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In February 2014, NAEDA OPE Dealers Council met and proposed a new Mission & Vision Statement with goals and objectives for presentation to the NAEDA Board of Directors.  See attached Mission & Vision Statement 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...

NAEDA & Association News

The North American Equipment Dealers Association presented its Dealer’s Choice Awards to its 2014 recipients.  The awards were presented at the company headquarters of Scag in Maryville, WI; Kubota Tractor Corporation in Torrance, CA; and Vermeer Corporation in Pella, IA. Read More...

Industry & Manufacturing News

A judge has upheld a $5.5-million jury verdict for a former farm equipment dealer after a local law firm contended with 15 months of post-judgment motions. Read More...

NAEDA & Association News
OSHA released a new final rule on September 11, 2014 with two changes that have implications on all U.S. workplaces.  The new rule requires all dealers to maintain an OSHA 300 log and changes the reporting requirements for serious injuries at all workplaces.
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NAEDA Column, NAEDA & Association News
NAEDA board to consider recommendations for enhancing member service

For the past several months, eight task groups have been working behind the scenes to address the priorities or focus areas for transitioning NAEDA to a new governance model. Later this month, the task groups will present their findings and recommendations to the NAEDA Board of Directors for consideration. The meeting promises to be an exciting opportunity to plot the course for significant change within the association - change that will enhance service to the members and better position NAEDA for continued success. Read More...

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