Dealer Optimism Showing ‘Meaningful’ Improvement

Results from the most recent Dealer Sentiment & Business Conditions Update survey shows that North American farm equipment dealers are feeling a bit better about their business prospects these days. At the same time, commentary from the survey indicates that dealers are still gun shy about making big plans for 2013. The DOI, a measure of sentiment among dealers compared to the prior month, showed … Continue reading Dealer Optimism Showing ‘Meaningful’ Improvement

Drought Influences 2013 Decisions

Producers change production and marketing To the naked eye, two of Dale Kuehl’s fields looked identical in late August—amazingly good, in  fact, for one of the worst droughts since the Dust Bowl. Upon closer inspection, though, the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour scouts found that one field had nearly double the yield potential. So how did two fields, literally side by side, end up with … Continue reading Drought Influences 2013 Decisions

New Holland Gives Discount to Military and First Responders

  For those who have served our country, New Holland has a special offer to recognize their service and provide a discount on a blue tractor.   Effective September 11, 2012 through Veterans Day, November 11, 2012, New Holland will offer active and retired military personnel, veterans, paid and volunteer firefighters, police officers, and their families, a $911 discount…. Read the full article on … Continue reading New Holland Gives Discount to Military and First Responders

Hot Topics in Ag

3 Agronomic Ways to Leave the Drought Behind:  Agronomic experts hope farmers tap into that same confident optimism as they plan for next year. The following recommendations are ideas for your consideration as you create your production game plan for 2013… Read More USDA: Corn, Soybean Harvest Well Ahead of Average:  USDA reports harvest activity for corn and soybeans was widespread around the U.S. last … Continue reading Hot Topics in Ag