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- Lessiter Media to Celebrate 1st Annual Precision Specialist Week
- What Farmers Want from You: More Education & Improved Support
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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.
Fresh off its CropLife Iron ShowStopper Award at the Midwest Ag Industries Exhibition Show in Bloomington, Ill., the One Smart Spray system made its way 30 miles south to the Farm Progress Show in Decatur.
Ecorobotix, a Swiss agtech and artificial intelligence (AI) software company, has announced the U.S. introduction of its ARA, a system that scans the field and precision spot-sprays weeds. ARA was launched in 2021. It has since been used in 13 European countries and, most recently, expanded geographically to Canada and South America. ARA uses a combination of Ecorobotix’s UHP-Spray-Technology and the AI-driven Plant-by-Plant software.
Ryse Aero Technologies CEO Mike Kowitz explains the many applications for the ultralight aircraft RECON eVTOL. Designed within FAA specifications to allow flight without a pilots license, the RECON allows for advanced field scouting, with more utility than its UAV counterpart. The RECON allows for any issues seen from the air to be immediately handled by simply landing the vehicle and solving the problem.
Learn all about Sauder’s journey in his two-part interview with Farm Equipment Editor/Publisher Mike Lessiter. Sauder shares more secrets to success, stories of overcoming adversity, career-defining moments and lessons learned from his $250 million sale of Precision Planting to Monsanto in this episode of the “How We Did It” Docuseries.
Farmers using precision technology generate valuable data about their farming operations. Dealerships often have access to it. But how do you ensure both the dealer and the farmer are making the best use of that data? And how can you segue that efficient use of data into revenue opportunities?
Whether your precision team consists of 2 people or 20, a commitment to excellent customer service, a solid training program and measurable expense benchmarks will put your precision department on a path to profitability.
Twice in the last month I’ve come across two businesses with a “no a@$h@&*” policy. In both instances the employee in mention was a high-performing, high revenue-generating salesperson.
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.
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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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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.
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.