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WASHINGTON (DTN) -- The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the chairman of the House Agriculture Committee in the next Congress.

"I am humbled and honored to be selected as the 50th chairman of the storied House Committee on Agriculture," Conaway said in a news release. Read More...

Industry & Manufacturing News

NAEDA once again had a significant presence at the 2014 GIE+EXPO in Louisville October 22-24.  NAEDA was joined by the Ohio-Michigan Equipment Dealers and Northeast Equipment Dealers Association with a booth in the popular Dealer Resource Pavilion where we met with numerous dealers.  In addition, NAEDA organized and sponsored two well-attended dealer sessions (over 80 attendees each) for the Dealer Summit.  A Manufacturer/Distributor Panel featuring John Crowson, President of Scag Power Equipment; John Marchionda VP of Marketing and Customer Care, Husqvarna; Bev DeVriendt, President, Power Equipment Distributors and Harold Redmon, Senior VP and President of Turf and Consumer Products for Briggs and Stratton, discussed important dealer/manufacturer issues and took questions from dealers.  On Friday NAEDA hosted a Dealer “Best Practices” Session that featured excellent discussion on solutions, suggestions and opportunities in dealership operations.  Scott Jardine, Arns Equipment, Calgary, AB, Jarod Nobbe, Wm Nobbe & Company, Waterloo, IL and Dale Fronheiser, Passmore Service Center, Bechtelsville, PA served on the dealer panel. Read More...

NAEDA & Association News, Newsletter NAEDA News

Most of the time transactions move smoothly through the system, and are processed with few problems. Occasionally you will be required to provide additional information about a transaction in order to resolve a dispute. The card associations have procedures in place to facilitate the timely resolution of disputes. Your part in this process is very important.

Basically there are 2 items that will signal a cardholder dispute:

1.  Retrieval Request

2.  Chargeback Read More...

Legislative & Regulatory News

After years of gridlock in Washington, American business is gearing up for a major push on long-sought goals like an overhaul of the corporate tax system, building the Keystone XL oil pipeline, lighter environmental and financial regulation and winning congressional backing for trade deals with Asia and Europe. Business interests face a much more receptive audience now that Republicans are poised to control both the House and Senate next year. Read More...

Legislative & Regulatory News

Senate Republicans are gearing up for a war against the Obama administration’s environmental rules, identifying them as a top target when they take control in January. Read More...

NAEDA Column, NAEDA & Association News
NAEDA responds to AEM Advisor News.

In the Oct. 13 issue of AEM’s Advisor News, Charlie O’Brien, AEM senior vice president and ag sector lead, discussed “10 reasons not to panic about the current drop in farm equipment sales.” While I do agree with many of his observations and reasons, I feel a need to respond from the dealer’s point of view. Read More...

Industry & Manufacturing News

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) now offers the Ag Census Web Maps application, a dynamic online tool that gives users rapid access to Census of Agriculture maps and data about crops and plants, livestock and animals, economics, farms, and operators in more than 3,000 counties across the United States. Read More...

Industry & Manufacturing News

Krone North America is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Lines as Vice President of Marketing and Sales Support reporting to Tommy Jones, Krone North America President and CEO. In this position, Lines will manage a team focused on marketing and dealer support. Read More...

Legislative & Regulatory News

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 – As part of the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) commitment to strengthening rural economies, Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a new state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report illustrating the impact of USDA investments in rural communities. Each state factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing, energy, water and other infrastructure development. They also outline how USDA is helping rural communities attract businesses and families by investing in housing and broadband. Read More...

NAEDA Column, NAEDA & Association News
Expanded opportunities for members to provide guidance on key issues.

At its recent meeting in St. Louis, the NAEDA Board of Directors approved sweeping changes to the structure of the association’s committees and councils. The changes are intended to encourage greater participation at the national level and offer enhanced opportunity for members to provide input on policies, strategies and key issues fundamental to their success. Read More...

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