Grainews The German tillage and seeding equipment brand Horsch has had a presence that includes manufacturing facilities in North America for some time. And now it’s opening a crop production research centre, adding to the list of other such facilities it operates around the world.
Charter Software Charter Software recently announced the addition of new ASPEN Multi-Currency Exchange Rate plug-in to the ASPEN Business Management System. The product was developed in response to the needs of Charter’s Canadian customers who also do business in the United States. The new feature allows dealers and distributors to manage parts receipts, unit receipts, accounts payable vouchers and check runs using a currency other than the business’ native general ledger currency.READ MORE
Nation Valley News Running a farm is a complex business. Laws and regulations from multiple ministries govern Ontario farms on issues ranging from transportation and environment to labour and finance. The passing of Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act in 2017 has added additional layers of complex regulations for Ontario farm employers. The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) recently hosted a webinar to highlight how changes in the new legislation will impact farm employers and suggested options to comply. READ MORE
Farms.com Some ag employers in Niagara region are having a difficult time finding employees, new research has found.
The Niagara Workforce Planning Board (NWPB) conducted a study of 78 industry employers on their 2017 operations to get a sense of the challenges local agribusinesses have in attracting good employees.READ MORE
Western Producer German wheeled loader expert Schaffer is busy manufacturing its range of agricultural and construction machines for an expanding customer base.
With new models in both ranges, new eye-catching modern designs and a dip into the electric loader sector, Schaffer is pulling out the stops to ensure it exactly meets customer needs. READ MORE
Rural Lifestyle Dealer The first step might be the most important. You should take some time to literally write down a ranking of your major goals and tasks — for the next year and for the next week. Don’t just think about the supply side: what you’re good at and what you like to do. Also consider the demand side: what the world, your organization, or your boss needs most from you.READ MORE
Grainews Shares of Deere and Co. soared recently after the U.S. tractor maker revised up its full-year earnings estimate on stronger equipment demand and shared its plans to increase prices to offset increased costs.
Deere missed its second-quarter profit estimates amid higher freight and raw-material costs. The company’s sales costs shot up by 35 per cent in the quarter from a year ago and it also expects input costs during fiscal 2018 to be higher than its previous estimate.
OEM Off-Highway Raven Industries announces it will be utilizing its precision agriculture technologies to power the autonomous farming solutions of the future.
“Raven has a strong history of pioneering precision ag advancements,” says Brian Meyer, Division Vice President and General Manager of Raven Applied Technology. “We believe the next generation of ag technology includes autonomous platforms, and we know that our products will be able to serve this market well.”READ MORE
Precision Farming Dealer The manager of Agri-Service’s separately-branded precision farming arm shares tips for their top-performing customer training sessions — ones that farmers don’t want to miss.
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