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Leveraging in-Field Face Time with New Customers

The opportunity to demo a piece of technology with a new customer can open the door to a long-term business relationship. Eric Hagenow, precision farming specialist with Eis Implement in Two Rivers, Wis., discusses how the dealership has been able to forge lasting sales and service opportunities through well-executed on-farm technology demonstrations.
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Service Calls as an Avenue for Consistent Precision Revenue

Spud Armstrong, Precision Farming Manager for Ag Technologies in Rochester, Ind., explains the need to justify investment into a precision department and establishing avenues for dealership revenue. Charging for phone services has proven to be an effective method for Armstrong, including a $30 per-call flat fee for multi-step precision inquiries and a $400 annual option for frequent customers.
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Expanding Subscription Opportunities Through RTK Installation

Spud Armstrong, Precision Farming Manager for Ag Technologies in Rochester, Ind., breaks down the various steps, benefits and requirements to successfully installing an RTK base. Working in collaboration with the New Holland dealer group in Indiana, Armstrong says adding stations to the New Holland RTK+ cellular network has provided five times more area for RTK coverage and sales opportunities.
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Supplying Sprayer Maintenance for Fall Burndown

Spud Armstrong, Precision Farming Manager for Ag Technologies in Rochester, Ind., walks through the diagnosis and reparation process for malfunctioning boom valves on an Apache AS1020 sprayer. Sprayer maintenance, Armstrong says, is a common post-harvest task as growers attempt to complete fall burndown in the field.
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Supporting Customers with Flexible Service Options

A proactive approach to troubleshooting technology problems even before they occur can minimize the time spent on a customer’s farm during the busiest times of year. Selling and supporting a variety of precision service packages allows John Cooper, precision farming manager with Swiderski Equipment to increase efficiency and profitability when in the field.
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Separation Leads to Precision Business Growth & Stability

As a precision farming business grows, equipment dealerships may decide to make this area an independent revenue stream. This is the approach Swiderski Equipment and precision farming manager John Cooper took with its precision business, seeing revenue triple to close to $1.5 million during the last 5 years.
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On the Job Training of New Employees During Peak Seasons

Precision specialists tend to be busy year-round, but when it comes to training new employees, planting season is often an excellent test of stamina, problem-solving skills and technological aptitude. As the precision farming manager for Swiderski Equipment, John Cooper understands the seasonal rigors of long-hours, increased responsibility and the need for constant communication with new hires.
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