U.S. House Hearing: Equipment Dealers, ‘Right to Repair’ Advocates Spar Over Facts

U.S. House Hearing: Equipment Dealers, ‘Right to Repair’ Advocates Spar Over Facts

Gay Gordon-Byrne, executive director of The Repair Association, and Ken Taylor, president of Ohio Machinery Co., sparred at an Underserved, Agricultural, and Rural Business Development subcommittee hearing over whether Congress should limit what restrictions companies are allowed to place on ...

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FTC Safeguards Rule on Financing Could Apply to Equipment Dealers

FTC Safeguards Rule on Financing Could Apply to Equipment Dealers

Safeguarding consumer financial information provided during a transaction is a critical compliance requirement for dealerships. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a new Safeguards Rule for the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) containing a series of extensive and complicated new cybersecurity requirements ...

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Friend of FWEDA Cal West’s Widow Donates Staben Sculptures to Support Association

Friend of FWEDA Cal West’s Widow Donates Staben Sculptures to Support Association

Far West Equipment Dealers Association past president and long-time supporter Cal West passed away on April 29, 2021, and among the items he left behind were two Frank Staben tractor sculptures auctioned during FWEDA’s annual conferences. Cal’s wife, Jennifer Goble, ...

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AEM Launches Resource Page for $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

AEM Launches Resource Page for $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

As the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is implemented, state and local governments, workers, and industry leaders will rely on the Biden Administration for guidance involving the programs and funding in the historically large act. To aid the industry, ...

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Farmer Sentiments Decrease With Concerns Over Rising Costs and Supply Chain

Farmer Sentiments Decrease With Concerns Over Rising Costs and Supply Chain

According to the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer, farmers’ attitudes lowered in January as the barometer decreased 6 points. This marks the second lowest it has dropped since July 2020. The decrease is mainly caused by poorer perceptions of current ...

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CDC & OSHA Updates COVID-19 Guidance

CDC & OSHA Updates COVID-19 Guidance

The Supreme Court ruling on 1/13/2022 does not end vaccine mandates, it changes how they will be regulated and enforced. The following days will offer additional information regarding best practices, but in its current state any company mandates will be ...

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