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Most references to the digital divide have to do with rural connectivity and how easy or difficult it is for farms to maintain internet access. However, Jared Ochs has a different type of digital divide on his mind.
“The digital divide we’re talking about here is transitioning from a legacy model when it comes to selling precision ag hardware, software and services into a new, more progressive model,” Ochs says.
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Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., announced the Precision Agriculture Loan Act on Sept. 15. It’s the first federal loan program dedicated entirely to precision agriculture.
Regardless of size, location or brand, the last year was an inescapable labyrinth of lessons for precision dealerships. From rapid adoption of remote support platforms — both for internal communication and external service — to salvaging the most adaptable business objectives to at least maintain the status quo.
Autonomy is on the horizon for the ag equipment industry. Between John Deere’s 2019 driverless tractor concept and Raven Industries accepting preorders for its Autonomous AutoCart, the reality of farmers purchasing and utilizing autonomous equipment is only growing.
Paperwork, procedures and performance measurements may be considered necessary evils in the day-to-day workflow of a precision business, but done right, they provide invaluable insights into how to improve operational efficiency in a relationship-driven industry.
Customer service and experience are important to every dealership, but what about when that experience comes at the expense of your precision staff? The topic of burnout is nothing new but continues to be something precision staffs are faced with. During a roundtable discussion at this summer’s Dealership Minds Summit, a group of dealers came to the consensus that call volume is the leading cause of burnout for their precision teams.
In today’s Precision Farming Dealer podcast, Andreas Reichhardt, founder of Reichhardt Electronic Innovations and Jayme Paquin, general manager of Reichhardt Electronic Innovations, discuss the past and future of precision agriculture, recent trends in the market and their predictions for the biggest opportunities for dealers in the next 24 months.
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