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What Are Your Best & Worst Precision Ideas?

What Are Your Best & Worst Precision Ideas?

We asked Precision Farming Dealer readers to share the best and worst precision agriculture-related idea, practice, technology, etc., implemented at their dealership in the last 2 years and explain what went well or what went wrong.

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Start with these information-packed articles hand-picked by our editors:

33 Tips for Turning Billable Service Into Recurring Precision Revenue
Providing reliable service is a source of pride for dealers, but recouping a reasonable return on their time remains a challenge.

8 Tips for Building Better Dealer-Farmer Precision Partnerships
Three farmers and three precision equipment specialists discuss strategies for anticipating service needs, maximizing sales opportunities and avoiding customer conflict.

20 Employee Training & Retention Tips for Precision Ag Staff
A diverse group of dealers divulge their secrets to motivating new employees, making the most of training opportunities and why an ‘open book’ approach can be a competitive advantage.


From the Virtual Terminal

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    Looking Back: Not Your Grandfather’s Farm Equipment Dealership…

    Farmers are increasingly creating most of their planting/harvesting strategy with data-driven decisions that rely on sophisticated business platforms that collect data to analyze and make educated and informed decisions.
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    A Labor Day Message: What Work Has Taught Me…

    This morning, as part of a Labor Day message at church (“The Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard,” Matthew 20), our pastor recapped the jobs he had in his lifetime. It spurred a conversation with my 17-year-old, Hayden, as he starts his senior year of high school.
  • Kim Schimdt

    Stop Tolerating Jerks

    Twice in the last month I’ve come across two businesses with a “no a@$h@&*” policy. In both instances the employee in mention was a high-performing, high revenue-generating salesperson. 

  • More Thoughts on That Emoji Grain Contract

    A recent story has been making the rounds on ag websites about how a Canadian farmer agreed to a grain contract by texting a “thumbs-up” emoji. The farmer received a text message with an image of a grain contract offering to purchase 86 tons of flax for $17 per bushel.

Precision Farming Dealer Podcast

[Podcast] Inside the Smart Spraying Collaboration Between AGCO & Bosch BASF Smart Farming

In today’s episode of the Precision Farming Dealer podcast, brought to you by Ag Express, contributing editor Dan Crummett catches up with AGCO application product specialist Joe Dimler for a deep-dive into the significance of the collaboration, how the smart spraying system works and when growers and dealers can expect to see it on the market.

Ag Express

The Precision Farming Dealer podcast series is brought to you by Ag Express.

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Join top farm equipment dealerships from around North America on August 1-2, 2023 for 2-days of unrivaled learning and networking during the 2023 Dealership Minds Summit. No other event gives you a FOR DEALERS ONLY learning opportunity featuring targeted sessions that deliver the latest research, ideas and tools to help your dealership reach its top potential.

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2017 Precision Farming Dealer Summit Meeting Binder

2017 Precision Farming Dealer Summit Meeting Binder

If you weren't able to attend Farm Equipment and Precision Farming Dealer's SOLD OUT 2017 Precision Farming Dealer Summit, you can still have the opportunity to learn leading strategies to evolve and improve the way you sell, service and support precision technology by purchasing an attendee binder.

2016 AEI Dealer Business Outlook and Trends - Farm Equipment Forecast (PDF)

2016 AEI Dealer Business Outlook and Trends - Farm Equipment Forecast (PDF)

Based on surveys from more than 300 North American dealers, not only does the 2016 Dealer Business Outlook & Trends forecast report give you a "from the trenches" look at what dealers see for equipment sales in the year ahead, but it also identifies trends for individual product sales growth. In 48 pages, the report breaks out the dealers' 2016 outlook by country, by region, by the equipment brand and by the size of their dealership. Learn more.


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