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Equipment Dealers Association and its Regional Affiliate Members Praise the House of Representatives for Bi-Partisan Approval of the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA)

ST. LOUIS, MO (December 20, 2019) – The Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) and its regional affiliate members praise the House of Representatives for passing the USMCA. The legislation ratifying the agreement passed on December 19, 2019, by a sweeping margin with 385 in favor and only 41 opposed. The Equipment Dealers Association has been vigorously… Read More »

Deere announces job cuts ahead of projected drop in sales

The cuts become effective Jan. 6. Deere said in its fourth-quarter earnings report last month that it expected construction and forestry equipment sales to fall between 10% and 15% next fiscal year, and it projected farm equipment sales to drop 5% to 10%.

Gov. Reynolds Kicks-Off National Apprenticeship Week at Site of New Program in Nevada

NEVADA – Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds visited Van Wall Equipment in Nevada to highlight their new Farm Equipment Mechanic Registered Apprenticeship program and celebrate Registered Apprenticeship Appreciation and Awareness Week. Gov. Reynolds also signed a proclamation, recognizing the value of Registered Apprenticeship training and promoting expansion of these opportunities within the state. Iowans are encouraged… Read More »

EDA Announces New Board Chairman

ST. LOUIS, MO (October 24, 2019) – The Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) is proud to announce the election of their new Chairman of the Board, Ivan Dorhout.  Ivan has served on the Board of Directors since 2015 and was elected Vice Chairman in 2018.  Ivan is replacing Tom Rosztoczy and will serve two years as… Read More »

Secretary Perdue Statement on Administrative Actions to Streamline H-2A Process

(Washington, D.C., September 20, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement highlighting actions announced by the Department of Labor (DOL) which will modernize the burdensome H2A visa process. First, DOL published a common-sense rule that eliminates the requirement to advertise a job opening in print newspapers instead shifting to advertising… Read More »