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Johnson County Central High School Recognized for Leadership in Technical Education

L to R: Mark Badertscher (AKRS Equipment), Larry Stauffer (Bruna Implement), Students from Johnson County Central FFA, Mike Brown (KanEquip) [FOR RELEASE: January 9, 2024] The Iowa-Nebraska Equipment Dealers Association (INEDA), host of the Nebraska Ag Expo, is pleased to recognize and support the career and technical education program at Johnson County Central High School in Tecumseh, Nebraska. “Today’s equipment industry embodies the highest level of cutting-edge technology in the world,” said Mark Hennessey, President and CEO of INEDA. “And the spectrum of technological career opportunities in the equipment industry ranges from engineering, design, manufacturing, and repairing of precision and… Read More »

CaseIH and New Holland Sign Right to Repair MOU With American Farm Bureau Federation

Yesterday, Case IH and New Holland signed a Right to Repair Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF). AFBF and John Deere signed a Right to Repair MOU in January. As a result of this announcement, farmers and ranchers will continue to have access to Case IH and New Holland brand manuals, tools, product guides, and information to self-diagnose and self-repair machines, as well as support from Case IH and New Holland to directly purchase diagnostic tools and order products and parts. The MOU sets parameters for safety controls and data privacy and highlights compliance measures to… Read More »

Memorandum of Understanding with John Deere is Good Faith Effort to Formalize Opportunity for Right to Repair

The Iowa-Nebraska Equipment Dealers (INEDA) congratulates the work done by Farm Bureau and especially the leadership of Nebraska Farm Bureau President, Mark McHargue on the newly signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and John Deere. The MOU is a formal acknowledgment of the work that has been and is being done to ensure farmers, ranchers, and other equipment owners can maintain and repair their implements. “Equipment dealers of all brands have been working diligently to make available the tools and resources needed for owners to keep their equipment up and running. We are also excited… Read More »

Iowa-Nebraska Equipment Dealers Association Awards $80,000 in Scholarships to 88 Iowa and Nebraska Students

The Iowa-Nebraska Equipment Dealers Association (INEDA) is pleased to announce that it has awarded $80,000 in scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year to students in Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, and South Dakota pursuing career opportunities in the equipment industry. The Andrew Goodman Scholarship Program was created to address the shortage of dealership personnel and to attract and nurture homegrown talent. This dealer-driven scholarship program helps dealers financially support and train those aspiring toward management, technical, sales or administrative positions within the dealership. “Making a positive impact with students and connecting them with our implement dealers has led to many successful outcomes… Read More »

Join Us Thursday, May 26 for a Free Workforce Development Workshop for Nebraska Equipment Dealers

Thursday, May 26 at 8:30am Fonner Park 700 E Stolley Park Road, Grand Island, NE Click here to register now! We’d love for you to join us on Thursday, May 26 for a workforce development workshop for equipment dealers. You can learn about: Recruiting nontraditional employees like women and Immigrants Developing an apprenticeship program Public programs in Iowa that offer solutions to workforce development challenges facing equipment dealers To thank you for being a member of the Iowa-Nebraska Equipment Dealers Association (INEDA), this workshop is free for all members and their employees. Advance registration is required by Friday, May 13.  Visit… Read More »

Join Us Wednesday, May 25 for a Free Workforce Development Workshop for Iowa Equipment Dealers

Wednesday, May 25 at 8:30am FFA Enrichment Center 1055 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy, Ankeny, IA Click here to register now! We’d love for you to join us on Wednesday, May 25 for a workforce development workshop for equipment dealers. You can learn about: Recruiting nontraditional employees like women and Immigrants Developing an apprenticeship program Public programs in Iowa that offer solutions to workforce development challenges facing equipment dealers To thank you for being a member of the Iowa-Nebraska Equipment Dealers Association (INEDA), this workshop is free for all members and their employees. Advance registration is required by Friday, May 13.  Visit… Read More »