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2009 Precision Agricultural Services Dealership Survey Results

2009 Precision Agricultural Services Dealership Survey Results In the spring of 2009, Crop Life magazine and Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business conducted a survey of crop input dealers for the 14th consecutive year. In February, a...



You Get What You Pay For

You Get What You Pay For From Feed and Grain Magazine - Finding, hiring and keeping good people presents a challenge in any industry and the feed and grain industry is no different. In fact, due to the rural nature of the industry, many managers have even a more...



Market Segmentation Practices of Retail Crop Input Firms

Market Segmentation Practices of Retail Crop Input Firms The farmers targeted by crop input retailers may be divided into distinct groups or segments, but retail crop input firms vary in their ability to implement strategies to serve individual segments. In this...



Bringing ’em Safely Onboard: Launching New Employees Successfully

Bringing ’em Safely Onboard: Launching New Employees Successfully From Feed and Grain Magazine - It’s late on a Friday afternoon, tomorrow you have a day off scheduled (finally!). You kick back in your chair after receiving the phone call you had been hoping for...



2008 Precision Agricultural Services Dealership Survey Results

2008 Precision Agricultural Services Dealership Survey Results Download This Resource Categories: Agribusiness, ResearchTags: 2008, crop input dealers, croplife/purdue survey, Dealerships, gis, jay akridge, linda whipker, precision agricultural services dealership...



Responding to a Changing Market

Responding to a Changing Market From CropLife - The verdict is in — more corn in 2007 was good for everybody in the ag retail business. In particular, precision agriculture recorded some truly impressive numbers. As a result, there was nothing unlucky about the 13th...



2007 Precision Agricultural Services Dealership Survey Results

2007 Precision Agricultural Services Dealership Survey Results Download This Resource Categories: Agribusiness, ResearchTags: 2007, crop input dealers, croplife/purdue survey, Dealerships, jay akridge, linda whipker, precision agricultural services dealership survey,...



Innovation, Creativity and Brainstorming

Innovation, Creativity and Brainstorming From Feed and Grains Magazine - Have you ever been in a situation where somebody came up with what seemed to be a really weird idea, and then someone in the group said, “yeah, that’s kind of interesting, but if we added this...



Oliver Seed Company: A Midwest Hybrid Corn Company

Oliver Seed Company: A Midwest Hybrid Corn Company Download This Resource Categories: Management, Marketing, Production Agriculture, ResearchTags: 2007, betty jones, Case Study, competition, Customer Relationships, hybrid seed, jay akridge, Large Commercial Producer...



Keep Talent in Industry

Keep Talent in Industry From Feedstuffs Magazine - Having great employees is central to the continued growth and success of most every grain elevator, feed mill and other grain and feed industry organization. Download This Resource Categories: Human Resources,...