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Where Can I Find A Tech?

Where Can I Find A Tech?

[Author: Tom Junge, 07.17 | Keywords: Iowa Field Director, Technicians] Where can I find a tech? This is a question Iím frequently asked by dealers. As a matter of fact, one day in early June I heard it from not one, but three dealers.  Finding technicians has been a problem for years and I donít see… Read More »

Signs of a Rebound in Whole Good Sales

Signs of a Rebound in Whole Good Sales

[Author: Tom Junge, 05.17 | Keywords: Iowa Field Notes, Whole Goods] The results are in! First, letís take a moment to celebrate the good news ñ new equipment sales were up 2.8% and used equipment sales were up 22.8% for the first quarter of 2017 compared to the first quarter of 2016, according to the 2017 State… Read More »

Five Takeaways from the Iowa Power Farming Show Online Survey

Five Takeaways from the Iowa Power Farming Show Online Survey

[Author: Tom Junge, 03.2017 | Keywords: Iowa Field Director, Iowa Power Farming Show, Surveys] When farmers registered online for the 2017 Iowa Power Farming Show, they completed a survey about their internet and social media use, future purchases and planting intentions. In the end, 1,686 farmers participated in the survey. Hereís a brief look at… Read More »

Nebraska Power Farming Show Surprises!

Nebraska Power Farming Show Surprises!

[Author: Tom Junge, 01.17 | Keywords: Iowa Field Notes, Nebraska Power Farming Show] No one was more surprised than me at the terrific outcome of the 10th Annual Nebraska Power Farming Show held December 6-8 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Prior to the show, I spoke with several exhibitors who reported uncharacteristically low attendance at both the summer… Read More »

Are We There Yet?

[Author: Tom Junge, 11.2016 | Keywords: Iowa Field Notes, State of the Industry] Are we there yet? Weíve all been asked this before, especially when traveling by car. Iím a numbers guy. When Iím driving I often find myself calculating the Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) in my head so I can blurt out the… Read More »