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Getting Ahead of Early Order Opportunities to Avoid Last-Minute Anxiety, Delays

Feeling the pressure of trying to fulfill parts orders prior to spring planting, dealers are proactively planning revisions to how they stock and sell pre-season equipment.

With wrenches turning in service bays in preparation for spring planting, dealers and farmers are well into their annual routine of row unit maintenance, seed meter calibration and prescription loading. 


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[Podcast] A Mobile Approach to Precision Marketing

In this episode of the <em>Precision Farming Dealer</em> podcast, we bring you conversation highlights when Editor Jack Zemlicka rode along with Adam Gittins, general manager of HTS Ag at the 2018 Farm Progress Show in Boone, IA.
In this episode of the Precision Farming Dealer podcast, we bring you conversation highlights when Editor Jack Zemlicka rode along with Adam Gittins, general manager of HTS Ag at the 2018 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa.
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PFD Summit: What is the Real ROI Behind UAVs?

2018 Precision Farming Dealer Summit — Roundtable Coverage
Drones were introduced as the pinnacle of innovation that would change the agricultural industry. But with many retailers struggling to sell drones or Unmanned Arial Vehicles (UAVs), what is the real ROI?
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Dissecting the Dynamics of a Successful Precision Dealer-Customer Relationship

Three dealers and their progressive farm customers sit down for a moderated panel discussion at the at the 3rd Precision Farming Dealer Summit in Louisville.
Three dealers and their progressive farm customers sit down for a moderated panel discussion at the at the 3rd Precision Farming Dealer Summit in Louisville.
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HTS Ag Forms Partnership with AgriSync

HTS Ag will strengthen their customer connection with their recent partnership with AgriSync, a remote support mobile app. With the new partnership, AgriSync will be added to HTS Ag’s current service plans to enhance customer service by allowing real time communication between farmers and technicians.
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[Podcast] The Benefits of Bundling When Selling Service Plans

In this episode of the <em>Precision Farming Dealer</em> podcast, brought to you by Farmers Edge, we welcome Adam Gittins, general manager of HTS Ag in Harlan, Iowa, to share his experience developing, implementing and selling precision service packages along with some valuable lessons learned along the way.
In this episode of the Precision Farming Dealer podcast, brought to you by Farmers Edge, we welcome Adam Gittins, general manager of HTS Ag in Harlan, Iowa, to share his experience developing, implementing and selling precision service packages along with some valuable lessons learned along the way.
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Jason Pennycook

Internal Management Challenges Still to Solve for Sustainable Precision Farming Service Plans

Jason Pennycook, precision specialist at Johnson Tractor (4 stores in Wisconsin and Illinois), says Johnson is still working on the internal management issues, including how service plans are billed, who is responsible and how to get all locations on the same page, as many farmers will use one or more stores. “We’re working on ways to make sure every service manager at every store knows when a farmer is on a service plan so he doesn’t get billed incorrectly.”
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Adam Gittins

Creating Precision Service Plans: Makes & Misses

With less equipment being rolled, precision service plan sales could see a shot in the arm. These dealers share their advice for getting them in place.
After years of “giving unapplied service labor away for free when it came to precision technologies” the dealer panel presentation on capturing revenue in service plans for precision was of keen interest for Summit attendees.
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Billable Service

Both Adam Gittins and Jason Pennycook say it’s impossible to do too much promotion of the program and the various services that are offered. Mailers and postcards, one-on-one conversations, presentations and placing it on to each and every quote generated are advised.
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