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[Podcast] On The Record: 2020 Crop Revenue Could be Lowest Since 2006

In this week’s podcast, we dig into a report from the University of Illinois that projects an $89 per acre decline for the 2020 corn crop, which could point to a drop in tractor sales. And we take a look at preliminary results from both the latest Precision Farming Dealer and Strip-Till Farmer benchmark surveys. Also in this episode we look at deteriorating ag credit conditions and Deutz’s latest earnings.
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[Podcast] On The Record: Titan Machinery Posts Big Gains in 1Q

We’re excited to be back in the office for this week’s podcast, which includes coverage of Titan Machinery’s strong first quarter performance, as well as the latest earnings reports from Deere & Co., AGCO and CNH Industrial. In the Technology Corner, Jack Zemlicka shares some of the results of the 7th Annual Strip-Till Operational Benchmark Study. Also in this episode, Deere earns the Dealer’s Choice Award in the Equipment Dealers Assn.’s Dealer-Manufacturer Relations survey, and dealer sentiment remains down in both North America and Europe.
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[Podcast] On The Record: Auction Prices on the Rise, While Used Retail Prices Drop

In this week’s podcast, we compare what Machinery Pete is seeing in auction prices to what dealers report used equipment retail values to be. Also in this episode, dealers share what changes they anticipate in day-to-day business once we are passed COVID-19 and CNH Industrial and AGCO report their first quarter results. In the Technology Corner Jack Zemlicka talks with Tim Norris about how Raven has adjusted its strategy to showcase its AutoCart and DOT platforms to dealers.
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[Podcast] On The Record: Are Farmers Becoming Less Brand Loyal?

In this week's podcast we look at the preliminary results of Farm Equipment and Ag Equipment Intelligence's latest Brand Loyalty Study. Also in this episode, dealers adjust their sales forecast for 2020 and Dealer Optimism takes a huge hit in March. Rocky Mountain Dealerships reported a decline in first quarter earnings and the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank says farm lending slowed in the first quarter. In the Technology Corner, Jack Zemlicka discusses some non ag opportunities for precision services.
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[Podcast] On The Record: Big Dealers Keep Getting Bigger

In this week’s podcast, we discuss Ag Equipment Intelligence’s soon to be released Big Dealer Report. In the Technology Corner, Jack Zemlicka looks into a CoBank’s report that suggests wireless network sharing could be an affordable way to expand digital coverage. Also in this episode: a look at first quarter farm equipment sales compared to last year, Art’s Way’s latest earnings and a big drop in farmer sentiment amid the COVID-19 crisis.
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[Podcast] On The Record: CARES Act Offers Dealers Relief Amid COVID-19 Crisis

In this week’s podcast we provide details on how some of the taxation and lending provisions of the CARES Act will help farm equipment dealerships. In the Technology Corner, Jack Zemlicka shares how some dealers are using remote support amid restrictions put in place because of COVID-19. Also in this episode: Titan Machinery annual revenues were up 3.5%, CNH Industrial announces management changes and Raven Industries acquires the remaining shares of Dot Technology.
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[Podcast] On The Record: Dealer & Farmer Sentiment on the Rise

In this podcast we examine the results of the 12th Annual No-Till Operational Benchmark Study and what the survey found in terms of no-tillers' plans for equipment purchases in 2020. In the Technology Corner Jack Zemlicka discusses the right to repair from a precision technology standpoint.
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[Podcast] On The Record: Deere's FY1Q Sales Drop 4%

In the Technology Corner, Jack Zemlicka discusses precision technology adoption among no-till farmers. Also in this week’s podcast, farmland values hold steady, European dealer sentiment improves, private equity firm Westcap invests in Degelman and Deere’s latest earnings report.
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