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.
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.
Far West Equipment Dealers Association welcomes HBK Financial Consultants to our Preferred Provider Program. Preferred Providers are screened and approved to support FWEDA dealers with incentivized products and services. FWEDA welcomes HBK Financial Consultants to our Preferred Provider Program.
Big Iron Dealer/Equipment World is now seeking applications for our 2nd Annual Big Iron Dealer of the Year Award! The application deadline is June 14, 2019.
Norman J. Bingham passed away May 15, 2019. Services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 22 at LDS Galveston Stake Center Chapel: 1950 W. Galveston Street, Chandler, AZ 85224.
In preparation for the annual Dealer Business Trends & Outlook Report for the Winter 2019 edition of Rural Lifestyle Dealer, Rural Lifestyle Dealer is polling selected North American equipment dealerships to get their input about the market.
Recruiting talent for equipment dealerships can seem like navigating the perfect storm these days. Unemployment claims are at a 49-year low. The unemployment rate fell below 4 percent in recent months, its lowest since 2000. August continued a trend from the past several months of more than 200k new jobs created.
For the first time in three years, the gap between Ag equipment dealers’ and manufacturers’ opinions on equipment inventory levels has significantly narrowed.