The big footprint of the ag equipment industry
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has released a study on the importance of machinery to the productivity of agriculture.
Brownfield – 4/20/2014
Japan's trade talks with U.S. to resume on Monday, gaps remain
Talks between the United States and Japan seen as vital to a broader regional trade pact are making progress and will resume again on Monday, Japan's economy minister said on Friday, as negotiators struggle to narrow gaps ahead of a summit between the countries' leaders.
Ag Professional – 4/18/2014
Petroleum Group Exec Concerned EPA May Change Its RFS Rule
A top petroleum group is worried the Environmental Protection Agency will flip on the proposed levels it released late last year for the amount of ethanol and other biofuels refiners must blend into the nation's fuel supply.
AgriMarketing – 4/17/2014
New Hampshire Judge Rejects Challenge to Auto Dealers Law
A judge has struck down a challenge to block a law that gives New Hampshire auto dealers new protections in their dealings with manufacturers.
Farm Equipment – 4/17/2014
Report Analyses Capital Expenses Related to Farming
Farming requires large investments in machinery, equipment, and other depreciable capital. Such investments may be treated either as a current expense and deducted from gross farm income immediately, or capitalized and depreciated over time.
Wisconsin Ag Connection – 4/16/2014
Bridgestone production facilities receive health and safety awards
Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) recently received four awards from the Rubber Manufacturer's Association's (RMA) Safety and Health Improvement Program (SHIP) for safety performance of plants operated by Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO).
OEM Off-Highway – 4/16/2014
Deere Investing $40 Million In Brazilian Plant Expansion
John Deere has announced it will invest $40 million for the expansion of its sugarcane harvester and sprayer manufacturing plant in Catalão city, Goiás state, Brazil.
Diesel Progress – 4/16/2014
AEM Shows Importance of Ag Equipment Industry
The important contribution of U.S. agriculture equipment manufacturing to the health of the nation's economy is demonstrated in an economic paper recently released by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.
AgWired – 4/15/2014
Titan Machinery revenues slightly up in fiscal 2014; company plans to close seven stores
Titan Machinery, West Fargo, N.D., last week reported revenue of $2.23 billion for the full year ended Jan. 31, 2014, up 1.3 percent compared to fiscal 2013.
Rental Pulse – 4/13/2014
Off-Road Equipment Manufacturers to Hold Product-Safety Seminar
Hundreds of off-road equipment industry professionals will gather April 29-30 in Chicago (Schaumburg), Ill., at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers' (AEM) annual product safety and compliance seminar, seeking the latest industry knowledge to help them fine-tune company programs.
Lift & Access – 4/11/2014