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• The purpose of Canada East Equipment Dealers' Association is to promote and enhance the general welfare of retail equipment dealers primarily in the Province of Ontario and Maritime Provinces.

• Our mission is to promote and enhance the general welfare of our dealer members by providing a timely source of industry information, representing dealer interests in government regulation and legislation, enhancing dealer and employee education, supporting equitable dealer/manufacturer relations and offering specific business-related services which enhance the success and profitability of dealer members.

Farm equipment sales hold steady despite drought
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Despite the brutal drought, industry leaders say farm equipment sales are holding steady. Dennis Slater, president of the national Association of Equipment Manufacturers, says he's hearing comparisons of the current drought to those in the 1980s, 1950s and even the Dust Bowl days of the 1930s. "The effects of the drought have been devastating and we certainly understand that, but the one difference this time around versus other drought conditions is that farmers are in a good financial position," Slater says. "The industry's done very well. Even in the Great Recession, the industry's done very well. That being the case, demand and need for equipment is still very high." More

Economist says drought will be felt far beyond the farm
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A Creighton University economist says the drought that's hit the region will "absolutely" be felt beyond the farm and will be a damper on the national economy. Ernie Goss says his research finds the drought hitting beyond the farm field, impacting other businesses like ethanol plants and farm equipment dealers. More

Deere, Caterpillar: Rugged bets on recovery
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There have been few better ways to track the recent pessimism about the global growth story than the declining value of shares of Caterpillar Inc., the company whose heavy equipment has powered construction from Asia to Europe and back home to its base in the U.S. Midwest. The stock is off nearly 30 per cent from its late-February highs, even as the broader market has declined just slightly over the period. More

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ASABE completely revises agricultural equipment manual standard
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The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has revised its standard for agricultural equipment manuals. The revised standard, ANSI/ASAE EP363.2, Tractors, machinery for agriculture and forestry, powered lawn and garden equipment - Operator's manual - Content and format, was a complete rewrite incorporating a long list of changes. More

High tech guides the plow
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Technology in agriculture is about cutting costs. It can provide better service to customers. Technology scout Michael Kauzlaric with the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre looks for innovations for Canadian horticulture. The growers set the goals for his research, he said. They are interested in reducing labour costs. More

Genetically modified tires
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High yielding, genetically modified crops have transformed the economics of U.S. farming. But they also pack an unexpected punch: Their tougher stalks are puncturing tires and stranding farm equipment in the field. Iowa corn and soybean farmer Mark Dimit said tire damage from the prior season's corn and soybean stalks, much tougher in GM crops, repeatedly brought spring planting to a standstill on his 4,000-acre farm near Grinnell two years ago. More


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Top 400 global agricultural machinery manufacturers
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Research and Markets has announced the addition of the Top 400 Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers (Global) report to their offering. This report is an in-depth financial evaluation of the GlobalAgricultural Machinery Manufacturers. Using the unique Plimsoll method of analysis, each of the top 400 companies included is individually assessed and ranked against each other and compared to industry averages. Using the most up-to-date financial information available, the two-page per company analysis provides detailed financial analysis for each organization. The following are some of the key findings of this new report. More

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Introducing the brand new 2012 John Deere Gator RSX850i
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John Deere recently announced the release of a brand new Gator vehicle, as the company is looking to provide its customers with a model that built upon the advances made by previous offerings. The company looked to combine advanced off-road performance, incredible comfort and significant power and maneuverability into one vehicle, and they succeeded with the all-new Gator RSX850i. More

Fiat Industrial 2Q earns up 3.7% thanks to strong farm equipment sales
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Fiat Industrial SpA says earnings grew 3.7 per cent in the second quarter as strong sales of farm equipment compensated for weaker performance by the trucks and powertrain division More

Fendt debuts new mid-range tractors
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The new Fendt 700 Series tractors from Germany have finally arrived on U.S. shores. The series, which was previewed at Agritechnica 2011, is made up of six models ranging from 110 to 195 PTO hp. The tractors are equipped with new Tier 4i-compliant Deutz 6.06L, 6-cyl. turbocharged engines that Fendt says provide more horsepower and 10% better fuel economy than previous models. More

Are your combine and grain cart tires harvest-ready?
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With harvest right around the corner, farmers are beginning to prep their equipment for the fall rush. In farming, timing is everything, and any unplanned downtime during the short harvest period can have an adverse effect on a farmer's bottom line. As such, diligent farmers will invest significant time ensuring the combine and grain cart are in top working condition — but what about the tires? More

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