they will spend less on machinery than they did last year. In the Technology Corner, Michaela Paukner looks at Deere’s latest See & Spray advancement. Also in this episode: an update from a Ukrainian AGCO dealer, a look at the 14th Annual No-Till Benchmark Study and dealer optimism hits a 16-month low.
The Ag Economy Barometer rose to a reading of 167 in January, a 17-point jump from December when the index stood at 150. Virtually all of the rise in this month’s barometer was attributable to a sharp rise in optimism about future conditions in agriculture.
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In this episode of On The Record, we examine Deere’s Population of 20-Store Dealers On the Rise. In the Technology Corner, we take a look at Carbon Robotics Developing New “Thinning” Function for LaserWeeder. Also in this episode: AGCO & Kubota Sign Right to Repair MOUs, Deere Reports Rising Large Ag Price Realization - Lower Production Costs and Dealers’ Most Pressing Concerns.