MS525: Compliance Overview: Truck & Bus Rule, Off-Road Regulation, and Portable Equipment
Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) president Dennis Slater issued the following statement in response to reports that the American Farm Bureau Federation is supporting farmers’ right to repair their own equipment.
The United States and China have reached an historic and enforceable agreement on a Phase One trade deal that requires structural reforms and other changes to China’s economic and trade regime in the areas of intellectual property, technology transfer, agriculture, financial services, and currency and foreign exchange.
For all the negativity surrounding my chosen profession, ag communications is one facet of journalism that I’m tremendously fortunate to have stumbled upon over 20 years ago. In preparing to write the story you’ll read here on the California Agriculture Leadership Program, I spoke with several people who make me optimistic about an industry peppered with pessimism.
A dealer outlook survey ranked recruiting and retaining qualified labor as a critical priority in the new year.
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.
For the first 9 months of 2019 ended Sept. 30, Kubota Corp. reported revenues increased by $888.2 million (7.1%) from the same period in the prior year to $13.5 billion. Domestic revenue increased by $534.4 million (13.7%) from the same period in the prior year to $4.4 billion. The company attributed the increase largely to a significant rise in revenue in Farm & Industrial Machinery.
CalChamber is expanding their efforts for CARB’s Advanced Clean Truck Rule and FWEDA joined its coalition opposing the rule.
Don and Izetta Camp, husband and wife of 67 years and the heads of DM Camp & Sons and Kern Machinery, Inc. in Bakersfield, California died last week, four days apart.
Matt Hester of Torrence’s Farm Implements was awarded the Presidents’ Award on November 8, 2019 at the 72nd annual FWEDA convention in Tempe, Arizona. Matt is a 4th generation dealer serving the desert south west agricultural communities in California.