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Precision Farming Dealer Summit 2022 Recap

Shared Values & Vision are Vital to Maintaining Employee Engagement

Consultant and former dealer Tim Norris emphasizes the importance of having cohesive, well-resourced teams for organizational success.

Tim Norris has learned through experience that one of the best ways to generate employee buy-in and maintain high levels of staff motivation is by cultivating a shared vision.


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Precision Farming Dealer Summit 2022 Recap

3 Precision Managers Share Their Keys to Success

Managers from Precision Farming Dealer’s last 3 Most Valuable Dealerships explain how they’ve adjusted their management approaches to achieve continued growth and revenue success.

What it takes to run a successful precision department or precision dealership today is different from what was required in the past — and is likely far different from what it will take to be successful in the future. Over the last 10 years, Precision Farming Dealer has recognized dealerships that have demonstrated excellence in precision sales and service as part of the Most Valuable Dealership (MVD) program.


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First-Ever Farmer Scholarships Available to Your Farm Customers in 11 States

Southern Region dealers encouraged to share opportunity with farm customers interested in no-tillage, sustainable ag.

The Grower Division of Lessiter Media (the parent company of Farm Equipment and Precision Farming Dealer properties) has announced the availability of a first-ever farmer scholarship program, available for the 30th Annual National No-Tillage Conference on Louisville on Jan. 4-7.


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P&C Ag’s Go-to-Market Strategy for Autonomous Farm Equipment

Dealer shares outlook on six stages of adoption for autonomous farming vehicles.

Mike Houghtaling, president and founder of P&C Ag Solutions in Reese, Mich., views adoption of autonomy in six stages. Each stage represents an opportunity for the independent retailer to demonstrate the reliability and necessity for new precision agriculture equipment.


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Precision Farming Dealer Summit 2021 Recap

Training an Entire Dealership to be Precision Savvy

In 2020, 21st Century Equipment embarked on an initiative to get every employee trained on precision farming basics to help propel them for long-term success as a dealership.
At the start of 2020, we launched what we considered a critical training initiative around precision farming that applied to every employee, no matter their position or responsibility within the dealership.
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Precision Farming Dealer Summit 2021 Recap

Preparing Your Dealership to Sell & Service Autonomous Equipment

Two dealers provide insight into how dealerships should plan for the future and an autonomous equipment fleet.

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.


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Precision Farming Dealer Summit 2021 Recap

Nobody Knows It All, but It Pays to Have a Lifeline

Precision peer groups can provide a valuable resource for problem solving, identifying trends, blowing off steam and relationship building.

During the 2021 Precision Farming Dealer Summit, a group of leaders from the precision ag industry gathered to participate in a panel on their experiences participating in a peer group and how that network offered them a way to vet new ideas with developing products and services and employee management.


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Mastering Precision Management by Implementing the Right Processes, Protocols & Practices

Precision managers breakdown the tangible benefits and economic gains of implementing structured standards for measuring success at the 6th Precision Farming Dealer Summit.
Paperwork and meetings 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. While precision farming departments tend to have a lot of latitude and freedom, too much autonomy can produce diminishing returns and erode profit potential.
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Diverse Dealers Gather for Proven Business Blueprints

A diverse group of nearly 200 attendees gathered in St. Louis for the second Precision Farming Dealer Summit, which focused on delivering proven practices to help dealers improve and evolve their precision business.

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