U.S. Farm Machinery Sales Strong In May, All Classes Post Gains
According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors in the U.S. for May, 2013, were up 22% compared to the same month last year.
AgriMarketing – 6/12/2013
Global Survey of Ag Machinery Manufacturers Reports Optimism
Manufacturers of agricultural machinery are optimistic about near-term business expectations in most parts of the world, according to the Agritech Business Barometer from the Agrievolution Alliance.
AgriMarketing.com – 5/30/2013
USDA trims forecast for agricultural exports
The U.S. Department of Agriculture trimmed its forecast for agricultural exports in 2013, from $142 billion to $139.5 billion, but the number still represents a nominal record that's $3.7 billion above last year.
AgriPulse – 5/30/2013
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance Announces Its Next Food Dialogue
Chicago's Kendall College of Culinary Arts is the site for The Food Dialogues: Chicago taking place on June 19. This event, hosted by the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA), features a panel discussion entitled, "Transparency & Food: Our responsibility to make information available to today's consumer."
AgriMarketing – 5/23/2013
Study: Ag Contributes $37.9 Billion to Indiana Economy
Agricultural industries contributed $37.9 billion to Indiana's economy in 2011, according to a new report from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.
US Ag Net – 5/17/2013
U.S. Small Tractor Sales Up 6%, Combine Sales Soar
According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors in the U.S. for April, 2013, were up 6% compared to the same month last year.
AgriMarketing – 5/13/2013
Livestock, Poultry Groups Provide Comments on Negative Impact of RFS
Seven livestock and poultry groups submitted comments to the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the negative effects the federal Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) has had on agriculture, including the high cost of feed facing livestock and poultry producers. The comments answer several questions posed by the Committee on the impact of the RFS.
AgriMarketing.com – 5/1/2013
Report finds ag innovations critical to meeting food demand
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs released a report that examines the implications of the increasingly influential roles of global business, Brazil, China, and India in agricultural research and the limited national research capacity of developing countries.
Ag Professional – 4/26/2013
Mahindra Tractor Retail Sales Jump 30%
Retail sales of tractors grew 30% year-over-year for Mahindra USA in fiscal year 2013, according to the manufacturer.
Ag Web – 4/25/2013
Vermeer Receives 2013 NAEDA Dealer's Choice Award
In March, the North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA) released its 2013 Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey and inaugural Dealer's Choice awards. Vermeer Corporation received the top overall rating in this survey and was awarded "Dealer's Choice" in the Ag/Shortline Manufacturer category.
Farm Equipment Magazine – 4/24/2013