CEEDA Briefing
Apr. 23, 2015

Reis Equipment acquires John A. Burnett
Farm Equipment
John A. Burnett, an area institution, is changing ownership after more than 50 years. Reis Equipment of Carp, ON, took over at the Renfrew O'Brien Road location. This makes it a fourth dealership for them. The other three dealerships for Jeff and Julie Reis and Hugh Hodgins of Reis Equipment are in Carp, Winchester and St.-Isidore.More

NAEDA announces 2015 Manufacturer Awards
The North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA) has announced the recipients of its Dealer's Choice Award and Gold Level service awards for 2015. The awards are presented annually to manufacturers who receive exemplary ratings in twelve operational categories addressed in NAEDA's Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey.More

New at Powersports Place by Summit Racing Equipment: DuraBlue ATV Axle Components, Frogg Toggs Outerwear, and Motion Pro SyncPro Carburetor Tuner
These new products available at Powersports Place offer ATV enthusiasts quality axle and suspension upgrades, street bike enthusiasts excellent foul weather protection, and all motorcycle enthusiasts an easy way to properly sync multiple carburetors or throttle bodies.More

Ag electronics efforts pay off for manufacturers, producers
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
A decade ago, ag equipment manufacturers faced a daunting challenge. How would they get dozens of different tractors and implements equipped with electronic controls and monitors to communicate with each other, no matter what their brand or colour? More

Fender XTender keeps mud down
Mud can be a huge problem on farm equipment. In spraying season, mud can be especially problematic: it damages sprayer nozzles, contributes to corrosion and rust and requires a lot of downtime for washing equipment. More

A new farm show hits the Prairies
Country Guide
As a machinery editor, one of the places where I've come to feel most at home is in the aisles of a farm equipment show. I've logged many miles walking those aisles in the last few years. But I've also come to learn that those aisles aren't all the same. Clearly, not all farm shows are created equal. More

Certified pre-owned machine programs grow
Farm Industry News
Five years of record new-product sales in the farm equipment business brought sales, and trade-ins, not seen since the 1970s. It was all good, yet that burgeoning supply of used machines could also be trouble if a dealer can't move them. More

Investment company backs ag growth, expansion
Northern Ontario Business
"Investing with operators to build great Canadian farms." For the last two years, that guiding creed has led Area One Farms to secure agricultural investments with producers in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario, and now the North has entered onto its radar. The investment fund, which is based in southern Ontario, is a unique solution for existing producers who are looking to take a bigger risk with land acquisition and development than what a traditional bank loan can offer. More

Titan Machinery reports 4Q and year ended results
Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association
For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015, revenue was $490.7 million, compared to $708.6 million in the fourth quarter last year. Equipment sales were $389.6 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015, compared to $587.9 million in the fourth quarter last year.More

Insider with Kubota
Farm Industry News
The familiar small orange tractors of Kubota have carved a healthy niche in the compact tractor world over the past 40-plus years. Today, however, a floor display of Kubota equipment shows considerable diversity. Just what is this company planning? More

Tractor in Finland claims speed record of 130 km/h
Real Agriculture
Top-end speed for tractors has climbed over the years, as farmers look for ways to reduce the amount of time spent transporting equipment. Faster road gears have become more valuable as farms grow in size, with longer distances between fields. More

March 2015 Ag Flash Report and Q1 Analysis
Hear from Benjamin Duyck, AEM's Director of Market Intelligence, as he provides analysis related to the recently released statistics for 2WD and 4WD tractors and Self-Propelled Combines. More

Cap and trade system can work for farmers
The Barrier Examiner
Premier Wynne recently announced Ontario will pursue the establishment of a cap and trade system to address climate change by limiting sources of greenhouse gas emissions in Ontario. The Ontario Federation of Agriculture prefers the cap and trade system as an effective and fair way to manage greenhouse gas emissions responsible for climate change, while recognizing that agriculture already plays an important role reducing greenhouse gas emissions.More