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Deere to boost credit to African farmers

Deere (NYSE:DE) is looking to extend more credit to African farmers who have traditionally made purchases in cash amid a “dramatic shift” in mechanization as the continent seeks to boost food production. The company lends as much as $70M to individual African farmers, said Antois van der Westhuizen, financial director for sub-Saharan Africa. “The more we finance,… Read More »

2017 Census of Agriculture

The Census of Agriculture is a complete count of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Even small plots of land – whether rural or urban – growing fruit, vegetables or some food animals count if $1,000 or more of such products were raised and sold, or normally would have been sold,… Read More »

Perdue Announces Top Sites for ERS and NIFA Relocations

(Washington, D.C., May 3, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the finalists of 136 Expressions of Interest received from parties in 35 states vying to become the new homes of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). “This short list of locations took… Read More »

INEDA Will Match Dealer Member Donations for Disaster Relief

The recent heavy rains and snow melt in many areas of Nebraska and Iowa are causing serious problems for communities and many equipment dealerships and their employees. The EDA Equipment Dealers Foundation has a special Disaster Relief Fund to provide financial grants to equipment dealer employees. The fund is designed to help offset some of… Read More »

INEDA Matching Fund Scholarships

INEDA has a limited number of matching fund scholarships available for the 2019-2020 school year to help train current and potential employees of Iowa and Nebraska equipment dealers. Deadline: April 15 [Program Details] [Scholarship Application]