NAMA 2020 Marketer and Ag Association Leader Named

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) has announced the industry leaders who will be honored with top awards at the 2020 Agri-Marketing Conference next month in San Diego. Sara Steever, president of Paulsen, has been selected as the 2020 NAMA Marketer of the Year. Sara joined Paulsen in 1991 as a graphic designer and transitioned into designing websites. Shortly after taking …

AEM, Ag Group, Agency, NAMA

AEM Presents Davidson Awards

Carrie Muehling

For the third year, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) recognized three innovative products with the Davidson Prize, which celebrates breakthrough innovations in areas of agricultural, food and biological systems engineering. “The products that have been featured over the past three years represent the diversity of ag engineering, as well …

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Agri-Pulse Partners with AEM on “Campaign 2020”

Cindy Zimmerman

Agri-Pulse is partnering with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) to provide comprehensive coverage of the 2020 elections. “Agri-Pulse first launched in-depth election coverage for the 2016 cycle, and we plan to expand our reports and analysis under a new series called ‘Campaign 2020’,” said Agri-Pulse Editor Sara Wyant. “This year’s coverage will explore important House and Senate races and …

AEM, Agri-Pulse, politics

Ag Equipment Sales End 2019 Relatively Flat

Cindy Zimmerman

Final numbers for agricultural equipment sales in 2019 are in and the results are better than expected considering the tough year it was for agriculture. “While growth hit a bump toward the end of the year, ag tractor and combine sales overall for 2019 ended relatively flat,” said Curt Blades, senior vice president of Ag Services at the Association of …

AEM, AgWired Precision, Audio, Equipment, Precision Agriculture

AEM to Sponsor Workshop for NAMA 2020

Cindy Zimmerman

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) are teaming up during NAMA’s 2020 Agri-Marketing Conference for a pre-conference workshop with content targeted specifically for small and medium-sized companies. The event, Equipping Your Small Marketing Department to Survive and Thrive, will be emceed by Curt Blades, Senior Vice President of Ag Services at AEM, and will …

AEM, Agribusiness, Audio, NAMA

Senator Says Trade is Top Concern in Iowa

Cindy Zimmerman

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) joined Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and Kinze Manufacturing, for a town hall meeting in Williamsburg, IA Wednesday. The meeting was attended by Iowa equipment manufacturers, farmers, small business owners, and others impacted by tariffs. The conversation included the impact of steel and aluminum tariffs on Iowa businesses and the state’s …

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AEM Releases Year-End Ag Equipment Sales Data

Cindy Zimmerman

2018 was a strong year for ag tractor and combine sales in the U.S., according to the latest numbers released by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). The association’s December U.S. Ag Tractor and Combine Report shows all machine categories recorded year-to-date growth as the year closed out. “2018 was a solid year for equipment sales despite a weak overall …

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Latest AEM Ag Tractor and Combine Report

Cindy Zimmerman

The latest Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) Ag Tractor and Combine Report from November shows overall sales remained positive. U.S. Sales of self-propelled combines gained 9.2 percent in November compared to last year, and U.S. sales of 4-wheel-drive tractors increased 60.7 percent month-over-month. November year-to-date U.S. sales showed a 16.6 percent growth for combines and 15.9 percent growth for 4-wheel-drive …

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AEM’s Ag Equipment Sales Numbers Remain Strong

Carrie Muehling

Self-propelled combines and 4-wheel-drive tractors lead the way in a July 2018 report by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), reflecting continued strong U.S. sales. July U.S. sales of self-propelled combines gained 37 percent compared to last year, with year-to-date growth of nearly 24 percent compared to last-year’s January-July numbers. U.S. sales of 4-wheel-drive tractors jumped 77.5 percent for July …

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Ag Equipment Sales Higher at Mid-Year

Cindy Zimmerman

All categories of agricultural machinery sales are in the plus column so far this year compared to last, according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). “We view 2018 as a rebuilding year for agriculture; we’ve experienced a steadily improving economy, tax reform provides incentives and machines need to be replaced,” said Curt Blades, AEM senior …

AEM, AgWired Animal, AgWired Precision, Equipment, Tractor