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[Podcast] On The Record: Deere Reports 2Q Revenues of $11.3 Billion

In this podcast, we report on Deere & Co.’s second quarter earnings and outlook for the remainder of the year. Publicly traded dealer groups Cervus Equipment and Rocky Mountain Dealerships both reported their first quarter results recently, and put an emphasis on moving used equipment in the quarter. CNH Industrial’s first quarter results took a hit du to unfavorable exchange rates.
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[Podcast] On The Record: Big Dealer Report Reveals Big Dealers Getting Bigger

In this podcast, we take a look at how the number of “big” dealers has changed vs. a year ago. In the Technology Corner, Jack Zemlicka discusses increasing interest in optical sensor technologies. Also covered in this episode: increasing demand for equipment loans, Cervus Equipment’s new president and CEO, Angela Lekatsas, the reintroduction of the Concord brand of air seeding technology and first quarter ag equipment sales results.
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[Podcast] On the Record: Kubota Takes Another Step into Large Ag Through Buhler Agreement

In this podcast, we talk with Buhler and Kubota about their recently announced agreement in which Buhler will manufacture a tractor for Kubota. In the Technology Corner, Jack Zemlicka reports on no-tillers’ plans for precision farming purchases in the year ahead. Also in this episode we talk about how the “bomb cyclone” and resulting floods are impacting dealerships and manufacturers in the Great Plains, Rocky Mountain Dealership and Cervus Equipment’s 2018 sales reports, and we talk with the new NRCS chief Matthew Lohr.
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[Podcast] On the Record: Deere's Leadership Changes Point to Youth Movement

In this podcast, we discuss a "youth movement" among Deere & Co.'s senior leadership. In the Technology Corner, Jack Zemlicka discusses broadband barriers to telematic transformation. Also in this episode: grower sentiment falls, but USDA's Economic Research Service reports net farm income is forecast to increase 8.1% in 2019; Alamo Group's 2018 sales hit $1 billion for the first time and Ag Growth International acquires IntelliFarms.
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[Podcast] On the Record: More Leadership Changes at Case IH

In this podcast, we dissect the leadership changes that have taken place over the last 12 months at CNH Industrial and Case IH. In the Technology Corner, Jack Zemlicka will take a look at when we might see blockchain in agriculture. Also in this episode, Deere & Co.'s first quarter results, a look at 2018 ag equipment sales and last year compared to 10 year averages and how some technology used by NASA could be helping farmers.
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[Podcast] On the Record: Precision Technology Leading Ag Equipment's Future

As we returned from the Precision Farming Dealer Summit in Indianapolis last week, it was clear that precision technology is going to strongly influence the direction of the farm equipment industry. In this episode, we cover how Deere chairman and CEO Sam Allen credits much of the company's recent success to new precision technologies it's introducing.
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[Podcast] On the Record: Machinery Costs Put Pressure on Net Farm Income

In this podcast, we look at how machinery costs for Minnesota farmers is keeping net farm income down despite growth in gross farm income. We also look at which dealers made the most M&A moves during 2018, dealers precision farming sales outlook for 2019, Buhler Industries’ year-end results and the potential for improved dairy prices in 2019.
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[Podcast] On the Record: As 2018 Closes, Some Ag Optimism Going into New Year

In this podcast, we take a look at how accurate USDA ERS’ farm profitability projections are. Other topics in this episode include forecasting future precision growth, dealers concerns going into 2019, how November U.S. large ag equipment sales compare to the 5-year average and dealers’ views on their used equipment inventories and used equipment pricing.
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