Ag Equipment Intelligence's On the Record Podcast is the farm equipment dealer's audio sources for information on farming equipment, technologies and their application, as well as how to market, sell and service for increased customer value.
On The Record: Dealers Lower Forecast for 2023 Wholegoods Revenues
In this podcast, we take a preliminary look at Ag Equipment Intelligence’s 2023 Dealer Busienss Outlook & Trends Report. In the Technology Corner, Noah Newman takes a look Amvac’s SIMPAS System. Also in this episode, dealers find creative ways to fix and update customer equipment in the midst of supply chain slowdowns and Ben Thorpe shares an interview with 360 Yield Center’s Gregg Sauder on why dealers should be doing more with agronomy.
OTR: Farmer Wallets Tighten Due to Rising Prices, But Dealers Still Predicting Sales Growth
In this podcast we discuss grower sentiment and their intentions to make large equipment purchases as well as dealers' sales outlook for 2022 and 2023. In the Technology Corner, Michaela Paukner takes a closer look at Greeneye's precision sprayer system. Ben Thorpe also brings us a report from the Farm Progress Show about Versatile and Cummins partnership on a hydrogen engine. And finally, we introduce a new feature to end the show — AEI Data Points. This feature is a quick highlight of a noteworthy table or chart that the ag equipment industry needs to know.
On The Record: Kubota Grows North American Market
In this episode of On the Record, we take a look at Kubota’s first half results for 2022 and how the company’s ag and construction segments have grown in North America in recent years. In the Technology Corner, Michaela Paukner examines how dealers can leverage their manufacturer relationships to better serve their customers. Also in this episode: could Linamar being making moves to take a leadership position in electric ag machinery and a look at Avant Market Group’s 2022 Power Brand Study’s tillage and seeding market results.
On The Record: AGCO WIP Orders Up 5.5% in 2Q 2022
In this episode of On the Record, we take a closer look on AGCO’s unfinished inventory, which is the highest it’s been in 2 years. In the technology corner, we take a look at Precision Planting's new tools for automating soil sampling. Also in this episode, the results of a Farm Equipment poll on OEM new equipment lead times, an update on the UAW-CNH strike and the passage of the CHIPS and Science and Science Act.
On The Record: 25% of Dealers Don't Expect Inventory Correction for Over 2 Years
In this episode of On the Record, Stifel's quarterly dealer survey reveals that while OEM lead times have improved slightly, the majority of dealers still say they are longer than last year. In the Technology Corner we look at AEM's recent white paper that outlines 13 trends that could influence how food is produced — many of which are tied to precision ag technologies. Also in this episode: A closer look at Titan Machinery's acquisition of Heartland Ag Systems, how farmers view shortlines compared to the majors, and a look at the 6-month unit sales report for 100+ horsepower and 4WD tractors.
On The Record: Used High Horsepower Tractor Prices Continue to Rise
In this episode we take a look at how used tractor prices continue to increase while inventories remain low. In the Technology Corner Michaela Paukner breaks down the technology plans for strip-tillers based on Strip-Till Farmers 2022 benchmark study. Also in this episode: NAEDA completes its merger, the forecast for China tractor sales over the next 5 years, Purdue's Farm Capital Investment Index remains at a record low, and we introduce the pilot episode of our new docuseries Stories from Independent Ag Equipment Innovators.