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Our Dealer Story: Fennig Equipment

What started off with selling a pallet of twine to a farmer has turned into a successful shortline dealership that carries 9 different lines. The Fennigs sat down to talk during the Precision Farming Dealer Summit to share the origin of how the dealership evolved from that initial pallet of twine and what their vision for the future is.
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Precision Farming Dealer Summit 2019 Recap

Add Depth Through Recruiting, Retention & Advancement

Once you find a precision farming technician with some potential, set a clear on-boarding plan and career path to increase the likelihood of retaining a long-term employee.
Finding good employees — and retaining them — is a challenge for all farm equipment dealership departments, but it is particularly challenging for the precision farming department where burnout rates are high.
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Precision Farming Dealer Summit 2019 Recap

Banking on Billable Service for Sustainable Precision Profit

Strong customer relationships – essential for sustainable growth in the farm equipment business – are especially critical for dealers looking to grow in the fast-paced precision farming business.
There are profits to be made for dealers who sell and service the ever-changing mix of precision farming goods and services.
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[Podcast] Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs: Anthony Montag

In this episode of the <em>Precision Farming Dealer</em> podcast, we're bringing you an episode from our sister publication supported by by Ingersoll Tillage, where editor Mike Lessiter travelled to Nebraska to speak with Anthony Montag about how this small family business made the leap from blacksmith style manufacturer to a leader in fertilizer application equipment.
In this episode of the Precision Farming Dealer podcast, we're bringing you an episode from our sister publication supported by Ingersoll Tillage, where editor Mike Lessiter travelled to Nebraska to speak with Anthony Montag about how this small family business made the leap from blacksmith style manufacturer to a leader in fertilizer application equipment.
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Tapping Into Precision Training Value: Moving Beyond a ‘Necessary Evil'

The manager of Agri-Service’s separately-branded precision farming arm shares tips for their top-performing customer training sessions — ones that farmers don’t want to miss.
I recently talked to industry people about their thoughts on customer training. One response was that customer events are a “necessary evil;” that customers expect it, so we do it. Another said, “We do them, but we don’t feel like we get anything in return from them.” And another said, “Our customers don’t remember anything that we teach them so why do them — what’s the point?”
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PFD Summit: Adopting an Agronomic Mindset in the Precision Department

3 precision farming experts share how they’ve paired agronomy with their precision farming business to provide solutions for the customer.
As precision farming departments at farm equipment dealerships evolve, adding agronomic services has been somewhat of a natural progression. But, generating recurring revenue from agronomic services can be a challenge.
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PFD Summit: Precision Success Only as Good as Your Internal Training

Richins & Finley, the managers heading up the precision farming efforts at Stotz Equipment (John Deere) and Mazergroup (New Holland), share the components of their internal training systems to equip staff for success.
Staff training was part of nearly every discussion at the 2018 Precision Farming Dealer Summit in Louisville. Precision is where things are moving fastest, and the expectations of farmers and the dealership itself (both equally unrealistic at times) and the firefighting at planting and harvest require highly structured processes and duties.
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[Podcast] Technology Takeaways & Industry Insights to Apply Your Dealership

In this episode of the <em>Precision Farming Dealer</em> podcast, we share the key takeaways from a selection of roundtables at the 2017 Precision Farming Dealers Summit moderated by a diverse group of precision insiders.
In this episode of the Precision Farming Dealer podcast, we share the key takeaways from a selection of roundtables at the 2017 Precision Farming Dealers Summit moderated by a diverse group of precision insiders.
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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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