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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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Helping New Precision Ag Specialists Hit the Ground Running

Taking initiative, staying engaged and knowing where to look for answers are key lessons for new precision ag specialists.
It takes a while for new precision ag specialists to really earn their keep around a dealership. Depending on the scenario, it could easily be 6 months before a dealership begins getting value out of a new precision employee, and up to 5 years before that “new” precision specialist is a master of their craft.
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Technological Advancements Can Help Farmers Better Understand Their Land

Third-generation farmer Trey Hill looks to a future in which he’s equipped with tools that will help him improve his data analysis in order to increase yield and maintain soil health.
While he doesn’t consider himself an early adopter of technological advancements, Hill does believe new developments in ag tech will influence the ways in which farming changes over the course of the next 10 years.
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Making Sure the Precision Pieces Fit After an Acquisition

From cultural cohesiveness to drilling into the component tracking data and assessing store needs, integrating precision teams is an increasingly critical part of successful dealership mergers.
When an acquisition or merger of a farm equipment dealership takes place, the focus is usually on appraising used equipment, evaluating parts inventory and transiting assets.
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Don’t Rely on Rearview Success to Drive Precision Prosperity of the Present

Three past Most Valuable Dealerships share strategic successes and challenges they’ve overcome to increase profitability and performance.
The success of a dealership’s precision farming business is a puzzle with many pieces — employee-customer relations, technological innovation, flexibility and the ability to adapt to unforeseen challenges all play a part.
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Redefining the Dollars & Sense Approach to Farm Business Management of the Future

From on- and off-farm revenue diversification, equipment sharing and a renewed reliance on data-driven decision making, the next generation farm operation will require an entrepreneurial mentality.
When it comes to the evolution of farming, it’s been said that the pace of change has never been so fast and change will never be this slow again.
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Future Farming Success Hinges on Customer Relationships

Indiana farmer Jason Mauck looks to vertical integration as well as technical innovation to cut costs and boost per-acre bottom line returns for his economic resiliency through 2030.
With principal involvement in three busy agricultural enterprises, Jason Mauck, 40, has to be constantly thinking, planning and doing to keep all the balls in the air as he juggles traditional family farm management, off-farm agronomic innovation, and the headaches and highs of innovating a new direct-marketing meat business.
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